Programming (BCVS)

Updated:Apr 25,2014
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BCVS: Program Information

Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2014 Scientific Sessions
July 14-17, 2014
Paris Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV

BCVS 2014 Preliminary Program


BCVS: Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the conference, participants will be able to:
  1. Describe the most recent evidence on the role of fibrosis in heart failure, the molecular mechanisms that contribute to its development, and potential therapies to attenuate its progression.
  2. Discuss new targets for drug discovery and opportunities to participate in the translational research required to identify new compounds and bring them into clinical trials.
  3. Discuss current understandings of mitochondrial function in the development of heart failure and on future directions for research.
  4. Discuss how new models of atrial arrhythmias may alter the course of heart failure.
  5. Describe current understanding of the underlying mechanisms of arrhythmias in heart failure and directions for future research.

BCVS: CME/CE Information

Continuing Medical Education Accreditation - Physicians
The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Heart Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 29.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CME activities sponsored by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience all financial relationships with any commercial supporters of this activity as well as with other commercial interests whose lines of business are related to the CME-certified content of this activity.  In addition, presenters will disclose unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.  Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.

Continuing Medical Education Accreditation – Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 29.75 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

Continuing Medical Education Accreditation – Nurse Practitioners
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.