Professional Development Series: May 4

Date: May 4, 2017

Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Scott Conference Center

Cardiology: Surgical Advances & Post-acute Management of Coronary Artery Disease

Complimentary LUNCH and Presentation

Presented by HelenMari Louise Merritt-Genore, DO

In health care today there are many options when caring for patients with Coronary Artery Disease. This workshop will introduce participants to current interventions available for patients living with this disease. Guests will also learn about complications and contraindications as well as gain an understanding of surgical interventions available and the most opportune timing of surgery.

Learning Objectives:

1. Identify current surgical and interventional options for supporting the acutely failing heart.
2. Recognize complications of support and contraindications.
3. Understand the timing of surgery as it relates
to acute coronary events.

HelenMari Louise Merritt-Genore, DO, is a cardiothoracic surgeon at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from University of Texas at Arlington; EMT degree at Tarrant County Technical College in Fort Worth, TX, and a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, TX. Helen also did professional training in the Cardiothoracic Surgery Department at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX. Her personal interests include biking, running 5Ks, creative writing, and most of all, spending time outdoors with family, which includes her husband and two sons.

Earn a CE (1 credit):

Lunch and presentation are complimentary. If you’d like to earn a CE, payment of $10 can be made at the event (cash, credit card or check accepted made payable to Hillcrest Health Services).

Continuing Education Credit provided by Iowa Western Community College Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #6.

Register by Friday, April 28

To register, complete the form below. Forms for CE credit will be provided at the registration table at the event.

Questions? Call (402) 682-4800.

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