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Upstate Heart Forum

Thursday, October 20, 2016 • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Hospice of the Upstate Saddler Conference Center

1835 Rogers Road • Anderson

Visit after the conference to complete your evaluation survey online.

Attendees, including staff, presenters, guest and team members MUST COMPLETE AN EVALUATION BY THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2016 in order to receive educational and/or attendance credit for this meeting.

If you have any questions, please contact Lagena Fant at 864.512.2293.


Speaker Presentations

Abbeville County Emergency Services Community Paramedic Program
Christopher Oxendine, MD and Heather C. Martin, BSN, RN

Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest: Where Are We Now?
David A. Pearson, MD, MS

Humor in Healthcare
Michael Gibson, RN, BSN

AMI Look-a-Likes
Brett Stoll, MD, FACC

Pulmonary Hypertension: The Other Hypertension
Antine E. Stenbit MD, PhD

Left Ventricular Assist Device
Grant Reynolds

Setting Up a Community AED Program
Sheryl Burgess, RDCS

Paramedic Initiated Prehospital CMS Sepsis Core Measures
Jason Walchok NRP, FP-C

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Continuing Education

AnMed Health is accredited by the South Carolina Medical Association Accreditation (SCMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AnMed Health takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

AnMed Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AnMed Health adheres to ACCME Essential Areas and policies regarding industry support of continuing medical education. All persons serving in a position to control the content of the educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests. This information will be disclosed to participants prior to the commencement of the educational activity.

Continuing education credits for radiologic technologists (ASRT) are pending.

Licensed Nurses: This course will provide 6.5 contact hours.

AnMed Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited provider by the American Nurses CredentialingCenter’s Commission on Accreditation.

Approval valid through July 13, 2018.

There is no conflict of interest for planners, presenters, faculty, authors, or content reviewers for this event. Attendance at 80% of event and completion of an evaluation form is necessary to receive contact hours.