Comprehensive Review of Cardiovascular Pathology

The Oakstone Institute Specialty Review

This course provides an up to date understanding of cardiovascular diseases. Ideal for MOC.

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The goal of the course is to provide an up to date understanding of cardiovascular diseases. This course will provide the latest in cardiac tumor and vasculidities involving medium size and large vessels using the latest classifications. We will provide an update on the handling of endomyocardial biopsies and how to interpret these including the use of immunohistochemical stains. Also, an update on classification of cardiac rejection will be presented and illustrated and pitfalls discussed.

Convenient CME

Available online or DVD video, and audio CD, the Comprehensive Review of Cardiovascular Pathology allows you to learn when and where you want, and in the format you prefer. And this cardiovascular CME will provide you with a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test. This activity meets the American Board of Pathology's Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements for Part II (CME and SAMs) Lifelong Learning and self assessment.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

Quick Facts

Provider: The Oakstone Institute

Course Director:
Renu Virmani, MD
Medical Director
CVPath Institute

Credits: Earn a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

  • Cardiac Transplantation Pathology - James Atkinson, MD, PhD
  • Congenital Heart Disease - James Atkinson, MD, PhD
  • Interpretation and Handling of Heart Biopsies, Myocarditis and Other Miscellaneous Diseases - James Atkinson, MD, PhD
  • Vasculitis - James Atkinson, MD, PhD
  • Didactic Clinical-Pathologic Cases - James Atkinson, MD, PhD; Elena Ladich, MD; Renu Virmani, MD
  • Cardiac Tumors - Elena Ladich, MD
  • Endocarditis, Rheumatic, and Degenerative Valvular Diseases - Elena Ladich, MD
  • Pathology of the Aorta - Elena Ladich, MD
  • Review of Normal Anatomy and Histology of the Heart and Blood Vessels - Elena Ladich, MD
  • Cardiomyopathies and Hypertension - Renu Virmani, MD
  • Coronary Artery Disease/Atherosclerosis - Renu Virmani, MD
  • Myocardial Infarction and Pericarditis - Renu Virmani, MD
  • Pathology of Vascular Interventions - Renu Virmani, MD

Course Director

Renu Virmani, MD

  • Medical Director
  • CVPath Institute

Speakers

Elena Ladich, MD

  • Chief Cardiovascular Pathology
  • CVPath Institute

 

James Atkinson, MD, PhD

  • Professor Department of Pathology, Immunology and Microbiology
  • Vanderbilt University

Accreditation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Original Release: December 1, 2014
Date of Credit Termination: December 1, 2017
Estimated Time to Complete: 14 hours

CME credit is awarded upon completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

This activity meets the American Board of Pathology’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements for Part II (CME and SAMs) Lifelong Learning and self assessment.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the normal anatomy of the heart and outline approaches for its examination postmortem and in surgical pathology (valves, prostheses, and biopsies)
  • Contrast and compare the etiologies and diagnostic features (gross and microscopic) of heart disease: congenital, cardiomyopathies, myocarditis, valvular diseases, pericardial diseases, cardiac tumors, and coronary artery disease, atherosclerosis and ischemic heart disease
  • Define the features that characterize the different types and grades of cardiac allograft rejection and describe other pathologies that impact on management and survival of heart transplant recipients (cardiac allograft vasculopathy, infections, and neoplasms)
  • Contrast and compare diseases that affect arteries and veins, including degenerative, inheritable, and inflammatory diseases
  • Discuss the importance of interventional devices in the management of heart disease and review the pathologic features that are associated with their use both short and long-term

Intended Audience

Residents, general pathologists as well as forensic pathologist will greatly benefit from the knowledge gained from attending this course. This course will be an update of cardiovascular pathology that is not available in most pathology text books.

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