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Sentara Heart Hospital has established a reputation for excellent cardiology outcomes. To promote better outcomes in the medical community at large, we offers a variety of education programs for physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and students. Continuing medical education provide updates on the latest clinical guidelines, tests, procedures and research.

2014 Structural Heart Disease Symposium 
Course Director: Paul D. Mahoney, MD
When: Saturday May 17, 2014
Where: Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront
            3001 Atlantic Ave.
            Virginia Beach, VA 23451
            (757) 213-3000

Target Audience:
Cardiac Surgeons
Nurse Practitioners
Allied Health Professionals

Course Description:
This symposium is about promoting awareness about advances in structural heart disease. Focusing on developing and expanding trans catheter therapies for the treatment of both valvular and congenital heart disorders.

This broad area of cardiovascular care is becoming an increasingly important area in the field of cardiac intervention. This multi-dimensional team approach includes experts from Interventional Cardiology, Advanced Cardiac Imaging, Cardiac Surgery, and Electrophysiology as well as a dedicated team of nurses and skilled technologists.

Signature components of the program include trans catheter valve replacement, mitral and aortic valvuloplasty, and percutaneous closure of PFO, ASD, VSD and paravalvular leaks.

Learning Objectives: 
 Identify the opportunities and challenges that exist in the management of structural heart disease through a multidisciplinary approach. 
 Assess the need for aortic valve replacement as well as emerging interventional procedure options for the treatment of aortic stenosis. 
 Describe current diagnosis and treatment of structural heart disease and whom to select for surgery. 
 Describe the latest innovations in management of pulmonary stenosis.

Online registration:
To register go to
$100 Sentara Physician
$120 Non Sentara Physician
$50 All Others

Or e-mail Amy Ross at

Planning Committee:
Paul D. Mahoney, MD
Jeffery Rich, MD
Sarah Sourbeer, PA-C

Sentara Healthcare is accredited by the Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) to
provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Sentara Healthcare designates this educational activity for a maximum of 4.5
hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM. Physicians should only claim credit
commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians
may claim up to 4.5 credits in Type 1 or Type 2 CME on the Virginia Board of
Medicine Continued Competency and Assessment Form required for the
renewal on an active medical license.

Download program postcard here for more information


Presentations from February 2014 Advanced Heart Failure Symposium
Introduction & Epidemiology of Heart Failure John Herre, MD
Evaluation of Heart Failure Katherine Lietz, MD
Medical Management of Heart Failure Wayne Old, MD
Atrial Fibrillation in Congestive Heart Failure Phil Gentlesk, MD
Surgical Management of Heart Failure Michael F. McGrath, MD FACS
Palliative Care for the Heart Failure Patient Brittany Palmer, MD



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