CME Information


Program Co-Director, John Gordon, MD is a cardiologist with the San Diego Cardiac Center. He has been hosting the Maui Cardiovascular Symposium since 2007. His goal is to bring together the best and brightest in the field of cardiovascular disease in order to expand knowledge, treatment, and education in the field.

Program Co-Director, Richard Wright, MD is a cardiologist with the Pacific Heart Institute.  He is supporting with designing a hybrid symposium and directing a new Heart Failure session presented by medical experts.

Target Audience: This symposium is designed for cardiologists, electrophysiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, and other healthcare professionals with an interest in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases.

Overall Course Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this course, the participant will provide better patient care through an increased ability to:
   – Apply in practice the recent interventional, pharmacological, device-based surgical advances in the treatment and 
      management of cardiac arrhythmias, advanced heart failure and cardiogenic shock, cardiac transplantation, 
      peripheral arterial disease, pulmonary hypertension, aneurysmal disease, and pulmonary embolism
  – Utilize new medications and imaging modalities in the screening and management of ischemia, coronary artery 
     disease, and hyperlipidemia
  – Define evolving role of the cardiologist in the treatment of heart failure, hyperlipidemia, obesity, diabetes, and 
     cardiovascular disease in women
  – Discuss recent advances in medical, surgical, and percutaneous treatment for the management of hypertension, left 
     atrial occlusion, valvular heart disease, vascular disease, and Kawasaki disease
  – Apply new and updated recommendations for cardiovascular disease in women

Accreditation with Commendation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Swedish Medical Center and Pacific Heart Institute. Swedish Medical Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Swedish Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Other Health Professionals
Many credentialing bodies, societies, and boards accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ as an equivalent as long as the topic is relevant to the applicant’s field or discipline. If you have any doubts whether an activity will qualify for CE, contact your board prior to registering for the course.