14th ANNUAL WESTERN A-FIB SYMPOSIUM

Park City, Utah

Western AF Symposium

Planning to be one of the first live events post-COVID*, this must-attend event is designed to join cardiac professionals in a type of ‘think tank’.  Learn the latest findings from internationally recognized experts and mix with colleagues and cohorts who deal with atrial fibrillation in a multitude of settings – from the research lab to the post-discharge office; from the device development setting to the patient bedside. Heighten your knowledge and explore new skills. By discipline, this highly-acclaimed program is specifically designed for:

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Electrophysiologists
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Cardiologists
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EP Lab Allies
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Physician Assistants
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PhDs
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Nurse Practitioners
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Physicians
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Others Interested in A-Fib Innovations

Conference Purpose

To join professionals and global leaders in atrial fibrillation research and treatment for collaborative discussions and quality, interactive education to update knowledge and improve practice skills, strategies, and interventions.

Conference Objectives

  • To share the latest and currently developing knowledge of the critical issues around atrial fibrillation and related comorbidities and risks such as strokes, GI and gastroenterology involvement, and post-ablation bleeding;
  • To facilitate a focus on new, global technologies, recent research findings, and new procedures available for improved patient care.
  • To support the development and use of cost-effective procedures and treatments including but not limited to anti-fibrotic drugs, new EP techniques, and other pharmacologic agents;
  • To stimulate consensus building on treatment choices for recurrent arrhythmias pre- and post- ablation, mobile health applications, ablation techniques, mapping and other current and developing technologies and interventions; and
  • To provide a forum for global information sharing and integration of all concepts in the fields working on atrial fibrillation.

Program Format*

Global, cutting edge topics such as around-the-world options for improved patient care and outcomes will be offered through a packed program of

  • Case-Based Discussions
  • Lectures
  • Lightening Rounds of Panel Presentations
  • Roundtables
  • Q&A
  • Live & Twitter-Based Reflective Questioning
*This year’s program is being planned in its traditional live-format. Contingencies are in place to livestream with chat options and place the event on-demand for 3 months should public health mandates so demand.

To insure maximum comfort and physical distancing safety of all attendees AND to facilitate an interactive experience for all participants, REGISTRATION WILL BE LIMITED SO REGISTER EARLY TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT AT THE LOWEST RATE!

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CME Information

This program is proudly offered by the Global Heart Education & Research Foundation.
This activity is being planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Utah Medical Association through the join providership of ESI Management Group and the Global Heart Education & Research Foundation. ESI Management Group is accredited by the Utah Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ESI Management Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. (Hours may be adjusted as the program evolves.) Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ESI CME MISSION (CME Provider)

ESI’s emphasis in the healthcare arena is to provide evidence-based training in a unique and quality-based way which will draw professionals and paraprofessionals from the medical arena and integrating professions to update and expand their clinical skills and knowledge with the goal of positively impacting the quality of care provided to the patients they treat.

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ABOUT PARK CITY, UTAH
– A world renowned olympic venue

Explore Utah’s breathtaking scenery, with thousands of kilometers of skiing, hiking, biking, and equestrian trails, five national parks within the state (Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion) and two American gems – Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks – just a few hours away.

Park City, an old silver mining town and home to the acclaimed Sundance Film Festival and host of the 2002 Winder Olympics is just 25-35 minutes from Salt Lake International Airport. You will be able to unwind and relax in this cozy mountain atmosphere where you can also extend your stay and challenge yourself on skis or snowboards, take a Winter Comet Bobsled or snowmobile, or just enjoy a stroll through historic Main Street. Breath in the fresh air and discover premier restaurants, quaint shops and boutiques, Olympic sites, art galleries, and more. Whatever your pleasure, your sure to find it here!

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Appropriateness of offering ablation therapy as first line treatment of AF was topic of lively discussion at #WAFib2020 #ASKWAF

Pressure to move ahead with ablation must not supersede the importance of first attempting lifestyle interventions.
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