Please join us for the 
TPMG Appropriate Imaging for Chest Pain Webinar Series
"State of the Art: Utility of CTA in Current Era"
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 12:30 via WebEx

Series Objectives: As a result of this series, participants will be able to:
Decrease usage of inappropriate myocardial perfusion scans.
Increase usage and availability of alternative chest pain tests including Stress Echo and CT Angiography.
Improve the quality and efficiency of cardiac imaging tests at your medical center, especially Stress Echo and CT Angiography.
Educate other physician colleagues (ED, Primary Care, and HBS) who order cardiac imaging tests as to which test is most appropriate for each patient.

Speaker: Matthew J. Budoff, MD, FACC, Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Planning Committee: 
Gerald Bourne, MD - Cardiologist, Vallejo
Peter H Miles, MD - Chair of the Chiefs of Cardiology, South Sacramento
Jim Jang, MD - Cardiologist, San Jose
Dorinna Mendoza, MD - Cardiologist, Oakland
Jitesh Vasadia, MD - Cardiologist, Santa Rosa
Jamal Rana, MD - Cardiologist, Oakland
Gordon Leung, MD - Cardiologist, San Francisco
Matthew Solomon,MD - Cardiologist, Oakland
Brian O'Kelly, MD - Cardiologist, Oakland
Uma Vadlakonda, MD - Cardiologist, Santa Clara
Samir Thadani, MD - Cardiologist, South San Francisco
Amit Parekh, MD - Cardiologist, Central Valley
Kristi Jones, MD - Cardiologist, South Sacramento

Target Audience: 
TPMG Cardiologists.

Statement of Disclosure:

Dr. Matthew Budoff discloses that he has received a grant from General Electric in the past 12 months. TPMG Physician Education and Development has determined through slide review that the content of this presentation is clinically balanced and that this relationship does not constitute a conflict of interest with this activity.

All other speakers, planning committee members, or consultants for this activity do not have affiliations with any corporate organizations that may constitute a conflict of interest with this activity. TPMG does not endorse any brand-name products.
TPMG Physician Education and Development is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
TPMG Physician Education and Development designates this live activity for 1.0 hour of AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM per webinar .  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Nurses may report up to 1.0 hour of continuing education credit per webinar towards the continuing medical education requirements for license renewal by the California Board of Registered Nurses.

All webinars will meet the requirements for 1.0 hour of Radiologic Technology credit.

Webinar Information:
Topic: State of the Art: Utility of CTA in Current Era 
Host: Jamal Rana 
Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 
Time: 12:30 pm, Pacific Daylight Time (San Francisco) 
Session number: 806 917 036 
Session password: webinarCTA 

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Session date: 
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

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