Dr. Albert D'Alonzo Memorial CME
Cardiovascular Disease: Back to the Future
SATURDAY, MARCH 8, 2008
Evans Hall - 334 A/B
4170 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA
Bruce Kornberg, DO, FACC, FACOI
Click here for Registration Form (PDF).
Today's advanced techniques in imaging of the heart has pushed the bedside diagnosis
of cardiovascular disease into the background. Unfortunately, the insurance companies
are not always paying for the newest imaging studies. This can leave the primary care
physician to question what study is right for their patient. The Albert D'Alonzo,
D.O. Memorial lectures will refresh and renew the interest of the primary care physician
in bedside diagnosis for the cardiovascular patient. The symposium will go over the
bedside history and physical examination of the commonly encountered murmurs, valvular
disease, cardiomyopathies and peripheral vascular disease. These lectures will help
point you in the direction of which study will give you the most information for your
Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Describe the importance of the cardiac history.
- Explain how to evaluate neck veins and arteries.
- Discuss the value of chest inspection and palpations.
- Appraise the significance of systolic and diastolic murmurs, valvular disease, cardiomyopathies
and peripheral vascular disease.
||Registration & Continental Breakfast
||Introduction and Re-Emphasizing Cardiac History
Bruce Kornberg, D.O., FACC, FACOI, Professor and Chair, Division of Cardiology, Department
of Internal Medicine, Co-Vice Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia
College of Osteopathic Medicine
||Evaluation of the Neck Veins and Arteries
Christopher J. Droogan, D.O., FACC, Clinical Instructor of Medicine, Jefferson Medical
College; Director of Clinical Heart Failure, Main Line Health Heart Center Failure
and Transplant Program
||Inspection and Palpations of the Chest
Bruce Kornberg, D.O., FACC, FACOI
Christopher J. Droogan, D.O., FACC
Bruce Kornberg, D.O., FACC, FACOI
||Peripheral Vascular Disease at the Bedside
Wayne V. Arnold, D.O., FACOI, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine,
Division of Cardiology, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
||Questions and Answers/Adjourn
|Continuing Education Credit
|Physicians: "This program anticipates being approved for five of AOA Category 1-A CME credit
hours pending approval by the AOA CCME". Sign-in and full day attendance of program
is required for credit. All faculty participating in continuing medical education
programs sponsored by PCOM are expected to disclose to the program audience whether
they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships
related to the content of their presentation(s).
|On-campus parking is available in our garage, please enter on Stout Road. All-day
parking is $5.00. Please note: the automated gate takes quarters or one, five and ten dollar bills. Enter Evans Hall through the front entrance across from the parking garage
|Physicians $125.00, Physician Assistants and other Health Care Professionals, $75.00.
Registration fees for Saturday and Sunday programs are not refundable, nor can they
be credited to future programs.
|Call PCOM Rowland Hall Security Desk at (215) 871-6351 ask the guard to transfer your
call to ext. 5350 which is the phone in Evans Hall.