What: The 51st Annual Arvilla Berger Lecture
When: Thursday, May 23, 2024
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Eastern
Where: Zoom Event
Cost: Free 
Registration Link: REGISTER HERE
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Atrial Fibrillation: New Guidelines, New Technologies (Virtual)

The 51st Annual Arvilla Berger Lecture with Anne B. Curtis, MD, MACP, FACC, FHRS, FAHA

Session summary: This session will review the key points of two new practice guidelines, the 2023 ACC/AHA/ACCP/HRS Guideline for the Diagnosis and Management of Atrial Fibrillation and the Expert Consensus Statement on Catheter and Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation. The session will also cover pulsed field ablation for atrial fibrillation, a new technology that has shown promising results in comparison with existing technologies such as radiofrequency ablation and cryoablation.

Objectives:

a. Attendees will be able to recognize the major new recommendations in the recently released 2023 ACC/AHA/ACCP/HRS Guideline for the Diagnosis and Management of Atrial Fibrillation

b. Attendees will be able to explain the key points in the new Expert Consensus Statement on Catheter and Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation

c. Attendees will analyze the concept of pulsed field ablation for atrial fibrillation and how it may impact ablation procedures for AF

Accreditation Statement:

CE credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare. 


In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and The New York Cardiological Society. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Lecturer

Anne B. Curtis, MD, MACP, FACC, FHRS, FAHA
SUNY Distinguished Professor
President, Association of Professors of Medicine
Department of Medicine, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
University at Buffalo
Moderated by: Vijay S. Iyer, MBBS, PhD, FACC
Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine; Associate Professor of Medicine Department of Medicine
Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
President, New York Cardiological Society

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About the Annual Arvilla Berger Lecture

Arvilla Berger was the wife of Captain Leo Berger, a Long Island businessman. In 1974 Captain Berger endowed an annual Arvilla Berger Lecture in gratitude for the services of their cardiologist, Dr. Harold Bernstein. The mission of the lecture is to bring outstanding cardiovascular scientists to New York to share their knowledge and experience with colleagues.