2018 Fall Cardiovascular Conference

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PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND - Registration will close on November 13th at 9 am.  Space is limited early registration is recommended!


Please join us at the annual MHVI 2018 Fall Cardiovascular Conference. During this program you will hear/learn about the latest advances in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Information will be presented by five cardiologist who specialize in the treatment of these disease via lectures, case studies, an audience questions to update your clinical cardiovascular knowledge.



5:00 pm- Registration, Exhibits & Social Hour

6:00 pm- Introduction - D. Brent Simons, MD

6:15 pm- Stress Testing: Types and Indications - Katie Carlson, MD

6:45 pm- Cardiac CT and FFR - Jessica Kealhofer, MD

7:15 pm- Novel Therapies for Treatment of Pulmonary Embolus Therapy - Jeff Chambers, MD

7:45 pm- Break & Exhibits

8:00 pm- Lower Extremity Ishemic Wound Treatment Clinic at Mercy - Daniel Dulas, MD

8:30 pm- Updates in the Treatment of CHF - Amin Rahamatullah, MD

9:00 pm- Adjourn



Physician - This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Allina Health and Metropolitan Heart & Vascular Institute. Allina Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Allina Learning & Development, Office of Accreditation at Allina Hospitals & Clinics designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.75  AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurse - This activity has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements for 2.75 hours of credit. However, the individual is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education for their discipline.  In addition, you may be required to provide proof of attendance to the board upon request.

Please Note: Continuing medical education credits (ACCME) are accepted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC) for certification renewal if the content is applicable to the area of certification. Continuing education hours approved by the ACCME meet the ANCC accredited continuing nursing education (CNE) criteria.


Due to the program being free to attend, we ask that if you need to cancel you please do so by, Tues November 13th prior to 9am.  Contact


We would like to invite you to participate as an exhibitor in our 2018 Fall Cardiovascular Conference. For those interested in hosting a 6’ exhibit table, fee is $1500 and advanced registration is required via Eventbrite. We will be accepting 22 exhibitors.

Audience: Physician, nurses and other allied health care professionals
Attendance Average: 225+

MHVI Research and Education Foundation tax identification number is 45-3513338..

All of Allina’s educational events (CME/CEU) are open for enrollment by both Allina Health employees and non-Allina participants (unless otherwise specified) and conference advertising materials are widely distributed to attract registrants from throughout Minnesota. Due to scarce resources and an intense commitment to quality health care, Allina’s medical leadership actively scrutinizes every conference offering to ensure each contributes to the improvement of health care delivery and/or care outcomes for our patients and communities.

A number of pharmaceutical companies are invited to participate as exhibitors. The exhibit space is always placed outside of the education area in which presentations are being held. Tables are first come first serve the morning of the activity unless otherwise specified.


  • One 6' table for exhibit purposes; if an additional table is required please contact Katie.close@mhvi.

  • Dinner

  • Wireless internet codes will be provided at the activity.

  • Your company name in the participant handouts and PowerPoint loop played throughout the day.

  • Participant list.

  • Evenings agenda.


  • Are allowed two representatives at the exhibit table.

  • Representative(s) must wear a company name badge at all time; please bring with you, we do not provide.

  • You are welcome to listen to presentation; if you would like to receive educational credit (AMACat1, ANCC, MNBN etc.) you will need to register for the activity as a participant.

  • Plan to provide the program specialist with your business card.


  • Commercial exhibits cannot influence planning or interfere with the presentation(s).

  • Product-promotion material or product-specific advertisement of any type is prohibited in the educational space, and is allowed only in the established exhibit area.

  • Commercial interests may not engage in sales or promotional activities while in the space/place of the accredited education activity.

  • All exhibitors must wear a company name badge at all times.