The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville

Continuing Education and Professional Development

University of Tennessee Medical Center Heart, Lung, Vascular Institute Presents:


Heart, Lung, Vascular Update for Primary Care Providers

Reinforcing the Partnership Between Primary Care and Specialist

September 21-22, 2018

Holiday Inn World's Fair Park
Knoxville, Tennessee

All registration questions should be referred to the UT Conference Center at (865) 974-0280 or


Course Overview

Many risk factors for cardiovascular disease are modifiable by specific preventive measures. Screening methods and interventions of cardiac patients with diabetes, peripheral artery disease, and cardiorenal syndromes are readily available, but often underutilized. The annual Heart, Lung, Vascular Update will address the most current screening and prevention methods.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, the participants should be able to:


Registration Fees

Fees include all program sessions, access to online program materials, continuing education credit, continental breakfasts, breaks, lunch on Friday, and parking at the Holiday Inn World's Fair garage.

  Early Bird July 13 After August 31
Physician & Pharmacist $250 $275 $300
Non-Physician & Non-Pharmacist $200 $225 $275

Room Reservations at the Holiday Inn World's Fair Park (525 Henley Street, Knoxville, TN 37902)

Group Rate Thursday, September 20, $96, plus tax; Friday and Saturday, September 21-22: $450, plus tax (2 night minimum)
Group Code HLV
Reservations (865) 522-2800 or VISIT UT Graduate School of Medicine Heart Lung Vascular Institute Conference Booking Link for the Holiday Inn World's Fair Park
Deadline August 17 or until block is full, whichever comes first.


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine and the University of Tennessee Medical Center Heart, Lung, Vascular Institute.  The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Education Credits

AMA:. The University of Tennessee College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PAs, NPs, and Nurses: Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Nurses may use these credit hours toward certification renewal.  This credit is acceptable by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), American Nurses Credentialing Association (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Successful completion of this application-based activity will provide a statement for ten & ¾ (10.75) live contact hours credit (1.075 CEUs) and will be mailed within 3 weeks following the activity. Successful completion includes attending the session, signing the attendance sheet, and completion of the activity evaluation form. UAN: 0064-9999-18-032-L01-P
NABP e-PROFILE ID NUMBER: Your CE credits will also be submitted electronically to NABP. Pharmacists or pharmacy technicians with questions regarding their NABP e-Profile or CPE Monitor should refer to the FAQ section on the NABP website. To receive credit for your participation in this course, all pharmacists must include their NABP e-Profile ID number, along with their date and month of birth. If incorrect information is provided, this will result in “rejected” status from the CPE Monitor. It is the responsibility of the participant to notify The University of Tennessee (within the 60 day submission timeframe) of their corrected information. Otherwise, the completed CE will not be accepted by the CPE Monitor.

Additionally, ACPE has initiated a new policy stating that if a participant does not supply their NABP # and/or date of birth in a timely manner and late submission is requested, there will be a
$200 fee assessed for late submission permission.

Allied Health Professionals: Professional associations may choose to convert the hours earned to contact hours. Please contact your certifying board to ensure these credit hours will be accepted.

Grievance Policy: A participant, provider, faculty member or other individual wanting to file a grievance with respect to any aspect of an activity provided or co-provided by the UTCOP may contact the Associate Dean for Continuing Education in writing. The grievance will be reviewed and a response will be returned within 45 days of receiving the written statement. If not satisfied, an appeal to the Dean of the College of Pharmacy can be made for a second level of review.


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