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Paul Hauptman, MD, FHFSA

Dean and Professor of Medicine University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine Senior VP and Chief Academic Officer University of Tennessee Medical Center Knoxville, Tennessee
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Ileana Piña, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine Professor of Epidemiology & Population Health Albert Einstein College of Medicine Associate Chief for Academic Affairs Montefiore Medical Center Heart and Vascular Bronx, New York
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George Bakris, MD, MA, Hon DSc, FASH, FASN, FAHA

Professor of Medicine (tenured) Director, ASH Comprehensive Hypertension Center The University of Chicago Medicine Chicago, Illinois
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In support of improving patient care, Creative Educational Concepts 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.

Medicine (ACCME): CEC designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.Pharmacy

Pharmacy (ACPE): This knowledge-based activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours (.20 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (JA0007101-0000-18-013-L01-P.)

Nursing (ANCC): This activity is designated for 2 contact hours.Learners are advised that accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.Physician Assistants

Physician Assistant (AAPA): Creative Educational Concepts has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 2.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Upon completion of a CE request form, statements of credit for physicians, physician assistants, and nurses will be issued within 30 business days. Pharmacy credit will be reported directly to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) CPE Monitor electronic CE tracking system.


This activity is presented by Creative Educational Concepts, Inc. and is supported by an independent educational grant from AstraZeneca.

AHA Shuttle


Swissotel • Scientific Sessions Shuttle Bus Route #1 • Boards at McCormick Place Gate #3 Scientific Sessions shuttles from McCormick Place stop running at 7:30 PM