The Sixth Annual

NIGERIAN CARDIOVASCULAR SYMPOSIUM

UNCOMA HALL,
Faculty of Medicine
September 9th - 10th

University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku/Ozalla, Enugu State

OVERVIEW

 

The course is designed to provide a comprehensive review of current concepts in the management of cardiovascular disease for practicing physicians, physicians in training and other healthcare providers. It includes live case demonstrations and practical workshops in cardiovascular procedures. The program brings a world class cardiology symposium including life cases to physicians in training and other health care professionals who may not be able to travel to other parts of the world where such conferences are more commonly held.

 

The topics covered would include Heart failure, Coronary Artery Disease, Valvular disease, Cardiac Arrhythmia and Cardiovascular disease prevention. At the completion of the course, the participants should be able to apply the newly acquired knowledge in the care of their patients and understand the appropriate utilization of newer diagnostic and therapeutic modalities in the management of cardiovascular disease.

TARGET AUDIENCE

 

The Symposium is intended for Cardiologists, Cardiologists in training, Cardiovascular Surgeons, Primary Care Physicians, Nurses, Cardiovascular Technologists, Pharmacists and other Allied Health Professionals.

 

ACCREDITATION

 

The University of Lagos Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 15 CPD units. The University of Lagos Medical Center is approved to provide continuing medical education for physicians by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

 

The goal of the Symposium is to provide attendees with knowledge of the most recent advances in the diagnosis and management of cardiovascular disease which can be used to improve the care provided to their patients.

 

At the end of the Symposium, the attendees should be able to do the following:

 

  • Understand the current management of patients with heart failure.
     

  • Understand the diagnosis and management of stable ischemic heart disease.
     

  • Review the best strategy for management of acute coronary syndromes in the Nigerian setting.
     

  • Review the best strategy for the management of supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias.
     

  • Understand the best strategy for management of patients with heart valve disorders.
     

  • Understand the best strategy for management of cardiomyopathies.
     

  • Understand the best strategy for the prevention of cardiovascular disease.
     

  • Understand the diagnosis and treatment of the most common forms of congenital heart disease in adults.

 

Directors

Obi Emerole, MBBS, FACC

Interventional Cardiologist, Georgia Heart Physicians, LLC

 

Macon, Georgia, USA

Felix Sogade, MBBS, FACC

Electrophysiologist, Georgia Arrhythmia Consultants and Research Institute

 

Macon, Georgia, USA

Jane Ajuluchukwu, MBBS, FMCP

Professor of Medicine and Chief of Cardiology

 

Lagos University Teaching Hospital

Lagos, Nigeria

2019 Faculty

Tosin Majekodunmi, MBBS, FRCP

Interventional Cardiologist, Tristate Cardiovascular Associates

Babcock University Hospital

Ilisan Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria

Ogundu Ngwu, MBBS, FACC

Electrophysiologist

Kaiser Permanente Health System

Washington DC, USA

Chima Nwaukwa, MBBS, FACC

Interventional Cardiologist

Metropolitan Cardiology

Beaumont, Texas, USA

Okechukwu Ogah, MBBS, FACC

Consultant Cardiologist, Department of Medicine

University College Hospital

Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria

Olujimi Ajijola, MD, Ph.D.

Electrophysiologist, Assistant Professor

UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center

Los Angeles, California, USA

Kofo Ogunyankin, MBBS, FACC

Consultant Cardiologist

First Cardiology Consultants

Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria

Henry Okafor, MBBS, FACC

Electrophysiologist

Vanderbilt University Hospital

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Michael Sanusi, MBBS, FACS

Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Tristate Cardiovascular Associates

Babcock University Hospital

Ilisan Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria

Jacqueline Eubany, MD

Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Cardiology Consultants of Orange County

Orange County, California, USA

Mudashiru Salami, MBBS, FWACS

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

University College Hospital

Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria

Abiodun Adeoye, MD, MBBS, FWACP

Lecturer

College of Medicine, University of Ibadan

Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria