SOURCE: Society of Chest Pain Centers

Society of Chest Pain Centers

February 09, 2010 09:05 ET

Society of Chest Pain Centers Will Host Annual Conference for Cardiac Health Care Professionals

13th Congress of Chest Pain Centers to Be Held April 27 - 30, 2010 in Las Vegas

COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwire - February 9, 2010) - The Society of Chest Pain Centers (www.SCPCP.org), an international non-profit focused on improving care for heart care patients, has announced its 13th Congress of Chest Pain Centers event to be held April 27 - 30 at The Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.

The annual conference is a premier educational forum for cardiac health care professionals on the topic of chest pain management, and acute cardiac care. It will include in-depth, day-long workshops and over 40 different lectures, debates and panel discussions presented by nationally recognized cardiac care experts.

"The Society of Chest Pain Centers works to bridge communications between cardiology, emergency medicine, nursing and other professions in order to improve quality care for patients and bottom line for health care facilities," explained Brian Triplett, R.N., M.P.H., CEO of Society of Chest Pain Centers.

Conference participants will include: cardiologists, emergency room physicians, nurses, ED managers, cardiac program managers, EMS personnel, quality improvement managers, internists and health care consultants.

A highlight of topics includes:

-- Building Networking Models for ACS/ADHF
-- Business Case for Observations
-- Best Practices from Accredited Chest Pain Centers
-- Atrial Fibrillation in Observation
-- Late Breaking Trials, Research, New treatment Therapies in ACS and ADHF

Additional information about the conference may be found online at: http://scpcp.org/dnn/EducationConferences/Congress/tabid/69/Default.aspx

About the Society of Chest Pain Centers:

The Society of Chest Pain Centers (www.SCPCP.org) is a non-profit international society that provides hospital accreditation, CMEs, and educational forums promoting 'guidelines' or protocol-based medicine for ACS. Services are delivered through a chest pain center model to address the diagnosis and treatment of acute coronary syndromes, acute heart failure, and to promote the adoption of process improvement science by healthcare providers

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