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

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The Society of Chest Pain Centers, an international nonprofit organization focused on improving cardiac patient care, has announced its 14th Congress to be held May 2-5, 2011 at the InterContinental Hotel in Miami, FL.

The Society of Chest Pain Centers, an international nonprofit organization focused on improving cardiac patient care, has announced its 14th Congress to be held May 2-5, 2011 at the InterContinental Hotel in Miami, FL.

Leading experts will present a series of lectures and workshops related to acute coronary syndrome, heart failure, observation medicine and atrial fibrillation. The content and quality of these lectures attract an increasing number of health care professionals and top executives who are interested in providing quality cost-effective care.

The Society of Chest Pain Centers has been extremely successful in bridging the health care disciplines that work to improve the care of the cardiac patient. This success is in part due to their unique approach which endeavors to create partnerships with these disciplines, helping them break down silos that exist within their organizations surrounding cardiac patient care. “Offering education, accreditation and now certification as methods of assisting health care professionals and facilities, SCPC continues to grow as does our annual conference attendance, " explained Kay Styer Holmes, RN, MSA, Director of Accreditation Services at the Society of Chest Pain Centers.

Conference participants include: Hospital administrators, cardiologists, ED physicians, nurses, and managers; cardiac program managers, EMS personnel, and quality improvement managers among others.

A few key topics of the conference include:

  • Announcement of the first certification offered for the treatment of A-Fib
  • Observation Medicine-Its Past, Present and Future
  • Observation Services and their Impact on Today’s Hospitals
  • Chest Pain Center Best Practices
  • Optimizing the Chain of Survival
  • Hot Topics in ACS Care
  • Heart Failure and the Top Five Things to Know about this Disease
  • Electronic Medical Record-Utilizing them Across Multiple Systems

For more information about the Society of Chest Pain Centers and their annual Congress, visit the website at http://www.scpcp.org/ or call 614-442-5950 or 1-877-271-4176 (toll free).

About the Society of Chest Pain Centers

The Society of Chest Pain Centers is a nonprofit international society that provides hospital accreditation, CMEs, and educational forums promoting protocol-based medicine for cardiac patient care. Services are delivered through a chest pain center model to address the diagnosis and treatment of acute coronary syndrome, heart failure, and to promote the adoption of process improvement science by health care providers.

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