Offering a comprehensive, interactive, and clinically focused approach to cardiovascular education, the workshop will be led by Dr. Mark Houston, a nationally and internationally recognized expert educator.

What
to expect

The focus on hypertension, dyslipidemia, and coronary heart disease is essential for comprehensive coverage of crucial cardiovascular topics. Here's why:

01

Prevalence and Impact:

Hypertension, dyslipidemia, and coronary heart disease are among the most prevalent cardiovascular conditions globally. They contribute significantly to the global burden of disease and are leading causes of morbidity and mortality.

02

Interconnected Risk Factors:

These conditions often coexist and share common risk factors. Hypertension and dyslipidemia, for example, frequently occur together, and both are major risk factors for the development of coronary heart disease. Addressing them collectively ensures a holistic approach to cardiovascular health.

03

Major Cardiovascular Risk Factors:

Hypertension (elevated blood pressure) is a well-established risk factor for cardiovascular events. Dyslipidemia, characterized by abnormal lipid levels, particularly high cholesterol, contributes to atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease. Focusing on these key risk factors is crucial for preventing adverse cardiovascular events.

04

Preventive and Management Strategies:

Comprehensive coverage of hypertension, dyslipidemia, and coronary heart disease allows for the exploration of preventive strategies and effective management approaches. Lifestyle modifications, medications, and interventions to control blood pressure and lipid levels play a central role in.

05

Continuum of Care:

These conditions often represent a continuum of cardiovascular health, starting with risk factors like hypertension and dyslipidemia and progressing to more severe outcomes such as coronary heart disease. Addressing them comprehensively allows for a continuum of care, emphasizing both prevention and intervention.

This workshop promises a rich learning experience, merging theoretical knowledge with practical application.

New
Learning
Experience

The emphasis on utilizing actual clinical cases from Dr. Houston's practice will provide a practical and hands-on learning experience. The incorporation of Socratic teaching methods, minimal didactic presentations, and increased attendee interaction will foster a dynamic and engaging learning environment.

Clinical Case
Analysis:

Actively participating in the analysis of real clinical cases from Dr. Houston's cardiovascular practice. Attendees may work through patient histories, diagnostic data, and treatment plans to apply theoretical knowledge in a practical setting.

Interactive
Discussions:

Engaging in interactive discussions with peers and Dr. Houston to collaboratively explore and solve cardiovascular cases. This approach fosters a deeper understanding of the subject matter through dialogue and exchange of ideas.

Practical Application of Concepts:

Applying theoretical concepts learned in didactic presentations to real-world situations. This could include interpreting diagnostic tests, prescribing treatments, and making clinical decisions based on the presented cases.

Faculty

Mark Houston, MD

Dr. Mark Houston is the Director of the Hypertension Institute and Vascular Biology, Medical Director of the Division of Human Nutrition and Medical Director of Clinical Research at the Hypertension Institute in Nashville, TN. He is on the faculty and Director of the Advanced Cardiovascular Modules XVI A4M/MMI in the US and Director of the Cardiovascular Module 2 for A4M/MMI. He is a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Health Care Sciences at George Washington University (GWU) School of Medicine and Health Science. He served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine and then as an Associate Professor of Medicine from 1978-1990 at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and was an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, (VUMS) (1990-2012). He also served as an Adjunct Professor in Metabolic Medicine at the University of South Florida, Tampa (USF) Medical School (2014-2918).

Dr. Houston has four board certifications by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), the American Society of Hypertension (ASH) (FASH-Fellow), the American Board of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine (ABAARM, FAARM) and American Board of Cardiology (ABC) Certification in Hypertensive Cardiovascular Disease (DABC). He holds two Masters of Science degrees in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport, CT (MS) and another in Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine (University of South Florida School of Medicine-Tampa (MSc).

He was selected as one of the top physicians in the US in Cardiovascular Medicine in 2018 by the US Consumer Research Council. Dr. Houston was also named as one of the Top Physicians in Hypertension in the US in 2008-2014 by the Consumer Research Council. He was honored by USA Today as one of the Most Influential Doctors in the US in both Hypertension and Hyperlipidemia twice in 2009 and 2010. Dr. Houston was selected as The Patient’s Choice Award in 2010 -2012 by Consumer Reports USA. He was selected as one of the Top 100 physicians in the US by the American Health Council in 2017 and one of the Top 50 Functional and Integrative Medical Doctors in the USA in August 2017. He was also named one of America’s Best Physicians in Cardiology 2018 by the National Consumer Advisory Board. In 2019 he was elected to the Continental WHO’S WHO as a Top Doctor in the field of Medicine as the Medical Director and Founder of the Hypertension Institute.

Dr. Houston has presented over 10,000 lectures, nationally and internationally and published over 250 medical articles, scientific abstracts in peer reviewed medical journals, books and book chapters. He is an author, teacher, clinician and researcher.

Schedule

7:30 am
Hypertension – Foundations/ Didactics
Mark Houston MD, MS, FACP, ABAARM
8:00 am
Hypertension Cases Study Group Work Part 1
Mark Houston MD, MS, FACP, ABAARM
9:30 am
Break
10:00 am
Hypertension Cases Study Group Part 2
Mark Houston MD, MS, FACP, ABAARM
10:30 am
Dyslipidemia – Foundations/Didactics
Mark Houston, MD, MS, FACP, ABAARM
11:00 am
Dyslipidemia Cases Study Group Part 1
Mark Houston MD, MS, FACP, ABAARM
12:00 pm
Lunch
1:30 pm
Dyslipidemia Cases Study Group Part 2
Mark Houston, MD, MS, FACP, ABAARM
2:30 pm
Coronary Heart Disease – Foundations/Didactics
Mark Houston, MD, MS, FACP, ABAARM
3:00 pm
Coronary Heart Disease Case Study Group Part 1
Mark Houston, MD, MS, FACP, ABAARM
3:30 pm
Break
4:00 pm
Coronary Heart Disease Case Study Group Work Part 2 ( 2 hours)
Mark Houston, MD, MS, FACP, ABAARM
6:00 pm
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Registration

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$599
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Hotel Information

Hilton West Palm Beach Hotel

Hilton West Palm Beach

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Phone: 561-231-6000

West Palm Beach Marriott Hotel

West Palm Beach Marriott

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Phone: 561-833-1234

Canopy By Hilton West Palm Beach - Downtown

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Hyatt Place West Palm Beach - Downtown Hotel

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