Cardiovascular Imaging Grand Rounds

Left Atrial Appendage Closure

Kevin Jackson, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Duke University Medical Center

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology


Thursday, November 12, 2015

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Alban K. Barrus Lecture Hall

Room 3031, Duke South, Purple Zone, 3rd Floor

(Directly across from the Purple Elevators)

Lunch will be provided, first come, first served

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be able to:

·       Understand the indications for left atrial appendage (LLA) closure

·       Discuss the currently available LAA closure devices

·       Review the imaging characteristics of the LAA in preparation of potential closure procedure


Summary of Faculty Disclosure/Planning Committee:  The following speakers and/or planning committee members have indicated they have no relationship(s) with industry to disclose relative to the content of this CME activity:  Kevin Jackson, MD, Sreekanth Vemulapalli, MD, and Anna Lisa Crowley, MD.


Joint Accreditation Statement: In support of improving patient care, Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education & Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the health care team.

Credit Statement:  Duke University Health System Dept. of Clinical Education & Professional Development designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Speaker Name: 
Kevin Jackson, MD
Alban Barrus Lecture Hall
United States
Room Number: 
Room 3031
Session date: 
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

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