Published On: Thu, Oct 24th, 2013

Greenbrier Valley Medical Center staff attend educational conference

Continuing education, professional networking and team member growth were on the agenda at the annual Heartnet of the Virginia’s meeting. The conference was held in Roanoke VA and attended by over 250 health care professionals.

 
Members of the Greenbrier Valley Medical Center Emergency Department attended the conference to sharpen their skills and learn about new and innovative ideas in the field of cardiology.
Speakers from Carillion Roanoke Memorial and Virginia Tech Carillion School of Medicine spoke to the crowd. Topics included: up to date care of Acute Myocardial Infarction, Cardiovascular Manifestations of Sleep Apnea, Cardiac Pacemaker lead extraction, extractions versus retention, Optimizing drug therapy in Acute Coronary syndrome, Cardio-renal syndromes, Congenital heart disease in the adult and genetic heart syndromes.

 
Heartnet is a network of regional hospitals that get together and share ideas and best practices for the improvement of referral, treatment and follow up care for their patients.
Greenbrier Valley Medical Center is a 122-bed hospital where technology and skilled professionals come together to provide compassionate, customer-focused care. Key services include urology, orthopedics, cardiology and vascular, general surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, cardiopulmonary testing, imaging and diagnostics and emergency medicine. Greenbrier Valley Medical Center is located at 202 Maplewood Avenue in Fairlea. For more information, visit Greenbrier Valley Medical Center at www.gvmc.com.