CHF Update

Ames, IA US
June 1, 2016

Mary Greeley Medical Center Grand Rounds is a multi-disciplinary clinical activity which serves to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance and relationships that a physician uses to provide services for patients, the public or the profession.  

Target Audience

Physicians, mid-level providers, nurses and healthcare administrators.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss advance heart failure treatment options.
  • Discuss new drugs for the treatment of heart failure. 


Rakshak Sarda MD
Cardiologist, Iowa Heart Center

Dr. Rakshak Sarda joined Iowa Heart Center in October of 2008. He came to Iowa Heart from MeritCare Health System in Fargo, ND. Dr. Sarda completed his cardiology fellowship at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and his internal medicine residency at Wayne State University in Detroit. He is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiology, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, vascular disease and advanced heart failure/transplant cardiology. Dr. Sarda primarily practices at our Ames office and lives in Ames with his wife and 3 children.



  • Dr. Sarda has nothing to disclose regarding financial relationships with any commercial entities, commercial companies providing support for this program, or any commercial manufacturers of products and/or the providers of services discussed in this presentation.

CME Committee

  • Dr. Brenda Burrough discloses she is a principal investigator in an Amgen research trial.
  • No member of the Mary Greeley Medical Center CME Committee who planned this activity, including Dr. Burrough, has any financial relationship to disclose relating to the content. 

This program is supported by gifts to the Mary Greeley Medical Center Foundation from Mary Greeley Medical Center, McFarland Clinic, First American Bank, and Green Hills Health Care Center. The content and selection of speaker(s) is the responsibility of the Mary Greeley Medical Center for Continuing Medical Education Committee and not the sponsors of this program.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/01/2016 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
06/01/2016 - 1:00pm CDT
Mary Greeley Medical Center
Bessie Myers Auditorium
1111 Duff Avenue
Ames, IA 50010
United States

Continuing Education Credit

DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A


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