Agenda Heart Failure and Arrhythmias

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

Noon                    

Registration & View Exhibits


12:55 p.m.            

Welcome & Educational Overview


1 p.m.                  

What is Diastolic Heart Failure and What Can I Do about It?

J. Thomas Hewyood, MD


1:30 p.m.   

Interventions for Peripheral Vascular Disease

Curtiss T. Stinis, MD


2 p.m.                   

Subtle and Dangerous: Symptoms of Heart Disease in Women and Differences in Treatment Protocols

Christina Adams, MD


2:30 p.m.                           

Break & View Exhibits


3 p.m.                   

Worsening Heart Failure Management: LVAD, Heart Transplant or Palliative Care

Ajay V. Srivastava, MD


3:30 p.m.                

Arrhythmias Management: To Ablate or Not To Ablate

Nicholas Olson, MD


4 p.m.

Clinical Conundrums Panel Discussion

Douglas N. Gibson, MD, J. Thomas Heywood, MD, Nicholas Olson, MD, John D. Rogers, MD, Ajay V. Srivastava, MD


5 p.m.                   

Adjourn

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Saturday, April 29, 2017

7:30 a.m.              

Continental Breakfast & View Exhibits


8 a.m.                  

What’s New in Hypertension Guidelines?

Christian W. Mende, MD


8:30 a.m.              

KEYNOTE

Home Monitoring: The New Normal?

Suneet Mittal, MD


9 a.m.                   

The Role of Medical Therapy in Managing Atrial Fibrillation

Teferi Y. Mitiku, MD


9:30 a.m.

Dizziness, Fainting and Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome

Thomas S. Ahern, MD


10 a.m.                 

Break & View Exhibits


10:30 a.m.            

Heart Screening Pre-sports: What Parents, Athletes and Health Care Providers Need To Know

John D. Rogers, MD


11 a.m.                

Imaging in Heart Failure: Hypertension, Cardiac Sarcoidosis, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy or Cardiac Amyloidosis

Jorge A. Gonzalez, MD, Ajay V. Srivastava, MD


Noon                   

Lunch


1 p.m.                   

Workshops A-C (concurrent sessions)


A. Ventricular Tachycardia and Supraventricular Tachycardia

Douglas N. Gibson, MD, Nicholas Olson, MD


B. What Do The New Blood Pressure Guidelines Mean For Older Adults?

Christian W. Mende, MD


C. Device Therapy in EP for Advanced Practitioners

Heather Bonaguidi, PA


2 p.m.                   

Transition to next workshop


2:15 p.m.                            

Workshops A-C Repeat (concurrent sessions)


3:15 p.m.                            

Break & View Exhibits


3:30 p.m.                            

When the Beat is Off: What’s New in NOACs and LAA Occlusion for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation?

Douglas N. Gibson, MD


4 p.m.                   

What’s New in Heart Failure Guidelines? Beyond Beta Blockers, Ace Inhibitors & Diuretics

J. Thomas Heywood, MD


4:30 p.m.                           

Adjourn

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Sunday, April 30, 2017

7:30 a.m.              

Continental Breakfast & View Exhibits


8 a.m.                   

Workshops D-F (concurrent sessions)


D. LVAD Patient in Your Clinic: A Hands-on Workshop

Rajeev Mohan, MD, Ajay V. Srivastava, MD


E. Clinical Challenges in Heart Failure Management

J. Thomas Heywood, MD


F. Device-based Therapy for Treating Heart Rhythm Disorders

John D. Rogers, MD


9 a.m.                   

Transition to next workshop


9:15 a.m.              

Workshops D-F Repeat (concurrent sessions)


10:15 a.m.            

Break & View Exhibits


10:30 a.m.           

Exploring Integrative Cardiology

Christopher J. Suhar, MD


11 a.m.                 

Pulmonary Hypertension 101

J. Thomas Heywood, MD


11:30 a.m.            

Final Adjournment