Agenda Heart Failure and Arrhythmias 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

7:30 a.m.              

Registration, Continental Breakfast & View Exhibits


7:55 a.m.             

Welcome & Educational Overview


8 a.m.                   

Your Patient Has High PA Pressure on Echo – What Do You Do?

J. Thomas Heywood, MD


8:30 a.m.            

Outpatient Management of Atrial Fibrillation

Gregory K. Feld, MD


9:15 a.m.             

Evidence-based Guidelines for Hypertension Management

Christian W. Mende, MD


10 a.m.                 

Break & View Exhibits


10:30 a.m.            

Workshops A-C (concurrent sessions)


A. Using Multimodality Imaging in the Heart Failure Patient

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


B. Ventricular Tachycardia and Supraventricular Tachycardia

Douglas N. Gibson, MD, Nicholas Olson, MD


C. What’s New in Hypertension Guidelines?

Christian W. Mende, MD


11:30 a.m.            

Transition to next workshop


11:45 a.m.           

Workshops A-C Repeat (concurrent sessions)


12:45 p.m.           

Lunch


1:45 p.m.                  

Inpatient Management of Atrial Fibrillation

Douglas N. Gibson, MD


2:30 p.m.                            

Managing Peripheral Vascular Disease

Curtiss T. Stinis, MD


3:15 p.m.                            

Pharmacology

Ruth S. Kuo, PharmD


4 p.m.                   

Break & View Exhibits


4:15 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 & Exhibit Hall Reception

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Breakfast Symposium

Contemporary Look at the Treatment of Acute Heart Failure and Cardiogenic Shock

Non-CME Activity


7 a.m.                  

Basics of Hemodynamic Principles and Information Gleaned from Right Heart Catheterization

Ajay V. Srivastava, MD


7:20 a.m.            

Case-based Discussion: Pharmacologic and Device-Based Approaches to Acute Heart Failure and Shock: Pressors, IABP, Impella, and ECMO

Ajay V. Srivastava, MD and Rajeev C. Mohan, MD


7:40 a.m.

Early Bedside Recognition of Shock: The Role of Advanced Practice Providers

Jennifer L. Nowaczyk, PA-C


7:50 a.m.            

War on Shock: “Building the Team of Teams”

Ajay V. Srivastava, MD


Main Conference


7:30 a.m.              

Continental Breakfast & View Exhibits


8 a.m.                   

Obesity and Heart Disease: An Epidemic

Sunil Bhoyrul, MD


8:45 a.m.              

Heart Failure Guidelines: What’s New?

Gregg C. Fonarow, MD


9:30 a.m.             

Cardiorenal Syndrome in Heart Failure

J. Thomas Heywood, MD


10 a.m.                 

Break & View Exhibits


10:30 a.m.           

Workshops D-F (concurrent sessions)


A. Challenging Cases in AFib

Katie L. Bordonaro, NP, Nicholas Olson, MD, Mary E. Parker, PA


B. Caring for LVAD Patients in Your Clinic

Rajeev C. Mohan, MD, Ajay V. Srivastava, MD


C. The Pharmacist’s Role in Transitions of Care

Ruth S. Kuo, PharmD; Felix K. Yam, PharmD


11:30 a.m.            

Transition to next workshop


11:45 a.m.            

Workshops D-F Repeat (concurrent sessions)


12:45 p.m.           

Lunch


1:45 p.m.     

Improving Outcomes with Appropriate Diabetes Treatment in Cardiovascular Disease and Heart Failure

Daniel Einhorn, MD


2:30 p.m.                            

Five Things You Never Knew About Women and Heart Disease

Poulina Q. Uddin, MD


3:15 p.m.                            

Cardio-Oncology: Preventing the Cancer Patient of Today from Becoming the Heart Failure Patient of Tomorrow

Rajeev C. Mohan, MD


4 p.m.                   

Break & View Exhibits


4:15 p.m.                          

Financial Viability and Third-Party Reimbursement for Cardiologists

Richard F. Wright, MD


5 p.m.                   

Adjourn 

Sunday, April 29, 2018

7:30 a.m.             

Continental Breakfast & View Exhibits


8 a.m.                   

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome

Thomas S. Ahern, MD


8:45 a.m.              

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Update: Evolving Indications, Improving Patient Selection and Outcomes

John D. Rogers, MD


9:30 a.m.              

Selecting the Right Therapy for the Right Patient: CRT, LVAD, MitraClip, Heart Transplant or Palliative Care

Ajay V. Srivastava, MD


10:15 a.m.            

Break & View Exhibits


10:30 a.m.            

Challenging Heart Failure Cases

J. Thomas Heywood, MD


11 a.m.                

Final Adjournment