Agenda VAD Symposium 2024

Thursday, February 15, 2024

8 a.m.

Welcome & Announcements

Nicole Romeo, PA-C


8:05 a.m.

Who is a VAD candidate?


8:20 a.m.

VAD 101: HeartMate II and 3 Device Basics


8:40 a.m.

VAD 101: HVAD Device Basics


9 a.m.

Everyday VAD Patient Management


9:20 a.m.

Troubleshooting: Most Common Complications


9:40 a.m.

Real Life: Patients in the Community


10 a.m.



10:10 a.m.

Emergency Management of the VAD Patient


10:30 a.m.

Social Workers Perspectives on VAD Therapy

10:50 a.m.

Special Consideration: End of Life Discussions

11 a.m.

Future of VAD Therapy: What’s in the Pipeline?


11:20 a.m.

Patient & Caregiver Panel