This course is designed to provide a practical, cutting-edge, case-based assessment of the emerging area of structural heart disease intervention and imaging.
Scripps’ Structural Heart Intervention and Imaging conference is designed to provide a practical, cutting-edge, and live case-based assessment of structural heart disease interventions and cardiovascular imaging. The course will place a strong emphasis on the collaborative nature of these procedures across many disciplines within cardiology. Expert faculty will include interventionists, invasive cardiologists, echocardiologists, electrophysiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, cardiac anesthesiologists, and sonographers. Faculty will discuss clinical guidelines on patient selection, pre-procedural assessment, procedural tips, techniques, and challenges (including concurrent imaging) during the performance of the procedures and conclude with assessment of outcomes and future directions.
After attending this live activity, participants should be able to:
- Assemble the appropriate multidisciplinary team, imaging technologies, and catheter equipment to perform structural heart disease interventions.
- Apply a comprehensive approach to the assessment of the aortic, mitral, and tricuspid valves, the interatrial septum, and the left and right ventricles, using echocardiography (TTE, TEE, and ICE), CT, and MRI for the purpose of the interventional treatment of these cardiac structures.
- Cite the current indications for LAA closure, PFO closure, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR), and mitral transcatheter edge to edge repair (TEER).
- Interpret echocardiographic and CT imaging before and after LAA closure, and identify and measure peri-device leaks, device-related thrombus, and other potential complications.
- Select the appropriate treatment strategy for patients with mitral valve disease (i.e., TEER or TMVR) or tricuspid valve disease (i.e., TEER or TTVR) based upon imaging findings.
- Incorporate live TEE multiplanar imaging to optimize transcatheter mitral and tricuspid valve intervention.
- Utilize 2D and 4D ICE during structural heart intervention.
- Recognize the risk of left ventricular outflow tract obstruction after TMVR and coronary occlusion after TAVR and apply specific interventional strategies to prevent them (e.g., LAMPOON and BASILICA).
- Integrate emerging data regarding surgical risk, including low and intermediate-risk patients into TAVR decision-making.
- Identify heart failure patients who might benefit from novel interventional strategies, such as interatrial shunt devices, to improve symptoms.
- Optimize the anesthetic management of patients with reduced ejection fraction undergoing TEER or TMVR.
- Employ best practices to safely manage potential complications of catheter-based therapies for structural heart disease.
Scripps Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Scripps Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ABIM MOC Points
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 16 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certified Program (AANPCP) and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
PAs may claim a maximum of 16 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
This activity is approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) for Category A continuing education credit. This is a maximum of 16 Category A CE credits awarded.
The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
This course is supported, in part, by educational grants from industry. In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, a complete list of commercial support received will be provided to all learners who participate in the continuing education activity. For more information: www.accme.org/standards
Cultural & Linguistic Competency and Implicit Bias
This activity is designed to include curriculum addressing the topics of cultural and linguistic competency (CLC) and implicit bias (IB) in compliance with California Business and Professions (B&P) Code Section 2190. All those involved in the planning and execution of this activity have been asked to identify and discuss issues relevant to the topics being covered. In addition, a variety of resources are available that address cultural and linguistic competency and implicit bias. A resource document can be downloaded from the Conference Details section above.
Attendee Cancellation, Substitution, Refund
The course tuition is refundable, minus a $100 processing fee (MD, DO, RN, PA, NP) or a $50 processing fee (Fellow, Resident, Student), if your cancellation is received in writing no later than Friday January 26, 2024. Attendee substitutions are allowed, but notification must be made in writing by Friday January 26, 2024. After this date, under no circumstances will refunds, credits, or substitutions be granted. No refunds or credits will be given to “no shows.” No refunds shall be made for cancellations due to inclement weather.
Scripps Conference Modification or Cancellation
Scripps reserves the right to modify the course’s schedule or program as necessary. Scripps also reserves the right to cancel this conference, in which case a full refund of the registration fee will be provided. Attendees who purchase non-refundable airline tickets do so at their own risk. Scripps encourages the purchase of travel insurance as we are unable to refund any travel costs (flight, hotel, etc.) in the case of Scripps cancellation.
Health and Safety Waiver and Assumption of Risk
By completion and submission of the online registration form, attendees certify they have read and fully understand the Health and Safety Waiver and Assumption of Risk Agreement.
Family and Guest Attendance Policy
All conference activities and meals are exclusively reserved for paid conference attendees. Children and family members are not allowed to attend meal functions or permitted in the meeting space.
Recording and Photography Clause
Scripps reserves exclusive rights to record (audio and video) and/or photograph all conference proceedings for use in marketing materials, presentations and course content sales.