The 47th Annual Samuel D. Plotkin Cardiovascular Symposium

Holyoke, MA US
April 24, 2018

Date & Location:

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The Log Cabin Banquet & Meeting House, Holyoke, MA

Goal:

The goal of this educational activity is to support safe, effective, patient centered, timely, efficient, equitable and compassionate care.

 

Topics Include:

  • Advances in Oral Anticoagulants
  • LVAD Program Update
  • Left Ventricular Assistn Device
  • A Practical Algorithm for Patient and Device Selection in Acute Cardiogenic Shock
  • Left Atrial Appendage Closure
  • Type B:  Advances, Patient Selection and Case Examples
  • Degenerative Mitral Valve Regurgitation and Recent Advances in Percutaneous Repair

Target Audience

This course is designed for cardiologists, hospitalists, primary care physicians, physician assistants, emergency medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses and cardiovascular technologists.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the new oral anticoagulants being used for atrial fibrillation and stroke prevention.
  2. Discuss a practical approach to management of oral coagulant in patients undergoing elective procedures and PCI.
  3. Discuss the clinical indications for Left Ventricular Assist Device (LAVD) in patients with advanced heart failure.
  4. Describe inclusion and exclusion criteria for patients undergoing LVAD.
  5. List possible complications experienced by patients with LVAD.
  6. Describe clinical indications, inclusions and exclusions of mechanical assist device in patients with acute cardiogenic shock.
  7. Discuss different mechanical support options in acute left as well as right ventricular failure.
  8. Discuss current evidence for left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO) closure in patients with atrial fibrillation and those at high risk for stroke.
  9. Discuss a practical approach, current indications, and inclusion/exclusion criteria for device therapy.
  10. Describe options for treatment in Type B aortic dissection-endovascular vs surgical intervention.
  11. Discuss physiology, risk factors and management strategies for those at risk for thoracic aortic disection.
  12. Describe types of mitral valve regurgitation.
  13. Discuss current literature re: endovascular repair of degenerative mitral regurgitation and for those with high risk for surgical intervention.


 


 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 5.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
Course opens: 
03/22/2018
Course expires: 
07/31/2018
Event starts: 
04/24/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
04/24/2018 - 3:15pm
Cost:
$70.00
Rating: 
0

Program Schedule

8:00               Registration, Continental Breakfast & Exhibits

8:25                Welcome
                        Aaron Kugelmass, MD & Ashequl Islam, MD

8:35                Advances in Oral Anticoagulants and a Practical Approach for the Prevention
                       of CVA in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and PCI
                       Christopher P. Cannon, MD

9:20               Questions & Answers
                       Moderator:  Heba Wassif, MD

9:25               LVAD Program Update
                       David Deaton, MD

9:30               Left Ventricular Assist Device:  Patient Screening, Selection, Case Example
                      and Literature
                      Hari Mallidi, MD

10:15             Questions & Answers
                      Moderator:  David Deaton, MD

10:20             Refreshment Break & Exhibits

10:40             SHOCK Program Update

10:45             A Practical Algorithm for Patient and Device Selection in Acute Cardiogenic
                      Shock
                     Ajay Srivastrava, MD

11:25            Questions & Answers
                      Moderator:  Jamie Hernandez-Montfort, MD

11:30             Lunch

12:35             Left Atrial Appendage Closure:  Patient Screening Selection, Case Example
                      and Literature Review
                      Jacob Koruth, MD

1:20              Questions & Answers
                      Moderator:  Fadi Chalhoub, MD

1:25              Refreshment Break & Exhibits

1:40             Type B:  Advances, Patient Selection and Case Examples
                    Neal Hadro, MD & Marc Norris, MD

2:25             Questions & Answers
                     Moderator:  Dan Engelman, MD

2:30             Degenerative Mitral Valve Regurgitation and Recent Advances in Percutaneous
                    Repair
                    William Hiser, MD & Ashequl Islam, MD

3:15             Adjourn

                  


 

 

The Log Cabin Banquet & Meeting House
500 Easthampton Road
Holyoke, MA 01040
United States

Christopher Cannon, MD
Senior Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Executive Director,
Cardiometabolic Trials, Balm Institute for Clinical Research

Dr. Cannon is a consultant for Alnylam, Amgen, Amarin, Arisaph, Astra Zeneca, BI, BMD, Eisai,
GlaxoSmithKline, Kowa, Lipimedix, Merck, Pfizer, Regeneron, Sanofi, Tekeda and receives grants from Amgen, Arisaph, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Daiichi Sankyo, Janssen, Merck & Takeda.

Fadi Chalhoub, MD*
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Baystate Medical Center

David Deaton, MD*
Assisstant Professor of Surgery
Tufts University School of Medicine
Baystate Cardiac Surgery
Baystate Medical Center

Daniel Engelman, MD
Associate Professor
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Interim Chief, Baystate Cardiac Surgery
Baystate Medical Center

Dr. Engelman is a consultant for Astate Medical, Astellas Pharmaceuticals & Edward Lifesciences.

Neal Hadro, MD*
Assistant Professor of Surgery
University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate
Chief of Vascular Services
Baystate Medical Center

Jamie Hernandez-Montfort, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Co-Director of Cardiogenic Shock and AMCS Program
Baystate Medical Center

Dr. Hernandez-Montfort is a consultant and receives grant/research support from Abiomed.

William Hiser, MD, FACC*
Interim Regional Medical Director, Non-Invasive Cardiology
Baystate Heart and Vascular Proram

Jacob Koruth, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York

Aaron Kugelmass, MD*
Tufts University School of Medicine
Chief, Division of Cardiology
VP, Medical Director, Heart & Vascular Center
Baystate Medical Center

Ashequl Islam, MD, MPH
Associate Clinical Professor
Tufts University School of Medicine
Director of VHD Program and Heart and Vascular Dev and Growth
Baystate Medical Center

Dr. Islam is a consultant for Edwards Life Sciences and Medtronic.

Evan Lau, MD*
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Universithy of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate
Interventional Cardiologist
Co-Director of Cardiogenic Shock and AMCS Program
Baystate Medical Center

Hari Mallidi, MD*
Associate Professor
Division of Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Marc Norris, MD*
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Tufts University School of Medicine
Baystate Vascular Services
Baystate Medical Center

Ajay Srivastava, MD*
Advanced Heart Failure Cardiologist
Scripps Health

Dr. Srivastava is a consultant for Abbott and Abiomed

Heba Wassif, MD, MPH, FACC*
Non-Invasive Cardiology
Baystate Medical Center

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The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

Faculty and planners marked with an * have no commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients.  

In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Available Credit

  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 5.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/22/2018
Course expires: 
07/31/2018

Price

Cost:
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