The 48th Annual Samuel D. Plotkin - 2019 Cardiovascular Symposium

Holyoke, MA US
April 23, 2019

Date & Location:

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 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.

Provided by:

Baystate Heart & Vascular Program and Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

  1. Appreciate new conceptual, technical and drug strategies that have led to improved early and late outcomes after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
  2. Describe clinical rationales for the adoption of new concepts for Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
  3. Understand the natural behavior of the Thoracic Aorta and evidence based criteria for surgical intervention
  4. Define the genetics of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and understand differences between ascending and descending aortic disease.
  5. Describe the drivers, facilitators and barriers for building and sustaining cardiovascular programs.
  6. Examine cardiovascular team members roles and impacts in program development and evaluation.
  7. Identify the concepts of device physiology.
  8. Describe common medical management decision making before/after device implantation.
  9. Define new technologies in Carotid Stenting
  10. Be familiar with the next steps in the Evolution of TCAR
  11. Clarify current methods and strategies to prevent sudden death in HCM.
  12. Understanding the role of advanced imaging in the diagnosis and management of HCM.
  13. Recognize indications for invasive septal reduction therapy to improve heart failure symptoms.
  14. Describe the production and clearance of LDL cholesterol.
  15. Name the most frequent cause of elevated TG levels and how to treat them.
  16. Discuss three lessons from recent lipid lowering trials.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.50 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 6.50 BCIPE Instructional Hours
Course opens: 
02/21/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Event starts: 
04/23/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
04/23/2019 - 4:30pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Program Schedule

8:00    Registration & Vendor Exhibits

8:20    Welcome Group
           Aaron Kugelmass, MD, FACC
           Ashequl Islam, MD, MPH
          

8:30    Improving Outcomes in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
           Thomas Schwann, MD           

9:25    Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms: Reading the Enemy’s Playbook
           
John Elefteriades, MD                    

10:20   Break/Vendor Exhibits

10:40   Building, Growing, Evaluating and Sustaining Programs 
            
Elizabeth Perpetua, DNP, AACC
            Panel
     

11:40   Lunch & Vendor Exhibits

12:40  Concepts of Critical Care Cardiology
             David Dudzinski, MD
          

1:35    Advances in Carotid Stenting and TCAR
           
Jeffrey Siracuse, MD, RPVI

2:30    Break/Vendor Exhibits

2:40   Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Medical and Surgical Management
         
Martin Maron, MD

3:35   “What Must You Know to be a Lipid Expert”?
         
Paul Thompson, MD

4:30    Adjourn

Faculty Disclosure
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.

Dr. Elefteriades is a Consultant for DSMB Member - Jarvik Heart & Vascutek and a Stock Shareholder at Coolspine.

Dr. Islam is a Consultant for Medtronic

Ms. Perpetua is a Consultant for Abbott Vascular, Edwards Lifesciences and Stock Shareholder at Wolters-Kluwer

Dr. Thompson is a Consultant for Amgen, Regeneron, Sanoifi, Esperion; Speaker's Bureau for Amarin, Regeneron, Sanofi, Amgen, Kowa, Boehringer; Grant Research Support for Sanofi, Regeneron, Esperion, Amarin, Amgen; Stock Shareholder for Abbvie, Abbott Labs, CVS, General Electrric, J&J, Medtronic, Sarepta, Boston Scientific, Myokarkia, Boston Scientific

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

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

Meeting Room temperatures will fluctuate. 

David Dudzinski, MD, JD*
Director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
Harvard Medical School
Critical Care Cardiologist
Massachusetts General Hospital

John Elefteriades, MD, PhD (hon)
Professor Cardiothoracic Surgery
Yale School of Medicine
Surgeon
Yale School of Medicine

Ashequl M. Islam, MD, MPH, FACC, FSCAI
Clinical Associate Professor
TUFTS University School of Medicine
Director, Strategic Development and Growth
Medical Director, Valvular Heart Disease Program
Baystate Heart and Vascular Program

Aaron Kugelmass, MD, FACC*
Professor of Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate
Chief of Cardiology
Baystate Health

Martin Maron, MD*
Assistant Professor of Medicine
TUFTS Medical Center
Director, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center
Boston, MA

Elizabeth Perpetua, DNP, ACNP-BC, AACC
Owner/Founder, EMPath Health Services
Principal Consultant, Perpetua Associates
Adjunct Faculty
Seattle Pacific University

Anthony Rousou, MD*
Cardiac Surgeon
Baystate Medical Center

Thomas Schwann, MD, MBA*
Professor of Surgery
University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate
Chief, Cardiac Surgery
Baystate Medical Center

Jeffrey Siracuse, MD, RPVI*
Associate Professor of Surgery and Radiology
Boston University School of Medicine
Surgeon, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Boston Medical Center

Paul D. Thompson, MD
Professor of Medicine
UCONN
Chief of Cardiology
Emeritus Hartford Hospital

Faculty Disclosure
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.

Dr. Elefteriades is a Consultant for DSMB Member - Jarvik Heart & Vascutek and a Stock Shareholder at Coolspine.

Dr. Islam is a Consultant for Medtronic

Ms. Perpetua is a Consultant for Abbott Vascular, Edwards Lifesciences and Stock Shareholder at Wolters-Kluwer

Dr. Thompson is a Consultant for Amgen, Regeneron, Sanoifi, Esperion; Speaker's Bureau for Amarin, Regeneron, Sanofi, Amgen, Kowa, Boehringer; Grant Research Support for Sanofi, Regeneron, Esperion, Amarin, Amgen; Stock Shareholder for Abbvie, Abbott Labs, CVS, General Electrric, J&J, Medtronic, Sarepta, Boston Scientific, Myokarkia, Boston Scientific

Faculty and Planners marked with an * have no commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and 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

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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/21/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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In order to receive credit, the evaluation must be completed by:Tue, 12/31/2019 - 8:00am

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If you must cancel, telephone Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education at 413-322-4242 and follow your call with a written/email request.  All cancellations will incur a $25.00 fee.  Please note that we cannot refund cancellations received less than two weeks (10 business days) before the program date.

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