The 50th Annual Samuel D Plotkin 2021 Cardiovascular Symposium (Offered Webinar or Recorded)

September 21, 2021

Due to recent updates to Baystate Covid-19 guidelines, specifically the suspension of employee travel for business purposes (this includes any and all travel for any professional or work purpose or any travel sponsored or funded by BH), the live portion of the Plotkin Symposium has been cancelled and will be moved to a virtual only platform.  If you are unable to attend virtually, we will be offering a recorded session at a later date.  We believe this is the right thing to do to protect the health and safety of our patients, team members and community.  Thank you

 

You have the option of attending this symposium as a WEBINAR or View a RECORDING at a later date.  Details on how to access webinar and recordings will follow soon.

 

Goal:

The 50th Annual Samuel D. Plotkin Symposium is a conference that demonstrates the importance of a comprehensive cardiology program encompassing patient care, education, and research that would benefit the Western Massachusetts community.

Provided by:

Baystate Heart & Vascular Program and Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

 

  • Describe quality metric in cardiovascular care
  • Describe the value of humanities in the practice of medicine
  • Comprehend the connection between present and the past in medicine
  • Discuss the connection between an operation and a musical score
  • Describe historical classifications of Aortic Dissections: DeBakey vs Stanford
  • Describe historical treatment options
  • Describe current treatment options: Medical and Surgical
  • Discuss indications for Surgical Repair
  • Describe what are the stage of AKI
  • Explain what is the long term sequellae
  • Identify what are potential preventative techniques following cardiac surgery
  •  Discuss how can we use biomarkers to reduce AKI
  • Review tools for assessment of stroke and bleeding risk in patients with atrial fibrillation
  • Discuss anticoagulation therapy for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation
  • Evaluate appropriateness of left atrial appendage closure in patients with contraindications to anticoagulation
  • Discuss the role of Shared Decision-Making in patient-centered communication
  • Perform the steps of effective Shared Decision-Making
  • Discuss the nuances of SDM in different settings
  • Discuss clinical selection for LAAO closure
  • Explain Anatomical selection
  • Discuss the basics of heart failure and how congestion plays a role in the disease process
  • Analyze how CardioMEMS can help manage congestion, improve quality of life, and reduce hospitalizations
  • Discuss the presentation, classification and treatment of ascending aortic dissections
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credit
    Baystate Health has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 5.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PA’s should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 5.25 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.25 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 5.25 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 4.00 OEMS Credit Hours
Course opens: 
07/16/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
09/21/2021 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
09/21/2021 - 3:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
5
The 50th Annual Samuel D. Plotkin 2021 Cardiovascular Symposium
 
7:30Login into WebEx link and Join Exhibitors Breakout Rooms 
   
8:00Welcome SpeechAaron Kugelmass MD, FACC & Ashequl Islam MD, MPH, FACC, FSCAI
   
 Moderator Introduction:  Thomas Schwann, MD, MBA 
8:10Perfecting Care 2021Kevin Lobdell MD, LTC, MC, USAR
   
 Moderator Introduction:  Thomas Schwann, MD, MBA 
9:00Where We’ve Been, Where We are and Where We Are Going:   
 Ascending Thoracic Aortic DissectionsAnthony Rousou, MD
 Descending Thoracic Aortic Dissections YiMing Ching, MD
   
 Moderator Introduction:  Thomas Schwann, MD, MBA 
10:00"How to Say Goodbye to Acute Kidney Injury"Daniel Engelman MD
   
10:10Q & AThomas Schwann, MD, MBA
   
 Moderator Introduction: Ashequl Islam, MD, MPH, FACC, FSCAI 
10:30Heart Failure and CardioMEMS:  Latest Advances to Improve Patient CareLeeor Jaffe MD & Gregory Giugliano MD, SM, FACC, FSCI
   
 Moderator Introduction:  Leeor Jaffe, MD 
11:05Therapeutic Interventions for Stroke Prevention in Atrial FibrillationBrian Wasserman MD, MCSI
   
 Moderator Introduction:  Leeor Jaffe, MD 
11:40The Role of Left Atrial Appendage Closure in Atrial Fibrillation PatientAmir Lotfi, MD, FRCPC, FSCAI
   
12:10Q & ALeeor Jaffe, MD
   
12:25Lunch & Exhibit Breakout Rooms 
   
 Moderator Introduction:  Thomas Schwann, MD, MBA 
1:20Of the Billroths and Beethovens:  The Intersection of Humanities and ScienceS. Amjad Hussain MBBS, FRCSC, FACS, DSc
   
 Moderator Introduction:  Brian Wasserman, MD 
2:20Shared Decision-Making:  Essential Skill or Jedi Mind Trick?Elizabeth Schoenfeld MD, MS
   
2:45Q & ABrian Wasserman MD, MCSI
   
3:00Conference Adjourn
   
Attendees should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
   

 

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. 

Daniel Engelman, MD indicates Other, e.g. royalty, honoraria, employee with the Edwards Devise Safety Monitoring Board.

Kevin W. Lobdell, MD indicates Consultant with Medtronic, Inc. Quality Consultant, Abiomed, Inc. Steering Committee and Grant/Research Support with Perfect Caze Grant – The Duke Endowment

Webinar
MA
United States

You have the option of attending this symposium WEBINAR or RECORDED for future date.  Details, as well as a link to view the symposium through webinar and recording, will be provided soon.

Due to recent updates to Baystate Covid-19 guidelines, specifically the suspension of employee travel for business purposes (this includes any and all travel for any professional or work purpose or any travel sponsored or funded by BH), the live portion of the Plotkin Symposium has been cancelled and will be moved to a virtual only platform.  If you are unable to attend virtually, we will be offering a recorded session at a later date.  We believe this is the right thing to do to protect the health and safety of our patients, team members and community.

Thank you

 

 

 

Program Director
Ashequl Islam, MD, MPH, FACE, FSCAI
Professor of Medicine
Program Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
 UMASS Medical School - Baystate
Director, Strategic Development and Growth
Medical Director, Valvular Heart Disease Program, Baystate Heart & Vascular Program
Baystate Medical Center

YiMing Avery Ching, MD*
Assistant Professor
UMASS Medical School –Baystate
Vascular Surgeon
Baystate Medical Center

Daniel Engelman, MD
Professor of Surgery
UMASS Medical School – Baystate
Medical Director, Cardiac Surgical Critical Care & Inpatient Surgical Services
Baystate Medical Center

Gregory R. Giugliano, MD, SM, FACC, FSCAI*
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Director, Heart and Vascular Research
Associate Professor of Medicine
UMASS Medical School – Baystate
Associate Professor of Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine
Baystate Medical Center

S. Amjad Hussain, MBBS, FRCSC, FACS, DSc*
Emeritus Professor of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and Emeritus
Professor of Humanities
University of Toledo

Aaron Kugelmass, MD, FACC*
Vice President and Medical Director, Heart & Vascular Program
Chief, Division of Cardiology
Professor of Medicine
UMASS Medical School – Baystate
Baystate Health

Leeor Jaffe, MD*
Advanced Heart Disease Cardiologist
Department of Cardiology
Baystate Medical Center

Kevin Lobdell, MD, LTC, MC, USAR
Cardiothoracic Surgeon-Atrium Health 
LTC, MC, USAR
Professor -System Director CV Surgical Quality, Education & Research

Amir Lotfi, MD, FRCPC, FSCAI*
Associate Chief, Cardiology Division
Interim Medical Director, Baystate Health Patient Placement and Transfers
Medical Director, Inpatient Heart & Vascular
Medical Director, Baystate Regional MI Program
Associate Professor of Medicine
UMASS Medical School - Baystate

Anthony Rousou, MD*
Assistant Professor of Surgery
UMASS Medical School – Baystate
Cardiac Surgeon
Baystate Health

Elizabeth Schoenfeld, MD, MS*
Vice Chair of Research, Department of Emergency Medicine
Institute for Healthcare Delivery and Population Science
UMASS Medical School – Baystate
Adjunct Faculty, Tufts School of Medicine
Baystate Medical Center

Brian Wasserman, MD, MSCI*
Non-Invasive Cardiologist
Department of Cardiology
Baystate Medical Center


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.

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. 

Daniel Engelman, MD indicates Other, e.g. royalty, honoraria, employee with the Edwards Devise Safety Monitoring Board.

Kevin W. Lobdell, MD indicates Consultant with Medtronic, Inc. Quality Consultant, Abiomed, Inc. Steering Committee and Grant/Research Support with Perfect Caze Grant – The Duke Endowment

 

In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly 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

  • 5.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credit
    Baystate Health has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 5.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PA’s should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 5.25 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.25 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 5.25 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 4.00 OEMS Credit Hours

Price

Cost:
$0.00
Please login or register to take this course.

 

Please Note:
  • Each participant must register themselves for the program.
In order to receive CREDIT, the evaluation must be completed by:Fri, 12/31/2021 - 11:30pm

We appreciate your business and sincerely wish to meet your educational needs.  We understand that the schedule of a busy professional, like yourself, is subject to change.  Therefore, we have included information about our refund/cancellation policies for your convenience below.

Cancellation:
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.

Refund Policy:
Your refund, less a cancellation fee, will be processed within two (2) weeks from the date we receive the written notification.  For credit card refunds, please allow one to two (1-2) billing cycles for the credit to appear on your statement.

Specific Aids or Services:
Please call Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education at 413-322-4242 if, under the Americans with Disabilities Act, you require specific aids or services during your visit to this continuing education program.