7th Annual Western New England Acute Cardiology Conference
Date & Location:
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
The goal of this conference is to support ideal cardiovascular care for our patients and the health of our community. The field of acute cardiology is rapidly changing with new and innovative treatment protocols for a wide range of conditions.
Baystate Medical Center Heart and Vascular and Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education
This course is designed for cardiologists, hospitalists, primary care physicians, physician assistants, pharmacists, emergency medicine physicians, EMTs, paramedics, nurse practitioners, nurses, and cardiovascular technologists.
- Evaluate different clinical perspectives and evidence based practice in the management of STEMI patients during the COVID era.
- Discuss recent updates to research and evidence in regard to the management of STEMI patients.
- Review the evaluation, identification and management of patients with cardiogenic shock from the perspective of one’s unique clinical role.
- Assess best practices/processes of establishing and maintaining cardiogenic shock programs for both referring and receiving centers.
- Categorize ECMO/ECLS criteria and appropriate use of these therapies in critically ill cardiac patients as related to one’s unique clinical role.
- Interpret the role and practice scope of the critical care nurse managing ECMO therapy in a facility that has implemented nurse-driven ECMO protocols.
- Determine evidence-based techniques to the access and management of impella or intra-aortic balloon pump patients.
- Compare variances in the management of critically ill cardiac patients requiring impella and/or intra-aortic balloon pump therapies.
- Establish understanding of TherOx SSO2 technology for the LAD STEMI patient.
- Critique the newest research for management of out of hospital cardiac arrest patients as related to one’s unique clinical role and scope of practice.
|The 7th Annual Western New England Acute Cardiology Conference (WNEACC)|
|Topics and Speakers:|
|8:00||Commencement: AHA Awards & 2019 STEMI Top 10||*Amir Lotfi MD & AHA Representatives|
|Block 1: STEMI & COVID|
|8:10||STEMI in the COVID Era||*Dan Fisher MD|
|8:25||STEMI in the COVID Era: EMS Perspective||*Kevin Clark NRP|
|8:40||STEMI in the COVID Era: Cath Lab Perspective||*Nicole Hoffman RN & *Mary O'Sullivan RN|
|8:55||STEMI in the COVID Era: Critical Care Perspective||*Kim Legros RN|
|9:10||Mobile Care Solutions in the COVID Era||*Nathan Stanaway MS NRP & *Alina Capatina MSN|
|9:25||COVID in the MICU From a Cardiac Perspective||Mark Tidswell MD|
|9:40||Live Q&A With Block 1 Moderators|
|Block 2: Cardiogenic Shock|
|9:50||Refractory Cardiogenic Shock: Assessment and Escalation||*Sean Van Diepen MD|
|10:05||Refractory Cardiogenic Shock: Establishing Referral Centers||*Syed Tanveer Rab MD|
|10:20||Refractory Cardiogenic Shock: Invasive Management||Perwaiz Meraj MD|
|10:35||Cardiogenic Shock: Infarct Related Artery Versus Multivessel Intervention||*Avneet Singh MD|
|10:50||Women in Interventional Cardiology||Cindy Grines MD|
|11:05||Live Q&A With Block 2 Moderators|
|11:10||BREAK & Exhibits|
|11:20||ECMO and ECLS: Who will benefit?||*Demetri Yannopoulos MD|
|11:20||ECMO: Critical Care Nursing||*Melody Nungaray-Ortiz RN|
|11:35||Percutaneous Axillary Access for Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump or Impella||Duane Pinto MD|
|11:35||Management of Percutaneous Impella in the Critical Care Setting||Jaime Hernandez MD|
|Block 3: Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest|
|11:50||Out of hospital Cardiac Arrest Assessment: Who Should Go to the Cath Lab?||*Lloyd W Klein MD|
|12:05||Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest: EMS perspective in the COVID Era||*Erin Markt Paramedic|
|12:20||Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Critical Care Management||*Alexandra Marra RN|
|12:35||TherOx SSO2 technology for the LAD STEMI patient||*Saini Abhimanyu MD|
|12:50||Live Q&A With Block 3 Moderators|
|13:00||Patient Experience: Cardiac Arrest||* Patient S.J. & *First Responders|
|13:15||Adjourn||*Amir Lotfi MD|
|Attendees should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.|
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 Disclosure
None of the members of the planning committee nor faculty marked with an * have relationships with commercial companies providing goods or services used on patients.
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*Alina Capatina, CCRN MSN
*Kevin Clark, NRP
*Sean van Diepen, MD MSc
*Daniel Fisher, MD PhD
Cindy L Grines, MD MSCAI FACC
Jaime Hernandez-Montfort, MD MPH
*Nicole Hoffman, CCRN CEN
*Lloyd W Klein, MD
*Kimberly Legros, BSN RN CCRN
*Amir Lotfi, MD FRCPC FSCAI
*Erin Markt, Paramedic
*Alexandra Marra, BSN CCRN EMT-B
Perwaiz Meraj, MD FACC FSCAI
*Melody Nungaray-Ortiz, BSN RN CCRN
*Mary E O'Sullivan, BSN-BC
Duane Pinto, MD MPH
*Tanveer Rab, MD FACC FSCAI
*Abhimanyu Saini, MD
*Avneet Singh, MD
Mark A Tidswell, MD
*Nathan Stanaway, MS NRP
*Demetris Yannopoulos, MD
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.
None of the members of the planning committee nor faculty marked by an * have relationships with commercial companies providing goods or services used on patients.
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.
- 4.75 AAPA Category 1 CME creditBaystate 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 4.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PA’s should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
- 4.75 ACPE Contact Hours
- 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 4.75 ANCC Contact Hours
- 4.75 BCIPE Instructional Hours
- 4.00 OEMS Credit Hours
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL
Welcome to the Virtual Exhibit Hall for the 7th Annual Western New England Acute Cardiology Conference. This is a space where companies share information about their products and services, showcase their latest innovations, and connect with attendees, faculty and course directors. Check out the "booths" below to learn about each exhibitor. You will have the opportunity to speak with some of the representatives when you click on their booth.