Virtual Pittsburgh Heart Team Summit: A Symposium on Cardiovascular Alliances

July 30, 2020 to August 14, 2020

Target Audience

Cardiac Surgeons

Cardiologists

Primary Care Physicians

Registered Nurses

Physician Assistants

Nurse Practitioners

Perfusionists

Medical Technicians

Hospital Administrators

Learning Objectives


After this activity, the learners should be able to:

1. Describe the clinical advantages of multispecialty team health care delivery;

2. Communicate more effectively across specialties;

3. Explain the evidence-based guidelines for up-to-date cardiovascular therapies.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 6.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 6.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
07/30/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Event starts: 
07/30/2020 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
08/14/2020 - 6:00pm

Video Start Timeline

Atrial Fibrillation, Left Atrial Appendage, and Device Lead Management

Speaker

(00:13)

Case 1: 45 yo with LA=5.2cm; paroxysmal AF for 5 years now symptomatic; no previous therapy

Andrea Natale, MD

(13:36)

Case 2: 45 yo with LA=5.2 cm; paroxysmal AF with good catheter albation 2 years ago, now recurrent, persistent, and symptomatic AF

Felix Yang, MD

(30:02)

Case 3: 67 yo with paroxysmal AF for 4 years; now persistent AF increasingly SOB, HR  110, failed stress due to SOB; 3 vessel CAD; Echo mild-mod MR, EF 25%

Andy Kiser, MD

(44:45)

Lecture: Flouroless EP Procedures

Jeffery Liu, MD

(59:36)

Case 4: 84 yo lady with Afib for 21 years, hx of TIA 5 years earlier, now admitted for GI Bleed

Matthew Romano, MD

(1:13:49)

Case 5: 67 yo with BIV pacer, ER 30%, now with fevers and chills; 2 Blood cultures positive for GPC

Jonathan Piccino, MD

(1:30:14)

Case 6: 76 yo 12 yrs. S/P dual chamber pacer at end of life; failed RA lead / high impedance RV lead.

Roger Carrillo, MD, MBA

 

Aortic Valve Discussions

 

(00:03)

Case 1: 55 yo with severe AS

Isaac George, MD

(16:03)

Case 2: 67 yo with AS and clinically important coronary; EF 45%

Michael Mack, MD

(34:02)

Case 3:  75 yo s/p SAVR with 23 Mitraflow now with recurrent AS.

Thomas Caranasos, MD

(40:50)

Case 4: 75 yo with AS, no coronary disease, and low STS mortality risk

Conrad Smith, MD

 

Mitral Valve Discussions

 

(00:04)

Lecture: Update on the Landscpe for Valve Therapies

Blase Carabello, MD

(17:39)

Case 1: 77 yo lady with severe, calcific mitral stenosis

Matthew Romano, MD

(34:46)

Case 2: 72 yo s/p MV repair using a 29 CG ring now with recurrent MR

L. Wiley Nifong, MD

(51:42)

Case 3: 52 yo with non-ischemic cardiomyopathy, EF 15%; severe MR; multiple readmissions

Thomas Caranasos, MD

 

Keynote Lecture Series:

 

(00:04)

Ischemia Trial: What are the imaging implications?

Prem Soman, MD

(20:02)

Ischmia Trial: What are the clinical implications?

David Lasorda, MD

(46:21)

Surgical Society Update at the National Level

Joseph Dearani, MD

(56:44)

Cardiology Society Update at the Regional Level

Andrew Waxler, MD

 

Cardiovascular and Thromboembolism Disease

 

(00:08)

Lecture: Aneurysm Guidelines: When to intervene; When to follow

Lemuel Kirby, MD

(14:37)

Case 1: 35 yo female on oral contraceptive with submassive PE and syncope

Matthew Wiisanen, MD

(38:34)

Case 2: 35 yo female 6 months s/p submassive PE and snycope now with thrombophillia

Brian Henry, MD

(52:29)

Case 3: 75 yo with persistant angina; 100% LAD; MRI with anterior/spetal viability

Husam Balkhy, MD

(1:11:16)

Case 4: 63 yo with cardiac arrest on arrival to ED; revived with defibrillation, cath shows acute left main occlusion with ongoing shock

Steven Bailey, MD

 

Imaging and Heart Failure

 

(00:04)

Lecture: When to refer the Heart Failure Patient

Jason Katz, MD

(12:54)

Case 1: 70 yo with severe LVH, HFmrEF, mod AS, NYHA Class III

Alison Bailey, MD

(30:12)

Case 2: 70 yo with severe LVH, HFmrEF, mod AS, NYHA Class III who does not have diabetes

Monica Gomberg, MD

(44:53)

Case 3: 70 yo with severe LVH, HFmrEF, mod AS, NYHA Class III. Do they have Amyloid?

João Cavalcante, MD

(57:01)

Case 4: 70 yo with severe LVH, HFmrEF, mod AS, now in persistent shock in CCU

Jacob Jentzer, MD

Virtual Live Session
United States

Faculty Listing

Faculty

 

Title

 

Institution

 

Location

Felix Yang, MD

Associate Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology

Maimonides Medical Center

Brooklyn, NY

Andrea Natale, MD

Executive Medical Director

Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute

Austin, Tx

Matthew Romano, MD

Director, Surgical Arrhythmia; Associate Director, Multidisciplinary MV Program

University Of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI

Jeffery Liu, MD

Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology

St. Clair Cardiovascular

Pittsburgh, PA

Roger Carrillo, MD, MBA

Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery

Tenet Florida Hospitals

Miami, FL

Jonathan Piccini, MD

Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology

Duke

Durham, NC

David Lasorda, DO

Associate Professor of Medicine

Allegheny Health Network

Pittsburgh, PA

Prem Soman, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine

UPMC

Pittsburgh, PA

Isaac George, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Columbia University

New York, NY

Michael Mack, MD

Cardiac Surgery

Baylor Scott and White

Plano, TX

Thomas Caranasos, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

UNC

Chapel Hill, NC

Blase Carabello, MD

Chief, Division of Cardiology

East Carolina Heart Institute

Greenville, NC

L. Wiley Nifong, MD

Professor of Cardiac Surgery

East Carolina Heart Institute

Greenville, NC

A. Conrad Smith, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

UPMC

Pittsburgh, PA

Husam Balkhy, MD

Professor of Surgery

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

Stephen Bailey, MD

Director, Divison of Cardiac Surgery

Allegheny Health Network

Pittsburgh, PA

Lemuel Kirby, MD

Vascular Surgery

Mission Health

Asheville, NC

Matthew Wiisanen, MD

Director of Structural Heart Interventions

Erlanger Health

Chattanooga, TN

Joseph Dearnai, MD

President, Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

Erik Lehr, MD

President, Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society

Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute

Seattle, WA

Andrew Waxler, MD

Governor, Pennsylvania Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

Reading Hospital

Reading, PA

Brian Henry, MD

CardioVascular Institute of North Colorado

Banner Health

Loveland, CO

Alison Bailey, MD

Governor, Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

Erlanger Health

Chattanooga, TN

Monica Gomberg, MD

Division of Endocrinology

St. Clair Hospital

Pittsburgh, PA

João Cavalcante, MD

Director, Cardiac MRI and Structural CT Labs

Minneapolis Heart Institute

Minneapolis, MN

Jason Katz, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Duke

Durham, NC

Jacob Jentzer, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

Andy Kiser, MD, MBA

Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery

St. Clair Cardiovascular

Pittsburgh, PA

Course Directors and Program Committee

Andy Kiser, MD, MBA

 

Course Director

 

Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery

 

Christopher Pray, MD

Course Co-Director

Director of Cardiovascular Imaging

 

David Garber, PA-C

Program Committee

Director, Cardiovascular Physician Assistants

 

Jamie Roland, BSN

Program Committee

TAVR Nurse Coordinator

 

Jeffery Nicotra, CCP

Program Committee

Lead Perfusionist

 

Linda Pantelis, MSN

Program Committee

Director of Cardiovascular and Critical Care Nursing

 

Toni Heinen, MSN

Program Committee

Nurse Manager, CTICU

 

Joy Laughlin, MSN

Program Committee

Nurse Educator, Cardiovascular Services

 

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

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 6.0 contact hours.

Physician Assistant (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh 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 6.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

Other Healthcare Professionals
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 6.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 6.00 Attendance

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support:

We gratefully acknowledge support from the following for this activity:

Gold

•Medtronic

•Terumo Cardiovascular

•Philips/Spectranetics

•Abbott


Silver

•CSL Behring (KCentra)

•Edwards Lifesciences

•Atricure

•ACATI

•JNJ / Ethicon

•Zoll

 

Bronze

•LSI

•Angiodynamics

•Astra Zeneca

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