6th Annual Advanced Transradial And Complex Cardiac Interventions Symposium

February 20, 2021

This one-day virtual CME event will feature a wide range of topics on the transradial approach to cardiac catheterization/PCI, case-based discussions, and videos presented by the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute faculty. Internationally recognized guest faculty lecturers will be featured.

Target Audience

This course is designed for cardiologists (both invasive and non-invasive), cardiac surgeons, electrophysiologists, advanced practice providers, registered nurses, cardiac cath lab technologists and other interested health care professionals.

Learning Objectives

Topics Include:

  • Discussion of trends, technical aspects, benefits and radiation safety in Transradial approach for catheterization.
  • Cardiogenic Shock and the benefits of hemodynamic support and Shock Team approach.  
  • Discussion of patient selection, technical aspects, avoidance of complications, and economic issues. 

Panel discussions and audience participation will also be included. 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.50 AAPA Category I CME
  • 4.50 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.
  • 4.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 4.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
12/16/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
02/20/2021 - 7:50am
Event ends: 
02/20/2021 - 12:45pm
Cost:
$1.00

AGENDA        Saturday, February 20,2021

7:50 a.m.    Welcome and Introduction
Krishna Tummalapalli, MD

8:00 a.m.    “But I Have No Femoral Complications … Why and How Should I Start Radial Artery Access?” 
Dustin Kliner, MD, FACC 

8:20 a.m.    There Is No Radial Pulse — Now What? 
Ian C. Gilchrist, MD 

8:40 a.m.     Questions 
Moderator:  Krishna Tummalapalli, MD 

8:50 a.m.     Is Routine Sheath Less Guide Approach Better for Radial PCI?
Krishna Tummalapalli, MD 

9:15 a.m.     Questions 
Moderator: Krishna Tummalapalli, MD 

9:20 a.m.     Does Radial Approach Lead to More Radiation Exposure to Operator and
Staff? 
Erfan Akbari, MS, DABR, DABSNM
 
9:40 - 10:00 a.m. Is Radial Approach Better for Prevention of CIN? 
Ian C. Gilchrist, MD

10:20 a.m.     Interesting Cases 
HVI Faculty
 
10:40 a.m.     Morning Break---During this time some slides from vendors will be shown and 
there could be a virtual vendor hall for participants to check in. 
 
11:00 a.m.     Case Studies — Cardiogenic Shock 
Jeffrey A. Fowler DO, FACC 

11:30 a.m.     Cardiogenic Shock — Part 1 Hemodynamic Support for LV and RV 
Frederick G. Welt, MD 

12:00 p.m.    Cardiogenic Shock — Part 2 Shock Team Approach for Complex Patients 
Frederick G. Welt, MD 

12:30 p.m.     Questions/Discussion/Panel

12:45pm        Adjournment

Live Virtual Conference

Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, the UPMC 6th Annual Advanced Transradial and Complex Cardiac Care Interventions Symposium will be held virtually on February 20, 2021.

COURSE DIRECTORS:
Krishna Tummalapalli, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Clinical Assistant Professor
Director, Interventional Cardiology
Proctor, Transradial Training
UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
at UPMC Shadyside

Dustin Kliner, MD, FACC
Clinical Assistant Professor
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
at UPMC Shadyside

Ian C. Gilchrist, MD, FACC
Professor of Medicine
Heart & Vascular Institute
M.S. Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, PA

Frederick Welt, MD
Margaret Amundsen Professor of Cardiology
Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs, Dept. of Medicine
Associate Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
University of Utah Health Sciences Center
Salt Lake City, Utah

Jeffrey A. Fowler, DO, FACC, FSCAI
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Interventional Cardiology
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Erfan Akbari, M.S, DABR, DABSNM 
Medical Physicist, University of Pittsburgh, Radiation Safety
Pittsburgh PA 

Faculty Disclosure
All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity including members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, and/or content reviewers have disclosed  all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

The following relevant financial relationships were disclosed:

Ian Gilchrist, MD, FACC, Consultant: Cardinal Health/Cordis; Grant/Research Support: Terumo Interventional Systems, Inc.

Frederick Welt, MD, Consultant: Medtronic, Inc.

No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation and credit designation statements:

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 4.5 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 4.5 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 4.5 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

  • 4.50 AAPA Category I CME
  • 4.50 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.
  • 4.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 4.50 Attendance

The 6th Annual Advanced Transradial and Complex Cardiac Interventions Symposium was made possible by the following supporters:


Educational Grants:

ABIOMED, INC.

CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC.

CORDIS CORPORATION

MEDTRONIC

TERUMO MEDICAL CORPORATION


Exhibitors:

ABIOMED

ASTRAZENECA

CORDIS A CARDINAL HEALTH COMPANY

CSI, INC.

JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES
OF JOHNSON & JOHNSON

ZOLL LIFEVEST

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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For more information, contact Brenda Smith at 412-647-6816 or smithb2@upmc.edu or visit UPMC.com/transradialsymposium