6th Annual Advanced Transradial And Complex Cardiac Interventions Symposium

Pittsburgh, PA US
December 5, 2020

This course will cover procedural and technical advancements in transradial approach for diagnostic and interventional catheterizations and case presentations. In addition, the course will include lectures on atrial fibrillation ablation and left atrial appendage occluding devices.

Target Audience

This course is designed for interventionists, cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, fellows, advanced practice providers, nurses, catheterization lab technologists, electrophysiologists,
and other interested health care professionals.

Learning Objectives

• Participants will learn about the indications, contra indications, procedural
details, long term benefits of mitral clip.


• Participants will learn about the various mechanical support devices for
cardiogenic shock — both right ventricular and left ventricular shock.


• Participants will learn the latest update on transradial approach for cardiac
cath and PCI.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.50 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 5.50 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.
  • 5.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 5.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/07/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Event starts: 
12/05/2020 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
12/05/2020 - 3:00pm
Cost:
$1.00
Rating: 
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Pittsburgh Marriott City Center
112 Washington Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States

Travel

Parking — Participants will receive free parking validation for the
Chatham Center Garage

COURSE DIRECTORS:
Dustin Kliner, MD, FACC
Clinical Assistant Professor
UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute at UPMC Shadyside

John Schindler, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Assistant Professor of Medicine University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Co-Director, UPMC Center for Aortic Valve Disease
UPMC Presbyterian-Shadyside Hospitals


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


LOCAL FACULTY:
Jeffrey A. Fowler DO, FACC
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories
UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute at UPMC Presbyterian


Michael Sheetz, MS, CHP, DABMP
Director, Radiation Safety Officer
UPMC Presbyterian-Shadyside Hospitals

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

Frederick Welt, MD
Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs
Department of Medicine
Associate Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
University of Utah School of Medicine

 

All individuals in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose
all relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or
distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

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 5.5 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 5.5 contact hours.

Pharmacy (CPE)

This knowledge-based activity provides 5.5 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit. 

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

  • 5.50 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 5.50 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.
  • 5.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 5.50 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$1.00
Please login or register to take this course.

Due to the COVID 19, the Symposium is being cancelled for 12/5/2020. 

Plans are to reschedule next Spring or Summer -  2021.


For additional information contact:

Brenda Smith
UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
200 Lothrop Street
3rd Floor South Tower, WE353.2
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Telephone: 412-647-6816
Fax: 412-647-7979
Email: smithb2@upmc.edu