UPMC Hamot 2020 Cardiovascular Update

Erie, PA US
May 8, 2020

DUE TO COVID-19, THE UPMC HAMOT 2020 CARDIOVASCULAR UPDATE IS BEING CANCELLED.

ALL PAID REGISTRATION FEES WILL BE REFUNDED IN FULL.

Save the date for next year: May 14, 2021

 

Join your colleagues and gain the latest updates and practice guidelines in cardiovascular care!

This full-day symposium offers a comprehensive review of new diagnostic techniques and therapeutic treatments, the latest clinical trials, and state-of-the-art technology in contemporary cardiovascular medicine using concise didactic presentations, combined with a panel discussion and case presentations. Following this course, the participant should be able to formulate a practical approach to common cardiovascular disorders; identify the appropriate tests that can be used to determine the severity of the patient problem and make an accurate diagnosis; discuss the various treatment options available; and recognize how to treat and when to refer cardiac patients. This activity is expected to result in increased confidence in making a diagnosis and providing effective treatment, referral, and follow-up care with the overall goal of improving patient outcomes.

Target Audience

Family physicians, internists, cardiologists, cardiovascular thoracic surgeons, advance practice providers, nurses, allied health professionals, and other health  care professionals who treat and care for patients with heart disease will benefit from attending this educational activity.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Describe common causes of systolic dysfunction
  • Discuss effective diagnostic workup for new systolic dysfunction
  • Review anatomy and physiology of mitral and tricuspid valves
  • Discuss treatment modalities available for tricuspid and mitral valve dysfunction
  • Assess efficacy of tests used to evaluate common vascular disorders and determine the best test for specific cases
  • Discuss the difference between functional and anatomic testing for vascular disorders
  • Recognize when to refer or consult with a vascular specialist to provide optimal patient care
  • Define the Society of Thoracic Surgeons’ (STS) risk score calculation
  • Review low risk TAVR trials
  • Discuss pros and cons of both surgical and transcatheter approach to aortic valve replacement
  • Review basic evaluation and work up for atrial fibrillation
  • Describe treatment modalities for atrial fibrillation, including anticoagulants, medical therapies, ablation, and appendage occlusion
  • Review interesting cases and cutting-edge treatments in cardiovascular medicine
  • Review current state of advanced treatment for heart failure in the community
  • Assess the impact heart failure and heart transplant from a patient’s perspective
  • Review indications for cardiac rehabilitation
  • Describe the various phases of cardiac rehabilitation
  • Recognize when it is appropriate to refer patients to a cardiac rehabilitation program

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: 
01/10/2021
Course expires: 
05/13/2021
Event starts: 
05/08/2020 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
05/08/2020 - 6:00pm
Cost:
$1.00

Program Agenda

7:30 – 8:15

Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:15 – 8:20

You Had Me at Hello: Introduction

Richard Petrella, MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI, FSVM

8:20 – 8:50

Houston, We Have a Problem: Evaluation of New Systolic Dysfunction

Eric Dueweke, MD, MBA, FACC

8:50 – 9:20

To Infinity and Beyond!  Evaluation and Treatment of Semilunar Valve Dysfunction

Christopher Good, DO, FACC

9:20 – 9:45

The Force is Strong with This One: Interpretation of Vascular Studies

Robert Maholic, DO, FACC, FSVM

9:45 – 10

Refreshment Break

10 – 10:45

You Talking to Me? Low Risk TVAR vs SVAR

Francis Ferdinand, MD; Quentin Orlando, DO, FACC, FSCAI

10:45 – 11:15

Say Hello to my Little Friend: Advanced Therapies for Afib

Jean Moubarak, MD, FACC

11:15 – 11:40

You Can’t Handle the Truth: Q & A Session

Faculty Panel

11:40 – 12:30

I’ll Have What She’s Having - Lunch and Networking

12:30 – 1:10

Snap Out of It! Interesting Cases – Are You Awake?

Faculty Panel

1:10 – 2:10

There’s No Place like Home: Advanced VADS in the Community

Mary Keebler, MD

2:10 – 2:30

After All, Tomorrow is Another Day: One Patient’s Journey from Life with Heart Failure to Life After Transplant

Marty Brown

2:30 – 2:45

Refreshment Break

2:45 – 3:15

Just When I Thought I was Out, They Pulled me Back In: Cardiac Rehab

Craig Davic, M.Ed.

3:15 – 3:40

Thank You Sir, May I Have Another? Q&A Session

Faculty Panel

3:40

I’ll Be Back! Closing Remarks and Adjournment

 

Bayfront Convention Center
1 Sassafras Pier
Erie, PA 16507
United States
+1 (814) 455-1260

The Bayfront Convention Center in Erie is connected to the Sheraton Bayfront Hotel and Courtyard Bayfront.

Attire:

Attire for the seminar is business casual. Since meeting room temperatures and personal comfort levels vary, it is recommended that you bring a sweater or jacket to the conference.

Special Needs:

Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs (i.e. gluten free or vegan meal, private room for nursing mothers, handicap accessibility) will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by calling UPMC Hamot’s CME office at 800-352-2553 or 814-877-5691.

Travel

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COURSE DIRECTORS:

Robert Maholic, DO, FACC, FSVM

Department of CV Medicine and Surgery

UPMC Hamot

Quentin M. Orlando, DO, FACC, FSCAI

Department of CV Medicine and Surgery

UPMC Hamot

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Mary Keebler, MD

Department of Cardiology

Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant

UPMC Shadyside, UPMC Presbyterian

FACULTY:

Craig Davic, M.Ed.

Clinical Exercise Physiologist

UPMC Hamot Cardiac Rehab

Eric Dueweke, MD, MBA, FACC

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute

University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Francis Ferdinand, MD

Division of CV and Thoracic Surgery

UPMC Hamot

Christopher Good, DO

Division of Cardiology

UPMC Hamot

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Jean Moubarak, DO, FACC

Division of Cardiology

UPMC Hamot


Special thanks to the members of our planning committee:

Haylee Esposito, Tina Gregory, Robert Maholic, DO, Debbie Morton, BSN, Quentin Orlando, DO, Margaret Pett, Madhurmeet Singh, DO

ACCREDITATION

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.

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. 

Nursing (CNE)

A maximum of 6.0 nursing contact hours will be awarded. Participants will be able to claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the program.

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.

Pending

AAFP

AOA Category 1-A Credit

ASRT Credit

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
If you are interested in exhibiting, please contact the Hamot CME Department at 814-877-5691, or send an e-mail to HAM_CME@upmc.edu

Price

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

Registration is OPEN!

Scholarships:

There are a large number of scholarships available to non-physician UPMC employees. These are available on a first come, first serve basis. Choose your registration fee above, hit add to cart, and use coupon code "Cardiac2020". 

Scholarship coupon codes must be linked with non-physician upmc.edu email accounts.

Please note that the conference cancellation policy below applies to scholarship attendees. If you register under a scholarship and find you cannot attend, please inform the CME Office by April 24, 2019 .  Scholarship cancellations received after April 24 will result in a $30 administrative fee.

Registration Fees:

The registration fee includes the seminar, electronic educational materials, continental breakfast, refreshment breaks, and lunch.

 

Early Registration
Postmarked on or before April 24, 2020

Registration
Postmarked after April 24, 2020

Physicians
 

$120

$140

Advanced Practice Providers

$75

$95

Nurses and Health Care Professionals

 

$60

$80

Residents, students, and other trainees
 

$30

$50

Cancellation policy

Tuition for cancellations postmarked or date stamped before April 24, 2020, will be completely refunded. After April 24, 2020, a $30 administration fee will be assessed. No refunds will be made after May 4, 2020. However, substitutes are welcome. Please notify UPMC Hamot’s CME Department of substitutions and cancellations, via email to ham_cme@upmc.edu or by telephone at 814-877-4011, or via USPS mail to: UPMC Hamot CME Department, 201 State St., Erie, PA 16550.

AS OF NOW, THE UPMC HAMOT 2020 CARDIOVASCULAR UPDATE CONFERENCE REMAINS OPEN AS PLANNED.

DUE TO COVID-19, THE CONFERENCE  MAY BE POSTPONED/CANCELED AT A FUTURE DATE IN AN EFFORT TO REDUCE THE POTENTIAL RISK.

IF THE CONFERENCE IS POSTPONED OR CANCELED, ALL PAID REGISTRATIONS WILL BE REFUNDED IN FULL.