UPMC Hamot 2022 Cardiovascular Update

Erie, PA US
May 6, 2022

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.

Help Us Help You:

Do you have a question that you would like to submit to the speakers in advance?

Send an email to HAM_CME@upmc.edu titled “Cardiac Update Question.”

These questions will be compiled and presented at the panel discussion sessions along with questions from the audience.

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 the effects of COVID-19 on the heart
  • Examine the cardiac imaging findings of COVID-19
  • Compare the long term cardiac effects of COVID-19 and vaccination
  • Review pacemaker indications
  • List factors that determine the type of pacemaker for an individual patient
  • Describe normal pacemaker function and malfunction
  • Identify tools to risk stratified pulmonary embolism
  • Describe the current state of treatment for pulmonary embolism
  • Review available contemporary devices utilized by the Heart Team
  • Discuss their role in the management of the cardiovascular patient
  • Describe modern surgical and endovascular therapies for the treatment of thoracoabdominal aneurysms
  • Discuss indications for repair of thoracoabdominal aneurysms
  • Review interesting cases and cutting-edge treatments in cardiovascular medicine
  • List 2 non-traditional risk factors for CVD that affect women
  • Describe the pathophysiology of spontaneous coronary artery disease (SCAD)
  • Discuss the importance of a multidisciplinary heart team
  • Identify heart problems related to structural dysfunction
  • Discuss treatment options of aortic valve disease
  • Discuss who should have cardiac screening before participating in athletics
  • List what factors identify a patient to be at high risk of sudden death with high intensity athletics

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.25 AAPA Category I CME
  • 6.25 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.
  • 6.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 6.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/31/2022
Course expires: 
12/31/2022
Event starts: 
05/06/2022 - 7:00am EDT
Event ends: 
05/06/2022 - 6:00pm EDT
Cost:
$120.00

7:30 – 8:15 a.m.

Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:15 – 8:20 a.m.

 Introduction

Jean Moubarak, MD, FACC

8:20 – 8:50 a.m.

COVID & The Heart

Randy Jeffrey, MD, PhD

8:50 – 9:20 a.m.

Permanent Pacemakers: What You Need to Know

Madhurmeet Singh, DO, FACC, FHRS             

9:20 – 9:50 a.m.

Update on Pulmonary Embolism Therapies

Robert Maholic, DO, FACC, FSVM

9:50 – 10:05 a.m.

Refreshment Break

10:05 – 10:35 a.m.

Contemporary Management of Thoracoabdominal Aneurysms

Matthew TerBush, MD

10:35 – 11:05 a.m.

Mechanical Circulatory Support: Indication to Escalation

Quentin Orlando, DO, FACC, FSCAI

11:05 – 11:30 a.m.

Q & A Session

Faculty Panel

11:30 – 12:15 p.m.

Lunch and Networking

12:15 – 12:55 p.m.

Interesting Cases – Are You Awake? The EKG Edition

Eric Dueweke, MD, Robert Maholic DO, FACC, FSVM, Quentin Orlando, DO, FACC, FSCAI

12:55 – 1:50 p.m.

Keynote

Heart Disease in Women

Katie Berlacher, MD, FACC

1:50 – 2:05 p.m.

Refreshment Break

2:05 – 2:25 p.m.

Heart Team Approach

Naomi Teperow, CRNP

2:25 – 2:55 p.m.

Structural Heart Disease

Francis D Ferdinand, MD, FACS, FACC

2:55 – 3:25 p.m.

Cardiac Evaluation of an Athlete

Christopher Good, DO

3:25 – 3:50 p.m.

Q & A Session

Faculty Panel

3:50 p.m.

Closing Remarks and Adjournment

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

TWO WAYS TO ATTEND THIS HYBRID CONFERENCE:

OPTION 1:

In Person at the Bayfront Convention Center at 1 Sassafras Pier, Erie, Pa. 

Registration fees includes the seminar, continental breakfast, refreshment breaks and lunch.

OPTION 2:

Virtually via Zoom

Registrants will be e-mailed a Zoom link 3 days prior to the conference. Virtual attendees will be able to ask questions using the Q&A function in Zoom.

ATTIRE

Attire for the conference is business casual. Since meeting room temperatures can vary, it is recommended that you bring a light jacket or sweater with you 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 e-mailing the Hamot CME office at HAM_CME@upmc.edu or calling 814-877-5691.

Travel

Click here for travel directions. 

COURSE DIRECTORS:

Dr. Robert L Maholic, DO - Erie, PA - Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology  - Book Appointment

Robert Maholic, DO, FACC, FSVM

Department of CV Medicine and Surgery

UPMC Hamot Heart & Vascular Institute

Dr. Quentin Orlando, DO - Erie, PA - Cardiology - Book Appointment

Quentin M. Orlando, DO, FACC, FSCAI

Department of CV Medicine and Surgery

UPMC Hamot Heart & Vascular Institute

Keynote:

Kathryn L. Berlacher, MD, FACC

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Program Director of Cardiovascular Fellowship

Associate Chief of Education, UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute

UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pa

Faculty:

Eric Dueweke, MD, MBA, FACC

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute

University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Francis D Ferdinand, MD, FACS, FACC

Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Director of Cardiac Surgery

UPMC Hamot Heart & Vascular Institute

Christopher Good, DO

Department of CV Medicine and Surgery

UPMC Hamot Heart & Vascular Institute

Randy Jeffrey, MD, PhD

Department of CV Medicine and Surgery

UPMC Hamot Heart & Vascular Institute

Madhurmeet Singh, DO, FACC, FHRS           

Department of CV Medicine and Surgery

UPMC Hamot Heart & Vascular Institute

Naomi Teperow, CRNP

Department of CV Medicine and Surgery

UPMC Hamot Heart & Vascular Institute

Matthew TerBush, MD

Department of CV Medicine and Surgery

UPMC Hamot Heart & Vascular Institute

 

All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity have disclosed all financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. All of the relevant financial relationships for the individuals listed below have been mitigated:

▪ Robert Maholic, DO, FACC, FSVM, is a consultant for Boston Scientific.

No other 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 with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. 

 
 

 

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 6.25 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 6.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

Nursing (CNE)

A maximum of 6.25 nursing contact hours will be awarded. Participants will be able to claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the program.

AOA Category 1-A Credit

The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine designates this program for a maximum of six and a quarter hours of AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity. 

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGISTS CREDIT (ASRT)

This activity has been approved by the ASRT for 7.5 Category A credits.

PT Credit

This activity has been approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy for 6.5 Total Continuing Education Units

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

  • 6.25 AAPA Category I CME
  • 6.25 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.
  • 6.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 6.25 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:
$120.00
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SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE TO NON-PHYSICIAN UPMC EMPLOYEES!

These will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. To register under the scholarship, make sure that your account is linked to your UPMC email address. E-mails will be monitored to ensure compliance.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Registrations will be fully refunded if notified by May 2, 2022. If you registered using a scholarship and fail to notify of a cancellation, you will be responsible to pay an administration fee.  Please notify UPMC Hamot’s CME Department of any cancellations, via email to ham_cme@upmc.edu or by telephone at 814-877-5691.

IF YOU ARE REQUIRED TO PAY BY CHECK

Please contact the UPMC Hamot CME Department at:  814-877-5691 or e-mail: HAM_CME@UPMC.EDU