Arrhythmias and the Heart: A Cardiovascular Update

Program

MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2019
6:45 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:15 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions
Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Prevention: State-of-the-Art Clinical Update and Review of Guidelines
Moderator: Douglas Packer, MD
7:30 a.m.
Lifestyle Modification: Does It Work for Atrial Fibrillation Prevention?
Win Kuang Shen, MD
7:50 a.m.
Stroke Prevention: Which Drug? Renal Disease, Valvular Heart Disease and More!
Thomas Munger, MD
8:10 a.m.
Atrial Fibrillation Detection and Therapy Into the Future
Paul Friedman, MD
8:30 a.m.
Rate Control for Atrial Fibrillation: Does It Matter Anymore?
Fred Kusumoto, MD
8:50 a.m.
Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy to Maintain Sinus Rhythm: Efficacy, Side Effects, Clincal Pearls, and Drugs on the Horizon
Luis Scott, MD
9:10 a.m.
Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: Put CABANA to Clinical Practice; Do We Need Another Update of Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines?
Douglas Packer, MD
9:35 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Drs. Shen, Munger, Friedman, Kusumoto, and Scott
9:45 a.m.
Refreshment Break
Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Prevention: Case-Base Presentation and Discussion
Moderator: Paul Friedman, MD
10:10 a.m.
Stroke Prevention: Left Atrial Appendage Closure, A State-of-the-Art Review
Thomas Munger, MD
10:25 a.m.
My Patient has CHA2DS2-VASs of 1: Would You Recommend AC?
Win Kuang Shen, MD
10:40 a.m.
My Patient Has a Pacemaker and Atrial High Rate Events (AHRES). When to Consider Anticoagulation and for What Kind of AHREs?
Peter Noseworthy, MD
10:55 a.m.
My Patient has NSTEMI, Stent Placement, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia and New Onset AF: Which Anticoagulation Agent, Dual or Triple Therapy and How Long?
Paul Friedman, MD
11:10 a.m.
My Patient has Recurrent Congestive Heart Failure, Prior MI, EF 25%, Recurrent and Symptomatic AF: Ablation or AVN Ablation and CRT?
Fred Kusumoto, MD
11:25 a.m.
My Patient Has Cryptogenic Stroke: A Long Term Rhythm Monitoring or Proceed With Anticoagulation?
Luis Scott, MD
11:40 a.m.
Questions and Answers
12:30 p.m.
Adjourn
TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2019
6:45 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Ventricular Arrhythmias and Sudden Cardiac Death Prevention: State-of-the-Art and Guideline-based Practice I
Moderator: Win Kuang Shen, MD
7:00 a.m.
ECG Pearls: Wide QRS Tachycardia
Stephen Hammill, MD
7:30 a.m.
Populations at Risk for SCD in 2019: Epidemiology and Evolving Risk Stratification
Peter Noseworthy, MD
7:50 a.m.
Acute Management of VT/VF and Cardiac Arrest: From Antiarrhythmic Drugs to Cooling
Fred Kusumoto, MD
8:10 a.m.
Primary Prevention of SCD in Ischemic and Non-ischemic Heart Disease With ICD: Do All Patients With EF ≤ 35% Need ICD?
Paul Friedman, MD
8:30 a.m.
Channelopathies and Cardiomyopathies: Indications and Pitfalls of Genetic Testing
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
8:50 a.m.
Role of Emerging Device Technology for SCD Prevention: VEST Trial, Subcutaneous ICD and More
Charles Swerdlow, MD
9:10 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Drs. Noseworthy, Kusumoto, Friedman, Ackerman, and Swerdlow
9:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break
Ventricular Arrhythmias and Sudden Cardiac Death Prevention: State-of-the-Art and Guideline-based Practice II
Moderator: Thomas Munger, MD
9:55 a.m.
Long QTs, Brugada, CPVT: From Genetics to Clinical Practice
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
10:15 a.m.
Role of Ablation for Ventricular Arrhythmias in Patients With Structural Heart Disease: What is New From the Ventricular Arrhythmia Guidelines?
Douglas Packer, MD
10:35 a.m.
What is Idiopathic VT and How Do I Manage?
Michael Glikson, MD
10:55 a.m.
What is Idiopathic VF and Early repolarization Syndrome: What Does the Guideline Tell Us?
Win Kuang Shen, MD
11:15 a.m.
ICD Management: Recurrent Shocks, Appropriate or Inappropriate, and What to do for Non-electrophysiologists?
Charles Swerdlow, MD
11:35 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Drs. Ackerman, Packer, Shen, Glikson and Swerdlow
11:50 a.m.
CASE BASED WORKSHOP
Fred Kusumoto, MD, Peter Noseworthy, MD, Luis Scott, MD
Moderator: Thomas Munger, MD
12:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Special Evening Wellness Session
5:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception (light fare) - Participants and guests are invited to attend
6:00 p.m.
Topic: Playing with Friends Beats Working-Out For Improving Life Expectancy. Speaker: James H. O'Keefe, M.D. Participants and guests are invited to attend.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2019
6:45 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Heart Failure
Moderator: Douglas Packer, MD
7:00 a.m.
Learning from the 12-Lead ECG
Stephen Hammill, MD
7:30 a.m.
Heart Failure Classification and Mechanisms: What Does a General Clinician and Nurse Need to Know?
D. Eric Steidley, MD
7:50 a.m.
Diagnosis of HF: Cardiac Imaging and Hemodynamics
Martha Grogan, MD
8:10 a.m.
Medical Management of HFrEF and HFpEF: A Practical Approach According Guideline Directed Medical Therapy
Brooks Edwards, MD
8:30 a.m.
CRT for Heart Failure: Indications and New Technology
Michael Glikson, MD
8:50 a.m.
Advanced HF: Mechanical Support, Transplantation, Cardiac Regeneration
Brooks Edwards, MD
9:10 a.m.
Panel Discussion - Drs. Steidley, Grogan, Glikson, and Edwards
9:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break
10:00 a.m.
Top 5 Heart Failure Articles in 2019: Impact and Relevance on Clinical Practice
Leslie Cooper, Jr., MD
10:20 a.m.
Pulmonary Hypertension and Management of Right Heart Failure
D. Eric Steidley, MD
10:40 a.m.
Infiltrative Cardiomyopathy and HF: Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis and Management
Martha Grogan, MD
11:00 a.m.
Cardio-oncology: Put the Key Points From Consensus Statement to Clinical Practice
Leslie Cooper, Jr., MD
11:20 a.m.
Palliative Care for HF Patients: How to Approach and When?
Sara Wordingham, MD
11:40 a.m.
Panel Discussion - Drs. Steidley, Grogan, Cooper, and Wordingham
12:00 p.m.
Case-Based Workshop
Leslie Cooper, Jr., MD, Michael Glikson, MD, Martha Grogan, MD, D. Eric Steidley, MD
Moderator: Brooks Edwards, MD
12:30 p.m.
Adjourn
THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2019
6:45 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Heart Rhythm Related Conditions: SVT, Syncope and More
Moderator: Win Kuang Shen, MD
7:00 a.m.
Interesting ECG’s, SVT, Conduction, and Pacing
Stephen Hammill, MD
7:30 a.m.
Common SVTs: Differential Diagnosis and Management of AVNRT, AVRT, and AT
Douglas Packer, MD
8:00 a.m.
How to Manage Recurrent Atrial Tachycardia/Atrial Flutter After Atrial Fibrillation Ablation?
Thomas Munger, MD
8:20 a.m.
Orthostatic Intolerance From POTS, IST to Autonomic Insufficiency: Clinical Recognition to Management
Bryan Cannon, MD
8:40 a.m.
Syncope: When to Worry and What Does Guidelines Tell Us?
Win Kuang Shen, MD
9:00 a.m.
Illustrative Case Discussion
Bryan Cannon, MD, Thomas Munger, MD, Douglas Packer, MD, Luis Scott, MD
Moderator: Win Kuang Shen, MD
9:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break
Heart Rhythm Related Conditions: Bradycardia and Selected Topics
Moderator: Paul Friedman, MD
9:50 a.m.
Bradycardia and Guidelines 2018: Key Points and What Is New?
Fred Kusumoto, MD
10:10 a.m.
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, ARVC and LV Noncompaction: Risk Stratification and SCD Prevention
Michael Glikson, MD
10:30 a.m.
HIS Bundle Pacing and Other Physiological Pacing Methods: Is It Ready for Prime Time?
Charles Swerdlow, MD
10:50 a.m.
Electronic Cardiac Devices and MRI: What Is the Standard of Care?
Paul Friedman, MD
11:10 a.m.
Management of Arrhythmias Before, During and After Pregnancy: Which Drug Should I Use?
Bryan Cannon, MD
11:30 a.m.
Hey Doc, I Have a Diagnosis of an Inheritable Condition (Channelopathy or Structural Condition)? When Can I Play Sports Again?
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
11:50 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Drs. Kusumoto, Glikson, Swerdlow, Cannon, and Ackerman
12:15 p.m.
Adjourn
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2019
6:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
State-of-the-Art Update of Selected Topics
Moderator: Win Kuang Shen, MD
7:00 a.m.
ECGs for the Clinician: Diagnosing Heart Disease
Stephen Hammill, MD
7:30 a.m.
High Sensitivity Troponin: Pros, Cons, and How Do I Manage?
Malcolm Bell, MB, BS
7:50 a.m.
Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome: From EMS Activation to Drug or Coronary Intervention According to the Latest Guidelines
Eric Yang, MD
8:10 a.m.
Cardiac Rehabilitation: Specialized Facility, Home-based, Connected Care; What Is the Latest Recommendation and Who Is Paying?
Randal Thomas, M.D., M.S.
8:30 a.m.
Are PCSK-9 Inhibitors Worth the Money?
James O'Keefe, MD
8:50 a.m.
Guideline Directed Medical Therapy (GDMT) Is There a Resurrection of Renal Denervation?
Randal Thomas, M.D., M.S.
9:10 a.m.
Questions and Answers: Drs. Bell, Yang, O'Keefe and Thomas
9:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break
9:40 a.m.
Picture Contest - Voting
9:50 a.m.
Amyloid Cardiomyopathy: Not as Rare as they Taught You in School
Martha Grogan, MD
10:10 a.m.
Anti-inflammatory Therapy for Atherosclerotic Disease: Is It Ready Prime Time?
Eric Yang, MD
10:30 a.m.
CABG Improves Survival over PCI in Multivessel Disease: Is the Evidence Clear?
Malcolm Bell, MB, BS
10:50 a.m.
Adult Congenital Heart Disease: What Does a Clinician Need to Know
Martha Grogan, MD
11:10 a.m.
Myocarditis: Acute and Long Term Management
Leslie Cooper, Jr., MD
11:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Drs. Yang, Grogan, Bell, and Cooper
12:15 p.m.
Closing Comments - Course Overview
12:20 p.m.
Adjourn
Credit Types Offered
  • AMA PRA Category 1™
    24.0
  • ABIM MOC Points
    24.0

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