Arrhythmias and the Heart: A Cardiovascular Update

January 30 - February 3, 2023
In-Person or Livestream | Fairmont Orchid, Kamuela, Hawaii

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Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1™ (22.75), Price: $850 - $975 | Early Registration Saves $100

Program

Sunday, January 29
Pre-registration 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Monday, January 30
6:00 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:15 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions - Course Directors
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AND STROKE PREVENTION: State-of-the-Art Update: Put the Guidelines to Every Day Practice for Clinicians
Moderator: Paul Friedman, MD
7:30 a.m.
Artificial Intelligence in Atrial Fibrillation: Clinical Practice Today, Future, and Potential Pit Falls
Paul Friedman, MD
Moderator: Paul Friedman, MD
7:50 a.m.
Lifestyle Modification in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: Weight Management, Exercise, Caffeine, and Alcohol
Fred Kusumoto, MD
8:10 a.m.
Stroke Prevention in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: When and How to Use DOACs vs. Warfarin
Konstantinos Siontis, MD
8:30 a.m.
Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion: Selecting Candidates, Procedural Advances, and Post-operative Care
Mohamad Alkhouli, MD
8:50 a.m.
Drugs for Atrial Fibrillation: Clinical Pearls for Every Day Practice
Thomas Munger, MD
9:10 a.m.
Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: Who Should Be Referred, and Tips for Post Procedure Care
Douglas Packer, MD
9:35 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Top 5 Key Points Panel: Drs. Kusumoto, Siontis, Alkhouli, Munger, and Packer
9:45 a.m.
Refreshment Break
ILLUSTRATIVE CASES; ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AND STROKE PREVENTION
Panel: Drs. Shen, Scott, Munger, Deshmukh, and Siontis
Moderator: Paul Friedman, MD
10:10 a.m.
My Patient With CHADSVASC Score of 3 Has Been Ablated and Is in NSR: When Would Left Atrial Appendage Closure Be Appropriate?
Win Kuang Shen, MD
10:25 a.m.
My Patient has CHA2DS2-VASs of 1: Would You Recommend AC?
Luis Scott, MD
10:40 a.m.
My Patient Has a Pacemaker With Documented Atrial High Rate Events (AHREs): When Would You Consider Anticoagulation?
Paul Friedman, MD
10:55 a.m.
My Patient Has Shortness of Breath After AF Ablation – Diagnosis and Management
Thomas Munger, MD
11:10 a.m.
My Patient Has Failed AF Ablation Twice – What New Options Are Available?
Abhishek Deshmukh, MBBS
11:25 a.m.
My Patient Has Cryptogenic Stroke: Long Term Rhythm Monitoring or Proceed With Anticoagulation?
Konstantinos Siontis, MD
11:40 a.m.
Questions and Answers: Top 5 Key Points
12:15 p.m.
Adjourn
Tuesday, January 31
6:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
7:00 a.m.
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.
Genetics of SCD and Ventricular Dysfunction: When and How to Screen
Naveen Pereira, MD
7:50 a.m.
Primary Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death With ICD in Ischemic Heart Disease: Guideline Directed Management and Situations Outside of Guidelines
Luis Scott, MD
8:10 a.m.
Primary Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death With ICD in Non-ischemic Heart Disease
Thomas Munger, MD
8:30 a.m.
Role of Ablation for Ventricular Arrhythmias in Patients With Structural Heart Disease: Clinical Indications and Technological Advances
Konstantinos Siontis, MD
8:50 a.m.
When to Consider a Wearable ICD? Evidence and Practice Guidelines
Win Kuang Shen, MD
9:10 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Top 5 Key Points Panel: Drs. Pereira, Scott, Munger, and Siontis
9:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break
VENTRICULAR ARRHYTHMIAS AND SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH PREVENTION: State-of-the-Art and Guideline-Based Practice II
Panel: Drs. Ackerman, Siontis, Vijayarman, Friedman, Deshmukh, and Packer
Moderator: Thomas Munger, MD
9:55 a.m.
Long QT, Brugada, CPVT: Genetic Testing and Clinical Management
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
10:10 a.m.
My Patient Has a Normal Heart and PVCs --How Many Are Too Many? How Do I Manage?
Konstantinos Siontis, MD
10:25 a.m.
My Patient Received an ICD Shock: How Do I Know if It Is Electromagnetic Interference: Advice Around MRI, Radiation Therapy; How About Riding in Hybrid or Electrical Cars?
Pugazhendhi Vijayaraman, MD
10:40 a.m.
My Patient Has Dialysis, EF 25% and Episodic Bradycardia – Transvenous, Subcutaneous or Extra Vascular ICD – What Are the Differences and Which Is Best?
Paul Friedman, MD
10:55 a.m.
My Patient Received Recurrent Shocks: How Do I Tell If They Are Appropriate or Inappropriate, and What To Do For Non-Electrophysiologists?
Abhishek Deshmukh, MBBS
11:10 a.m.
My Patient Has Failed Two VT Ablations, What Do I Do Next? Is There a Role for Proton Beam, Needle Tipped Electrodes, and Other New Wave Ablation Tools?
Douglas Packer, MD
11:25 a.m.
Panel Discussion Panel: Drs. Ackerman, Siontis, Vijayarman, Friedman, Deshmukh, and Packer
12:00 p.m.
Adjourn
6:00 p.m.
EVENING SPECIAL SESSION
Wednesday, February 1
6:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
HEART FAILURE I
Moderator: Douglas Packer, MD
7:00 a.m.
Learning From the 12-Lead ECG
Stephen Hammill, MD
7:30 a.m.
Identifying and Predicting Ventricular Dysfunction With Artificial Intelligence: Role in Practice Today and Tomorrow
Naveen Pereira, MD
7:50 a.m.
Diagnosing Congestive Heart Failure
Grace Lin, MD
8:10 a.m.
Medical Management of HFrEF: A Practical Approach and Role of Anti-Diabetes Medications
Alfredo Clavell, MD
8:30 a.m.
Medical Management of HFpEF: A Practical Approach and Advances in Therapy
Grace Lin, MD
8:50 a.m.
CRT for Heart Failure: Indications, New Tools, and Non-Responders
Pugazhendhi Vijayaraman, MD
9:10 a.m.
Panel Discussion Panel: Drs. Pereira, Lin, Clavell, and Vijayarman
9:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break
HEART FAILURE II
Moderator: Naveen Pereira, MD
10:00 a.m.
Role of Mitral Valve Interventions in Heart Failure
Mohamad Alkhouli, MD
10:20 a.m.
Amyloid Cardiomyopathy
Omar Abou Ezzeddine, MD, CM, MS
10:40 a.m.
Advanced Heart Failure: Mechanical Support and Transplantation
Alfredo Clavell, MD
11:00 a.m.
Sarcoid Heart Disease
Omar Abou Ezzeddine, MD, CM, MS
11:20 a.m.
Structural Heart Disease – a Genetic Disorder?
John Giudicessi, MD, PhD
11:40 a.m.
Panel Discussion
CASE-BASED WORKSHOP
Moderator: Naveen Pereira, MD
12:00 p.m.
Cardiogenic Shock
Grace Lin, MD
12:10 p.m.
ECMO
Alfredo Clavell, MD
12:20 p.m.
Sarcoid Heart Disease
Omar Abou Ezzeddine, MD, CM, MS
12:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Thursday, February 2
6:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
HEART RHYTHM RELATED CONDITIONS: SVT, Syncope, and More
Moderator: Douglas Packer, MD
7:00 a.m.
Interesting ECG’s SVT, Conduction, and Pacing
Stephen Hammill, MD
7:30 a.m.
Common SVT’s: Differential Diagnosis and Management of AVNRT, AVRT, and AT
Douglas Packer, MD
7:50 a.m.
Typical vs. Atypical Atrial Flutter: How Do I Manage?
Malini Madhavan, MBBS
8:10 a.m.
POTS and/or IAST: How Do I Manage? What Causes It?
John Giudicessi, MD, PhD
8:30 a.m.
Syncope: When to Worry and What Do Guidelines Tell Us?
Win Kuang Shen, MD
ILLUSTRATIVE CASE DISCUSSION
Moderator: Win Kuang Shen, MD
8:50 a.m.
Pre-excited Tachycardia
Luis Scott, MD
9:00 a.m.
Atypical Flutter
Malini Madhavan, MBBS
9:10 a.m.
Syncope and Driving
Fred Kusumoto, MD
9:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break
HEART RHYTHM RELATED CONDITIONS; Bradycardia and Selected Topics
Moderator: Douglas Packer, MD
9:50 a.m.
Bradycardia and Pacing: Old and New Recommendations From the Guidelines
Fred Kusumoto, MD
10:10 a.m.
Physiologic Pacing HIS Bundle Pacing, LBB Area Pacing, Multi-Site Pacing: Is It Ready for Prime Time?
Pugazhendhi Vijayaraman, MD
10:30 a.m.
When to Pace or Not to Pace After TAVR: Short and Long Term Outcomes
Abhishek Deshmukh, MBBS
10:50 a.m.
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, ARVC and LV Noncompaction: Risk Stratification and SCD Prevention
Konstantinos Siontis, MD
11:10 a.m.
Management of Arrhythmias Before, During, and After Pregnancy: Which Drug Should I Use?
Sabrina Phillips, MD
11:30 a.m.
Athletes With Risk of SCD: If or When Can I Participate in Sports Again?
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
11:50 a.m.
Panel Discussion - Drs. Kusumoto, Vijayarman, Deshmukh, Siontis, Phillips, and Ackerman
12:15 p.m.
Adjourn
Friday, February 3
6:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
STATE-OF-THE-ART SPECIAL SESSION: Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Today
Moderator: Paul Friedman, MD
7:00 a.m.
ECGs for the Clinician: Diagnosing Heart Disease
Stephen Hammill, MD
7:30 a.m.
AI Basics for Clinicians: From Neural Networks to NLP, What Does It All Mean
Zachi Attia, PhD
7:50 a.m.
Ethics and Artificial Intelligence
8:10 a.m.
Artificial Intelligence and the Future Women’s Heart Health
Demilade Adedinsewo, MD
8:30 a.m.
Application of AI to Wearables: Identifying Left Ventricular Dysfunction From an Apple Watch Promise, Pitfalls, and Clinical Data
Zachi Attia, PhD
8:50 a.m.
From Silicon to Bedside to Home: Summary of Clinical Trials and Applications in AI and the Road Ahead
Konstantinos Siontis, MD
9:10 a.m.
Panel Discussion and Audience Questions
9:20 a.m.
Refreshment Break
9:40 a.m.
Picture Contest - Voting
9:50 a.m.
STATE-OF-THE-ART UPDATE OF SELECTED TOPICS II
Moderator: Win Kuang Shen, MD
9:50 a.m.
Peripartum Cardiomypathy: Who’s at Risk, How do We Find it, and New Insights
Demilade Adedinsewo, MD
10:10 a.m.
Adult Congenital Heart Disease I – PFO and ASD
Sabrina Phillips, MD
10:30 a.m.
Ablation in Adult Congenital Heart Disease: When to Refer, What to Expect, and Postoperative Care
Malini Madhavan, MBBS
10:50 a.m.
Adult Congenital Heart Disease – Complex Lesions
Sabrina Phillips, MD
11:10 a.m.
Special Session: Device Troubleshooting for the Non-specialists: ECGs, CXRs, and Electrograms, a Series of Cases (and bring cases from home) Drs. Friedman, Kusumoto, and Scott
11:55 a.m.
Closing Comments - Course Overview
12:00 p.m.
Adjourn
Credit Types Offered
  • AMA PRA Category 1
    22.75

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