Arrhythmias and the Heart: A Cardiovascular Update

January 24-28, 2022
In-Person or Livestream | Fairmont Kea Lani Maui, Wailea, HI

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Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1™ (24.75), Price: $850-$975 | Early Registration Saves $100

Program

Monday, January 24
6:45 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:15 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions | Course Directors
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AND STROKE PREVENTION: State-of-the-Art Clinical Update: Put the Guidelines to Every Day Practice for Clinicians
Moderator: Win Kuang Shen, MD
7:30 a.m.
Artificial Intelligence in Atrial Fibrillation: Clinical Practice Today, Future, and Potential Pit Falls
Paul Friedman, MD
7:50 a.m.
Define Atrial Fibrillation Burden: Opportunistic Checks, Implantable or Wearable Devices; Their Clinical Relevance
Peter Noseworthy, MD
8:10 a.m.
Stroke Prevention: Risk Factors, When and How to Use DOACs vs. Warfarin?
Thomas Munger, MD
8:30 a.m.
Lifestyle Modification in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: Weight Management, Exercise, Caffeine, and Alcohol
Fred Kusumoto, MD
8:50 a.m.
Drugs for Atrial Fibrillation: Clinical Pearls for Every Day Practice
Win Kuang Shen, MD
9:10 a.m.
Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: Put CABANA and EARLY-AF to Clinical Practice
Douglas Packer, MD
9:35 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Top 5 Key Points Drs. Munger, Friedman, Kusumoto, Noseworthy, and Packer
9:45 a.m.
Refreshment Break
ILLUSTRATIVE CASES: Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Prevention
Panel: Drs. Munger, Srivathsan, Scott, Killu, Kusumoto, and Noseworthy
Moderator: Paul Friedman, MD
10:10 a.m.
My Patient Does Not Want to Take the Rat Poison: When Would Left Atrial Appendage Closure Be Appropriate?
Thomas Munger, MD
10:25 a.m.
My Patient has CHA2DS2-VASs of 1: Would You Recommend AC?
Ammar Killu, MBBS
10:40 a.m.
My Patient Has a Pacemaker with Documented Atrial High Rate Events (AHREs): When Would You Consider Anticoagulation?
Peter Noseworthy, MD
10:55 a.m.
My Patient has AF, NSTEMI and Stent Placement: Dual or Triple Therapy, Which Drug, and How Long?
Luis Scott, MD
11:10 a.m.
My Patient has Congestive Heart Failure, EF 25%, Recurrent and Symptomatic AF: Ablation or AVN Ablation and CRT?
Fred Kusumoto, MD
11:25 a.m.
My Patient has Cryptogenic Stroke: Long Term Rhythm Monitoring or Proceed With Anticoagulation?
Komandoor Srivathsan, MD
11:40 a.m.
Questions and Answers: Top 5 Key Points Drs. Munger, Srivathsan; Scott, Killu, Kusumoto, and Noseworthy
12:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Tuesday, January 25
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 Sudden Cardiac Death in 2022: Epidemiology and Evolving Risk Stratification
Sumeet Chugh, MD
7:50 a.m.
Acute Management of VT/VF and Cardiac Arrest: From Acute Resuscitation to Cooling
Eric Yang, MD
8:10 a.m.
Primary Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death in Ischemic Heart Disease With ICD: Guideline Directed Management and Situations Outside of Guidelines
Fred Kusumoto, MD
8:30 a.m.
Sudden Cardiac Death Prevention in Non-Ischemic Heart Disease with EF < 35%: Guideline Directed Management and Exception
Ammar Killu, MBBS
8:50 a.m.
When to Consider a Wearable ICD? Evidence and Practice Guidelines
Yong Mei Cha, MD
9:10 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Top 5 Key Points Drs. Chugh, Yang, Kusumoto, Killu, and Cha
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 QT, Brugada, CPVT: Genetic Testing and Clinical Management
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
10:15 a.m.
Role of Ablation for Ventricular Arrhythmias in Patients With Structural Heart Disease: Clinical Indications and Technological Advances
William Stevenson, MD
10:35 a.m.
PVCs and Idiopathic VT: How Many PVCs Are Too Many? How Do I Manage?
Douglas Packer, MD
10:55 a.m.
Managing Cardiac Devices Outside of EP Lab: MRI, Radiation Therapy; How About Riding in Hybrid or Electrical Cars?
Luis Scott, MD
11:15 a.m.
ICD Management: Recurrent Shocks, Appropriate or Inappropriate, and What To Do For Non-Electrophysiologists?
Komandoor Srivathsan, MD
11:35 a.m.
Panel Discussion Drs. Ackerman, Stevenson, Packer, Scott, Srivathsan
CASE-BASED WORKSHOP
Panelists: Drs. Ackerman, Stevenson, Packer, and Srivathsan
Moderator: Thomas Munger, MD
11:50 a.m.
Syncope and Borderline QTc Prolongation
Luis Scott, MD
12:00 p.m.
Palpitations and High PVC Burden
Ammar Killu, MBBS
12:10 p.m.
Increasing ICD Shocks
Thomas Munger, MD
12:30 p.m.
Adjourn **NOTE** Special Evening Session Tonight
5:30 p.m.
Welcome Gathering - Participants and guests are invited to attend
SPECIAL SESSION: Future Health Care Delivery
6:00 p.m.
Enhancing Your Practice With Digital Platforms
John Halamka, MD, MS
Wednesday, January 26
6:45 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.
Heart Failure Classification and Mechanisms: What Does a General Clinician and Nurse Need to Know?
Lynne Warner Stevenson, MD
7:50 a.m.
Cardiac Imaging for Heart Failure: Role of Multimodality Imaging?
Reza Arsanjani, MD
8:10 a.m.
Medical Management of HFrEF: A Practical Approach and Advances in Therapy
Julie Rosenthal, MD
8:30 a.m.
Medical Management of HFpEF: A Practical Approach and Advances in Therapy
Margaret Redfield, MD
8:50 a.m.
CRT for Heart Failure: Indications, New Tools, and Non-Responders
Yong Mei Cha, MD
9:10 a.m.
Panel Discussion Drs. Stevenson, Arsanjani, Rosenthal, Redfield, and Cha
9:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break
HEART FAILURE II
Moderator: Margaret Redfield, MD
10:00 a.m.
Pulmonary Hypertension and Management of Right Heart Failure
Brian Hardaway
10:20 a.m.
Implantable Hemodynamic Monitoring: Role in The Management of Heart Failure
Margaret Redfield, MD
10:40 a.m.
Amyloid Cardiomyopathy
Julie Rosenthal, MD
11:00 a.m.
Advanced Heart Failure: Mechanical Support and Transplantation
Lynne Warner Stevenson, MD
11:20 a.m.
Ventricular Arrhythmia Ablation in Advanced Heart Failure: When and How?
William Stevenson, MD
11:40 a.m.
Panel Discussion Drs. Hardaway, L. Stevenson, Rosenthal, and W. Stevenson
12:00 p.m.
CASE-BASED WORKSHOP
Panelists: Drs. L. Stevenson, W. Stevenson, Hardaway, and Rosenthal
Moderator: Margaret Redfield, MD
12:00 p.m.
Cardiogenic Shock
Mackram Eleid, MD
12:10 p.m.
Cardio-Oncology
Julie Rosenthal, MD
12:20 p.m.
ECMO
Brian Hardaway
12:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Thursday, January 27
6:45 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
8:00 a.m.
Typical vs. Atypical Atrial Flutter: How Do I Manage?
Thomas Munger, MD
8:20 a.m.
POTS and/or IAST: How Do I Manage?
Win Kuang Shen, MD
8:40 a.m.
Syncope: When to Worry and What Do Guidelines Tell Us?
Luis Scott, MD
ILLUSTRATIVE CASE DISCUSSION
Panelists: Drs. Packer, Munger, and Scott
Moderator: Win Kuang Shen, MD
9:00 a.m.
Pre-excited Tachycardia
Win Kuang Shen, MD
9:10 a.m.
Atypical Flutter
Komandoor Srivathsan, MD
9:20 a.m.
Syncope and Driving
Peter Noseworthy, MD
9:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break
HEART RHYTHM RELATED CONDITIONS: Bradycardia and Selected Topics
Moderator: Win Kuang Shen, 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?
Win Kuang Shen, MD
10:30 a.m.
When to Pace or Not to Pace After TAVR: Short and Long Term Outcomes
Yong Mei Cha, MD
10:50 a.m.
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, ARVC and LV Noncompaction: Risk Stratification and SCD Prevention
Sumeet Chugh, MD
11:10 a.m.
Management of Arrhythmias Before, During, and After Pregnancy: Which Drug Should I Use?
Heidi Connolly, 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, Cha, Chugh, Connolly, and Ackerman
12:15 p.m.
Adjourn
Friday, January 28
6:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
STATE-OF-THE-ART UPDATE OF SELECTED TOPICS I
Moderator: Paul Friedman, MD
7:00 a.m.
ECGs for the Clinician: Diagnosing Heart Disease
Stephen Hammill, MD
7:30 a.m.
COVID-Mediated Myocardial Injury: Clinical Presentation, Short and Long Term Management
Leslie Cooper, Jr., MD
7:50 a.m.
Point of Care Ultrasound: When Can We Use It and What Should We Expect?
Reza Arsanjani, MD
8:10 a.m.
Transcutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement: When, How and Future!
Mackram Eleid, MD
8:30 a.m.
Adult Congenital Heart Disease: What Key Information Cardiac Health Providers Need to Know?
Heidi Connolly, MD
8:50 a.m.
Cutting Edge Technology and Techniques in Ablation of Arrhythmias: Proton Beam, Pulsed Electric Field, EtOH and What Else?
Douglas Packer, MD
9:10 a.m.
Panel Discussion Drs. Cooper, Yang, Connolly, and Packer
9:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break
9:40 a.m.
Picture Contest Voting
9:50 a.m.
STATE-OF-THE-ART OF SELECTED TOPICS II
Moderator: Win Kuang Shen, MD
9:50 a.m.
Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome: Current Practice and Future Directions
Eric Yang, MD
10:10 a.m.
Myocarditis: Acute and Long Term Diagnosis and Management
Leslie Cooper, Jr., MD
10:30 a.m.
Heart Failure and Biological/Cell Therapy: What Is the Future?
Lynne Warner Stevenson, MD
10:50 a.m.
Percutaneous Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Therapy: Today and Tomorrow!!
Mackram Eleid, MD
11:10 a.m.
Novel and Future Cardiac Therapeutic Devices: LV Stimulation, Leadless, Rechargeable, and What Else?
Paul Friedman, MD
11:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion Drs. Rosenthal, Cooper, L. Stevenson, Eleid, and Friedman
12:15 p.m.
Closing Comments, Course Overview
12:20 p.m.
Adjourn
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