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Arrhythmias and the Heart: A Cardiovascular Update

February 1-5, 2021
Grand Hyatt Kauai, Koloa, Hawaii

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Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1 (23.75), ABIM MOC (23.75), | Price: $750 - $955 | Early Registration Saves $100

Program

Monday, February 1
6:45 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:15 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions - Course Directors
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
Moderator: Douglas Packer, MD
7:30 a.m.
Modifiable Risk Factors for AF - Obesity, Sleep Apnea, and More – How Should We Screen and Treat?
Fred Kusumoto, MD
7:50 a.m.
Rate Control for Atrial Fibrillation: Medications vs. AV Node Ablation
William Stevenson, MD
8:10 a.m.
Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy to Maintain Sinus Rhythm: Efficacy, Clinical Pearls vs Rate Control
Peter Noseworthy, MD
8:30 a.m.
CHADS2/CHADS2-VASc in Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation
Ammar Killu, MBBS
9:10 a.m.
New Thoughts About AF Ablation
Douglas Packer, MD
9:25 a.m.
Panel Discussion - Drs. Friedman, Kusumoto, Noseworthy, Stevenson, and Killu
9:45 a.m.
Refreshment Break
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AND STROKE PREVENTION
Moderator: Paul Friedman, MD
10:10 a.m.
Artificial Intelligence: Role to Identify Occult and Impending Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Disease
Paul Friedman, MD
10:30 a.m.
Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation – Which Drug for Which Patient?
Peter Noseworthy, MD
10:50 a.m.
Coumadin to DOACS: Management and Perioperative Tips
Fred Kusumoto, MD
11:10 a.m.
Cryptogenic Stroke: Long Term Rhythm Monitoring or Proceed With Anticoagulation?
Peter Noseworthy, MD
11:30 a.m.
Stroke Prevention: Left Atrial Appendage Closure
Thomas Munger, MD
11:50 a.m.
Basic Triage for Clinical Assessment of the HF Patient Prior to Ablation
Lynne Warner Stevenson, MD
12:10 p.m.
Illustrative Cases: Atrial Fibrillation, Stroke, & Heart Brain Clinic
Thomas Munger, MD
12:30 p.m.
Questions and Answers - Drs. Noseworthy, Kusumoto, Stevenson, and Munger
12:45 p.m.
Adjourn
Tuesday, February 2
6:45 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
VENTRICULAR ARRHYTHMIAS AND SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH PREVENTION: STATE-OF-THE-ART AND GUIDELINE-BASED PRACTICE I
Paul Friedman, MD
7:00 a.m.
ECG Pearls: Wide QRS Tachycardia
Stephen Hammill, MD
7:30 a.m.
Risk Stratification for Ventricular Arrhythmias
Thomas Munger, MD
7:50 a.m.
PVCs: Where Are They Coming From and Why Should I Care?
William Stevenson, MD
8:10 a.m.
Channelopathies and Cardiomyopathies: Indications and Pitfalls of Genetic Testing
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
8:30 a.m.
Primary Prevention of SCD in Ischemic and Non-ischemic Heart Disease With ICD: Do All Patients With EF ≤ 35% Need ICD?
Ammar Killu, MBBS
8:50 a.m.
Acute Management of VT/VF and Cardiac Arrest: From Antiarrhythmic Drugs to Cooling
Fred Kusumoto, MD
9:10 a.m.
Panel Discussion - Drs. Munger, Stevenson, Ackerman, Killu, and Kusumoto
9:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break
9:55 a.m.
VENTRICULAR ARRHYTHMIAS AND SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH PREVENTION: STATE-OF-THE-ART AND GUIDELINE-BASED PRACTICE II
Moderator: Win Kuang Shen, MD
9:55 a.m.
Long QT, 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?
William Stevenson, MD
10:35 a.m.
What Is Idiopathic VT and How Do I Manage?
Ammar Killu, MBBS
10:55 a.m.
Role in Practice of New and Emerging Device Therapies to Treat Arrhythmias: Subcutaneous ICD, Leadless Pacemaker and More
Paul Friedman, MD
11:15 a.m.
ICD Management: Recurrent Shocks, Appropriate or Inappropriate, and What to Do for Non-Electrophysiologists?
Robert Rea, MD
11:40 a.m.
VT Storm in the CCU
William Stevenson, MD
12:00 p.m.
Innovative Ablation of VT and AF Without Catheter: Role of Partical Beam Therapy
Peter Noseworthy, MD
12:20 p.m.
Questions and Answers - Drs. Ackerman, Stevenson, Killu, Friedman, and Rea
12:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Wednesday, February 3
6:45 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
HEART FAILURE DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT
Moderator: Douglas Packer, MD
7:00 a.m.
Learning From the 12-Lead ECG
Stephen Hammill, MD
7:30 a.m.
Heart Failure Diagnosis and Role of Biomarkers – What You Need to Know?
Margaret Redfield, MD
7:50 a.m.
Hemodynamic Assessment: Is This Heart Failure?
Robert Frantz, MD
8:10 a.m.
Cardiac Imaging in Heart Failure Assessment
Martha Grogan, MD
8:30 a.m.
Medical Management of HFrEF: A Practical Approach According Guideline Directed Medical Therapy
Lynne Warner Stevenson, MD
8:50 a.m.
Medical Management of HFpEF: Current Guideline
Margaret Redfield, MD
9:10 a.m.
Panel Discussion - Drs. Redfield, Frantz, Grogan, and L. Stevenson
9:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break
HEART FAILURE SPECIAL TOPICS
Moderator: Margaret Redfield, MD
9:55 a.m.
CRT for Heart Failure: Indications and New Technology, Including Endocardial CRT
Lynne Warner Stevenson, MD
10:15 a.m.
Advanced Heart Failure: Atrial Fibrillation, Ablation, and HF
Douglas Packer, MD
10:35 a.m.
Advanced Heart Failure: Mechanical Support, Transplantation, and Cardiac Regeneration
Robert Frantz, MD
10:55 a.m.
Amyloid Heart Disease: Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis, and Management
Martha Grogan, MD
11:15 a.m.
Novel Devices for HFpEF
Margaret Redfield, MD
11:35 a.m.
Sarcoid Heart Disease: Diagnosis and Medical Management
Martha Grogan, MD
11:55 a.m.
Palliative Care in Heart Failure
Lynne Warner Stevenson, MD
12:15 p.m.
Panel Discussion - Drs. Stevenson, Packer, Frantz, and Grogan
12:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Thursday, February 4
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 SVT’s: 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?
Peter Noseworthy, MD
8:20 a.m.
Orthostatic Intolerance From POTS, IST to Autonomic Insufficiency: Clinical Recognition to Management
Robert Rea, MD
8:40 a.m.
Syncope: When to Worry and What Do Guidelines Tell Us?
Win Kuang Shen, MD
9:00 a.m.
Illustrative Case Discussion - Panel: Drs. Packer, Noseworthy, Rea, and Shen
Moderator: Thomas Munger, MD
9:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break
HEART RHYTHM AND SELECTED TOPICS
Moderator: Paul Friedman, MD
9:50 a.m.
Bradycardia Guidelines: Key Points and What Is New?
Fred Kusumoto, MD
10:10 a.m.
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, ARVC and LV Noncompaction: Risk Stratification and SCD Prevention
Ammar Killu, MBBS
10:30 a.m.
HIS Bundle Pacing and Other “Physiological Pacing” Methods: Is It Ready for Prime Time?
Robert Rea, MD
10:50 a.m.
Put Me in Coach! Diagnosis of an Inheritable Condition - When Can I Play Sports Again?
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
11:10 a.m.
Transcatheter Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Interventions
Mackram Eleid, MD
11:30 a.m.
Medical Therapy for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Robert Frantz, MD
11:50 a.m.
Panel Discussion - Drs. Kusumoto, Killu, Rea, Ackerman, Eleid, and Frantz
12:15 p.m.
Adjourn
Friday, February 5
6:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
UPDATE OF SELECTED TOPICS
Moderator: Douglas Packer, MD
7:00 a.m.
ECG's for the Clinician: Diagnosing Heart Disease
Stephen Hammill, MD
7:30 a.m.
Primary Prevention in Cardiovascular Disease: Keys to A Heart Healthy Lifestyle
Stephen Kopecky, MD
7:50 a.m.
Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome: From EMS Activation to Drug or Coronary Intervention According to the Latest Guidelines
Malcolm Bell, MD
8:10 a.m.
Practical Recommendations for Lipid Management
Stephen Kopecky, MD
8:30 a.m.
TAVR State-of-the-Art in 2021
Mackram Eleid, MD
9:10 a.m.
Cardiac Rehab
Stephen Kopecky, MD
9:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break
9:40 a.m.
Picture Contest - Voting
COVID-19 LESSONS LEARNED
Moderator: Thomas Munger, MD
10:00 a.m.
COVID19 and Ischemic Disease: How to Manage
Malcolm Bell, MD
10:30 a.m.
COVID19 and Cardiac Rhythms
Ammar Killu, MBBS
11:00 a.m.
Telemedicine – Integrating Into Your Practice - Phone Connection With Patients
Fred Kusumoto, MD
11:00 a.m.
Telemedicine – Integrating Into Your Practice - Virtual Consult
Martha Grogan, MD, Peter Noseworthy, MD
11:00 a.m.
Telemedicine – Integrating Into Your Practice - Billing
Malcolm Bell, MD
11:00 a.m.
Q/A Panel
12:00 p.m.
New Technologies Tested and Impact on Healthcare in the Future
Paul Friedman, MD
12:30 p.m.
Adjourn
23.75
  • AMA PRA Category 1
    23.75
  • ABIM MOC
    23.75

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