Arrhythmias and the Heart: A Cardiovascular Update

January 27-31, 2020
Fairmont Orchid, Kohala Coast, HI

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Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1 (23.75), MOC (23.75), | Price: $855 - $955 | Early registration saves $100

Program

Monday, January 27, 2020
6:45 a.m.
Registration | Continental Breakfast
7:15 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction - Course Directors
Atrial Fibrillation & Stroke Prevention: State-of-the-Art Clinical Update and Review of Guidelines
Moderator: Paul Friedman, MD
7:30 a.m.
Role of Artificial Intelligence to Identify Occult and Impending Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Disease: The Future is Here Now
Paul Friedman, MD
7:50 a.m.
Modifiable Risk Factors for AF - Obesity, Sleep Apnea, and More – How Should We Screen and Treat?
K. L. Venkatachalam, MD
8:10 a.m.
Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation – Which Drug for Which Patient?
Peter Noseworthy, MD
8:30 a.m.
Rate Control for Atrial Fibrillation: State of the Art 2020
Win Kuang Shen, MD
8:50 a.m.
Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy to Maintain Sinus Rhythm: Efficacy, Side Effects, Clinical Pearls, and Drugs on the Horizon
Thomas Munger, MD
9:10 a.m.
Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: Who to Refer, What to Expect, and What to Watch for Post Procedure
Douglas Packer, MD
9:35 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Drs. Shen, Munger, Friedman, Noseworthy, Venkatachalam, and Packer
9:45 a.m.
Refreshment Break
Illustrative Cases: Atrial Fibrillation & Stroke Prevention - Panel: Drs. Shen, Alkhouli, Scott, Venkatachalam, and Noseworthy
Moderator: Paul Friedman, MD
10:10 a.m.
Stroke Prevention: Left Atrial Appendage Closure, A State-of-the-Art Review
Mohamad Alkhouli
10:30 a.m.
My Patient has CHA2DS2-VASs of 1: Would You Recommend AC?
Win Kuang Shen, MD
10:45 a.m.
My Patient has a Pacemaker and Atrial High Rate Events (AHREs) . When to Consider Anticoagulation and For What Kind of AHREs?
Paul Friedman, MD
11:00 a.m.
My Patient has NSTEMI, Stent Placement, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia and New Onset AF: Which Anticoagulation Agent, Dual or Triple Therapy and How Long?
Mohamad Alkhouli
11:15 a.m.
My Patient has Recurrent Congestive Heart Failure, Prior MI, EF 25%, Recurrent and Symptomatic AF: Ablation or AVN Ablation and CRT?
K. L. Venkatachalam, MD
11:30 a.m.
My Patient Has Cryptogenic Stroke: Long Term Rhythm Monitoring or Proceed With Anticoagulation?
Peter Noseworthy, MD
11:45 a.m.
Questions and Answers - Drs. Shen, Asirvatham, Friedman, Alkhouli, Venkatachalam, and Noseworthy
12:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
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.
Sarcoid Heart Disease – Role in Arrhythmias and How to Treat
Abhishek Deshmukh, MBBS
7:50 a.m.
Acute Management of VT/VF and Cardiac Arrest: From Antiarrhythmic Drugs to Cooling
K. L. Venkatachalam, 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?
Bradley Knight, MD
8:30 a.m.
Channelopathies and Cardiomyopathies: Indications and Pitfalls of Genetic Testing
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
8:50 a.m.
Role in Practice of New and Emerging Device Therapies To Treat Arrhythmias: Subcutaneous ICD, Leadless Pacemaker and More
Paul Friedman, MD
9:10 a.m.
Panel Discussion - Drs. Deshmukh, Venkatachalam, Friedman, Ackerman, and Knight
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: 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?
Abhishek Deshmukh, MBBS
10:55 a.m.
What Are Idiopathic VF and Early Repolarization Syndrome? What Does the Guideline Tell Us?
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
11:15 a.m.
ICD Management: Recurrent Shocks, Appropriate or Inappropriate, and What To Do for Non-Electrophysiologists?
Bradley Knight, MD
11:35 a.m.
Panel Discussion - Drs. Ackerman, Packer, Deshmukh, and Knight
11:50 a.m.
Case Based Workshop - Panelists: Drs. Knight, Ackerman, Deshmukh, and Packer
Moderator: Thomas Munger, MD
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
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 in 2020
Brooks Edwards, MD
7:50 a.m.
Medical Management of HFrEF: A Practical Approach According Guideline Directed Medical Therapy
Omar Abou Ezzeddine, MD, CM, MS
8:10 a.m.
Medical Management of HFpEF: Current Guidelines
Shannon Dunlay, MD
8:30 a.m.
CRT for Heart Failure: Indications and New Technology, Including Endocardial CRT
Abhishek Deshmukh, MBBS
8:50 a.m.
Advanced Heart Failure: Mechanical Support, Transplantation, and Cardiac Regeneration
Brooks Edwards, MD
9:10 a.m.
Panel Discussion - Drs. Edwards, Abou Ezzeddine, Dunlay, and Deshmukh
9:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break
Heart Failure
Moderator: Brooks Edwards, MD
10:00 a.m.
Hemodynamic Assessment: Is This Heart Failure?
Shannon Dunlay, MD
10:20 a.m.
Amyloid Heart Disease: Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis, and Management
Omar Abou Ezzeddine, MD, CM, MS
10:40 a.m.
My Patient Has Heart Failure - Does He or She Need a Mitral Intervention?
Mohamad Alkhouli
11:00 a.m.
Novel Devices for HFpEF
Shannon Dunlay, MD
11:20 a.m.
Sarcoid Heart Disease: Diagnosis and Medical Management
Omar Abou Ezzeddine, MD, CM, MS
11:40 a.m.
Panel Discussion - Drs. Dunlay, Abou Ezzeddine, and Alkhouli
12:00 p.m.
Case-Based Workshop: Panelists: Drs. Edwards, Abou Ezzeddine, Knight, Deshmukh, and Alkhouli
Moderator: Shannon Dunlay, MD
12:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Thursday, January 30, 2020
6:45 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Heart Rhythm Related Conditions: SVT, Syncope, and More
Moderator: Win Kuang Shen, MD
7:00 a.m.
Interesting ECGs: SVT, Conduction, and Pacing
Stephen Hammill, MD
7:30 a.m.
Common SVT’s: Differential Diagnosis and Management of AVNRT, AVRT, and AT
Bradley Knight, 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
K. L. Venkatachalam, 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 - Drs. Knight, Munger, and Venkatachalam
Moderator: Win Kuang Shen, MD
9:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break
Heart Rhythm Selected Topics
Moderator: Paul Friedman, MD
9:50 a.m.
Bradycardia Guideline 2018: Key Points and What Is New?
Bradley Knight, MD
10:10 a.m.
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, ARVC and LV Noncompaction: Risk Stratification and SCD Prevention
Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
10:30 a.m.
HIS Bundle Pacing and Other “Physiological Pacing” Methods: Is It Ready for Prime Time?
Paul Friedman, MD
10:50 a.m.
PFO and Stroke Risk, With and Without Cardiac Devices
Abhishek Deshmukh, MBBS
11:10 a.m.
Management of Arrhythmias and Anticoagulation Before, During, and After Pregnancy: How To Do It Safely?
Sabrina Phillips, 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. Knight, Ackerman, Deshmukh, and Phillips
12:15 p.m.
Adjourn
Friday, January 31, 2020
6:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
State-of-the-Art Update of Selected Topics
Moderator: Douglas Packer, 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, MD
7:50 a.m.
Diagnosing Aortic Valvular Heart Disease: Pearls and Pitfalls
Vuyisile Nkomo, MD
8:10 a.m.
Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome: From EMS Activation to Drug or Coronary Intervention According to the Latest Guidelines
Malcolm Bell, MD
8:30 a.m.
Tricuspid Valve Disease: The New Frontier
Sabrina Phillips, MD
8:50 a.m.
TAVR State of the Art in 2020
Mohamad Alkhouli
9:10 a.m.
Interactive Cases in Coronary Artery Disease Management
Malcolm Bell, MD
9:30 a.m.
Refreshment Break
9:40 a.m.
Picture Contest – Voting
State-of-the-Art Update of Selected Topics
Moderator: Paul Friedman, MD
9:50 a.m.
Adult Congenital Heart Disease for the Non-specialist: Part I
Sabrina Phillips, MD
10:10 a.m.
Interactive Cases in Valvular Heart Disease Management
Vuyisile Nkomo, MD
10:30 a.m.
Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Mistakes to Avoid (Part II)
Sabrina Phillips, MD
11:50 a.m.
Closing Comments, Course Overview
12:00 p.m.
Adjourn
Credit Types Offered
  • AMA PRA Category 1™
    23.75
  • MOC
    23.75

Price: $855 - $955 | Early registration saves $100

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