Cardiology at Cancun: Topics in Clinical Cardiology

Cardiology at Cancun

Cardiology at Cancun: Topics in Clinical Cardiology

Marriott CasaMagna Resort, No Location Defined

2/20/2017 - 2/24/2017

Overview

COURSE DESCRIPTION
The purpose of the meeting is to present practical state-of-the-art knowledge in cardiovascular diagnosis and therapy. The scope of the program is comprehensive and will cover prevention, ischemic heart disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease, and heart rhythm disorders. New topics include critical care for the cardiologist, preoperative management of the cardiac patient for non-cardiac surgery, and a MOC session for ABIM Recertification. Expert faculty will present evidence-based and practical clinical approaches to diagnosis and treatment. A case-based format with audience response interaction and ample time for discussion is planned.

COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Use clinical and laboratory parameters to assess CV risk
  • Describe risk reduction strategies including lifestyle modifications and medications
  • Apply skills in lipid and hypertension management
  • Describe the latest diagnostic and management strategies in heart failure
  • Assess optimal patient selection for advanced therapies in severe heart failure
  • Discuss state-of-the-art practical approach to the management of complex coronary disease
  • Outline best practices for the management of patients with atrial fibrillation and ventricular arrhythmias
  • Discuss the newer concepts of management of heart failure, cardiomyopathies, and valvular disease

INTENDED AUDIENCE
This course is intended for Cardiovascular Specialists, Cardiac Surgeons, Cardiovascular Fellows, and Internists with interest in clinical cardiology.  In addition, the course will be of value for Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Registered Nurses who practice in the field of Cardiology.

Program

Sunday, February 19, 2017

5:00-6:00 pm Pre-registration - Grand Ballroom Foyer

 

Monday, February 20, 2017

6:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:15 am Welcome and Opening Remarks, Program Objectives, and Pre-Test
Drs. Guy S. Reeder and Steve R. Ommen

Preventive Cardiology Focus - I
Dr. Guy S. Reeder, presiding

7:30 am Who Is At Risk for Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease?
R. Todd Hurst, M.D.
7:50 am Genetic Testing in Preventive Cardiology. Are We There Yet?
Iftikhar J. Kullo, M.D.
8:10 am Guideline-Based Management of Dyslipidemia and New Paradigms
Stephen L. Kopecky, M.D.
8:30 am The Best Diet to Prevent Athersclerotic Cardiovascular Disease
R. Todd Hurst, M.D.
8:50 am Case-Based Discussion: Putting All Things Together
Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, M.D.
9:10 am Panel Discussion
Drs. Hurst, Kullo, Kopecky, and Lopez-Jimenez; Dr. Reeder, moderator
9:35 am Refreshment Break

Preventive Cardiology Focus - II
Dr. Steve R. Ommen, presiding

10:00 am The Top Five Papers in Preventive Cardiology 2016
Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, M.D.
10:25 am Helping Your Patient Implement Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes
Matthew M. Clark, Ph.D., L.P.
10:40 am Obesity in Heart Disease - Targeting the Right Patient in the Right Way
Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, M.D.
11:00 am How to Approach the Patient With Statin Intolerance
Stephen L. Kopecky, M.D.
11:20 am How to Do An Exercise Prescription
Thomas G. Allison, Ph.D.
11:40 am Panel Discussion
Drs. Lopez-Jimenez, Clark, Lopecky, and Allison; Dr. Ommen, presiding
12:05 pm Adjourn
6:00-7:00 pm Welcome Reception Mexican Style
All faculty and participants and their guests are invited.
Location: Poolside

 

Tuesday, February 21, 2016

7:00 am Continental Breakfast

Ischemic Heart Disease
Dr. Guy S. Reeder, presiding

7:30 am The Five Most Important Trials in Ischemic Heart Disease 2016
Malcolm R. Bell, M.B., B.S.
7:50 am CTA for Chest Pain in the ED - The New Gold Standard?
Erik P. Hess, M.D.
8:10 am Viability Testing: Is it Useful?
Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, M.D.
8:30 am STEMI - Should We Always Do Complete Revascularization?
Rajiv Gulati, M.D., Ph.D.
8:50 am FFR vs IFR: What Do They Offer?
Amir Lerman, M.D.
9:10 am Panel Discussion
Drs. Bell, Hess, Chareonthaitawee, Gulati, and Lerman; Dr. Reeder, moderator
9:35 am Refreshment Break

Ischemic Heart Disease - II
Dr. Steve R. Ommen, presiding

10:00 am Cell Therapy for Ischemic Heart Disease - Hope or Hype?
Bernard J. Gersh, M.B., Ch.B., D.Phil.
10:20 am Fusion Imaging in Ischemic Heart Disease
Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, M.D.
10:40 am What is the Best Management of Type II NSTEMI?
Rajiv Gulati, M.D., Ph.D.
11:00 am What Is the Best Duration for DAPT?
Malcolm R. Bell, M.B., B.S.
11:20 am Myocardial Bridging - When Is It Serious?
Amir Lerman, M.D.
11:40 am Panel Discussion
Drs. Gersh, Chareonthaitawee, Gulati, Bell, and Lerman; Dr. Ommen, moderator
12:05 pm Adjourn - Note Special Evening Session
5:45-7:15 pm Challenging Cases in Ischemic Heart Disease
Drs. Bell, Gulati, Lerman, and Chareonthaitawee

 

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

7:00 am Continental Breakfast

Heart Failure - I
Dr. Steve R. Ommen, presiding

7:30 am The Top Five Trials in Heart Failure 2016
Leslie T. Cooper, Jr., M.D.
7:50 am Translating Clinical Trials to the Community
Paul M. McKie, M.D.
8:10 am Central Sleep Apnea in Heart Failure to Treat or Not to Treat?
Sean M. Caples, D.O, M.S.
8:30 am New Treatments for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Robert P. Frantz, M.D.
8:50 am Imaging in Heart Failure - What Is the Right Test for My Patient?
Grace Lin, M.D.
9:10 am Panel Discussion
Drs. Cooper, McKie, Caples, Frantz, and Lin; Dr. Ommen, moderator
9:35 am Refreshment Break

Heart Failure - II
Dr. Guy S. Reeder, presiding

10:00 am Medical Heart Failure Therapy - What's New?
Paul M. McKie, M.D.
10:20 am Unexplained Dyspnea - Approach of the Pulmonary Specialist
Sean M. Caples, D.O., M.S.
10:40 am Role of Cardiomyopathy Exercise Testing for Dyspnea
Grace Lin, M.D.
11:00 am Hemodynamic Catheterization - Invasive Evaluation for Dyspnea
Robert P. Frantz, M.D.
11:20 am Myocarditis 2017
Leslie T. Cooper, Jr., M.D.
11:40 am Panel Discussion
Drs. McKie, Caples, Lin, Frantz, and Cooper; Dr. Reeder, moderator
12:05 pm Adjourn - Note Special Evening Session
5:30-6:30 pm Cases in Heart Failure
Drs. Lin, Caples, McKie, and Cooper

 

Thursday, February 23, 2017

7:00 am Continental Breakfast

Valvular Heart Disease
Dr. Steve R. Ommen, presiding

7:30 am Five Most Important Trials in VHD - 2016
Mackram F. Eleid, M.D.
7:50 am TAVR 2017: Low Risk Patients, Bicuspid Valves?
Kevin L. Greason, M.D.
8:10 am Functional MR: What Are the Questions?
Bernard J. Gersh, M.B., Ch.B., D.Phil.
8:30 am MitraClip in Functional MR: Is This the Answer?
Guy S. Reeder, M.D.
8:50 am HOCM - When to Operate, Who to Intoxicate
Steve R. Ommen, M.D.
9:10 am Panel Discussion
Drs. Eleid, Greason, Gersh, and Reeder; Dr. Ommen, moderator
9:35 am Refreshment Break
10:00 am Special Topic: CABG vs PCI for Left Main Disease
Bernard J. Gersh, M.B., Ch.B., D.Phil.

Anticoagulation and Thrombosis
Dr. Guy S. Reeder, presiding

10:20 am How to Work Up Suspected Thrombophilia
Waldemar E. Wysokinski, M.D., Ph.D.
10:40 am NOACS versus Warfarin - How to Choose?
Amy W. Pollak, M.D.
11:00 am Perioperative Management of Anticoagulation
Amy W. Pollak, M.D.
11:20 am Treating Complications of NOACS
Waldemar E. Wysokinski, M.D., Ph.D.
11:40 am Panel Discussion
Drs. Wysokinski, Pollak, and Gersh; Dr. Reeder, moderator
12:05 pm Adjourn - Note Special Evening Session
5:30 - 7:30 pm MOC General Cardiology Session
The primary purpose of this learning session is to facilitate completion of the general cardiology medical knowledge module to receive Maintenance of Certification credit.
Drs. Brady, Reeder, Eleid, and Ommen

 

Friday, February 24, 2017

7:00 am Continental Breakfast

Heart Rhythm I - Atrial Fibrillation
Dr. Steve R. Ommen, presiding

7:30 am What I Have Learned from AF Trials in 2016 and How It Will Change My Practice in 2017
Bernard J. Gersh, M.B., Ch.B., D.Phil.
7:55 am Newly Recognized AF: Initial Approach and Management
K. L. Venkatachalam, M.D.
8:15 am Rhythm Control in AF: When and How?
Win-Kuang Shen, M.D.
8:35 am The Cardiac Channelopathies: What You Need to Know
Michael J. Ackerman, M.D., Ph.D.
8:55 am Stroke Prevention in AF: Drugs or Devices?
Thomas M. Munger, M.D.
9:15 am Panel Discussion
Drs. Gersh, Venkatachalam, Shen, Ackerman, and Munger; Dr. Ommen, moderator
9:35 am Refreshment Break

Heart Rhythm II - Syncope and Spells
Dr. Guy S. Reeder, presiding

10:00 am Palpitations: Initial Approach and When to Worry
Peter A. Brady, M.B., Ch.B., M.D.
10:25 am Orthostatic Intolerance: POTS, Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia and Recent Syncope - Navigating the Challenges
Win-Kuang Shen, M.D.
10:45 am Life Vest, Subcutaneous ICD and Leadless Pacemaker: Current Indications and Future Role
K. L. Venkatachalam, M.D.
11:05 am Borderline QT Prolongation or Possible Long QT Syndrome: What's the Deal?
Michael J. Ackerman, M.D., Ph.D.
11:25 am ECG Pearls
Peter A. Brady, M.B., Ch.B., M.D.
11:45 am Post-Test
12:00 pm Closing Remarks
Drs. Guy S. Reeder and Steve R. Ommen

 

Faculty

COURSE DIRECTORS
Guy S. Reeder, M.D.
Steve R. Ommen, M.D.

COURSE CO-DIRECTORS
Malcolm R. Bell, M.B., B.S.
Peter A. Brady, M.B., Ch.B., M.D.
Grace Lin, M.D.
Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, M.D.

MAYO FACULTY
Michael J. Ackerman, M.D., Ph.D.
Thomas G. Allison, Ph.D.
Sean M. Caples, D.O, M.S.
Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, M.D.
Leslie T. Cooper, Jr., M.D.
Mackram F. Eleid, M.D.
Robert P. Frantz, M.D.
Bernard J. Gersh, M.B., Ch.B.
Kevin L. Greason, M.D.
Rajiv Gulati, M.D., Ph.D.
Erik P. Hess, M.D.
R. Todd Hurst, M.D.
Stephen L. Kopecky, M.D.
Iftikhar Kullo, M.D.
Amir Lerman, M.D.
Paul M. McKie, M.D.
Thomas M. Munger, M.D.
Amy W. Pollak, M.D.
Win-Kuang Shen, M.D.
K. L. Venkatachalam, M.D.
Waldemar E. Wysokinski, M.D., Ph.D.


FACULTY DISCLOSURE
As a provider accredited by ACCME, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development) must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Course directors, planning committee, faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty also will disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation. Disclosure of this information will be published in course materials so those participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding the presentation.

NATIONAL PHYSICIAN PAYMENT TRANSPARENCY PROGRAM
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine complies with the requirements of the National Physician Payment Transparency Program OPEN PAYMENTS (Physician Payments Sunshine Act).

Credit

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 25.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Health Care Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, speciality societies, or other professional associations.

Attendees should ensure in advance that their credentialing or licensing organization accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM from the sposor of this activity.


MOC
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 25.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Participation information will be shared with ABIM through PARS.

Pricing

MD, PhD, DO, PharmD $780
Fellow, Resident, RN, NP, PA, Sonographer $585

The registration fee includes tuition, electronic course syllabus, continental breakfasts, break refreshments, and reception. Although it is not Mayo Clinic Cardiovascular CME (CV CME) policy to limit the number of registrants for a course, conference room facilities may necessitate closing of enrollment; therefore, early registration is advised. Enrollment for this program is limited.

CANCELLATION POLICY
If you cancel your participation in this course, your registration fee, less a $75 administration fee, will be refunded when written notification is received by Mayo Clinic CV CME before Monday, February 3, 2017 (email: cvcme@mayo.edu). No refunds will be made on or before February 3, 2017. Canceled registrations are non-refundable.

NO SHOW POLICY
This course is intended to be a live learning experience. If you do not attend this course on-site as a live learner, you will not be allowed access to the materials/lectures during or after the course. No refunds will be given for no-show registrants.

Mayo Clinic CV CME reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event Mayo Clinic CME must cancel or postpone this course, Mayo Clinic CV CME will refund the registration fee, but is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airlines/travel/lodging agencies.
 

Lodging

Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates at the Marriott CasaMagna Resort and JW Marriott Cancun. In order to receive the group rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the expiration date of January 23, 2017whichever comes first. Reservations will be taken after this date bases on space and rate availability.

Marriott CasaMagna Resort
Blvd. Kukulcan, Retorno Chac L-41
Cancún, Quintana Roo 77500, Mexico

Group Rate: $185 Single/Double
Group Code: Cardiology at Cancun or CDOCDOA
Online Reservation
Phone Reservation: 800-223-6388 option #3 or 011-52-998-881-2000 option #3

JW Marriott Cancun
Blvd. Kukulcan, Km 14.5, Lote 40-A, Zona Hotelera
Cancún, Quintana Roo 77500, Mexico

Group Rate: $299 Single/Double
Group Code: Cardiology at Cancun or CDOCDOA
Online Reservation
Phone Reservation: 800-228-9290 or 011-52-998-8489600

Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Mayo Clinic CV CME is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting. Costs incurred by the registrant such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.

Travel

At the time of posting, the following travel requirements were accurate. Please check with your travel agent or airline for up-to-date-information.

Participants entering Mexico from the United States or Canada will need a valid passport. No visa is required. Travelers will be asked to complete a tourist card (FMT form) at their point of entry. Those coming from other countries will need valid passports. Minors traveling with one parent will need a notarized letter of permission from the other parent. Click here for up-to-date travel information.

MITT is the recommended transportation from the airport to the hotel. A special group rate will be provided. Reservations can be made online.

Travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

MITT offers three private tours (minimum of 35 people required) for Cardiology participants and guests. Please book online for these tours before arriving to Cancun.  You will receive your tour(s) confirmation via email.

Once you are at the CasaMagna Marriott, please stop by the MITT Hospitality Desk, which will be adjacent to the meeting room, to make your tour payment and for any assistance you may need. You can pay by credit card (Visa or MasterCard), US dollars, or Mexican pesos.

If there are other tours you would like to go on, MITT can make those arrangements.

In addition, MITT is available to make restaurant reservations before arrival to Cancun. This is a complimentary service.

Commercial Support

At the time of posting, a complete listing of commercial supports (financial or in-kind) was not available. Appropriate acknowledgement will be given to all supporters at the time of the meeting.

EXHIBIT OPPORTUNITIES
This course offers the opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibit space during this course, please contact Sheila Fick. Exhibits will be available for viewing at all scheduled breaks.


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