Cardiovascular Conference at Snowbird

Cardiovascular Conference at Snowbird

Cardiovascular Conference at Snowbird

Cliff Lodge, Snowbird, UT

2/7/2018 - 2/10/2018

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$760 - $895 | Early registration saves $100 off these rates!

Course Overview

This program offers a comprehensive review on the new diagnostic and therapeutic applications in contemporary cardiology. The program format will provide timely data from the latest clinical trials and updates on state-of-the-art techniques through lectures, case presentations, and interactive discussions. Join your colleagues for the latest updates and practice guidelines in cardiology from coronary heart disease, cardiac rhythm disorders, heart failure, prevention, and hypertension.

Learning Objectives

• Interpret practice guidelines and identify practice reality needs before clinical practice can consistently reach the desired level of evidence-based practice
• Describe the use of ACE-inhibitors and cardiac resynchronization therapy
• Identify the current recommendations for optimal medical therapy of acute coronary syndromes
• Identify when to apply new medical and surgical therapies for heart failure

Program

Wed, February 7
6:45 a.m.
Registration | Continental Breakfast
7:20 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction
RHYTHM DISORDERS AND THEIR MANAGEMENT
Moderator(s): Douglas Packer, MD
7:30 a.m.
Management of Atrial Fibrillation in LV Dysfunction: What is the Update on Guidelines?
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
7:50 a.m.
Is it Time to Replace the CHADS2 and CHADS2 Vasc Risk Scores in Atrial Fibrillation Patients?
T. Jared Bunch, MD
8:10 a.m.
Risk Stratification for Arrhythmia Disease: Within Reach or “Pie in the Sky”?
George Klein, MD
8:30 a.m.
Arrhythmias Reoccurrence and Complications After Catheter Ablation
Douglas Packer, MD
8:50 a.m.
Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation
Christopher Granger, MD
9:10 a.m.
Question and Answer
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil, T. Jared Bunch, MD, George Klein, MD, Christopher Granger, MD
9:30 a.m.
Adjourn | Afternoon Session @ 4:00 p.m.
3:45 p.m.
Apres-Ski Snacks
RHYTHM DISORDERS AND THEIR MANAGEMENT II
Moderator(s): George Klein, MD
4:00 p.m.
The Role of Aspirin in Stroke Prevention in AF: Misperceptions and Their Consequences
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
4:20 p.m.
Cognitive Decline and Dementia Risk in Atrial Fibrillation Patients: What Underlies the Risk?
T. Jared Bunch, MD
4:40 p.m.
The WPW Syndrome: What You Need to Know
George Klein, MD
5:00 p.m.
ICD Management for the Non-EP Doc: Dealing With Everything From Cell Phones To MRI Studies
Douglas Packer, MD
5:20 p.m.
Sudden Cardiac Death and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Pathophysiology and Management
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
5:40 p.m.
Question and Answer
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil, T. Jared Bunch, MD, Douglas Packer, MD
6:00 p.m.
Illustrative Cases: Tips and Refresher for ECG Readings for the Clinician
George Klein, MD
6:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Thurs, February 8
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
STRUCTURAL HEART DISEASE
Moderator(s): Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
12:00 a.m.
Adjourn | Afternoon Session @ 4:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m.
Mitral Regurgitation: Why the Guidelines Changed.
Blase Carabello, MD
8:00 a.m.
Interventional Approach to Valvular Heart Disease
Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD
8:25 a.m.
The Evolution of Aortic Stenosis: The Disease and its Therapy
Blase Carabello, MD
8:50 a.m.
Tricuspid Regurgitation: Is it Really a Problem?
Sabrina Phillips, MD
9:15 a.m.
Question and Answer
Blase Carabello, MD, Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD, Sabrina Phillips, MD
9:30 a.m.
Adjourn | Afternoon Session @ 4:00 p.m.
3:45 p.m.
Apres-Ski Snacks
STRUCTURAL HEART DISEASE II
Moderator(s): Douglas Packer, MD
4:00 p.m.
Illustrative Cases: Vavlular Heart Disease
Blase Carabello, MD
4:30 p.m.
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Sabrina Phillips, MD
4:50 p.m.
The Pre-Operative Evaluation for Non-Cardiac Surgery
Blase Carabello, MD
5:10 p.m.
Acute Coronary Syndrome Mimickers –Apical Ballooning and more
R. Scott Wright, MD
5:30 p.m.
Pregnancy and Congenital Heart Disease
Sabrina Phillips, MD
5:50 p.m.
Questions and Answers
Blase Carabello, MD, Sabrina Phillips, MD, R. Scott Wright, MD
6:10 p.m.
Illustrative Cases: Multimodality Imaging
Sabrina Phillips, MD
6:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Fri, February 9
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
PREVENTIVE CARDIOLOGY
Moderator(s): Jeffrey Anderson, MD
7:30 a.m.
Cardiovascular Risk Factors: Genetics and Metabolomics Syndrome
Jeffrey Anderson, MD
7:50 a.m.
Secondary Prevention – A Missed Opportunity to Save Lives
Raymond Gibbons, MD
8:10 a.m.
Evolving Strategies on Cholesterol Lowering – Role of Non-Statin Therapies
Sidney Smith, MD
8:30 a.m.
Diabetes and CAD: Reducing CV Risk in Cost Effective Manner
R. Scott Wright, MD
8:50 a.m.
The New ACC/AHA Guidelines for Hypertension
Sidney Smith, MD
9:10 a.m.
Renovascular Denervation … The Clues are in the Kidney
Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD
9:30 a.m.
Question and Answer
Raymond Gibbons, MD, Sidney Smith, MD, R. Scott Wright, MD, Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD
9:45 a.m.
Adjourn | Afternoon Session @ 4:00 p.m.
3:45 p.m.
Apres-Ski Snacks
ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE
Moderator(s): Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
4:00 p.m.
Indications for Coronary Revascularization in Patients with Stable Angina: Reconciling the Results of Randomized Trials
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
4:20 p.m.
Antiplatelet Therapy After MI or Coronary Stents: Benefit and Risk
Christopher Granger, MD
4:40 p.m.
Improving STEMI Management: New Trials and Guidelines
Jeffrey Anderson, MD
5:00 p.m.
Reperfusion for STEMI in the Community: The Critical Role of Networks and One Size Does Not Fit All
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
5:20 p.m.
CT Coronary Angiography – Current Status and Controversies
Raymond Gibbons, MD
5:40 p.m.
Spontaneous Coronary Artery Disease
Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD
6:00 p.m.
Cardiac Cell Repair Therapy: Current Status
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
6:20 p.m.
Question and Answer
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil, Christopher Granger, MD, Raymond Gibbons, MD, Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD
6:45 p.m.
Adjourn and Dinner - Participants, Faculty & Guests invited - Primrose Room ( Primrose Room)
Sat, February 10
6:45 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
7:00 a.m.
CIRCULATORY FAILURE
Moderator(s): Christopher O'Connor, MD
7:00 a.m.
Illustrative Cases: Heart Failure
Christopher O'Connor, MD
7:30 a.m.
Acute Heart Failure: Why Am I Still Short Of Breath With All These New Therapies?
Christopher O'Connor, MD
8:00 a.m.
Innovative Approaches to the Future Management of CHF
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
8:30 a.m.
Co-Morbidities: Does Treatment Matter?
Christopher O'Connor, MD
9:00 a.m.
Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure: an Unhappy Couple
Douglas Packer, MD
9:30 a.m.
Heart Failure and Devices
T. Jared Bunch, MD
10:00 a.m.
Biomarkers in Heart Failure
Christopher O'Connor, MD
10:30 a.m.
How to Use Social Media To Improve My Cardiology Practice
T. Jared Bunch, MD
10:50 a.m.
Question and Answer
Christopher O'Connor, MD, Douglas Packer, MD, T. Jared Bunch, MD
11:00 a.m.
Adjourn

Faculty

COURSE DIRECTORS
Douglas L. Packer, M.D.
George J. Klein, M.D.
Christopher M. O’Connor, M.D.

MAYO FACULTY
Bernard J. Gersh, M.B., Ch.B., D.Phil.
Raymond J. Gibbons, M.D.
Rajiv Gulati, M.D., PhD.
R. Scott Wright, M.D.

GUEST FACULTY
Jeffrey Anderson, M.D.
T. Jared Bunch, M.D.
Blasé A. Carabello, M.D.
Christopher B. Granger, M.D.
Sabrina D. Phillips, M.D.
Sidney C. Smith, Jr., M.D.

Credit

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

Credit Statement  
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. 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, specialty societies, or other professional associations. Attendees should ensure in advance that their credentialing or licensing organization accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from the sponsor of this activity.

ABIM MOC POINTS
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 18 ABIM 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                                        Early Bird Pricing $795 (after 1/6/2018 $895)

NP, PA, RN, Fellow, Resident, Technologist     Early Bird Pricing $660 (after 1/6/2018 $760)

The registration fee includes tuition, electronic course syllabus, continental breakfast, break refreshments, and lunch. 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, Friday, January 27, 2018 (email: cvcme@mayo.edu). No refunds will be made on or after Friday, January 27, 2018. Canceled registrations are non-transferable.

Mayo Clinic CV CME reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event Mayo Clinic CV 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 airline/travel/lodging agencies.

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.

Lodging

Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates at the Snowbird Inn. In order to receive the group rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the expiration date of January 2, 2018, whichever comes first. Amenities include high-speed wireless internet in lodging rooms and most public space, free self parking at all lodges plus valet at the Cliff. 

Cliff Lodge Snowbird
9320 S. Cliff Lodge Drive
Snowbird, UT 84092-9000

Group Rate: $319
Phone Reservations: 800-453-3000
Online Reservations Please use group code: MAYO18 to obtain the group rate.  
email: lodging@snowbird.com

To obtain the group rate, please identify yourself as part of the Mayo Cardiovascular Conference when making reservations. 

Transportation  
Airport shuttles may be arranged while booking lodging through Snowbird Central Reservations (800-453-3000) or up to 48 hours prior to arrival.  Current group round-trip pre-paid price is $72 per person. Walk ups are accepted at a higher rate on a space available basis at the Canyon Transportation desk located in the baggage claim area of the Salt Lake City International Airport. 

Ski Rentals: The Cliff Rental Shop will honor a 20% discount on rental equipment during the dates of the conference.

Lift Tickets: Lift tickets will be available at a group discounted rate.  Show your hotel registration card to receive the discount.

Fitness Room: Complimentary access to the first floor fitness room will be offered to group attendees.

Discounted Cliff Spa Access: Access to the Cliff Spa is available at a discounted rate for attendees registered as overnight guests.  Guest must show their hotel registration card at the spa desk.  The Cliff Spa includes a relaxing solarium, full service salon, eucalyptus steam room, dry sauna, yoga room, rooftop pool, large hot tub plus extensive cardiovascular and training equipment.   Select spa treats will be discounted 20%.

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.

Commercial Support

GRANTS AND EXHIBITS
At the time of this printing, a complete listing of commercial support (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 Charlene Tri.  Exhibits will be available for viewing at all scheduled breaks.


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