Contemporary Cardiovascular Care for Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers

August 9-10, 2024
In-Person or Livestream | Kalahari Resorts, Wisconsin Dells, WI

Currently accepting registrations!
Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1™ (9.75), Nursing (9.75), AAPA (9.75), Price: $400-$500 | Early Registration Saves $100!

Program

THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 2024
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Early Registration ( Kalahari Ballroom Foyer)
FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 2024
7:00 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast (Kalahari Ballroom Foyer)
7:45 a.m.
Welcome, Course Overview, and Learning Objectives
Moderators: Tahir Tak, MD, PhD, S. Allen Luis, MBBS, PhD
PREVENTIVE CARDIOLOGY
Moderators: Tahir Tak, MD, PhD, Angela Kosec, APRN, CNP, DNP
8:00 a.m.
Optimal Diet for CV Risk Reduction: What Is the Evidence? Is It Just About Lipids?
Kyla Lara-Breitinger, MD
8:20 a.m.
The Heart of a Woman
Thais Coutinho, MD
8:40 a.m.
Hypertension – Latest Guidelines
Joel Beachey, MD
9:00 a.m.
What Imaging Do I Use and When in Ischemic Heart Disease
Vidhu Anand, MBBS
9:20 a.m.
Panel Discussion
Vidhu Anand, MBBS, Joel Beachey, MD, Thais Coutinho, MD, Kyla Lara-Breitinger, MD
Moderator: Tahir Tak, MD, PhD
9:40 a.m.
Refreshment Break
STRUCTURAL HEART DISEASE
Moderators: S. Allen Luis, MBBS, PhD, Michael Poterucha, PA-C
10:00 a.m.
Valvular Heart Disease: When to Refer for Intervention
Vuyisile Nkomo, MD
10:20 a.m.
How Do I Decide: TAVR vs. SAVR?
10:40 a.m.
Cardiac CT and MRI in Structural Heart Disease
Vidhu Anand, MBBS
11:00 a.m.
Periprocedural Management Following Structural Interventions: What Do I Need to Know?
Michael Poterucha, PA-C
11:20 a.m.
Congenital Heart Disease for the General Cardiologist
Angela Kosec, APRN, CNP, DNP
11:40 a.m.
Panel Discussion
Vidhu Anand, MBBS, Angela Kosec, APRN, CNP, DNP, Vuyisile Nkomo, MD, Michael Poterucha, PA-C
Moderator: S. Allen Luis, MBBS, PhD
12:00 p.m.
Lunch (provided)
HEART FAILURE
Moderator: Kyla Lara-Breitinger, MD
1:15 p.m.
Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction
Affan Irfan, MD, PhD
2:35 p.m.
Diuretics in the In-Patient Setting
Angela Kosec, APRN, CNP, DNP
2:55 p.m.
Amyloid: What Do I Do to Assess and Manage My Patient?
Ian Chang, MD
3:15 p.m.
Panel Discussion
Ian Chang, MD, Affan Irfan, MD, PhD, Angela Kosec, APRN, CNP, DNP
Moderator: Kyla Lara-Breitinger, MD
3:30 p.m.
Adjourn for the Day
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Social Hour Faculty available for informal Q&A
SATURDAY, AUGUST 10, 2024
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
ARRHYTHMIAS AND PACING
Moderators: Tahir Tak, MD, PhD, Michael Poterucha, PA-C
7:30 a.m.
Vasovagal Syncope, Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia: What Can (Should) We Do?
Guru Kowlgi, MBBS
7:50 a.m.
Is It Time to Revisit Rate vs. Rhythm Control for Atrial Fibrillation in 2024
Xiaoke Liu, MD, PhD
8:10 a.m.
An Update on Indications for Pacing and CRT
Vaibhav Vaidya, MBBS
8:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion
Guru Kowlgi, MBBS, Xiaoke Liu, MD, PhD, Vaibhav Vaidya, MBBS
Moderator: Tahir Tak, MD, PhD
9:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break
POTPOURRI OF INTERESTING TOPICS
Moderators: Thais Coutinho, MD, Angela Kosec, APRN, CNP, DNP
9:20 a.m.
Inflammatory Pericarditis – Assessment and Management
S. Allen Luis, MBBS, PhD
9:50 a.m.
Periprocedural Anticoagulation: When and How Should I Bridge My Patients?
Damon Houghton, MD
10:10 a.m.
Overview of POCUS for the General Practitioner
Jeremy Thaden, MD
10:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion
Damon Houghton, MD, S. Allen Luis, MBBS, PhD, Jeremy Thaden, MD
Moderator: Thais Coutinho, MD
10:45 a.m.
Hands-On POCUS for Primary Care Providers
Kyla Lara-Breitinger, MD, S. Allen Luis, MBBS, PhD, Vuyisile Nkomo, MD, Tahir Tak, MD, PhD, Jeremy Thaden, MD
12:00 p.m.
Course Adjourns
Credit Types Offered
  • AMA PRA Category 1
    9.75
  • Nursing
    9.75
  • AAPA
    9.75

Price: $400-$500 | Early Registration Saves $100!

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