Heart Failure Management for Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Primary Care Providers

January 18-20, 2018
Disney's BoardWalk Inn, Lake Buena Vista, FL

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Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1™ (17.5), Price: $765 - $850 | Early registration saves $100 off these rates!

Program

THURSDAY, JAN 18
7:00 a.m.
Registration | Continental Breakfast
7:45 a.m.
Welcome and Program Overview - Pretest
THE CLINICAL SYNDROME OF HEART FAILURE
8:00 a.m.
Does Every Swollen Dyspneic Patient Have Heart Failure? Building the Clinical Diagnosis
Jean Wagner, APRN, CNP
8:25 a.m.
Questions and Answers
8:30 a.m.
Echo in Heart Failure: What It Can and Cannot Tell You
Barry Karon, MD
8:55 a.m.
Questions and Answers
9:00 a.m.
Initial Evaluation of the Patient With Newly Discovered Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Richard Rodeheffer, MD
9:25 a.m.
Questions and Answers
9:30 a.m.
Case-Based Approach to Choosing Diagnostic Testing - Discussants: Drs. Mankad, Abou Ezzeddine, and Bonnichsen
Moderators: Barry Karon, MD, Jean Wagner, APRN, CNP
9:55 a.m.
Questions and Answers
10:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break
10:20 a.m.
Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: Where Are We in 2018?
Barry Karon, MD
10:45 a.m.
Questions and Answers
10:50 a.m.
Sarcoid Myocarditis: When to Suspect, How to Diagnose, and Treatment Options (pharmacology content)
Omar Abou Ezzeddine, MD, CM, MS
11:15 a.m.
Questions and Answers
11:20 a.m.
How We Discuss the Disease Trajectory With Our Patients? Panel: Drs. Karon, Rodeheffer, and Grazzini-Frantz
Jean Wagner, APRN, CNP
11:45 a.m.
Rapid Fire Heart Failure Cases – Make the Diagnosis
Crystal Bonnichsen, MD, Janell Grazzini Frantz, APRN, MSN, CNP, Rekha Mankad, MD, Jean Wagner, APRN, CNP
12:30 p.m.
Lunch
COMORBIDITIES IN HEART FAILURE
1:30 p.m.
Common Dysrhythmias in Patients With Heart Failure (pharmacology content)
Christopher McLeod, MB, ChB, PhD
1:55 p.m.
Questions and Answers
2:00 p.m.
Managing Anticoagulation in Heart Failure Patients (pharmacology content)
Dalene Bott Kitslaar, APRN, MSN, CNP
2:25 p.m.
Questions and Answers
2:30 p.m.
Sleep Apnea in Heart Failure: Picking up the Pieces After SERVE-HF
Sean Caples, DO
2:55 p.m.
Questions and Answers
3:00 p.m.
Cases Studies in Combined Heart and Renal Failure: Choosing a Strategy That Both Cardiology and Nephrology Can Embrace (pharmacology content)
Eddie Greene, MD, Barry Karon, MD
3:30 p.m.
Adjourn
FRIDAY, JAN 19
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
7:25 a.m.
Welcome and Program Overview
HEART FAILURE TREATMENT
7:30 a.m.
Optimizing Use of ACE Inhibitors, Beta Blockers, Mineralocorticoid Receptor Antagonists, and Digoxin (pharmacology content)
Barry Karon, MD
8:00 a.m.
Questions and Answers
8:05 a.m.
What About ARB-Ni and Ivabradine? Where Do These Newer Agents Fit In? (pharmacology content)
Daniel Borgeson, MD
8:30 a.m.
Questions and Answers
MINI SYMPOSIUM: HEART FAILURE IN THE OUT-PATIENT SETTING; HOW TO TRY TO KEEP PATIENTS OUT OF THE HOSPITAL
8:35 a.m.
Volume Management: Non-pharmacologic Measures, Diuretics Beyond Furosemide (pharmacology content)
Jean Wagner, APRN, CNP
9:00 a.m.
Questions and Answers
9:05 a.m.
How to Titrate Meds in Out-Patients With Heart Failure: Real-World Challenges (pharmacology content)
Tiffany Berg, RN
9:30 a.m.
Questions and Answers
9:35 a.m.
Implanted Ambulatory Pulmonary Artery Pressure Measurement Devices: The Science and the Reality
Tiffany Berg, RN, Janell Grazzini Frantz, APRN, MSN, CNP
10:00 a.m.
Questions and Answers
10:05 a.m.
Refreshment Break
MINI SYMPOSIUM: HEART FAILURE IN THE HOSPITALIZED PATIENT
10:25 a.m.
Initial Approach to the Hospitalized Patient: A Case-based Approach (pharmacology content)
Omar Abou Ezzeddine, MD, CM, MS
10:50 a.m.
Questions and Answers
10:55 a.m.
Commonly Encountered Problems in Hospitalized Patients With Heart Failure I: “My Patient Won’t Pee!” (pharmacology content)
Eddie Greene, MD
11:20 a.m.
Questions and Answers
11:25 a.m.
Commonly Encountered Problems in Hospitalized Patients With Heart Failure II: “My Patient’s Hypotension is Interfering With My Ability to Manage Them Medically!” (pharmacology content)
Daniel Borgeson, MD
11:50 a.m.
Questions and Answers
12:00 p.m.
Lunch
1:00 p.m.
When to Consider a Right Heart Catheterization and How to Interpret the Results
Robert Frantz, MD
1:25 p.m.
Questions and Answers
1:30 p.m.
Translating Clinical and Right Heart Catheterization Data into Proper Selection of Intravenous Vasoactive Drugs: Case Examples (pharmacology content)
Richard Rodeheffer, MD
1:55 p.m.
Questions and Answers
2:00 p.m.
Yikes! An Adult Patient With Congenital Heart Disease Is on My Hospital Service! What (and what not) To Do ?
Crystal Bonnichsen, MD
2:25 p.m.
Questions and Answers
2:30 p.m.
Take Home Points: Caring for the Hospitalized Patient With Heart Failure
Barry Karon, MD, Jean Wagner, APRN, CNP
2:40 p.m.
Questions and Answers
2:45 p.m.
Utilizing Device Data to Optimize Treatment for Patients With Heart Failure
Christopher McLeod, MB, ChB, PhD
3:10 p.m.
Questions and Answers
3:15 p.m.
Wound and Non-Pharmacologic Edema Management for Patients With Heart Failure
Dalene Bott Kitslaar, APRN, MSN, CNP
3:40 p.m.
Questions and Answers
3:45 p.m.
Is Your Patient With Heart Failure Able to Undergo Non-cardiac Surgery?
Rekha Mankad, MD
4:10 p.m.
Questions and Answers
4:15 p.m.
Adjourn
SATURDAY, JAN 20
7:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
7:30 a.m.
Welcome and Program Overview
ADVANCED HEART FAILURE
7:35 a.m.
The Other Ventricle: Managing Right-Sided Heart Failure (pharmacology content)
Robert Frantz, MD
8:00 a.m.
Questions and Answers
8:05 a.m.
Common Valve Disorders in the Patient With Heart Failure: Choosing Between Medical, Interventional, or Surgical Treatments (pharmacology content)
Rekha Mankad, MD
8:30 a.m.
Questions and Answers
8:35 a.m.
Cardiac Transplant and LVAD: When to Refer?
Robert Frantz, MD
9:00 a.m.
Questions and Answers
9:05 a.m.
Strategies When Discussing End of Life Issues
Amanda Lorenz, MD
9:30 a.m.
Questions and Answers
9:35 a.m.
Refreshment Break
9:50 a.m.
Symptom Management in Advanced Heart Failure (pharmacology content)
Amanda Lorenz, MD
10:20 a.m.
Questions and Answers
10:30 a.m.
Education Post Test
10:50 a.m.
Illustrative Cases in Advanced Heart Failure (pharmacology content) - Panelists: Drs. Lorenz, Frantz, Grazzini Frantz, and Abou Ezzeddine
Jean Wagner, APRN, CNP
11:35 a.m.
Summary and Closing Remarks
11:45 a.m.
Adjourn
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