Innovations in Atrial Fibrillation Management: Impacting Quality of Life and Stroke Risk

October 18-19, 2019
Grand Hyatt Seattle, Seattle, WA

Registration Closed
Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1 (13.25), MOC (13.25), | Price: $695.00

Program

Friday, October 18, 2019
7:00 a.m.
Registration - Continental Breakfast
7:30 a.m.
Welcome - Course Overview
Understanding the Mechanism of Atrial Fibrillation
Moderator: Douglas Packer, MD
7:45 a.m.
Who is at Risk for Stroke? Beyond the CHADS-VASC Score
Thomas Bunch, MD
8:15 a.m.
Changing Concepts of the Pathophysiology of AF: Is It a Vascular Disease?
Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil
8:45 a.m.
Atypical Causes of AF: Extreme Exercise, Sleep Apnea, Infla.m.mation, Alcohol, and the Genes
Thomas Munger, MD
9:15 a.m.
AF and Dementia: Is It the AF or the Micro Bleeds?
Thomas Bunch, MD
9:45 a.m.
Questions and Answers - Drs. Munger and Bunch
10:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break
Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation
Moderator: Thomas Munger, MD
10:20 a.m.
Who Needs to Be Treated? Is There Room in 2019 for ASA, CLOP, and Warfarin?
Thomas Munger, MD
11:00 a.m.
New Oral Anticoagulation Agents: What Are the New Rules?
Rajiv Pruthi, MBBS
11:25 a.m.
How to Switch From Coumadin to DOACs. Management and Perioperative Tips
Thomas Bunch, MD
11:50 a.m.
Questions and Answers - Drs. Packer, Pruthi, and Bunch
12:15 p.m.
Lunch - Princessa Ballroom
Drug Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Moderators: Douglas Packer, MD, Jeanne Poole, MD
1:15 p.m.
Acute Management of Atrial Fibrillation in the ER? Who Should Be Admitted?
Thomas Munger, MD
1:40 p.m.
Drug Therapy for AF: Does Rate Control Matter Anymore?
Win Kuang Shen, MD
2:05 p.m.
Nit Picky Details of Rhythm Control Therapy: How to Make It Work Effectively
Peter Noseworthy, MD
2:30 p.m.
Drug Interactions and Long-Term Toxicity: How to Make It Safe
Malini Madhavan, MBBS
2:55 p.m.
Does Dronedarone (Multaq) + Ranolizine = Amiodarone
Win Kuang Shen, MD
3:15 p.m.
Questions and Answers - Drs. Munger, Shen, and Madhavan
3:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Saturday, October 19, 2019
7:00 a.m.
Registration - Continental Breakfast
Case Based Discussion: Unusual Contributors to Atrial Fibrillations:
Moderator: Douglas Packer, MD
7:30 a.m.
Do Alcohol and Caffeine Create AF?
Malini Madhavan, MBBS
7:45 a.m.
Relationship Between Vagal Tone, Exercise, BMI and AF: Evidence
Peter Noseworthy, MD
Non-Pharmacologic Treatment of AF
Moderator: Peter Noseworthy, MD
8:00 a.m.
Life Style Modification: An Overlooked Methodology for AF Prevention
Abhishek Deshmukh, MBBS
8:25 a.m.
The Neutral CABANA Trial That Wasn't Neutral
Douglas Packer, MD
8:55 a.m.
Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion
Thomas Munger, MD
9:15 a.m.
Less Invasive Surgical Approaches for AF: Can You Believe Anything a Surgeon Says?
Abhishek Deshmukh, MBBS
9:40 a.m.
Questions and Answers - Drs. Packer and Deshmukh
10:00 a.m.
Refreshment Break
Stroke Prevention, Evaluation, and Treatment of Sequalae
Moderator: Thomas Munger, MD
10:20 a.m.
Current Status of Screening for AF: Frequency, Significance and Limitations of AHREs: How much….
Konstantinos Siontis, MD
10:45 a.m.
Telestroke and Heart Brain Clinic
Thomas Munger, MD
11:10 a.m.
Real-World Data on DOACs and AF: How Is It Generated and What Does It Mean?
Peter Noseworthy, MD
11:35 a.m.
Stroke Rehabilitation: Current and Future Frontiers
Billie Schultz, MD
12:00 p.m.
Questions and Answers - Drs. Siontis, Noseworthy, and Schultz
12:25 p.m.
Lunch - Princessa Ballroom
Atrial Fibrillation & Heart Failure
Moderator: Douglas Packer, MD
1:20 p.m.
Heart Failure and AF: Chicken vs. Egg
Thomas Munger, MD
1:45 p.m.
Upstream and Downstream Drug Rx for Atrial Fibrillation in Heart Failure
Peter Noseworthy, MD
2:10 p.m.
AF & Structural Heart Disease
Rekha Mankad, MD
2:30 p.m.
AF, HF, & Stroke in the Adult Congenital Heart Patient
Malini Madhavan, MBBS
2:55 p.m.
What do CABANA and CASTLE-AF Say?
Douglas Packer, MD
3:15 p.m.
Questions and Answers - Drs. Mankad, Madhavan, and Noseworthy
3:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Credit Types Offered
  • AMA PRA Category 1™
    13.25
  • MOC
    13.25

Price: $695.00

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