8th Annual Advanced Heart Failure Symposium 2020

November 6, 2020

There is a tremendous knowledge gap in the need for timely referral for patients who may benefit from therapies such as heart transplant or durable mechanical circulatory support. Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to manage critically ill patients with heart failure that require invasive hemodynamic assessment and temporary mechanical circulatory support.

This conference is being held virtually.

Target Audience

This course is intended for all physicians including internal medicine physicians, cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, invasive cardiologists and health care professionals involved in the care of cardiovascular patients.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, learners should be able to:

  1. Recognize signs and symptoms of Cardiac Amyloidosis and understand basic diagnostic workup
  2. Understand current advanced therapeutics options for patients with COVID-19 Infections
  3. Understand which patients constitute “advanced” heart failure and the key clinical characteristics associated with high clinical risk
  4. Know how to implement cornerstones of guideline-directed medical therapy for heart failure management
  5. Recognize cardiogenic shock in both patients with acute and chronic heart failure
  6. Understand the temporary mechanical circulatory support options available to patients with cardiogenic shock
  7. Know how to use invasive hemodynamics in the management of cardiogenic shock
  8. Know some of the key principles of starting a heart failure clinic
  9. Know some of the unique nuances of blood pressure management in the LVAD patient
  10. Understand the clinical options for atrial arrhythmia management in the patient with chronic heart failure
Additional information
Agenda: 

8:45 am – 9:00 am     Welcoming Remarks and Overview

Pat Pappas, MD, FACS, FACCP, Advocate Christ Medical Center

William Cotts, MD, MS, FACC, FACP, FAHA, FHFSA, Advocate Christ Medical Center

Moderators: Nikhil Narang MD and Sunil Pauwaa MD

9:05 am – 9:50 am     Keynote Address:  Updates in Diagnosis and Management in Cardiac Amyloidosis

Keynote Speaker: Ronald Witteles MD, Advanced Heart Failure Cardiology

Professor of Medicine and Program Director of Internal Medicine Residency Program

Stanford Medicine

10:00 am – 10 :20 am Advocate Christ Medical Center COVID-19 Experience

Antone Tatooles, MD, Advocate Christ Medical Center

10:25 am –10:45 am  When to Refer to Advanced Heart Failure

Christopher Sciamanna, MD, Advocate Christ Medical Center

10:50am-11:10am     Updates in Medical Therapy for the Heart Failure Patient

Jessica Pillarella, MD, Advocate Christ Medical Center

11:15 am-11:20 am    ----BREAK----

11:20 am – 11:40 am Update in Cardiogenic Shock and Acute Mechanical Circulatory Support

Gregory Macaluso MD, Advocate Heart Institute at Advocate Christ Medical Center

11:45 am – 12:05 pm    How to Run a Congestive Heart Failure Clinic

Sharon Brennan APN, Kathy Kamba APN, Advocate Christ Medical Center

12:10am – 12:30 pm  Blood Pressure Management in the LVAD Patient

Laura Coyle, APN, LVAD, Advocate Christ Medical Center

12:35 pm-1:00 pm     ----BREAK----

1:05 pm-1:15 pm   Rapid Fire Case Presentation: Heart Failure Management in the Oncology Patient

Sunil Pauwaa MD, Advocate Christ Medical Center

1:20 pm-1:40 pm   When and Who to Consider for Home Inotropic Therapy

Ambar Andrade MD, Advocate Christ Medical Center
 

**Please note Agenda subject to change

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 4.00 Attendance
    Attendance Credit
    • 4.00 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Course opens: 
01/09/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Event starts: 
11/06/2020 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
11/06/2020 - 2:30pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Virtual Meeting
United States

Faculty

William G. Cotts, MD; Advocate Aurora Health
Colleen Szorc; Advocate Aurora Health
Nikhil Narang, MD; Advocate Aurora Health
Sunil Pauwaa, MD; Advocate Aurora Health

Speakers

Pat Pappas, MD, FACS, FACCP, Medical Director; Advocate Aurora Health
William Cotts, MD, MS, FACC, FACP, FAHA, FHFSA, Clinical Director, Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Assist Devices, Advocate Aurora Health and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago
Nikhil Narang, MD; Advocate Aurora Health
Sunil Pauwaa, MD; Advocate Aurora Health
Ronald Witteles, MD, Advanced Heart Failure Cardiology, Professor of Medicine and Program Director of Internal Medicine Residency Program Stanford Medicine
Antone Tatooles, MD, Director, Ventricular Assist Device Program; Advocate Aurora Health
Christopher Sciamanna, MD, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology; Advocate Aurora Health
Jessica Pillarella, MD, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology; Advocate Aurora Health
Gregory Macaluso, MD, Director of Advanced Heart Failure Fellowship, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology; Advocate Aurora Health
Sharon Brennan, APN; Advocate Aurora Health
Kathy Kamb, APN; Advocate Aurora Health
Candice Gunderson, APN; Advocate Aurora Health
Laura Coyle, APN, LVAD Coordinator, Ventricular Assist Device Program; Advocate Aurora Health
Sunil Pauwaa, MD, Associate Director Advanced Heart Failure Fellowship, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology; Advocate Aurora Health
Ambar Andrade, MD, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology; Advocate Aurora Health
Jeffrey Neiger, MD, Cardiac Electrophysiology; Advocate Aurora Health
Muhyaldeen Dia, MD, Medical Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program; Advocate Aurora Health, Associate Program Director, University of Illinois at Chicago/Advocate Aurora Health


Disclosure

Faculty disclosures are being reviewed and will be presented to the audience in advance of the program.

Accreditation Statement
Advocate Aurora Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
Advocate Aurora Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Available Credit

  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 4.00 Attendance
    Attendance Credit
    • 4.00 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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