Eighth Annual Rene Arcilla Symposium on Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery: The Fontan

Oak Lawn, IL US
October 21, 2022

Advances in technology and medical care in the long term management of the Fontan patient: long term follow-up of the Fontan patient, establishing a Fontan follow-up program, management of lymphatic diseases associated with single ventricle palliation, indications and outcomes of Fontan conversion operation, assist devices available for Fontan circulation.

 

Target Audience

All physicians including pediatric cardiologists, pediatric cardiovascular surgeons, pediatric cardiac anesthesiologists, pediatric critical care physicians, adult cardiologists, adult and pediatric gastroenterologists, pediatric nurses, pediatric intensivists, perfusionists, ECHO technicians, fellows, residents, medical students, pediatric respiratory therapists, developmental therapists and allied health professionals.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify the different components of Fontan follow-up program and long-term management of the Fontan patient.
  • Discuss lymphatic diseases and how to manage them after single ventricle palliation
  • Identify the ideal candidate for Fontan conversion operation and discuss outcomes with families
  • Identify the different mechanical support modalities available for the failing Fontan.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.75 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 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 5.75 Attendance
    Attendance Credit
    • 5.75 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Course opens: 
04/26/2022
Course expires: 
12/31/2022
Event starts: 
10/21/2022 - 9:00am CDT
Event ends: 
10/21/2022 - 5:00pm CDT
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

9:00 am – 9:45 am
Registration and Appetizers/Refreshment

9:45 am – 10:00 am
Introductory Remarks by Chawki Elzein, MD, FACS. Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgeon Advocate Children’s Heart Institute, Oak Lawn, IL

10:00 am – 11:00 am
Keynote Address #1:
Topic: Long-term Management of the Fontan Patient.
Speaker: Michael Earing, MD, MS Healthcare Management Medical Director of the Chicago Adult Congenital Heart Disease Alliance Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Chicago-medicine Chief, Section of Pediatric Cardiology, Section Chief and Co-director Advocate Children's Hospital Heart Institute Division Director of the Cardiovascular Service Line for the Chicagoland Children’s Health Alliance: University of Chicago- Medicine/Advocate Healthcare/Northshore University

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Keynote Address #2
Topic: Management of Lymphatic Diseases after Single Ventricle Palliation
Speaker: Yoav Dori, MD, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Pediatrics Director of Pediatric Lymphatic Imaging and Interventions and Lymphatic Research, Division of Cardiology The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Panel Discussion/Questions and Answers
Michael Earing, MD and Yoav Dori, MD

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
Lunch

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm
Keynote Address #3
Topic: Fontan Conversion: Indications and Outcomes
Speaker: Carl Backer, MD. Professor of Surgery Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Keynote Address #4 
Topic: Update on Assist devices for Fontan Circulation
Speaker: Mark Rodefeld, MD, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery Riley Children’s Hospital, Indiana

2:45 pm – 3: 30 pm
Panel Discussion/Questions and Answers
Carl Backer, MD, Mark Rodefeld, MD, Michael Earing, MD, and Yoav Dori, MD

3:30 pm – 3.45 pm
Coffee Break

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Topic: Living with Fontan
Speaker: Kathleen Williams, RN. BSN, CCRN and Haylee Williams

4:45 pm
Closing Remarks by Chawki Elzein, MD

Advocate Christ Medical Center
93rd Street and Kilbourn Avenue
Stein Auditorium
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
United States

Travel

Parking:
Complimentary valet parking is available in the conference center circle drive on the corner of 93rd Street and Kilbourn Avenue.

Faculty

Chawki Elzein, MD; Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgeon Advocate Children’s Heart Institute; Advocate Aurora Health
Michael Earing, MD; Alliance Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Chicago-medicine Chief, Section of Pediatric Cardiology, Section Chief and Co-director Advocate Children's Hospital Heart Institute Division Director of the Cardiovascular Service Line for the Chicagoland Children’s Health Alliance: University of Chicago- Medicine/Advocate Healthcare/Northshore University
Yoav Dori, MD; Associate Professor of Pediatrics Director of Pediatric Lymphatic Imaging and Interventions and Lymphatic Research, Division of Cardiology The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Carl Backer, MD; Professor of Surgery Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Mark Rodefeld, MD; Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery Riley Children’s Hospital, Indiana

 

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 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Available Credit

  • 5.75 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 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 5.75 Attendance
    Attendance Credit
    • 5.75 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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