Eighth Annual Rene Arcilla Symposium on Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery: The Fontan
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.
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.
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.
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: Christopher Smith, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital Philadelphia University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Panel Discussion/Questions and Answers
Michael Earing, MD and Christopher Smith, MD
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
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, Cincinnati Children's Hospital
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 Christopher Smith, MD
3:30 pm – 3.45 pm
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Topic: Living with Fontan
Speaker: Kathleen Williams, RN. BSN, CCRN and Haylee Williams
Closing Remarks by Chawki Elzein, MD
Complimentary valet parking is available in the conference center circle drive on the corner of 93rd Street and Kilbourn Avenue.
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, Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Mark Rodefeld, MD; Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery Riley Children’s Hospital, Indiana
Faculty disclosures are being reviewed and will be presented to the audience in advance of the program.
In support of improving patient care, Advocate Aurora Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Advocate Aurora Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Advocate Aurora Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 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 AttendanceAttendance Credit
- 5.75 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 5.75 Continuing Nursing Education (CE)Aurora Health Care is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 5.75 contact hours have been awarded to this activity by the Wisconsin Nursing Association. To receive contact hours, participants must attend the entire activity.