Cardiovascular Today Conference - 28th Annual

in United States at Ron Pearson Center

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Schedule of Events

Schedule and speakers are subject to change. No partial credit will be awarded-attendees must attend entire program to receive continuing education certificate.

7:15 - 8:30 am: Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:15 - 12:45 pm: Exhibits

SESSION 1
8:30 - 8:40 am: WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS

8:40 - 9:00 am: ADVANCED HEART FAILURE UPDATE

  • Jennifer Goerbig-Campbell, MD, Cardiologist, Heart Failure Clinic, Iowa Heart Center, Des Moines

Obj: Identify current therapies for advanced heart failure to improve patient outcomes..

9:00 - 9:20 am: ABLATION VS. MEDICAL THERAPY:TRIAL & LITERATURE REVIEW

  • Troy Hounshell, DO, Electrophysiologist,
    Heart Rhythm Center, Iowa Heart Center

Obj: Identify decision making criteria to improve outcomes in arrhythmia patients.

9:20 - 9:40 am: TEAMWORK & COMMUNICATION CAN IMPACT STEMI PATIENT OUTCOMES

  • Daniel Shivapour, MD,
    Interventional Cardiologist, Iowa Heart Center, Des Moines

Obj: Identify signs and symptoms of STEMI,
appropriate means for transport, and improved team communication with PULSARA.


9:40 - 10:00 am: ROBOTICS IN THORACIC SURGERY

  • Ganga Prabhakar, MD, Cardiothoracic Surgeon,
    Iowa Heart Center, Des Moines

Obj: Discuss a shifting paradigm for mobility and recovery after thoracic surgery

10:00 - 10:30 am:Break/Exhibits

SESSION 2

10:30-11:00 am: ABCS OF ECG’S

  • Kyle Ulveling, MD, Cardiologist, Iowa Heart Center, Carroll

Obj: Identify normal vs. abnormal ECG’s.

11:00 - 12:00 pm: TEAM ECMO

  • Panelists:
    David Hockmuth, MD, Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Iowa Heart Center, Des Moines

    Brad Wilcox, DO, Pulmonologist,Chest, Infectious Diseases & Critical Care Associates, Des Moines

    Julie Tuel, RN, BSN, CCRN-CMC, SCRN, Nursing Director, Neuro-Trauma Medical ICU and Rapid Response Team, Mercy-Des Moines

    Kevin Devnich, BS, CCP, Manager Perfusion Services-Pediatric Perfusionist, Mercy-Des Moines

    Brittany Quandt, BS, MPS, Adult & Pediatric Perfusionist, ECMO Coordinator, Mercy-Des Moines


Obj: Identify stages of assessment and implementation of ECMO; bedside care; and education to improve outcomes for ECMO patients.

12:00 - 12:45 pm: Lunch/Exhibits

SESSION 3

12:45 - 1:20 pm: SURGICAL FRAILTY: A FRAMEWORK FOR SYSTEMATIC IMPROVEMENT

  • Jason M. Johanning, MD,
    Adjunct Professor, Vascular Surgery, UNMC, Omaha, NE; Professor of Surgery, UNMC, Omaha, NE; and Acting Chief of Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Nebraska/Western Iowa VA Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Obj: Discuss implementation of frailty index score in vascular surgery patient assessment to improve outcomes

1:20 - 1:40 pm: RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPIES FOR PREVENTION & TREATMENT OF CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE

  • Robert Hoyt, MD, Electrophysiologist,
    Heart Rhythm Center, Iowa Heart Center

Obj: Discuss current and novel use of cardiac pacing technology to improve outcomes in the heart failure patient.

1:40 - 2:00 pm: UPDATE ON MANAGEMENT OF AORTIC ANEURYSM DISEASE

  • David Chew, MD, Vascular Surgeon,
    Iowa Vascular Institute, Iowa Heart Center

Obj: Discuss current management of aortic aneurysm disease to improve outcomes.

2:00 - 2:20 pm: Break

SESSION 4

2:20 - 3:20 pm: HEALING HEARTS WITH THE CULINARY ARTS

  • Maria Barnes, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Biochemistry & Nutrition, Des Moines University

Obj: Demonstrate how to identify foods that can be beneficial in attenuating the onset and/or progression of cardiovascular disease.

3:20 - 3:30 pm: Adjourn (certificates, evaluations)

Agenda and speakers are subject to change.
No partial credit will be awarded - attendees must attend entire program to receive continuing education certificate.

Audience/Purpose

  • Physicians
  • Advanced Practice Clinicians
  • Registered Nurses
  • Coders
  • Medical Assistants
  • Radiology Technologists
  • EMS Providers
  • Sonographers


The purpose of the Cardiovascular Today program is to increase knowledge of the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease.

Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with The Essential Areas and Policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS) through joint sponsorship of Mercy Medical Center–Des Moines and Iowa Heart Center. Mercy Medical Center–Des Moines is accredited by the Iowa Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Mercy Medical Center–Des Moines designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Speakers will disclose to attendees the nature of any significant financial relationships they have with the commercial firms providing support, as well as the commercial manufacturers of products and/or the providers of services discussed in their presentations.

They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

This live activity, 28th Annual Cardiovascular Today Conference, with a beginning date of February 2, 2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 5.0 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

American Osteopathic Association
AOA Category 2-A = 5.0 credits

Radiology Technologists
ASRT = 6.0

Nursing Contact Hours Awarded = 5.0
IBON Provider #321

The program has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) for Continuing Education Units, 5.0 CEU Clinical Category. Granting in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of either the program content or the program’s facilitator.

This conference has been approved by AAPC for 5.0 CEU(s) which can be split between Core A, CCC, CEMC and CCVTC for continuing education units.

Mercy College of Health Sciences will award 5.0 hours of Formal CEH. CEH’s earned will be applicable for renewal of an EMS Provider Certification/license in Iowa.

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