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Congestive Heart Failure Update

  1. 1. Cardiovascular Disease Congestive Heart Failure Update Saturday December 7, 2013 Eric P. Newman Education Center Washington University Medical Center Course Chair Edward M. Geltman, MD, FACC Presented By The Cardiovascular Division Washington University School of Medicine Jointly Sponsored By Washington University School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education and The Heart Failure Network
  2. 2. LEARNING & PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES This course is designed for cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, internists, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and pharmacists to increase the awareness of the advancements made in CHF and atrial fibrillation so that patients can be managed more effectively. The intended result of this activity is increased competence, knowledge, enhanced performance and improved patient outcomes. Upon completion of this course attendees should be able to: • Discuss the pathophysiology of HFpEF • Describe the treatment options for HFpEF • Explain the differences in treatment strategy between HFpEF and HFrEF • Outline the treatment options for managing ventricular tachycardia • Explain the benefits of ventricular tachycardia ablation strategies • Describe the different pacing/defibrillators strategies for ventricular tachycardia • Explain the comparative benefits of cardiac MRI, CT, SPECT and Echo • Outline the options for stress testing in concert with imaging • Explain methods for assessing myocardial viability with various imaging techniques • Describe the appropriate patients for LVAD implementation • Discuss the selection criteria for heart transplantation • Outline the treatment strategies for patients with acute decompensated CHF • Explain the treatment options for anticoagulation in patients with CHF Jointly Sponsored by: GUEST FACULTY Margaret M. Redfield, MD, Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE ACTIVITY FACULTY Gregory A. Ewald, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine Chief, Clinical Cardiology; Director, Section of Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation Edward M. Geltman, MD, FACC, Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division Medical Director, Cardiac Diagnostic Lab Director, Heart Failure Program, Barnes-Jewish Hospital Ronald J. Krone, MD, John E. Simon Scholar in Medicine Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) Timothy W. Smith, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division Pamela K. Woodard, MD, Professor of Radiology
  3. 3. AGENDA 7:30amRegistration & Continental Breakfast 8:00 Welcome and Introduction - Dr. Geltman 8:05 Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction: Pathophysiology and Management - Dr. Redfield 9:00 Management of Ventricular Tachycaria in Patients with CHF - Dr. Smith 9:30 Advances in Imaging of Patients with CHF Dr. Woodard 10:00 Refreshment Break and Exhibits 10:30 Chemotherapy and Heart Failure - Dr. Krone 1 1:00 How to Evaluate a Patient for Referral for Advanced Heart Failure Management - Dr. Ewald 11:30 Case Presentations and Panel Discussion Dr. Geltman and Faculty 12:30pmConcluding Remarks & Adjourn ACCREDITATION:This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education and the Heart Failure Network. Washington University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. CREDIT: Washington University designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. DISCLOSURE POLICY: It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities. All presenters participating in this activity are expected to disclose to the audience any financial interest or other relationship (1) with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services discussed in an educational presentation and (2) with any commercial supporters of the educational activity. This activity is supported in part by educational grants from various commercial organizations. A complete list of commercial supporters and contributors will be available at the time of the conference. Some companies may also exhibit.
  4. 4. GENERAL INFORMATION Location: Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC), 320 S. Euclid Ave., St. Louis, Missouri 63110. Since meeting room temperatures are difficult to regulate to everyone's appeal, bringing a jacket or sweater is recommended. A map will be included with the registration acknowledgement. Parking: Validation provided for paid registrants SELF-PARKING at the North Garage (Euclid Avenue and Parkview Place). Overnight hotel parking cannot be validated. Accommodations: Make your hotel reservations directly with the hotel and indicate that you are attending a Washington University conference to receive our special rate. • The Parkway Hotel [adjacent to the conference center] (314) 256-7777 toll free (866) 314-7700 4550 Forest Park Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63110 Rate: $129 Executive Level (+tax) • Chase Park Plaza [5 blocks from the medical center campus] (314) 633-3000 toll free (877) 587-2427 212-232 N. Kingshighway Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108 Rate: $162 One Bedroom Suite (+tax) Please Note: Washington University is not responsible for airline or hotel reservations. Please confirm seminar registration acceptance prior to purchase of non-refundable or penalty airline tickets. Transportation/MetroLink: The Central West End MetroLink Station is conveniently located at the medical center on Euclid Avenue, ½ block south of EPNEC. The MetroLink trip from the airport to the medical center takes approx. 25 minutes and costs $4.00. Taxis are available at the airport and cost approximately $40 to the medical center. Cancellations: Registration fee less $25 administrative charge is refundable if cancellation is received in writing by November 29, 2013. Special Needs: Continuing Medical Education at Washington University School of Medicine fully complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act rules and regulations thereof. If any participant of this meeting is in need of accommodations, please do not hesitate to submit written requests at least one month prior to seminar date. For Further Seminar Information: Continuing Medical Education, Washington University School of Medicine (314) 362-6891 (800) 325-9862 Fax (314) 362-1087 Website: Email: Day of Seminar Only Telephone Number: (314) 747-6338 Minimum and Maximum Enrollments Have Been Established.
  5. 5. ADVANCE REGISTRATION Congestive Heart Failure Update Saturday, December 7, 2013 To ensure proper spelling of your name, please print clearly. First Name Initial Last Name Degree Fax Address City/ State/ Zip Office Phone If you wish to receive CME announcements online, indicate your email address. Specialty Medical School Graduate of: Washington University REGISTRATION FEES: By Nov 29 Other Year After Nov 29 $80 $100 Your full payment in advance completes your registration and ensures your enrollment in this course. Fee includes enrollment, continuing education credits, educational materials, continental breakfast, refreshment break and medical center parking. Convenient Ways to Register!  ONLINE - Secure online registration available at: Will receive immediate payment confirmation.  MAIL this completed form with your check payable to Washington University. CME/WUSM, Campus Box 8063, 660 S. Euclid Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110  FAX this completed form with credit card information to: Fax (314) 362-1087  MasterCard  Visa  Discover  AmEx Name on Card Card # Exp. Date Signature INTRNT