Association of Physician Assistants in Cardiovascular Surgery              32nd Annual Winter Educational                 ...
Join Us in beautiful, sunny Los Angeles, California for the 2013 APACVS 32nd                                            An...
MEETING INFORMATION414.908.4952 /                 INDUSTRY-SPONSORED LUNCH & LEARNS             EXHIBITSIf ...
2013 Annual Winter Educational Meeting/Surgical Track        THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2013                             1330-1...
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Association of Physician Assistant in Cardiovascular Surgery (APACVS): 32nd Annual Winter Educational Meeting/ Surgical Track

  1. 1. Association of Physician Assistants in Cardiovascular Surgery 32nd Annual Winter Educational Meeting/Surgical Track January 24 – 27, 2013 Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown Hotel 213-488-3500 l • 26 CME credits in cardiac, vascular & thoracic surgery • Register by December 31, 2012 for early-bird discount rateREGISTER TODAY! Choose online, mail or via fax. ATTENDEE REGISTRATION Details inside.
  2. 2. Join Us in beautiful, sunny Los Angeles, California for the 2013 APACVS 32nd Annual Winter Educational Meeting! If you are a Physician Assistant, Advanced Practice Nurse, or other healthcare provider working in cardiac, vascular or thoracic surgery, the 2013 APACVS Winter Educational Meeting is the premier CME event to attend. We have an exciting agenda planned with cutting-edge topics in cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgery and critical care, given by national experts in these fields. The APACVS Winter Educational Meeting is also an excellent forum to reconnect with old colleagues, browse the vendor exhibitors to bring back new and exciting medications orSheraton equipment, and mingle with Physician Assistants from all over the country.Los Angeles NEW PRODUCT! Thoracoscopic Surgical First Assistant CourseDowntown Hotel New to the 2013 Winter Meeting is the Thoracoscopic Surgical First Assistant Course.711 South Hope St. This unparalleled “hands-on” workshop experience, which consists of a didactic and clinical experience, will be taught by expert Surgeons and Physician Assistants in theirLos Angeles, CA 90017 specialty, permitting attendees to practice described techniques and use referenced213-488-3500 products, such as minimally invasive thoracoscopic instruments and stapling devices as well as the camera-based technology. Upon completion of this course, students become comfortable with:The Sheraton Los Angeles is located 1. The role of the First Assistant in Thoracoscopic surgeryin the “LA Live” section of downtown. 2. The use of the various available instruments and equipment in ThoracoscopicIt is within walking distance of the LA surgerySymphony Hall, The Staples Center (LA 3. This is a tissue-based hands-on course with national experts in the field and isLakers and Stanley Cup Champion LA offered as a concurrent session Saturday morning from 8:00am to noon.Kings play there) and to many trendynew restaurants and bars. It is within As registration is limited, please enroll quickly, as we expect this exciting new course toa short drive to the shopping of Rodeo fill quickly. This course will be limited to 24 students on a first-come, first-served basis.Drive and Beverly Hills, the exotic shops Depending on demand, a second course will be considered on Saturday afternoon.and clubs of the Sunset Strip, and the Also new to the 2013 Winter Educational Meeting is the Susan Lusty Excellence inbeautiful beaches, restaurants, and Writing Award. Susan Lusty was the editor and founder of Surgical Physician Assistant,c`lubs of Santa Monica. a journal which was dedicated to the surgical PA, and was an avid advocate of surgical Physician Assistants publishing their clinical and scientific studies in a respected journal.Upcoming Upon her untimely death, this wonderful journal ceased publication and this contest, to be named in her honor, was developed to again encourage Surgical PAs to publish.Meetings Winners of this award will be awarded: 1. A $1,000 cash prizeSummer 2013 – Annual Summer 2. A certificate suitable for framingMeeting / Critical Care Track 3. The opportunity to present their paper during the meeting with airfare and one nightJune 2013 of hotel expenses paid. Revised 8-20-2012Long Island, NY The deadline for submission is October 31, 2012, so time is limited to send in your article. Contest rules can be found in the Winter 2012 Cardiovision or on our website atWinter 2014 – 33rd Annual Winter / Surgical Track Register on-line at as soon as possible to get the best rate. We look forwardJanuary 22-26, 2014 to seeing you soon!Orlando, 2
  3. 3. MEETING INFORMATION414.908.4952 / INDUSTRY-SPONSORED LUNCH & LEARNS EXHIBITSIf you are a provider working in cardiac, Lunch & Learns are optional and included Exhibitors will be present Thursday tothoracic and vascular surgery or critical in the meeting cost. Please note: Lunch & Saturday displaying products and servicescare or cardiothoracic surgery, this is the Learns are open only to meeting attendees. of interest to all attendees. Productspremier CME event to attend. Join your Attendees must pre-register for selections. and services that are displayed are notcolleagues in Los Angeles to discuss Lunch & Learns may have limited space. necessarily endorsed or sanctioned by thecurrent trends and topics in your field. Placement is on a first-come, first-served APACVS.(The views expressed by any speaker are basis. Location details will be availablenot necessarily the views of the APACVS. onsite. (May be subject to change.) LODGING/ HOTEL INFORMATIONSpeakers, times, and topics are subject to The APACVS meeting and rooms are at thechange.) CME CREDITS Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown Hotel.APACVS members’ registrations cancelled This program is not yet approved for CME Contact the hotel directly to make yourby December 31, 2012 will be fully credit. Conference organizers plan to reservation. State the group code APACVSrefunded. Non-members’ registrations request 26.0 hours of American Academy of for a reservation in our block. Please becancelled by December 31, 2012 will be Physician Assistants (AAPA) Category 1 CME aware that the room block may be filledrefunded minus a $25 handling fee. ANY credit from the Physician Assistant Review before the expiration date. We adviseCANCELLATIONS AFTER December 31, Panel. Total number of approved credits yet you to make your reservation early.2012 ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. Revised 8-20-2012 to be determined. An application has been Reservations made after the block is full submitted to the Georgia Nurses Association are subject to availability.2012 PROGRAM COMMITTEE continuing education review committee for Reservations: 213-488-3500 or • Andrea McNiel, MS, PA-C, approval of 25.5 contact hours. Please call 800-228-3000 Speaker Co-Chair Nancy Short at the APACVS National Office Rates: $169 S/D, $179 T/Q• Edward A. Ranzenbach, PA-C, MPAS, for more information. Physician assistants Room block ends: January 2, 2013 FAPACVS, DFAAPA, Speaker Co-Chair should claim only those hours actually• Steve Gottesfeld, PA-C, spent in the CME activity. CME Committee Chair• S. Scott Balderson, 3
  4. 4. 2013 Annual Winter Educational Meeting/Surgical Track THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2013 1330-1430 Developing a Thoracic Robotic Program0600-0700 Registration 1430-1530 Superdimension Bronchoscopy and Endobronchial Ultrasound-Novel Techniques for0800-1600 Exhibits Biopsy and Staging of Lung Cancer0700-0730 Presidental Address: David E. Lizotte, Jr., MPAS, 1530-1600 Break and Exhibits FAPACVS, PA-C 1600-1700 Barrett’s Esophagus and Dysplasia Surveillance0730-0800 Susan Lusty Award Presentation and Managemen0800-0900 Update on Percutaneous AVR SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 20130900-1000 Minimally Invasive Approaches to Valve Surgery 0600-0700 Registration1000-1030 Break and Exhibits 0800-1600 Exhibits1030-1130 Aortic Valve Repair: 0700-0730 Leadership Project1130-1230 Surgical Management of Tetralogy of Fallot 0730-0930 Hybrid CABG-Pro1230-1430 Lunch and Learn Hybrid CABG-Con Hybrid CABG Panel Discussion1430-1530 Surgical Management of Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome 0930-1000 Break and Exhibits1530 -1600 Break and Exhibits 1000-1100 EVH and Mortality, Complications, and MACE1600-1700 Heart Transplant, Today and Tomorrow 1100-1200 Regenerative Cardiac Therapy1700-1800 Pediatric Heart Transplant 1200-1400 Lunch and Learn 1400-1500 Advanced Management of Heart Failure FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2013 1500-1600 Post-Op Management of the LVAD Patient0600-0700 Registration 1600-1630 Break and Exhibits 0800-1600 Exhibits 1630-1730 Nanotechnology and Stem Cell Therapy0700-0900 Esophageal Cancer Staging and Management SUNDAY, JANUARY 27, 2013 Esophagectomy-Types and Indications 0600-0700 Registration Complex Esophageal Reconstruction 0700-0730 NCCPA Update Esophageal Perforation-Stenting and Operative 0730-0830 Management of the Cardiac Surgery Patient in Management the Immediate Post-Operative Phase0900-0930 Break and Exhibits 0830-0930 The Portland Hyperglycemia Protocol Update Revised 8-20-20120930-1000 Update on Lung Cancer Screening 0930-1030 Assessing Platelet Function1000-1030 Pulmonary Function Testing and Pre-Operative 1030-1100 Break and Exhibits Lung Function Evaluation 1100-1200 Factor VIIa and its Use in Cardiac Surgery1030-1130 Minimally Invasive Surgical Treatment of Lung 1200-1300 TEVAR Cancer1130-1330 Lunch and 4