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Cardiology Update 2013: A Patient Management Approach

  1. 1. CARDIOLOGY UPDATE 2013A Patient Management ApproachPenn Cardiology atPenn Presbyterian Medical CenterPresentsSaturday, September 28, 2013The Trump Taj MahalAtlantic City, New Jerseywww.penncmeonline.comIn Conjunction with theOffice of Continuing Medical Education at thePerelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvaniaand the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Departmentof Nursing Education, Innovation and Professional DevelopmentCourse DirectorsTerry D. Friedman, MD, FACCJohn J. Ross, Jr., RDCS, RVS, RCSHarvey L. Waxman, MD, FACC
  2. 2. TARGET AUDIENCE AND COURSE OVERVIEWThis conference is designed for the cardiologist, primary care physician, and nurse practitioner who have a special interestin cardiology. It will focus on practical and clinical issues faced on a daily basis by the health care professional. There willbe a combination of case presentations and didactic lectures, which will be used to provide an academically sound andclinically relevant cardiology review.Presentations will be provided by nationally recognized experts in their fields as well as by faculty of The Perelman Schoolof Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Many of the presentations will be preceded by an actual patient with liveultrasound so that the didactic presentation will be clinically relevant.Course ObjectivesUpon completion of the program, participants should be able to:I Discuss the management of asymptomatic carotid artery stenosisI Review the role of implantable defibrillators in preventing sudden cardiac deathI Explain the relationship of athletic pursuits and potential cardiac implicationsI Discuss the current approach to managing statins and their side effectsI Describe the rationale for early surgery in asymptomatic mitral regurgitationI Discuss the importance of the new subspecialty: cardio-oncologyI Review the diagnosis and management of aortic stenosisI Describe the current data on the various anticoagulantsI Discuss the surgical options in treating aortic valve disordersI Review the use of echocardiography in acute coronary syndromesI Explain the role of echo in cardiac resynchronization therapyI Describe the future of TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery)I Discuss the importance of identifying ischemia in making revascularization decisionsI Explain the value of the MitraClip in patients with mitral valve regurgitationI Review the perioperative management of the cardiac patient in non-cardiac surgeryI Describe the approach to rhythm control in atrial fibrillationHosting OrganizationsCardiology Update 2013: A Patient Management Approach is hosted by Penn Cardiology at Penn PresbyterianMedical Center and the Heart Institute of Southern New Jersey.AccreditationPhysicians: The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is accredited by the AccreditationCouncil for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.Nurses: The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Nursing Education, Innovation and ProfessionalDevelopment is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accreditedapprover by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.Designation of CreditPhysicians: The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania designates this live activity for amaximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate withthe extent of their participation in the activity.Nurses: The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Nursing Education, Innovation andProfessional Development awards this activity 8.25 contact hours.AAPA: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for Category I credit fromAOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited byACCME or a recognized state medical society.
  3. 3. Certificates and Transcripts: A few days prior to thesymposium, pre-registered participants will receive anemail containing directions, additional symposiuminformation and a link to the symposium pre-test, whichis an anonymous, short questionnaire that will be used togauge participant knowledge. After the symposium hasconcluded, all participants will receive a follow-up emailcontaining a link to the post-test, symposium evaluationand request for credit (please note that certificates are notautomatically issued). Once participants submit the requestfor credit, the credit can be viewed on a transcript bylogging onto two weeks afterthe symposium. Additionally, a certificate will be mailedvia the US postal service 4-6 weeks after the symposiumhas concluded.DisclosuresPerelman School of Medicine at the University ofPennsylvania, Office of Continuing Medical Education,adheres to the ACCME Standards for CommercialSupport. Faculty disclosure information will be madeavailable in the conference materials and syllabi. Facultymembers are also expected to disclose to participantsany discussions of off-label and/or investigational usesof pharmaceutical products within their presentations.Registration FeesThe registration fees for Cardiology Update 2013:A Patient Management Approach are $350.00 forphysicians and $310.00 for residents, fellows, nurses,and other health professionals. Penn Medicine employees,faculty, staff and students will receive special course ratesof $325 for physicians and $285 for nurses, healthcareprofessionals, residents and fellows. A valid Penn MedicineID is required to receive the special rate.The registration fee includes attendance to the conference,a course booklet and a link to view the presentationsonline, continental breakfast, mid-morning and afternoonrefreshments, lunch, post-symposium reception andgarage-only parking at the The Trump Taj Mahal inAtlantic City, NJ.You may register online for the course by and click on CME Activities.You may also mail or fax your completed registrationform and payment.Please see the top of the registration form for mailingand faxing information. All registrations will be confirmedin writing if your registration form and fee are receivedby September 13, 2013.Note: Complimentary parking vouchers (self-park/non-valet ONLY) will be available at the registrationdesk if you are preregistered for the courseCancellation and Refund PolicyIn order to process refunds for course withdrawals,cancellations must be received in writing bySeptember 13, 2013 (subject to a service chargeequivalent to 10% of the registration fee).No refunds will be issued thereafter.The University reserves the right to cancel or postponethis course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the eventof cancellation or postponement, the University willrefund any registration fees but is not responsible forrelated costs or expenses to participants, includingcancellation fees assessed by hotels, airlines, andtravel agencies.Date and LocationCardiology Update 2013: A Patient ManagementApproach will be held Saturday September 28, 2013 atThe Trump Taj Mahal, 1000 Boardwalk at VirginiaAvenue, Atlantic City, NJ.Hotel InformationThe Trump Taj Mahal is a casino resort in Atlantic City,NJ. The hotel has more than 2,000 rooms and is onthe boardwalk facing the Atlantic Ocean. The TrumpTaj Mahal is offering Penn Cardiology Update 2013participants a special group rate. Call 800-825-8888and reference Cardiology Update 2013 or groupcode ACU2013.
  4. 4. Course DirectorsTerry D. Friedman, MDMedical Director, Penn Cardiology, Cherry HillUniversity of Pennsylvania Health SystemPenn Presbyterian Medical CenterPhiladelphia, PAJohn J. Ross, Jr. RDCS, RVS, RCSDirector, Out Patient Non InvasiveCardiovascular NetworkUniversity of Pennsylvania Health SystemPenn Presbyterian Medical CenterPhiladelphia, PAHarvey L. Waxman, MDChief of CardiologyUniversity of Pennsylvania Health SystemPenn Presbyterian Medical CenterPhiladelphia, PACourse FacultyJoshua A. Beckman, MD, MSDirector, Cardiovascular Fellowship ProgramBrigham and Women’s HospitalBoston, MARobert M. Bunting, RDCSEcho Ultrasound TechnicianUniversity of Pennsylvania Health SystemPenn Presbyterian Medical CenterPhiladelphia, PAJoseph R. Carver, MDSenior Administrative Officer of theAbramson Family Cancer Research InstituteUniversity of Pennsylvania Health SystemHospital of the University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PAFarooq A. Chaudhry, MDDirector, Echocardiography LaboratoriesAssociate Director, Mount Sinai Heart NetworkIcahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiNew York, NYWilliam H. Matthai, JR., MDClinical Associate of MedicineUniversity of Pennsylvania Health SystemPenn Presbyterian Medical CenterPhiladelphia, PAGerald V. Naccarelli, MDChief Division of CardiologyBernard Trabin Chair in CardiologyMilton S. Hershey Medical CenterHershey, PAMaurice E. Sarano, MDProfessor of MedicineMayo ClinicRochester, MNGregg W. Stone, MDDirector of Cardiovascular Research andEducation Center for Interventional Vascular TherapyProfessor of MedicineColumbia UniversityNew York, NYLars G. Svensson, MD, PhDDirector of Aorta ServiceCleveland Clinic Lerner College of MedicineCleveland, OHPaul D. Thompson, MDMedical Director of Cardiology andThe Athletes’ Heart ProgramHartford HospitalHartford, CTServices for the Disabled Ifspecialarrangementsarerequiredforanindividualwithadisabilitytoattendthismeeting,pleasecontacttheOfficeofContinuingMedicalEducationno later than September 15, 2013 at 215-898-6400.Nondiscrimination Statement The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University ofPennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or status as a Vietnam EraVeteran or disabled veteran in the administration of educational policies, programs or activities; admissions policies; scholarship and loan awards; athletic, or other Universityadministered programs or employment. Questions or complaints regarding this policy should be directed to Executive Director, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal OpportunityPrograms, 3600 Chestnut Street, Sansom Place East Suite 228, Philadelphia PA 19104-6106 or 215-898-6993 (Voice) or 215-898-7803 (TDD).
  5. 5. Saturday, September 28, 20137:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast7:45 AM Welcome RemarksTerry D. Friedman, MD8:00 AM Case Presentation and Live Echocardiogram8:15 AM Asymptomatic Mitral Regurgitation: Rationale for Early SurgeryThis presentation will review the data on timing of mitral valve repair in patients who haveasymptomatic severe mitral regurgitation.Maurice E. Sarano, MD8:40 AM Use of the MitraClip for Patients with Degenerative and Functional Mitral RegurgitationThis discussion will be about a catheter intervention technique in the treatment of mitral regurgitationGregg W. Stone, MD9:05 AM Case Presentation and Live Echocardiogram9:15 AM Diagnosis and Management of Aortic StenosisThis presentation will review the natural history of aortic stenosis and timing of surgical interventions.Maurice E. Sarano, MD9:40 AM What is the Future of TAVR?Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery is becoming more available to patients.Will this procedure replace traditional sternotomy techniques?Lars G. Svensson, MD, PhD10:05 AM Perioperative Management of the Cardiac Patient in Non Cardiac SurgeryThis presentation will review guidelines and recommendations for the cardiac patient whorequires non cardiac surgery.Joshua A. Beckman, MD, MS10:30 AM Break10:45 AM Echocardiography in Acute Coronary SyndromeThis discussion will include the value of echo in risk stratification of acute myocardial infarctionand evaluating complications.Farooq A. Chaudhry, MD11:10 AM The Importance of Ischemia in Coronary Revascularization DecisionsThis presentation will review the relationship of coronary disease with and without ischemiato determine if revascularization should be completed.Gregg W. Stone, MD11:35 AM Role of ICD’s in Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death in 2013This presentation will review the current recommendations of the use of defibrillators in variouscardiac disorders to prevent sudden cardiac death.Gerald V. Naccarelli, MD12:00 PM Lunch1:00 PM Case Presentation and Live Carotid Ultrasound1:10 PM Management of Asymptomatic Carotid Artery StenosisThis presentation will review the current guidelines for patients with carotid disease tohelp determine which patient may need interventions.Joshua A. Beckman, MD, MS1:35 PM Cardio-Oncology: Progress in Oncologic Care has Led to a New Cardiac DisciplineThis presentation will review the potential cardiac complications of various oncologic treatmentsand explain the necessary collaboration of the health care provider for both disciplines.Joseph R. Carver, MD2:00 PM The New Oral Anticoagulants: Better Grease for Squeaky Wheels?Recently approved oral anticoagulants will be reviewed with tips on appropriate use and withcomparison to standard warfarin therapy.William H. Matthai, Jr., MD2:25 PM Is This Marathon Going to Kill Me? Are There Deleterious Effects of Large Amounts of Exercise?This presentation will review heart disease and the athletePaul D. Thompson, MD2:50 PM Break3:05 PM Case Presentation and Live Echocardiogram3:20 PM Update of What Cardiac Surgeons Can Offer for Aortic Valve Surgery in 2013This presentation will discuss state-of-the-art surgical approaches for aortic valve disease.Lars G. Svensson, MD, PhD3:45 PM Case Presentation and Live Echocardiogram4:00 PM Rhythm Control in Atrial Fibrillation: Drugs and Ablation in 2013This presentation will discuss the role of the various treatments and current clinical recommendations.Gerald V. Naccarelli, MD4:30 PM The Role of Echo in Identifying CRT Patients Including the Use of Robotic CRTThis presentation will review the value of echo in identifying patients for percutaneous androbotic cardiac resynchronization therapy.Farooq A. Chaudhry, MD4:55 PM Should Statins be in the Water?This presentation will include suggestions on managing side effect of these lifesaving drugs.Paul D. Thompson, MD5:30 PM Adjournment and Cocktail ReceptionAGENDACARDIOLOGY UPDATE 2013A Patient Management ApproachSaturday, September 28, 2013
  6. 6. To register online for the course please visit and click on CME ActivitiesYou May Also Mail or Fax Payment and Registration Information to:Conference Coordinator, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of PennsylvaniaOffice of Continuing Medical Education333 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021Phone: 215-898-6400 or 215-898-8005; Fax: print or typeName (First) (Last)Academic DegreeMedical SpecialtyAffiliation (Hospital, Office, or Company)Address ( II Affiliation or II Home)City State ZipPhone FaxE-mailRegistration Fees (pre-payment is required to be officially registered)Includes continental breakfast, one luncheon, refreshment breaks, and a course syllabus(Seating is limited and early registration is recommended)II$350 for Practicing PhysiciansII $310 for Residents, Fellows and Allied Health ProfessionalsII $325 for UPHS Physicians (with valid ID)II $285 for UPHS House Staff and Allied Health Professionals (with valid ID)Penn Medical ID # ______________________________________Payment MethodMake check payable to The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania/CMEII Visa II MasterCard II Discover II American ExpressAuthorization SignatureCardholder NameCard # Security Code Exp. DatePlease Note: Walk-in registrants must bring payment to the program.Seating may be limited for walk-in registrants.CME Registration FormCARDIOLOGY UPDATE 2013A Patient Management ApproachSaturday, September 28, 2013
  7. 7. Non-ProfitOrg.U.S.PostagePAIDPermitNo.2563Phila.,PA19104333BlockleyHall|423GuardianDrivePhiladelphia,Pennsylvania19104-6021CARDIOLOGYUPDATE2013APatientManagementApproachACME-CERTIFIEDCOURSESaturday,September28,2013TheTrumpTajMahalAtlanticCity,NewJersey