22nd Annual CASES IN ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, CARDIAC CT AND MRIOctober 24-27, 2012 • The Meritage Resort • Napa, CA Program Directors: Heidi M. Connolly, M.D., F.A.C.C. Fletcher A. Miller, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.S.E. Rick A. Nishimura, M.D., F.A.C.C. Online Registration Available Now:http://www.mayo.edu/cme/cardiovascular-diseases-2012r620
General InformationCOURSE DESCRIPTIONThis advanced course is designed to provide the clinician with an update on two-dimensional, Doppler, stress, and transesophageal echocardiography. It is not a “how-to” course, but instead will concentrate on the application of echocardiography in clinicaldecision making.The program consists primarily of clinical cases which illustrate the problemscardiologists commonly encounter. Multiple choice questions addressing the clinicalutility and limitations of echocardiography follow each case. In addition, faculty present“rapid fire” and “unknown” cases. The audience is also encouraged to bring unknowncases which will be shown during a special session.Special breakout sessions are devoted to the interpretation of Doppler hemodynamics,diastolic function, stress echocardiography, congenital heart disease, interventional andperioperative echocardiography.This course is designed to encourage maximum audience participation and interactionwith the faculty.COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVESUpon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:• Use echocardiography in clinical decision making in patients with valvular heart disease;• Identify normal and abnormal features of patients with prosthetic valves;• Identify the pitfalls of interpretation with exercise and dobutamine stress echocardiography;• Apply Doppler hemodynamics into clinical decision-making in patients with heart failure symptoms with both normal and abnormal systolic function;• Use a systematic approach to echocardiography for patients with complex congenital heart disease;• Recite the utility of echocardiography in patients with acute ischemic syndromes and other acute illnesses requiring admission to the intensive care unit; and• Identify common indications and potential pitfalls for intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography.Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiencyin the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.INTENDED AUDIENCEThis course is intended for physicians and sonographers with an advanced backgroundin echocardiography.CREDITCollege of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, is accredited by the Accreditation Council forContinuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, designates this live activity for a maximum of22.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the creditcommensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals forrequesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or otherprofessional associations.GRANTS AND EXHIBITSAt the time of this printing, a complete listing of commercial supporters (financial orin-kind) was not available. Appropriate acknowledgment will be given to all supportersat the time of the meeting.Exhibits will be available for viewing at all scheduled breaks.
General InformationDATE AND LOCATIONAll sessions will be held at The Meritage Resort, 875 Bordeaux Way, Napa, CA 94558. The general session will be in Salon I. Exhibitors, breakfast, and refreshment breaks willbe in Pre-Function Area. Meeting site telephone: 707-251-1900 and fax: 707-254-8274.REGISTRATIONTo register online, visit http://www.mayo.edu/cme/cardiovascular-diseases-2012R620.The registration fee includes tuition, comprehensive course syllabus/workbook,continental breakfasts, break refreshments, and welcome reception. Although it is notMayo School of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) policy to limit the numberof registrants for a course, conference room facilities may necessitate closing of enrollment;therefore, early registration is advised. A letter of confirmation will be sent upon receiptof payment and completed registration form. Please present the confirmation letterwhen checking in at the meeting registration desk.For additional information, contact:Mayo Clinic Cardiovascular Diseases E-mail: email@example.com 1st Street SW/GO6-138SW Phone: 800-283-6296 or 507-266-6703Rochester, MN 55905 Fax: 507-266-7403 Website: www.mayo.edu/cme/cardiovascular-diseases-2012R620CANCELLATION POLICYIf you cancel your participation in this course, your registration fee, less a $75 administrativefee, will be refunded when written notification is received by Mayo School of CPD beforeWednesday, October 10, 2012 (firstname.lastname@example.org or fax#: 507-266-7403). No refundswill be made on or after Wednesday, October 10, 2012. Canceled registrations are non-transferable.Mayo School of CPD reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due tounforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event Mayo School of CPD must cancel orpostpone this course, Mayo School of CPD will refund the registration fee, but is notresponsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including feesassessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.TRAVEL/TRANSPORTATIONAIRLINES:San Francisco International Airport– Approximately 55 milesOakland International Airport– Approximately 47 milesSacramento International Airport– Approximately 60 milesTravel arrangements are the sole responsibilityof the individual registrant.PARKINGComplimentary parking is available at the hotel.
General InformationLODGING ACCOMMODATIONSLocated at the southern tip of the Napa Valley, near where Napa and Sonoma meet, TheMeritage Resort offers an experience like no other for wine enthusiasts, business travelers,and special events. With the world’s only spa in a wine cave, the region’s only privatewedding chapel, and the most expansive meeting space in the Napa Valley, The MeritageResort brings together the perfect blend of services and facilities for an unforgettable stayin one of the world’s most beautiful destinations.To secure your room at The Meritage Resort, please call 866-370-6272 or 707-251-1900 andstate that you will be attending the Mayo Clinic Cases in Echocardiography program.The room rate is $219 single/double a night. When reservations are made, The Meritagewill require a deposit equal to the room rate and tax for the first night. Individualattendees will be charged for one night’s room and tax if they cancel within 7 days ofarrival; cancellations made prior to 7 days will not be charged.The hotel room block is scheduled to be held until Saturday, September 22, 2012, but maybe sold out before this date. Therefore, we advise you to register for the program andreserve your lodging as soon as possible. All hotel guests will be assessed a daily ResortServices Fee of $20.00 per night, per room. When you make your reservation, please besure to ask about any additional fees, early departure fees, or cancellation penalties.Check-in Time: 4:00 p.m.Check-out Time: 11:00 a.m.Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.Mayo School of CPD is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is notconfirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting. Costs incurred by theregistrant such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.SOCIAL PROGRAMWelcome Reception – Wednesday, October 24, 2012Attendees and their guest(s) are cordially invited to join the course faculty for theWelcome Reception on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in the Pre-Function Area. This casual reception welcomes you to Napa Valley, officially opens thecourse, and offers you the perfect opportunity to make connections with existing andnew colleagues.RECREATION/LEISURE ACTIVITIESFor a list of local attractions, please visit http://www.napavalley.org/or http://www.themeritageresort.com/local-attractions.phpCOURSE DIRECTORSHeidi M. Connolly, M.D., F.A.C.C.Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic; Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases andInternal Medicine; Director, Mayo Clinic Congenital Heart Center, Mayo Clinic,Rochester, MNFletcher A. Miller, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.S.E.Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic; Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases andInternal Medicine; and Past Director, Cardiovascular Ultrasound Imaging andHemodynamic Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MNRick A. Nishimura, M.D., F.A.C.C.Judd and Mary Morris Leighton Professor of Cardiovascular Diseases; Professor ofMedicine, Mayo Clinic; Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and InternalMedicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Program Schedule WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2012 7:30 a.m. Registration/ Continental Breakfast 8:10 a.m. Welcome and Course Overview Drs. Miller, Nishimura, and ConnollyMAYO FACULTY 8:15 a.m. Clinical Decision Making: Martin D. Abel, M.D. Cases in Valvular HeartProfessor of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic; Disease and EndocarditisConsultant, Department of Anesthesiology; Cases 1-7Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Drs. Miller, Nishimura, andAnesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN ConnollyCharles J. Bruce, MBChB, FCP (SA), 10:00 a.m. Refreshment BreakF.A.C.C., F.A.S.E.Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic; 10:30 a.m. Lecture: Cardiac MRI: BasicConsultant, Division of Cardiovascular Principles for Non-Diseases and Internal Medicine; Director, RadiologistsMayo Clinic Structural Heart Disease Center Dr. Syedof Excellence, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 11:00 a.m. Clinical Decision Making: Barry L. Karon, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.S.E. Cases in Valvular HeartAssistant Professor of Medicine, Mayo Disease, Prosthetic Valve andClinic; Consultant, Division of EndocarditisCardiovascular Diseases and Internal Cases 8-11Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN Drs. Bruce, Abel, and SchaffHartzell V. Schaff, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.H.A. 12:00 p.m. Lunch – Pool PatioStuart W. Harrington Professor of Surgery;Consultant, Thoracic and Cardiovascular 1:00 p.m. Cases in StressSurgery and Chair, Division of Echocardiography and MRI: Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Read with the ExpertsRochester, MN Cases 12-17 Drs. Armstrong, Bruce, andImran S. Syed, M.D., F.A.C.C. SyedAssistant Professor of Medicine, MayoClinic; Consultant, Division of 2:30 p.m. Refreshment BreakCardiovascular Diseases and InternalMedicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 3:00 p.m. Cases in Aortic Disease Cases 18-21Guy S. Reeder, M.D., F.A.C.C. Drs. Connolly, Bruce, Syed,Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic; Director, Abel, and SchaffCardiology Training Program; Consultant,Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and 4:00 p.m. Rapid Fire Case PresentationsInternal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, – Test Your SkillsMN All Faculty 5:00- Welcome ReceptionGUEST FACULTY 6:00 p.m. All Faculty, Participants, and Exhibitors (Guests Invited)William F. Armstrong, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.S.E.Professor of Internal Medicine; Director,Echocardiography Laboratory; AssociateClinical Chief, Division of Cardiology;University of Michigan Health System, AnnArbor, MI
THURSDAY, 8:30 a.m. Clinical Decision Making: Cases in Heart FailureOCTOBER 25, 2012 Cases 36-41 Drs. Nishimura, Miller, Karon,7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast Abel, and Schaff8:00 a.m. Clinical Decision Making: 10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break Cases from the ICU I Cases 22-27 10:30 a.m. Cases in Pregnancy and Drs. Reeder, Bruce, Syed, Heart Disease Schaff, and Abel Cases 42-449:30 a.m. Clinical Decision Making: Drs. Connolly and Nishimura Cases from the ICU II Cases 28-29 11:15 a.m. Rapid Fire Cases, Interesting Dr. Karon Cases from the Audience Attendees and All Faculty10:00 a.m. Unknown Cases from Michigan Cases 30-31 12:30 p.m. Lunch – Vineyard Terrace Dr. Armstrong 1:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break (Attendees will rotate to three of the four sessions)11:00 a.m. Lecture: Echocardiography A. Diastole in Congenital Heart Disease: Dr. Nishimura A Systematic Approach B. Hemodynamics for the Dr. Connolly Sonographers and Fellows11:30 a.m. Cases in Congenital Heart Dr. Miller Disease C. Multimodality Imaging Cases 32-35 Dr. Syed Drs. Connolly and Nishimura D. Heart Failure Dr. Karon12:30 p.m. Lunch – Vineyard Terrace 3:30 p.m. Adjournment1:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions (Attendees will rotate to three of the four sessions) SATURDAY, A. Intraoperative and OCTOBER 27, 2012 Perioperative Echocardiography 7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast Drs. Abel and Schaff B. Congenital Heart Disease 8:00 a.m. Cases of Masses and Source Dr. Connolly of Embolism C. Stress Echocardiography Cases 45-47 Dr. Armstrong Drs. Reeder, Syed, Schaff, D. Echocardiography in the and Abel Cath Lab Drs. Bruce and Reeder 9:00 a.m. Special Presentation: Echocardiographic3:30 p.m. Adjournment Case of the Year Audience votes for the best case. Special prize for the winner!FRIDAY, Cases 48-57OCTOBER 26, 2012 All Faculty7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break8:00 a.m. Lecture: A Practical Approach 11:00 a.m. Interesting Cases to Evaluation of Diastolic Participants and Faculty Function of the Heart by 12:00 p.m. Closing Remarks, Program Doppler Echocardiography Evaluations, CME Credits, Dr. Nishimura and Adjournment
REGISTRATION Register online at:http://www.mayo.edu/cme/cardiovascular-diseases-2012R620Registration Fee:Course Registration (MD, PhD, DO, PharmD) $725.00Course Registration (Fellows in Training, Sono, RN) $600.00Mayo Clinic Division of Cardiology has recently implemented an onlineconference registration system. If this is your first time using the online system,you will need to create a profile and login account.Register by entering the url: http://www.mayo.edu/cme/cardiovascular-diseases-2012R620and click on Register Now. The system will step you through the profile andlogin process. An email address is required upon registration. A letter ofconfirmation will be forwarded to this address upon receipt of payment andsubmitted registration. Present this letter of confirmation when checking in atthe meeting registration desk.The registration fee includes tuition, electronic course syllabus, continentalbreakfasts, break refreshments, and reception. Although it is not Mayo School ofContinuous Professional Development (CPD) policy to limit the number ofregistrants for a course, conference room facilities may necessitate closing ofenrollment; therefore, early registration is advised. Enrollment for this programis limited. A letter of confirmation will be e-mailed upon receipt of payment. Please present the confirmation letter when checking in at the meetingregistration desk.For additional information, contact:Cardiovascular Continuing Education200 First Street SW - Gonda 6Rochester, MN 55905E-mail: email@example.comPhone: 800-283-6296 or 507-266-6703Website: www.mayo.edu/cme/cardiovascular-diseases-2012R620FACULTY DISCLOSUREAs a provider accredited by ACCME, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic (Mayo School of ContinuousProfessional Development) must ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in itseducational activities. Course director(s), planning committee, faculty, and all others who are in aposition to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevantfinancial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educationalactivity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty also will disclose anyoff-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in theirpresentation. Disclosure of this information will be published in course materials so thoseparticipants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding the presentation. FUTURE PROGRAM DATE Next year’s course will be held in Napa at The Meritage • October 23-26, 2013.