Dimensions in Cardiovascular & Stroke Management – Putting the Pieces Together

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Conference ID

D6093-18-Y

Audience

Open to all members of the interdisciplinary team, our newly combined educational event is designed to highlight the numerous updates and advances within the fields of heart, vascular and cerebrovascular disease management.

Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Assess the latest techniques, technologies, and therapies for the care and management of heart, vascular and cerebrovascular disease
  • Discuss the importance of implementing nationally recognized quality-based practices to enhance patient care and outcomes
  • Describe the importance of the multidisciplinary team approach to the care and management of the patient living with heart, vascular and cerebrovascular disease

Credit

AMA

Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses Using AMA Credit

Nurses will receive a certificate from Penn State College of Medicine verifying their participation in 6.0 hours of approved continuing medical education. Continuing education activities which are approved by accredited institutions of higher education and that are relevant to patient care or professional nursing meet the requirements of mandatory continuing education for registered nurses in Pennsylvania, as required by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The Board of Nursing recommends that nurses retain their certificates for a period of at least five years. Additional information is available through the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.

ACPE

The ACPE logo, black vaguely Romanic text with "AC" stacked directly on top of "PE," surrounded by a black-box border.Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This knowledge-based activity has been assigned the Universal Activity Number of 0322-0000-17-023-L01-P. It has been approved for 6 contact hours (0.6 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers. The attendee list will be uploaded into CPE Monitor approximately one week after completion of the program. Statements of credit indicated in contact hours and CEUs will be available through CPE Monitor.

Successful completion includes signing in at registration with personal NABP number and date of birth, attending the entire session for which credit is claimed, and completing the activity evaluation. Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center complies with the Accreditation Standards for Continuing Education.

American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)

Approved by the ASRT for Category A continuing education credit in the amount of 6.25 credits.

Agenda

7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

  • 7 a.m. | Check In / Continental Breakfast
  • 8 a.m. | Welcoming Remarks
  • 8:05 a.m | Hemodynamics and the Link Between Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Health Risk
    Anne Alexandrov, PhD, RN, CCRN, NVRN-BC, ANVP-BC, AGACNP-BC, FAAN
  • 8:50 a.m. | The Golden Hour – Time is Tissue
    • American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline
      Alexander Kuhn, MPH
    • Picture-To-Puncture
      David Ermak, DO
    • Door-To-Balloon (D2B)
      Steven Ettinger, MD
  • 9:35 a.m. | Break / Visit Exhibits
  • 10:05 a.m. | Novel Diabetes Medications and Their Cardiovascular Impact
    Suren Sivarajah, MD
  • 10:50 a.m. | New Device Showcase: Brain, Body, Heart
    • Flow-Diverting Device/Stent Retriever
      Kevin Cockroft, MD, MSc, FAANS, FACS, FAHA
    • Transcarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR)
      Faisal Aziz, MD, FACS
    • Update in Cardiac Surgery Technologies
      John V. Conte, MD
  • 11:50 a.m. | Lunch / Visit Exhibits
  • 12:50 p.m. | Transcatheter Aortic Valve Thrombosis: The Current State
    Gaby Weissman, MD, FACC
  • 1:35 p.m. | What’s with All These Pills?
    Sallie Johnson, PharmD, BCPS-AQ Cardiology
  • 2:10 p.m. | Break / Visit Exhibits
  • 2:30 p.m. | Stem Cell Research: Current and Future Directions for Stroke Recovery
    Raymond Reichwein, MD
  • 3:15 p.m. | A Cardiovascular Trainwreck
    • EMS Perspective
      Joe Depatto, EMT-P, FP-C
    • Stroke Physician Assistant Perspective
      Justin Lowe, PA-C
    • Cardiologist Perspective
      Charles Bulathsinghala, MD, PhD
  • 4 p.m. | Evaluation / Adjournment

Planning Committee

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Kevin Cockroft, MD, MSc, FAANS, FACS, FAHA
Professor of Neurosurgery
Radiology and Public Health Sciences
Co-Director, Penn State Stroke Center
Penn State Neuroscience Institute
Penn State College of Medicine

Allana Langley, MSN, RN, CCRN
Project Coordinator
Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute

Kathy Morrison, MSN, RN, CNRN, SCRN, FAHA
Stroke Program Manager
Penn State Neuroscience Institute

Raymond Reichwein, MD
Professor of Neurology
Director LionNet Program
Co-Director, Penn State Stroke Center
Penn State Neuroscience Institute
Penn State College of Medicine

Alicia Richardson, MSN, RN, ACCNS-AG
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Stroke Program Coordinator

Holly Roush, MSN, RN
Operations Director
Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute

Harjit Singh, MD, FSIR
Professor of Radiology, Surgery and Medicine
Associate Program Director, CME
Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute
Penn State College of Medicine

Faculty

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Faisal Aziz, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Program Director, Integrated Vascular Surgery Residency Program
Interim Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery
Department of Surgery
Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute
Penn State College of Medicine

Charles M. Bulathsinghala, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Diagnostic Cardiology
Heart and Vascular Institute
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine

Kevin Cockroft, MD, MSc, FAANS, FACS, FAHA
Professor of Neurosurgery
Radiology and Public Health Science
Co-Director, Penn State Stroke Center
Penn State Neuroscience Institute
Penn State College of Medicine

John V. Conte, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief of Cardiac Surgery
Associate Director
Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute
Penn State College of Medicine

Joe Depatto, EMT-P, FP-C
Public Relations/Outreach Coordinator
LifeLion Critical Care Transport Services

David Ermak, DO
Assistant Professor
Vascular Neurology Division
Department of Neurology
Penn State College of Medicine

Steven Ettinger, MD
Professor of Medicine and Radiology
Program Director
Interventional Cardiology
Director of Operations
Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute
Penn State College of Medicine

Sallie Johnson, PharmD, BCPS-AQ Cardiology
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Cardiology

Justin Lowe, PA-C
Stroke Program Physician Assistant

Raymond Reichwein, MD
Professor of Neurology
Director, LionNet Program
Co-Director, Penn State Stroke Center
Penn State Neuroscience Institute
Penn State College of Medicine

Suren Sivarajah, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Diabetes Director
Penn State College of Medicine

Invited Faculty

Anne Alexandrov, PhD, RN, CCRN, NVRN-BC, ANVP-BC, AGACNP-BC, FAAN
Professor and NET SMART
Program Director
Health Outcomes Institute
Fountain Hills, AZ

Professor, University of Tennessee
Health Science Center
Knoxville, TN

Professor and US Principal Investigator
International Stroke Nursing
Research Collaboration
Australian Catholic University
Sydney, AU

Alexander Kuhn, MPH
Lifeline Sr. Director
Great Rivers Affiliate
American Heart Association
Philadelphia, PA

Gaby Weissman, MD, FACC
Director of Cardiac MRI
Director, Cardiac CT and MRI Corelab
Medstar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

 

Fees

Early-Bird Registration (before Sept. 22):

  • Physician: $149
  • Non-Physician: $99

Regular Registration: (after Sept. 22):

  • Physician: $199
  • Non-Physician: $149

Registrations received after Oct. 19 will incur a $25 processing fee.

Cancellations

Cancellations received after Oct. 19 will incur a $25 processing fee. No refunds will be available after Oct. 23.

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a program is canceled or postponed, the University will refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies. Preregistered participants will be notified if a program is filled or canceled.

Access (ADA)

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Changes

Content and speakers for all programs are subject to change. Registrants will be notified of any significant updates.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest (COI and educational balance)

It is our policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of our educational programs. Faculty and course directors have disclosed relevant financial relationships with commercial companies, and Penn State has a process in place to resolve any conflict of interest. Complete faculty disclosure will be provided to program participants at the beginning of the activity.

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