WELCOME TO ARCH 2018


FELLOWS/ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS SYMPOSIUM


St. Louis, Missouri April 12, 2018 


Target Audience

The 2018 Fellows/Allied Health Professionals Symposium has been designed to meet the educational needs of Internists, Family Practitioners, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Clinical Pharmacists, Medical Students, Residents, and Fellows.

Educational Goal

The Fellows/Allied Health Professionals Symposium has been designed to provide conference attendees with an update in the evaluation and management of several chronic diseases treated by healthcare providers in the outpatient setting.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss interventional approaches to end stage heart failure patients
  • Discuss interventional dilemmas / controversial cases of the day: instructive, unique and interesting cases by faculty members concentrating on procedural strategy and solutions to complications
  • Evaluate the development of new technology-imaging modalities, IVUS, OCT, MRA and CT angiography
  • Interpret the pivotal coronary disease management trials of the past year and how they can be applied to bedside patient management in 2018
  • Discuss practical techniques relating to highly stenosed lesions and the use of percutaneous left ventricular assist devices (LVAD)
  • Differentiate the distinction between the specific clinical features of appropriate use criteria and the evidence-based summaries on which PCI guidelines are developed
  • Discuss the indications, benefits and relative risk of radial artery based coronary interventions
  • Identify the role of adjunctive imaging and physiology for diagnosis and management of complex cardiovascular disease
  • Discuss strategies in improving quality and cost reduction in the modern cath lab
  • Define technically difficult & high-risk subsets
  • Discuss the relative role of trans-catheter and surgical therapies for advanced structural heart disease, both valvular and non-valvular and atrial fibrillation
  • Analyze serious complications - how to avoid them, how to treat them
  • Explain the risks of radiation and ways to minimize exposure
Accreditation

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Western Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.  4.25 Contact Hours

Approved by the ASRT for Category A continuing education credit  
5 Credits

Faculty and Disclosures

CMEsolutions requires everyone in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any relevant financial conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by CMEsolutions for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.

Faculty

Amit P. Amin, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division
St. Louis, MO
Amit P. Amin discloses the following relevant financial relationships: Astra Zeneca- Consultant, Honoraria; Philips Volcano- Research Grant; Terumo Medical- Consultant, Honoraria

Michael A. Brown, MD
Interventional Cardiologist, Missouri Heart Center
Columbia, MO
Michael A. Brown has no relevant financial relationships.

George S. Chrysant, MD
Chief Scientific Officer, INTEGRIS Heart Hospital
Oklahoma City, OK
George S, Chrysant discloses the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott Vascular, Boston Scientific, Cordis Cardinal, Medtronic, Spectranetics- Consultant and Advisory Board, Honoraria

Matthew J. Chung, MD
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Washington University Physicians
St. Louis, MO
Matthew J. Chung has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Edward Coverstone, MD
Cardiology, St. Anthony’s Heart Specialty Associates
St. Louis, MO
Edward Coverstone has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Marci Damiano, RN, MSN
Clinical Nurse Coordinator, Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis MO
Marci Damiano has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Brandi Dennis, RN
Clinical Nurse Coordinator, Washington University School of Medicine
Hillsboro, MO
Brandi Dennis has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Timothy A. Fischell, MD, FACC
Professor of Medicine, Michigan State University
Kalamazoo, MI
Tim A. Fischell has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott Vascular-Intellectual Properties/Patents; Ablative Solutions, Inc-Intellectual Properties/Patents, Medical Advisory Board; Angel Medical Systems, Inc., Svelte, Inc.-Consultant

James A. Goldstein, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Director of Research and Education, Beaumont Health System
Royal Oak, MI
James A. Goldstein has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Howard I. Kurz, MD, MSE, FACC, FSCAI
Professor of Medicine Associate Director, Cardiac Cath Lab Director, Interventional Fellowship
Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, MO
Howard I. Kurz has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Jeffrey Larson
Managing Partner, Larson Financial Group
St. Louis, MO
Jeffrey Larson has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Paul M. Lavigne, MD
Fellow Cardiovascular Division, Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Paul M. Lavigne has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Robert Massey, RN
Washington University School of Medicine Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, MO
Bob Massey has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Adrian W. Messerli, MD, FACC. FSCAI
Associate Professor of Medicine; Medical Director of Cardiac Cath Lab, University of Kentucky Healthcare Interventional Cardiologist
Lexington, KY
Adrian W. Messerli has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Neville F. Mistry, MD
Interventional Cardiologist
Sentara Cardiology
Norfolk, VA
Neville F. Mistry has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Manish A. Parikh, MD
Associate Director, Cardiac Cath Lab
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY
Manish A. Parikh has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Hannah E. Pope, PharmD, BCPS
Cardiac Intensive Care Unit/Cardiac Cath Lab Clinical Specialist, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Saint Louis, MO
Hannah E. Pope has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Brandon Rahn
Manager, H&V Quality & Clinical Outcomes, Washington University School of Medicine
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, MO
Brandon Rahn has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Kathleen Schlafly, RN, BSN, CCRN
Washington University School of Medicine Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Kathleen Schlafly has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Robert L. Shapiro, MD, FACC
Medical Director, Cardiac Cath Lab, Mary Greeley Medical Center; Medical Director for Clinical Research, PMG Research of McFarland Clinic
Ames, IA
Robert L. Shapiro has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Jasvindar Singh, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Associate Professor of Medicine,  Director, Interventional Cardiology, Washington University School of Medicine;  Medical Director, Cardiac Cath Lab , Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, MO
Jasvindar Singh discloses the following relevant financial relationships:
Abbott Vascular- Medical Advisory Board, Consultant, Honoraria; Boston Scientific- Medical Advisory Board, Consulting Fees, Honoraria; Philips Volcano- Medical Advisory Board, Consultant, Consulting Fees, Honoraria; Spectranetics- Consultant, Consulting Fees, Honoraria; TriReme Medical- Consultant, Honoraria

Trinna Smith, CPC
Supervisor of Insurance, Billing and Collections, St. Louis University
St. Louis, MO
Trinna Smith has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Michael J. Yeung, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UNC at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Michael J. Yeung has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Alan Zajarias, MD, FACC
Associate Professor of Medicine Associate Director, Interventional Cardiology Director, Structural Heart Disease Fellowship Program, Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Alan Zajarias has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Edwards Lifescience, Boston Scientific, Medtronic-Consultant

Planner Disclosures

No member of CMEsolutions or Gaffney, Inc. has any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Fees

The registration fees for this CME activity are outlined on the website: http://www.archsymposium.com/

Participation Requirements

  1. Sign in at registration
  2. Attend accredited sessions
  3. For credit log on to URL: https://online-med-edu.com/ARCH/portal/2018/AHP/ (you are here)
  4. Complete evaluation, credit request form, and download or print credit statement

Off-label Use

Fellows/Allied Health Professionals Symposium may contain discussion of unlabeled and/or investigational uses of agents not approved by the FDA.  Please consult the prescribing information for each product.

Commercial Support

Commercial Support for this educational activity was provided by the following:
Abbott Laboratories
Philips Volcano
Biotronik
Cardiovascular Systems, Inc.

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