34th Annual Cardiovascular Symposium 

 presented by

October 3, 2018 

Connecticut Convention Center

Hartford, CT

 ABOUT

This one-day symposium

allows cardiac health care professionals

to learn recent advances

in the management of cardiovascular disease patients

from leading experts in the field.

Program Directors

 

Chief of Cardiology

The Henry Low Heart Center, Hartford Hospital

Co-Physician-In-Chief 

Hartford HealthCare Heart and Vascular Institute

Professor of Medicine 

University of Connecticut School of Medicine


Attending Interventional Electrophysiologist 

Division of Cardiology, Hartford Hospital

Senior Attending Cardiologist

Department of Medicine, Hartford Hospital

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine

University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Dariush Owlia, MD, FACC
James E. Dougherty, MD, FACC, FACP

Senior Attending Cardiologist

Department of Medicine, Hartford Hospital

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine

University of Connecticut School of Medicine

 
 
 

AGENDA

AM

7:00

8:00

8:10

8:15

9:00

9:45

10:10

10:55

11:40

REGISTRATION
& CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

Paul D. Thompson, MD

Welcome

Edmond M. Cronin, MD

Introduction

C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD

Update in Ischemic Heart Disease in Women: Monet vs Manet (Why Women Have More Adverse IHD Outcomes)

David J. Maron, MD

The Role of a Cardiologist in the Emergency Department

 

 

MORNING BREAK

 

 

 

 

Edmond M. Cronin, MD

Management of Ventricular Arrhythmias from PVCs to VT Storm

 

 

Jason A. Gluck, DO

ECMO and ECMO on the Go

 

 

 

Kim Allan Williams, Sr., MD

Nutrition and Heart Disease: The EATiology of CV Mortality

PM

12:25

1:25

2:10

2:55

3:05

 

LUNCHEON

Jonathan A. Hammond, Jr., MD

David Lawrence Shefcyk, MD Memorial Lecture

VADs & Cardiac Transplantation

Roxana Mehran, MD

DAPT and TRIPLE Therapy: Update on the Latest Studies and Guidelines

Paul D. Thompson, MD

Closing Remarks

 

 

 

ADJOURN

OBJECTIVES

SYMPOSIUM ATTENDEES WILL LEAVE ABLE TO:
  • Discuss the differences between men and women in presentation, pathophysiology and outcomes of ischemic heart disease.

  • Outline the role of what we eat in the etiology of coronary artery disease and cardiovascular mortality.

  • Apply recent clinical trial results in the management of ventricular arrhythmias.

  • Describe the utility of biomarkers and imaging in diagnosing cardiovascular disease in the ER.

  • Identify appropriate situations to use extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).

  • Recognize advances in ventricular assist devices (VADs) and understand the current state of heart transplantation.

  • Understand new guidelines for dual anti platelet therapy (DAPT) duration, triple antiplatelet (TRIPLE) therapy, and evaluate the application to Afib and other patients, including the role of OAC and NOAC. 

CONTINUING EDUCATION

PHYSICIANS
Hartford HealthCare is accredited by the Connecticut State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Hartford HealthCare designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 
Advance practice providers, nurses, and others participating in this CME activity will receive educational Contact Hours, verifying the activity was designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
NURSES
Nurses seeking contact hours are now able to submit CME credits to their approved board for transfer of CME credits to nursing contact hours. 
REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION
To receive continuing medical education (CME) credits/educational contact hours, participants must sign in and provide a valid e-mail address. An e-mail link will be sent containing information and directions on how to claim your credits electronically. 
FOR QUESTIONS REGARDING CONTINUING EDUCATION
Please contact Hartford HealthCare’s CME Department at ContinuingEd@hhchealth.org or 860.972.5816
 
 
 

CONNECTICUT CONVENTION CENTER

Garage parking at

Connecticut Convention Center

Bring your parking ticket to symposium for validation.

REGISTER

THIS EVENT IS CLOSED.

REFUND POLICY

Cancellations before 9-1-18 will be refunded minus a $50 processing fee per registrant. No refunds for cancellations after 9-1-18. No substitutions.

Hartford Healthcare and the event organizers are not responsible for airfare, hotel, or other costs incurred by participants in the unlikely event of the symposium’s cancellation.

We reserve the right to cancel a session or substitute a qualified speaker if an emergency arises.

QUESTIONS?

Ask us anything.

 
 

presented by

October 3, 2018 

Connecticut Convention Center

Hartford, CT

34th Annual

Cardiovascular

Symposium