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Friday, Feb. 21

Nursing Breakfast

7-8 a.m. Anticoagulation Medications: What You Need to Know

Plenary Session V

Valve Technologies for the Pediatric and Congenital Heart Patient

8 a.m. – Surgical Valve Replacement Strategies in Infants and Children: Current State of the Art
James Tweddell, M.D.

8:15 a.m. – Novel Strategies in Optimizing Prosthetic Valve Performance
Robert Levy, M.D.

8:30 a.m. – Status of Percutaneous Mitral Valve Replacement
Matthew Gillespie, M.D.

8:45 a.m. – Experience with Off-label Use of Existing Percutaneous Valves
Marc Gewillig, M.D., Ph.D.

9 a.m. – Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Replacement in Transannular Patch RVOT
John P. Cheatham, M.D.

9:15 a.m. – Tissue Engineered Valves: In Our (Patients’) Lifetime?
Richard A. Hopkins, M.D.

9:30 a.m. – Q & A
Faculty Panel

9:45 a.m. – Adjourn

10-11 a.m. – Break/Visit the Exhibits

Poster Session #2

Simultaneous Breakout Sessions • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.


Nursing Research and Oral Abstracts
The top nursing abstracts will be formally presented and discussed.

11 a.m. – Nursing Oral Abstract Competition (10-minute presentations, five-minute discussions)

1 p.m. – Adjourn

Advances in Surgery for Single Ventricle

11 a.m. – Regional or Selective Cerebral Perfusion as a Strategy for Single Ventricle Stage I Procedures: Safe, Feasible and Efficacious ... But Is It Better?
William M. DeCampli, M.D., Ph.D.

11:20 a.m. – Hybrid Palliation for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome – Stage II: Timing, Complications and Management of Ductal Stent
Christopher Caldarone, M.D.

11:40 a.m. – Antegrade Pulsatile Flow and the Cavopulmonary Shunt: Is It of Benefit?
Emile Bacha, M.D.

Noon – The Atrioventricular Valve in the Single Ventricle
James Tweddell, M.D.

12:20 p.m. – Options for Mechanical Support in the Failing Single Ventricle
J. William Gaynor, M.D.

12:40 p.m. – Q & A
Faculty Panel

1 p.m. – Adjourn

Pulmonary Atresia With Intact Ventricular Septum

11 a.m. – Anatomy and Structure in Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum
Paul J. Weinberg, M.D.

11:20 a.m. – Neonatal Evaluation: What Studies Do We Need, What Are We Looking For?
Anita J. Moon-Grady, M.D.

11:40 a.m. – Transcatheter Therapy for Pulmonary Atresia: Patient Selection, Optimal Approach and Outcomes
Andrew C. Glatz, M.D., M.S.C.E.

Noon – Surgical Treatment of the Newborn with Pulmonary Atresia: Patient Selection Criteria, Options and Outcomes
Thomas L. Spray, M.D.

12:20 p.m. – Long-term Outcomes of Treatment for Pulmonary Atresia
Alan Friedman, M.D.

12:40 p.m. – Moderated Panel Discussion Touching on Controversies in Management of Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum (Outflow Patch and Shunt Versus Radiofrequency Ablation? Is 1½ Ventricle Repair Superior to Fontan Palliation? Optimal Approach to Patient with Right Ventricle Dependent Coronary Circulation?)

1 p.m. – Adjourn

Healthcare Administration

11 a.m. – National Registries: Who’s Joining Them and What Are the Guiding Principles?
Robert Campbell, M.D.

11:20 a.m. – Collaborative Improvement Networks: Shifting the Paradigm to Improve the Quality and Safety of Care
Katherine Bates, M.D.

11:40 a.m. – On the Journey to Merge Administrative and Clinical Datasets: Update on PHIS and STS
Sara K. Pasquali, M.D., M.H.S.

Noon – Outcomes and Cost: Defining Value
Maryanne Kessel, R.N., M.B.A.

12:20 p.m. – Every Cardiac Program Needs a Research Team: Who Pays and What Does It Look Like? How Is It Built?
Kathleen Mussatto, Ph.D., R.N.

12:40 p.m. – Q & A
Faculty Panel

1 p.m. – Adjourn

Simultaneous Breakout Sessions • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Outpatient Electrophysiology

11 a.m. – Frequent PVCs in the Asymptomatic Child: Is It All Benign?
Frank Zimmerman, M.D.

11:20 a.m. – Managing Asymptomatic WPW
Mitchell I. Cohen, M.D.

11:40 a.m. – Enough of These Borderline QT Intervals!
William Bonney, M.D.

Noon – Sports Participation in Non-CHD Dysrhythmias
Maully Shah, M.B.B.S.

12:20 p.m. – Mystery EKGs #1 — audience participation
Ronald Kanter, M.D.

12:40 p.m. – Mystery EKGs #2 — audience participation
Charles I. Berul, M.D.

1 p.m. – Adjourn

Growth and Nutrition in CHD

11 a.m. – Growth Failure: Lessons Learned from the Pediatric Heart Network Infant Single Ventricle Trial
Daphne T. Hsu, M.D.

11:20 a.m. – Breastfeeding and Congenital Heart Disease
Amanda Seelhorst, R.N., B.S.N.

11:40 a.m. – Impact of Home Monitoring Program on Growth
David Hehir, M.D.

Noon – Nutritional Outcome and Impact on Infant Development
Barbara Medoff-Cooper, Ph.D., R.N.

12:20 p.m. – Growth and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes
Chitra Ravishankar, M.D.

12:40 p.m. – Q & A 
Faculty Panel

1 p.m. – Adjourn

1-4 p.m. – Extended Afternoon Break

Moderated Panel of Experts • 4 – 5 P.M.

Palliative Care in Congenital Heart Disease: The Limits of What We Can and Should Do

Panel: Chris Feudtner, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H. (leader); Daniel Licht, M.D.; Paul A. Checchia, M.D.; Roxanne Kirsch, M.D.; Gina Santucci, M.S.N., A.P.R.N., F.N.P.-B.C.; Jack Rychik, M.D.; Adrienne Kovacs, Ph.D., C.Psych.

Oral Abstract

4-5 p.m. – Oral Abstracts
Moderator: David Goldberg, M.D.

Plenary Session VI

Safety and Quality Measures in Congenital Heart Care

5 p.m. – Communication and Teamwork: Key Factors that Contribute to Quality and Safety
Robert Campbell, M.D.

5:15 p.m. – Past, Present and Future of the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium (PC4): Collaborative Quality Improvement in the CICU
Michael G. Gaies, M.D.

5:30 p.m. – The Physician Provider Hand-off of Care: Pitfalls and Potential for Improvement
Katherine Bates, M.D.

5:45 p.m. – Cardiac Center Leadership: Cultivating an Environment for Quality and Safety
Alexis Perri, M.S.N., N.E.-B.C.

6 p.m. – Safety in the Operating Room
James E. O’Brien, M.D.

6:15 p.m. – Quality Measures for Congenital Heart Surgery
Jeffrey Jacobs, M.D.

6:30 p.m. – Q & A • Faculty Panel

6:45 p.m. – Adjourn

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