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Thursday, Feb. 20

Plenary Session II

Prenatal Care, the Origins of CHD, and Treatment

8 a.m. – Prenatal Counseling and Maternal Psychological Stress After Prenatal Diagnosis of CHD
Denise Donaghue, R.N., M.S.N.

8:15 a.m. – Cerebrovascular Blood Flow in the Fetus with CHD
Anita Szwast, M.D.

8:30 a.m. – The Developing Brain in Congenital Heart Disease: A Substrate for Altered Neurocognitive Outcomes
Daniel Licht, M.D.

8:45 a.m. – Can We Alter Flow and Structure in the Fetus? The Use of Oxygen to Manipulate Fetal Cardiovascular Physiology
Jack Rychik, M.D.

9 a.m. – Catheter-based Fetal Intervention: What Is the Current Range of Possibilities?
Anita J. Moon-Grady, M.D.

9:15 a.m. – New Concepts in the Development and Pathophysiology of Pulmonary Vein Stenosis
Christopher Caldarone, M.D.

9:30 a.m. – Regenerative Cardiac Therapy: Potential for Treating Structural Heart Disease?
Kevin Maher, M.D.

9:45 a.m. – Q & A
Faculty Panel

10 a.m. – Adjourn

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

Innovations in Cardiac Nursing

11 a.m. – Pediatric Cardiac Nursing: The Historical Context
Kathryn Dodds, M.S.N., C.P.N.P.-A.C.

11:15 a.m. – From Diagnosis to Delivery to Surgery: Comprehensive Care for the Fetus with CHD and the Family
Denise Donaghue, R.N., M.S.N.

11:30 a.m. – Telehealth Home Monitoring for Infants with Complex CHD: REACH
Barbara Medoff-Cooper, Ph.D., R.N.

11:45 a.m. – Development of an EMR Alert for the Complex Single Ventricle Infant
Cathy Smith, M.S.N., C.P.N.P.-P.C., C.C.R.P.

Noon – Coils, Plugs, Devices and Valves: Interventional Cardiology and a Model for Nursing Care and Recovery
Sharna Basu, M.S.N., F.N.P.-C.

12:15 p.m. – Just-in-time Training: A Synergistic Model to Ensure Patient Safety and Nurse Competence of High-risk, Low-volume Therapies
Stephanie Helman, M.S.N., C.C.R.N., C.C.N.S.

12:30 p.m. – A Nurse Practitioner Model Improves Outpatient Efficiency
Julianne Evangelista, D.N.P., A.P.R.N., C.P.N.P.-A.C.

12:45 p.m. – Q & A
Faculty Panel

1 p.m. – Adjourn


11 a.m. – A View from the Field: Perfusion Potpourri
William M. DeCampli, M.D., Ph.D.

11:20 a.m. – Strategies for Anticoagulation
Monica Olsen, C.C.P.

11:40 a.m. – New Strategies in Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Tami Rosenthal, C.C.P., M.B.A.

Noon – Evaluation of the Pixie Oxygenator: Is Newer Necessarily Better?
Kellie Schiavo, C.C.P.

12:20 p.m. – Fluid Balance on CPB: Does It Really Matter?
Carrie Striker, C.C.P.

12:40 p.m. – Q & A
Faculty Panel

1 p.m. – Adjourn

Pacing: Hands on

11 a.m. – Bradyarrhythmia Troubleshooting (Undersensing, Oversensing, Failure to Capture, Failure to Pace)
Frank Zimmerman, M.D.

11:40 a.m. – Understanding Upper Rate Behavior (Upper Rate Wenckebach, Sinus Rates, PVARP, PACs, PVCs)
Mitchell I. Cohen, M.D.

12:20 p.m. – Tachyarrhythmia Troubleshooting (SVT, VT, JET, Overdrive Pacing)
Ronald Kanter, M.D.

1 p.m. – Adjourn

Heterotaxy Syndrome

11 a.m. – Morphology and Anatomy of Heterotaxy Syndrome: Can We All Just Get Along?
Robert Anderson, M.D., B.Sc., F.R.C.Path.; Paul Weinberg, M.D.

11:40 a.m. – Imaging Features of Heterotaxy Syndrome: Echocardiography in the Fetus and Neonate
Anita Szwast, M.D.

Noon – Role of Cardiac MRI in Evaluation of Heterotaxy Syndrome
Mark Fogel, M.D.

12:20 p.m. – Extra Cardiac Problems in Heterotaxy Syndrome: Intestinal Malrotation and Biliary Atresia
Alan Flake, M.D.

12:40 p.m. – The Unique Surgical Challenges of the Glenn and Fontan in Heterotaxy Patients with Complex Systemic and Pulmonary Venous Anatomy
Thomas L. Spray, M.D.

1 p.m. – Adjourn

Cardiac Intensive Careb

11 a.m. – The Future Is Nano: What You Need to Know Now about Pediatric Cardiac Nanomedicine
Kevin Maher, M.D.

11:20 a.m. – Maximizing Success in the Coming Age of Value-driven Healthcare: Turning Things Upside Down to Get Them Right Side Up
Paul A. Checchia, M.D.

11:40 a.m. – The Lack of Evidence for Culture = Outcomes, and Why That Simply Doesn’t Matter
Geoffrey L. Bird, M.D., M.S.I.S.

Noon – Glycemic Control and its Importance in the Cardiac ICU Setting
Steven M. Schwartz, M.D.

12:20 p.m. – What ICU Practice in the Developing World Offers the Ivory Tower Who Needs to Innovate
Roxanne Kirsch, M.D.

12:40 p.m. – Q & A
Faculty Panel

1 p.m. – Adjourn

Advances in Cardiac Catheterization

11 a.m. – Device Closure of Atrial Septal Defect: Clinical Approach and Patient Counseling After the FDA Panel Meeting
John P. Cheatham, M.D.

11:20 a.m. – Imaging Gently in Pediatrics: Radiation Reduction in the Cath Lab
David Nykanen, M.D.

11:40 a.m. – Femoral Arterial Injury After Cardiac Catheterization in Infants and Children
Andrew C. Glatz, M.D., M.S.C.E.

Noon – Catheter-based Techniques in Redirecting Blood Flow: What Can I Do to Get the Blood to Flow from Here to There?
Jonathan Rome, M.D.

12:20 p.m. – 3D Imaging in the Cath Lab – Echo, MRI, Angio CT: What’s a Cath Jockey to Do?
Matthew Gillespie, M.D.

12:40 p.m. – Q & A
Faculty Panel

1 p.m. – Adjourn

1-2 p.m. – Boxed Lunch

Plenary Session III

The Failing Heart: New Strategies in the Era of Mechanical Support

2 p.m. – Existing and New Non-Mechanical Therapies
Daphne T. Hsu, M.D.

2:20 p.m. – Regenerative Medicine
Michael Burch, M.D.

2:40 p.m. – Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support 2014
Joseph Rossano, M.D.

3 p.m. – Nutrition, Rehabilitation and Life with Heart Failure
Chitra Ravishankar, M.D.

3:20 p.m. – Is the Role of Heart Transplant Changing in the Era of MCS?
Robert Shaddy, M.D.

3:40 p.m. – Faculty Panel Discussion

Oral Abstracts 

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

Plenary Session IV

Life After Fontan Operation

5 p.m. – Physiology and Limitations of the Fontan Circulation
Marc Gewillig, M.D., Ph.D.

5:20 p.m. – The Innocent Bystander: Impact of the Fontan Circulation on the Liver
Gruschen Veldtman, F.R.C.P., M.B.Ch.B.

5:40 p.m. – Protein Losing Enteropathy and Plastic Bronchitis: New Understandings and Therapeutic Strategies
Jack Rychik, M.D.

6 p.m. – Functional Outcomes and Quality of Life After Fontan Operation: Into Adolescence and Beyond
Bradley S. Marino, M.D., M.P.P.

6:20 p.m. – Is There a Role for Pulmonary Vasodilators in the Care of Patients After Fontan Operation?
David Goldberg, M.D.

6:40 p.m. – Development of a Clinical Program Focused on Care of the Survivor After Fontan Operation
Kathryn Dodds, M.S.N., C.P.N.P.-A.C.

7 p.m. – Q & A
Faculty Panel

7:05 p.m. – Break

Special Event

7:15 p.m. – A Musical Interlude with Paul Cardall

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