Cardiology 2016 Schedule Friday, Feb. 26

Special Breakfast Session: EKG and Rhythm Strip Review — 7 – 8 a.m.

Case-based Presentations
Mitchell Cohen, MD; Maully Shah, MBBS; Lary Rhodes, MD

Plenary Session IV

When Bad Things Happen to Good Hearts: Treatment and Outcomes in 2016 for ...

8 a.m. — Myocarditis
Robert Shaddy, MD

8:20 a.m. — Sickle Cell Anemia
Craig Sable, MD

8:40 a.m. — Anthracycline Toxicity
Matthew O’Connor, MD

9 a.m. — Rheumatic Heart Disease
Lloyd Tani, MD

9:20 a.m. — Kawasaki Disease
Jane Newburger, MD

9:40 a.m. — Faculty Panel: Q & A

10 a.m. — Adjourn

Break/Visit the Exhibits — 10 – 11 a.m.

Poster Session #2

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

Nursing: Nursing Research and Oral Abstracts

11 a.m. — The top eight nursing abstracts will be formally presented and discussed.

Perfusion: Advances in Mechanical Assist and ECMO

11 a.m. — Innovations in Mechanical Assist: Current Approaches
J. William Gaynor, MD

11:20 a.m. — Mechanical Assist to Transplant: Things to Consider
Joseph Rossano, MD

11:40 a.m. — Anticoagulation for Mechanical Assist: Best Practices
Geoffrey L. Bird, MD, MSIS

Noon Two Pumps, One Heart: Heartware BiVAD — Case Presentation
Tami Rosenthal, MBA, CCP

12:20 p.m. — ECMO Circuit Arterial Line Clot Removal: How Do We Do It and Is It a Good Idea in the First Place?
Kevin Charrette, CCP

12:40 p.m. — Faculty Panel: Q & A

1 p.m. — Adjourn

Double-outlet Right Ventricle

11 a.m. — Anatomy
Paul Weinberg, MD

11:20 a.m. — Imaging
Mark Friedberg, MD

11:40 a.m. — Pathophysiology, Clinical Impact and Decision Making
Anita Szwast, MD

Noon — Surgical Treatment
Victor Tsang, MD

12:20 p.m. — Short- and Long-term Outcomes
Susan Schachtner, MD

12:40 p.m. — Faculty Panel: Q & A

1 p.m. — Adjourn

Preventative and Outpatient Cardiology

11 a.m. — Establishing a Neurodevelopmental Clinic for Congenital Heart Disease
Bradley S. Marino, MD, MPP, MSCE

11:20 a.m. — Setting Up Pathways for Evaluation of Common Problems: Chest Pain, Heart Murmurs and Other Conditions
Paul Stephens, MD

11:40 a.m. — Creating a Multidisciplinary Clinic for the Patient with a Fontan Circulation
Kathryn Dodds, MSN, CRNP-AC

Noon — Evaluating and Managing Hypertension in the Pediatric Patient
Shobha Natarajan, MD

12:20 p.m. — Childhood Prevention of Late Atherosclerosis: Can We Control the Future?
Stephen Daniels, MD, PhD

12:40 p.m. — Pulse Oximetry in the Newborn Nursery
Steven Kaine, MD

1 p.m. — Adjourn

Concepts and Controversies in Anesthesia and Critical Care

11 a.m. — Role of ECMO Utilization in CHD Care and Outcomes
Chitra Ravishankar, MD

11:20 a.m. — Pediatric Anesthesia: Impact on Neurodevelopment — Reality or Fiction?
Francis McGowan, MD

11:40 a.m. — New Ideas on Reducing Waste and Delivering Higher Value Care in the Cardiac ICU
Geoffrey L. Bird, MD, MSIS

Noon — Ventilatory Strategies in CHD Care
Andrew Costarino, MD

12:20 p.m. — Renal Injury and Congenital Heart Surgery
Joshua Blinder, MD

12:40 p.m. — Perspectives on Quality and Safety in Pediatric Anesthesia
C. Dean Kurth, MD

1 p.m. — Adjourn

Boxed Lunch — 1 – 2 p.m.

Optional Lunch Roundtable: Case Discussions with the Experts — 1 – 2 p.m.

Roundtable 1

Genetics in Congenital Heart Disease: Case-based Presentations
Elizabeth Goldmuntz, MD (leader); H. Scott Baldwin, MD; Wendy Chung, MD, PhD; Bruce Gelb, MD; Ian Krantz, MD; Shaine Morris, MD, MPH

Roundtable 2

Sports Recommendations in Congenital Heart Disease, or Channelopathies: Case-Based Presentations
Mitchell Cohen, MD (leader); Stephen Paridon, MD; Maully Shah, MBBS; Paul Stephens, MD

Oral Abstracts — 3 – 4 p.m.

Plenary Session V

The Challenges of Growing up with Congenital Heart Disease

4 p.m. — Quality of Life in CHD: How Is it Defined? How Do We Measure It?
Bradley S. Marino, MD, MPP, MSCE

4:20 p.m. — Exercise Recommendations: Evidence or Whimsy?
Stephen Paridon, MD

4:40 p.m. — Learning Issues: To What Extent, Why and in Whom?
Kathleen Mussatto, RN, PhD

5 p.m. — Mood Disorders in the Grown-up with Congenital Heart Disease
Adrienne Kovacs, PhD

5:20 p.m. — Family Perspective: Our Experiences and the Impact of CHD
Richard Seidel

5:40 p.m. — Patient Perspective: A Heart from the 1950s
Cheryl Dickens

6:05 p.m. — Congenital Heart Surgery: Historical Perspective on How Far We Have Come…
Erle H. Austin III, MD

6:30 p.m. — Adjourn

Optional Evening Entertainment

Blue Man Group

Get ready to experience Blue Man Group at Universal Orlando® Resort. We have reserved a private Blue Man Group show just for you; it’s comedy, theater, rock concert and dance party all rolled into one.

This wildly popular phenomenon delivers an unforgettable multisensory experience and has captivated 35 million people worldwide. It’s an outrageous evening of entertainment — and it’s all yours! Dare to live in full color!

All conference attendees will receive one ticket for Friday, Feb. 26, from 8 to 10 p.m. Additional tickets for guests of conference attendees are available on a first-come, first-served basis. You can purchase additional show tickets when you register for the conference. We have a limited number of tickets so please place your order as soon as possible. You will receive your tickets at registration on Wednesday, Feb. 24.

Additional tickets pricing

$50: Adults
$25: Kids (ages 3 – 9)