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Course Registration

The purpose of this symposium is to update medical practitioners in the greater Midwest region on the current practices, emerging technologies, and medical advances related to heart device therapy in treating heart failure and structural heart disease. This conference will provide a forum for participants to engage in discussion, debate, and examination regarding the efficacy and applicability of these current practices, emerging technologies, and medical advances.


At the completion of this conference, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe the latest advances in mechanical circulatory support.
  2. Discuss the most recent recommendations for patients appropriate for TAVR vs SAVR procedures.
  3. Discuss MitraClip for treating MR and recommendations for which patients are appropriate for MitraClip vs open surgical MV repair.
  4. Discuss the clinical effectiveness and cost effectiveness of CardioMEMS relative to standard HF management.
  5. Describe key strategies for building and maintaining successful heart device programs.

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Complete the registration form and mail with payment to: The University of Kansas Medical Center | Continuing Education Registrations | 3901 Rainbow Blvd. | 2003 Student Center | Kansas City, KS 66160

Phone:            913-588-4488  

Fax:                 913-588-4490

FEES

Payment is required at the time of registration. Only registrations accompanied with payment will be accepted. Please register in advance. Fees include course materials, continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments and continuing education credit.

Physician                                                       $150.00

Advance Practice Nurse                             $  50.00

Nurse                                                             $  50.00

Other Healthcare Professional                 $  50.00

REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY

A full refund of registration fees, less a $15 administrative fee, will be available if requested in writing and received by Sept. 10, 2017. No refunds will be made after that date. A $30 fee also will be charged for returned checks. (Please note that if you fail to cancel by the deadline and do not attend, you are still responsible for payment.) KU Medical Center Continuing Education reserves the right to cancel the course and return all fees in the event of insufficient registration. The liability of the University of Kansas Medical Center is limited to the registration fee. The University of Kansas Medical Center will not be responsible for any losses incurred by registrants, including but not limited to airline cancellation charges or hotel deposits.

Travis Abicht, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery - KUMC - Kansas City, KS
Adam Burdorf, DO
Assistant Professor - Nebraska Medicine - Omaha, NE
Emmanuel Daon, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery, Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Program - KUMC - Kansas City, KS
Jon Freeman, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiology - KUMC - Kansas City, KS
Bhanu Gupta, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine - KUMC - Kansas City, KS
Kamal Gupta, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Physician - Mid-America Cardiology - Kansas City, KS
Nick Haglund, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine - KUMC - Kansas City, KS
Stephen Kaine, MD
Medical Director, Cardiovascular Laboratories Associate Director - KUMC - Kansas City, KS
Brian Lowes, MD
Medical Director/Advanced Heart Failure & Cardiac Transplant Programs - Nebraska Medicine - Omaha, NE
Barbara MacArthur, RN, MN, FAAN
Vice President of Cardiac Services - KUMC - Kansas City, KS
Michael Moulton, MD
Professor and Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery - Nebraska Medicine - Omaha, NE
Michaela Newman, RN
Director, Cardiovascular Services - Nebraska Medicine - Omaha, NE
Gregory Pavlides, MD
Medical Director/Structural Heart Disease Program - Nebraska Medicine - Omaha, NE
Vincent Pompili, MD
Professor and Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine - Nebraska Medicine - Omaha, NE
Nancy Richards, APRN
Lead VAD Coordinator - KUMC - Kansas City, KS
Timothy Ryan, APRN
Mechanical Circulatory Support Program Coordinator - Nebraska Medicine - Omaha, NE
Andrew Sauer, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine; Director, Center for Heart Failure; Medical Director, Heart Transplant Program - KUMC - Kansas City, KS
Scott Silvestry, MD
Surgical Director, Thoracic Transplant Programs - Florida Hospital Transplant Institute - Orlando, FL
John Um, MD
Surgical Director of Cardiac Transplantation & Mechanical Circulatory Support Programs - Nebraska Medicine - Omaha, NE
Justin Vader, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine - Washington University School of Medicine - St. Louis, MO
Mark A Wiley, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine-Cardiology, President, Mid-America Cardiology - KUMC - Kansas City, KS
George L. Zorn III, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery, MidAmerica Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons - KUMC - Kansas City, KS
Title Time Faculty Room
Registration and Lunch 11:00AM - 12:00PM  
Welcome and Opening Remarks 12:00PM - 12:15PM Andrew Sauer, MD
 
KEYNOTE: VADs in 2017: Current & Future State of the Art 12:15PM - 1:00PM Scott Silvestry, MD
 
Transplant vs VAD: Current Status of Debate 1:00PM - 1:20PM Nick Haglund, MD
 
VAD Adverse Events: Predicting, Avoiding and Treating 1:20PM - 1:40PM Adam Burdorf, DO
 
ECMO: Who, When, Where and Why? 1:40PM - 2:00PM John Um, MD
 
Moderated Panel Discussion 2:00PM - 2:20PM Bhanu Gupta, MD
Justin Vader, MD
 
Refreshement Break and Exhibits 2:20PM - 3:00PM  
Current State of TAVR - 2017 3:00PM - 3:20PM Michael Moulton, MD
 
TAVR in Lower Risk Patients – The Great Debate PRO 3:20PM - 3:40PM Gregory Pavlides, MD
 
TAVR in Lower Risk Patients – The Great Debate CON 3:40PM - 4:00PM George L. Zorn III, MD
 
The Mitral Valve – Mitraclip vs Surgical Repair/Replace 4:00PM - 4:20PM Emmanuel Daon, MD
 
Transcatheter Pulmonic Valve Replacement – Do You Ever Need a Surgeon Again 4:20PM - 4:40PM Stephen Kaine, MD
 
Paravalvular Leak Repair – Percutaneous Strategies 4:40PM - 5:00PM Mark A Wiley, MD
 
Moderated Panel Discussion 5:00PM - 5:20PM Vincent Pompili, MD
 
Adjourn 5:20PM - 5:25PM  

All participants are required verify their attendance for the course. A certificate of completion will be provided to all activity participants based on completion of the program evaluation, documentation of actual attendance time, meeting minimum attendance requirements specific to the activity.

Physicians: University of Kansas Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The KU Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in activity.

Notice - Physician Information Collection:  For physician attendees, the Open Payments to Physicians (Sunshine Act) may require the company supporters(s) to report to CMS the value of some items associated with this activity.  For proper reporting, we will be asking for your NPI (National Provider Index) number and a state license number.

Nurses: Contact hours are pending approval

Continuing education credit will be prorated according to documented attendance.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the InterContinental Kansas City Plaza Hotel at the daily rate of $169.00 for single or double occupancy. To take advantage of the special rate, call 816-756-1500 by Sept. 10, 2017 and mention that you will be attending the KU Medical Center Heart Device Symposium in the Heart of Kansas City: Devices for Heart Failure and Structural Heart Disease. After Sept. 10, 2017 room availability and rates cannot be guaranteed.

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NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY

The University of Kansas Medical Center prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University's programs and activities.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination polices: Natalie Holick, Director, Equal Opportunity Office, NHolick@kumc.edu, Mail Stop 2014, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711TTY

PROGRAM ACCESSIBILITY

We accommodate persons with disabilities. Please call 913-588-4488 and a KU Medical Center Continuing Education representative will be happy to discuss your needs. To ensure accommodation, please register at least two weeks before the start of the course. See the nondiscrimination policy above. The University of Kansas Medical Center is an AA/EO Title IX institution.




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The University of Kansas Medical Center prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University's programs and activities.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination polices: Natalie Holick, Director, Equal Opportunity Office, NHolick@kumc.edu, Mail Stop 2014, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711TTY