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Conferences

The University of Washington Divisions of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery welcome you to a comprehensive review in the management of heart failure. Faculty from both cardiology and cardiac surgery will cover topics pertinent to the practicing cardiologist, primary care physician and advanced care provider for patients with heart failure of varying severity and etiology. There will be didactics, case discussions and debates.

Motif Seattle (Hotel)
1415 Fifth Avenue
Seattle, WA





FEES AND REGISTRATION


 Through 10/5/18   After 10/5/18 
MD/DO/PhD $315 $345
Allied Health $255 $285
Resident/Fellow (MD/DO)* $150 $150
*Documentation of current MD/DO residency or fellowship
is required to receive this rate
Walk-in registrations incur a $25 administrative fee

The fee for this course includes catering, all instruction materials (electronic) and certificate of attendance. To ensure enrollment, please register online. If registering by mail or fax, allow up to fifteen working days to receive your email confirmation of enrollment. If you have not received confirmation prior to your departure for the course, please contact the CME office at 206.543.1050. Continuing Medical Education will not be responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the course.

CANCELLATION POLICY
The Office of Continuing Medical Education must receive written notification of your cancellation by October 5, 2018. A $75.00 processing fee will be deducted from refund requests received by this date. No refunds will be issued after October 5, 2018. The Office of Continuing Medical Education reserves the right to cancel this course twenty (20) days prior to the course date when a minimum enrollment is not met or for other reasons that prevent the University from holding the course. Each registrant will be notified by telephone followed by written notification and a full refund. The University of Washington is not responsible for any other costs incurred such as non-refundable airline tickets or hotel penalties. Contact CME with questions — call 206.543.1050, fax 206.221.4525 or email cme@uw.edu.

Nisha Bansal, MS, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Jennifer Beckman, ARNP, MSN, RN, CHFN
Teaching Associate, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Jason Bjelkengren, BSN, RN, CCRN
Program Manager, Advanced Heart Failure, Cardiac Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, WA
Carrie Boom, MSN, ACNP-BC
Teaching Associate, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Beth Chance, MSW, LICSW
Medical Social Worker
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, WA
Van Chaudhari, MHA
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Public Health
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Richard Cheng, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Sarah Curtis, RDCS
Cardiology Clinic
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, WA
Todd Dardas, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Eugene DePasquale, MD
Cardiologist
University of California Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Debleena Dutt, MD
Cardiologist
Swedish Medical Group
Seattle, WA
Stephen Farris, MD
Acting Instructor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
James Fausto, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine
University of Washington, WA
Daniel Fishbein, MD, FACC
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
David Flum, MD, MPH
Professor, Department of Surgery
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Kathleen Grady, PhD
Professor of Surgery (Cardiac Surgery) and Medicine (Cardiology)
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL
Joel Kaufman, MD, MPH
Professor of Public Health, Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Liviu Klein, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Kevin Koomalsingh, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Andrew Larson, RN
Registered Nurse, Cardiology Clinic
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, WA
Shin Lin, MD, PhD, MHS
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
W. Robb MacLellan, MD
Professor of Medicine and Division Head, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Claudius Mahr, DO, FACC, FESC
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
S. Carolina Masri, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
James McCabe, MD, FACC
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Elina Minami, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Alec Moorman, MD, FACC
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Michael Mulligan, MD, FACS
Professor and Chief of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Gautam Nayak, MD
Cardiologist
Confluence Health
Wenatchee, WA
Kevin O'Brien, MD, FAHA
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Woodinville, WA
Jordan Prutkin, MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Jason Smith, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Laurie Soine, PhD, ARNP
Teaching Associate, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
April Stempien-Otero, MD, FACC
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Nancy Sweitzer, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, College of Medicine
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Gregory Wood, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Eugene Yang, MD, MS, FACC
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Title Time Faculty Room
Registration and Continental Breakfast 7:00AM - 7:35AM  
Welcome Remarks 7:35AM - 7:45AM Claudius Mahr, DO, FACC, FESC
Jennifer Beckman, ARNP, MSN, RN, CHFN
 
Heart Failure Clinical Fundamentals 7:45AM - 9:45AM Claudius Mahr, DO, FACC, FESC (Moderator)
Gregory Wood, MD (Moderator)
 
Heart Failure Fundamentals: Physiology and Current Guidelines 7:45AM - 8:15AM April Stempien-Otero, MD, FACC
 
Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction: A Practical Approach 8:15AM - 8:45AM Nancy Sweitzer, MD, PhD (Keynote Speaker)
 
Sooner Rather Than Later: Preventing Heart Failure 8:45AM - 9:15AM Eugene Yang, MD, MS, FACC
 
Getting the Most Out of Your Medications 9:15AM - 9:45AM Kevin O'Brien, MD, FAHA
 
Break 9:45AM - 10:30AM  
What's New: Recent Advancements in Heart Failure Care 10:30AM - 12:30PM Jason Bjelkengren, BSN, RN, CCRN (Moderator)
Eugene DePasquale, MD (Moderator)
 
When Is It Time? VAD Therapy in 2018 10:30AM - 11:00AM Claudius Mahr, DO, FACC, FESC
 
Curing Cancer: Causing Heart Failure 11:00AM - 11:30AM Richard Cheng, MD, MS
 
Shocking: Percutaneous Strategies for Acute Heart Failure 11:30AM - 12:00PM James McCabe, MD, FACC
 
Utilizing Hemodynamic Monitoring: Improving Outcomes 12:00PM - 12:30PM Liviu Klein, MD, MS
 
Lunch (provided) 12:30PM - 1:15PM  
Does the Right Know What the Left Is Doing? RV Failure 1:15PM - 1:45PM Eugene DePasquale, MD
 
Hot Topics in Heart Failure 1:15PM - 3:45PM Claudius Mahr, DO, FACC, FESC (Moderator)
Jennifer Beckman, ARNP, MSN, RN, CHFN (Moderator)
 
Quality-of-Life Considerations in Heart Failure 1:45PM - 2:15PM Kathleen Grady, PhD (Keynote Speaker)
 
Getting Your Patient Transplanted 2:15PM - 2:45PM Elina Minami, MD
 
I Heart Kidneys: Cardiorenal Considerations 2:45PM - 3:15PM Nisha Bansal, MS, MS
 
The Utility of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Heart Failure 3:15PM - 3:45PM Laurie Soine, PhD, ARNP
 
Break 3:45PM - 4:15PM  
Everything Else Matters: Comorbidities in Heart Failure 4:15PM - 4:45PM Alec Moorman, MD, FACC
 
Multidisciplinary Pearls to Optimize Heart Failure Management 4:15PM - 6:15PM Jason Bjelkengren, BSN, RN, CCRN (Moderator)
Liviu Klein, MD, MS (Moderator)
 
A Stressed-Out Life: Coping With Heart Failure 4:45PM - 5:15PM Beth Chance, MSW, LICSW
 
The End of the Journey: Communicating Difficult Choices 5:15PM - 5:45PM James Fausto, MD
 
Putting It All Together: Multidisciplinary Care for the Heart Failure Patient 5:45PM - 6:15PM James Fausto, MD
Kathleen Grady, PhD
Eugene DePasquale, MD
Liviu Klein, MD, MS
 
Closing Remarks; Adjourn to Reception 6:15PM - 6:20PM Claudius Mahr, DO, FACC, FESC
Michael Mulligan, MD, FACS
 
Accreditation with Commendation: The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Endorsed by

Motif Seattle
1415 Fifth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

RESERVATIONS:

  • Call 855.515.1144, and use Group Code UWHF1019

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Cardiologists, primary care providers, advanced care practitioners, intensivists, hospitalists, fellows and residents, palliative care, nurses, pharmacists, cardiac rehabilitation, other allied health professionals.

ONLINE PRESENTATIONS AND MATERIALS
Syllabus materials will be available for conference registrants at uwcme.org. Materials will be available beginning October 15 for registrants to print and/or download. A booklet with the conference agenda and pages for note-taking will be provided at the conference. No printed materials will be available.

ATTENDANCE POLICY
Activities are reserved for course attendees. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and this requirement will be strictly enforced.

DIETARY REQUESTS
UW CME takes into consideration diverse nutritional preferences and restrictions when planning our complimentary menu. However, those individuals who might find that our menu is not completely aligned to their specific nutritional needs are welcome to bring their own food items.

SPECIAL SERVICES
Please inform the CME Office ten days in advance of the conference start date if you will need to utilize lactation services.

Continuing Medical Education at the University of Washington is a self-sustaining unit and does not depend on or receive public monies in support of its educational efforts. Fees for this course are estimated to cover the costs of conducting this course. These costs include salaries, registration and credit, handouts, record keeping, faculty planning and evaluation and may include food, beverages, taxes and gratuities to vendors. The University of Washington reaffirms its policy of equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran in accordance with University policy and applicable federal and state statutes and regulations. The University of Washington is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability Services Office at least ten days in advance.

Disability Services Office
206.543.6450/Voice • 206.543.6452/TTY • 206.685.7264/Fax • dso@uw.edu/Email



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