7th Annual Updates in Cardiopulmonary Disease Conference, October 5-6, 2018

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Conference Description

Providers should be able to formulate a practical approach to common cardiopulmonary disorders, identify the appropriate diagnostic tests, make an accurate diagnosis, discuss the various treatment options, and recognize when to treat and when to refer cardiopulmonary patients. This activity is expected to result in increased confidence in making an appropriate diagnosis and treatment decision with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.

Target Audience

The target audience encompasses a wide spectrum of healthcare providers including cardiopulmonary specialists, family practitioners, internists, hospitalists, emergency medicine practitioners, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, cardiac rehabilitation specialists, and other interested allied health care providers.

Registration

Registration opens June 1, 2018. Registration space is limited to 145 participants.

Early registration is encouraged as space is limited.

Providers (MDs, NPs, PAs) = $150.00
RNs, LPNs, MAs, Others = $100.00

Electronic handouts will be available September 28, 2018.

Course Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, attendees should be able to:
  • List top ten advances in critical care medicine that improves patient outcomes since 2000.
  • Identify the basic mechanism of action, therapeutic effects and common adverse effects of each class of lipid-lowering agents.
  • Discuss lipid goals and major risk factors for atherosderosis.
  • Review clinical data supporting PCSK9 therapy.
  • Identify patient populations ideal for PCSK9 therapy and way to get insurance approval.
  • Describe treatment and management strategies for peripheral vascular disease.
  • Discuss initial management strategies for ischemic heart disease.
  • Describe the challenges in diagnosing and defining diastolic heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.
  • Compare the differences between systolic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF), heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), and recovered EF.
  • Describe new and evolving therapeutic options in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF).
  • Compare the therapeutic approaches to heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF).
  • Describe the history of cardiac catheterization.
  • Differentiate between diagnostic and therapeutic cardiac catheterization.
  • List cardiology strategies for primary prevention of heart disease.
  • Explain pharmaceutical interventions approved for secondary prevention.
  • Describe the controversy's regarding proper target for blood pressure reduction in patients with hypertension.
  • Review updates in electrophysiology as it relates to ventricular tachycardia.
  • Define Palliative Care/Support Cases Services related to the cardiopulmonary patient.
  • Review treatment strategies for end stage cardiopulmonary disease.
  • Review the key recommendations for assessment and intervention of pneumonia.

Preconference Nursing Session

11:55 a.m.
Welcome to the Nursing Preconference
Introduction by Alexis Harrison, MD, and Kristi Anderson, MN, RN-C, CNL

12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
Nursing Care of the Patient Experiencing Heart Failure (CNE only)
Carla Genovese, MSN, RN-BC, CCRN

 

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 5, 2018

11:00 a.m.   Conference Sign In & Exhibits
                         Hotel Registration available at 4:00pm

11:55am      Introduction to Nursing Preconference Session
                          Alexis Harrison, MD & Kristi Anderson, MN, RN-C, CNL

12:00pm      Nursing Care of the Patient Experiencing Heart Failure (CNE only)
                          Carla Genovese, MSN, RN, CCRN
                         


1:15pm        Break & Exhibits & Meet the Speakers

1:30pm        Welcome to 7th Annual Updates in Cardiopulmonary Disease Conference
                         Robert Mitchell, MD

1:35pm        Advances in Critical Care Medicine
                         Timothy Obermiller MD

2:20pm        PCSK9 and Lipid Therapies
                         Michael Dotter, PharmD

3:05pm        Pneumonia
                         Kevin Keeton, MD

3:50pm        Break & Exhibits & Meet the Speakers

4:10pm        Peripheral Vascular Disease 
                         Robert Mictchell, MD

4:55pm        Systolic Heart Failure
                         James Fang, MD

5:40pm       History of Cardiac Catheterization
                        William Grossman , MD

6:25pm       Meeting Adjourn
                   Pam Robertson, CEO of Kalispell Regional Healthcare

6:30pm       Hors d'oeuvres and drinks with music

Saturday, October 6, 2018

7:30am       Breakfast

8:30am       Preventive Cardiology
                        William Grossman, MD

9:15am       Diastolic Heart Failure
                        James Fang, MD

10:00am     Advances in Electrophysiology
                        Matthew Brunson, MD

10:45am     Break & Exhibits & Meet the Speakers

11:00am     Updates in Ischemic Heart Disease
                        Nathan Hall, MD

11:45am     Palliative Care in Cardiopulmonary Disease 
                        Leah Carlburg, MD

12:30pm     Closing and Course Evaluations
                         Alexis Harrison, MD

12:45pm     Meeting Adjourn

Conference Presenters

Keynote Speaker:

William Grossman, MD
Endowed Chair in Cardiology and Director, Center for Prevention of Heart and Vascular Disease, UCSF. San Francisco, CA.

James Fang, MD
Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine and Director of the Cardiovascular Service Line at the University of Utah Health Care.
 

Conference Co-Directors:

Alexis Harrison, MD, Cardiologist at Rocky Mountain Heart and Lung
Anthony Dal Nogare, MD, Pulmonologist at Rocky Mountain Heart and Lung

Additional Conference Faculty:

Additional Moderator:
Robert Mitchell, MD,
Cardiologist Rocky Mountain Heart and Lung

Matt Brunson, MD
Leah Carlburg, MD
Michael Dotter, PharmD
Carla Genovese, MSN, RN, CCRN
Nathan Hall, MD
Kevin Keeton, MD
Robert Mitchell, MD
Timothy Obermiller, MD
 

 

Disclosure Summary

7th ANNUAL UPDATES IN CARDIOPULMONARY DISEASE
Course # TC1902
KALISPELL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
FACULTY DISCLOSURE INFORMATION
_______________________________________________________________________
 
The University of Washington School of Medicine endorses the standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the guidelines of the Association of American Colleges that the sponsors of continuing medical education activities and the speakers at the activities disclose significant relationship with commercial companies whose products or services are discussed in educational presentations.  For speakers, significant relationships include receiving from a commercial company research grants, consultancies, honoraria and travel, or other benefits or having a self-managed equity interest in a company. Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone bias in any presentation, but is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation or a presentation.
 
The following speakers have disclosed the described relationships:
Speaker                                                                                                 Description of Relationship
 James Fang, MD                                                                                   Advisory Committee Review Panels: Novartis, Evaluate Trial, DSMB (Data 
                                                                                                               and Safety Monitoring Board) Member Amgen, GALATICHF, Steering Committee
                                                                                                               NIH, PVOMICS, OSMB (Observation Study Member Board) Member NIH, HFpEF
                                                                                                               Grant, co-investigator

Robert Mitchell, MD                                                                                 Honoraria from Janssen

Matthew Brunson, MD                                                                              Honoraria from Biotronic                                             
 
               
The following have indicated they do not have any relationships to disclose:
 
7th Annual Updates in Cardiopulmonary Disease Planning Committee Members (and Presenters):
Kristi Anderson, MN, RN-C, CNL
Heidi Brandt, MN, RN-C, CNL
Karen Doolan, MBA, RDCS, CCRC
Alexis Harrison, MD
Anthony Dal Nogare, MD
Tammy Jordt
Lindsay Konen, BA
 
 
Presenters not on planning committee:
Timothy Obermiller, MD
Kevin Keeton, MD
Nathan Hall, MD
William Grossman, MD
Michael Dotter, PharmD
Leah Carlburg, MD
Carla Genovese, MSN, RN-BC, CCRN
 
In order to obtain nursing contact hours, criteria for successful completion includes attending at least 80% of the conference and completing a course evaluation. There are no disclosures for any planners or speakers for this educational activity.
                                                                      
 

Location

Lodging Reservations:
In order to obtain the group rate pricing, please identify your reservation as associated with the conference.  Questions regarding accommodations, reservations, and hotel cancellations can be answered by calling (406)863-4039. Group rates available at lodgeatwhitefishlake.com/weddings-groups/groupreservations/

Group ID is: CARDIO18
Group PASSWORD is: RMHL

Alternative accommodations can be found at:
explorewhitefish.com/places-to/stay

Conference Location:
The Lodge at Whitefish Lake
1380 Wisconsin Avenue
Whitefish, MT 59937
Phone (406) 863-4000
lodgeatwhitefishlake.com
Hotel check-in is after 4:00 p.m. Check-out time is 11:00 a.m.

Kalispell Regional Healthcare attempts to provide reasonable accommodations for any known disability that may interfere with a person participating in any service, program or activity.

 



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Area Activities

The Flathead Valley has a wide array of activities for individuals and families to experience. From hiking in Glacier National Park or The Whitefish Trails to boating on Whitefish Lake or Flathead Lake, there are activities to suit all participants.

To learn more about extracurricular activities,
please visit the following websites:
http://www.explorewhitefish.com/things-to/do
http://www.kalispellchamber.com/programs-events/

Accreditation Statement

Kalispell Regional Medical Center is affiliated with the University of Washington School of Medicine.

The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Attendees meeting the criteria for successful completion of the Nursing Preconference can receive 1.25 contact hours of continuing nursing education (CNE) credit.

Attendees meeting the criteria for successful completion of the 7th Annual Updates in Cardiopulmonary Disease- Day 1 can receive 4.5 contact hours of continuing nursing education (CNE) credit.

Attendees meeting the criteria for successful completion of the 7th Annual Updates in Cardiopulmonary Disease- Day 2 can receive 4.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education (CNE) credit.

Kalispell Regional Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

In order for nurses to obtain nursing contact hours, criteria for successful completion includes attending at least 80% of the conference and completing a course evaluation.

The MT Board of  Respiratory Care Practitioners has approved this program for 4.5 hours of continuing education for Day 1.

The MT Board of  Respiratory Care Practitioners has approved this program for 4.0 hours of continuing education for Day 2.
 

Cancel Registration

If you are unable to attend and would like to cancel your registration, please click here. In the body of the email please provide the following:
Name (first and last)
Confirmation Number (provided in your first initial registration email)
Refunds can take up to 48 hours to fully process and funds to be placed back into your account, so please do allow for this time.

 Please remember that there are no refunds after September 5, 2018.

More Information

For more information, please contact:
Lindsay Konen
lkonen@krmc.org