Milwaukee Heart Failure Symposium 2024

Milwaukee, WI US
May 4, 2024

Join us for the Milwaukee Heart Failure Symposium 2024. Heart failure is the progressive stage of most cardiac illness and the only cardiovascular disease rising in incidence, prevalence and mortality. The treatment for heart failure has changed dramatically and become more complex in the past 10 years. In this symposium, we will present up-to-date knowledge to help clinicians  identify, evaluate and treat heart failure and related conditions. This symposium will be of value to cardiovascular surgeons, cardiologists, internal medicine, hospital medicine, family practice, advanced practice clinicians, bedside nurses and subspecialty trainees.

Participation in the Symposium is available in-person and virtually. 

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians, nurses, and other interested health professionals.​

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, learners should be able to:

  1. Evaluate current challenges in global care of heart failure patients.
  2. Analyze cutting edge device therapy/surgery options in the treatment of heart failure​
  3. Recognize the best diagnostic and treatment options for heart failure​
  4. Identify patients for advanced heart failure therapies​
  5. Develop management strategies and collaboration involving unique patient populations and specialized programs

 

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.25 American Board of Surgery
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME and Self-Assessment requirements of the American Board of Surgery's Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.
  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 6.25 Attendance
    Attendance Credit
    • 6.25 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.25 Continuing Nursing Education (CE)
    Aurora Health Care is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 6.25 contact hours have been awarded to this activity by the Wisconsin Nursing Association. To receive contact hours, participants must attend the entire activity.
Course opens: 
01/01/2024
Course expires: 
12/31/2024
Event starts: 
05/04/2024 - 7:55am CDT
Event ends: 
05/04/2024 - 4:00pm CDT
Cost:
$50.00
Rating: 
0

7:00-7:55 am:  Breakfast & Registration

7:55 am:   Welcome Remarks

Section: Management of Heart Failure

Moderator: Asad Ghafoor

8:00 am:  An update on Pharmacological Therapies in Heart Failure

Speaker: Jacob Luthman, MD

8:25 am:  Advances in Device-based Therapies and Remote Heart Failure monitoring

Speaker:Priyesh Patel, MD

8:50 am:  Novel Electrophysiology Interventions in Heart Failure Patients

Speaker: Andy Kieu, DO
 

9:15-9:30 am - Break
 

Section: Heart Failure with Other Etiologies

Moderator: Adam Schuldt

9:30 am:  Pulmonary Hypertension and Right Heart Failure

Speaker: Eric Roberts, MD

9:55 am:  Spotlight on Cardiac Amyloidosis – diagnosis and management

Speaker: Manmeet Singh, MD

10:20 am:  Using Hemodynamics in Management of Heart Failure?

Speaker: Nikhil Narang, MD
 

10:45-11:00 am - Break

 

Section: Current Debates in Advanced HF Management

Moderator: Nasir Sulemanjee, MD

11:00 am: Cardiogenic Shock – Medical Management vs Temporary Circulatory Support Devices

Speakers: Adam Schuldt, MD, PhD / Andrew Lin, MD
 

11:50-1:00 pm            Lunch Break

 

Section: Advanced Heart Failure Management

Moderator: Adam Schuldt, MD, PhD

1:00pm:   Advanced Heart Failure – Timely Referral and Selection for Surgical Therapies

Speaker: Asad Ghafoor, MD

1:25 pm:  Advances in Heart Transplant

Speaker: Nasir Sulemanjee, MD

1:50pm: Current and Future State of Durable Mechanical Circulatory Support Strategies

Speaker: Antone Tatooles, MD

 

2:15-2:30 pm - Break

 

Section: Heart Failure & Valvular Heart Disease

Moderator: Asad Ghafoor, MD

2:30 pm:  Percutaneous Valve Intervention in Heart Failure Patients

Speaker: Tanvir Bajwa, MD

2:55 pm:  High-Risk Valve Surgery in Heart Failure Patients

Speaker: Eric Weiss, MD

3:20 pm: Utility of Multi-Modality Imaging in Valve Interventions

Speaker: Priscilla Wessly, MD, FACC

3:55 pm          Closing Remarks

Milwaukee Marriott Downtown
323 E. Wisconsin Avenue
(actual entrance is 625 N. Milwaukee Street)
Milwaukee, WI 53202
United States

Activity Directors:

Nasir Sulemanjee, MD FACC FHFSA - Medical Director; Advanced HF, Transplant & MCSD Program; Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI ​
Adam Schuldt, MD, PhD - Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiologist, Aurora St Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI ​
​Asad Ghafoor, MD - Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiologist, Aurora St Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI ​
 

Faculty:

Tanvir Bajwa, MD - Cardiovascular Disease Interventional Cardiologist, Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI​
Shoeb Hussain, MD - Physician Cardiology, Advocate Lutheran General, Park Ridge, IL
Andy Kieu, DO - Cardiovascular Disease Electrophysiologist, Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
Andrew Lin, MD - Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI​
Jacob Luthman, MD - Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiologist,  Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI​
Nikhil Narang, MD, FACC - Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist, Associate Director of Heart Transplant Program Advocate Christ  – Advocate Health and Hospital, Oak Lawn, IL ​
Priyesh Patel, MD – Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist, Atrium Health, Concord, NC
Eric Roberts, MD — Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiologist; Medical Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic; Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI​
Antone Tatooles, MD - Cardiovascular Surgeon, Advocate Condell Medical Center, Oak Lawn, IL​
Eric Weiss, MD - Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI​
Priscilla Wessly, MD, FAAC – Physician Cardiology-Structural Imaging, Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI ​
Adam Kallio, MSN, RN – Director of Cardiac Diagnostics; Advocate Aurora Health, Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI​
Kathy Princer - Director Ambulatory Ops; Advocate Aurora Health, Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI

Disclosure

Faculty disclosures are being reviewed and will be presented to the audience in advance of the program.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Advocate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement(s)American Medical Association (AMA) 
Advocate Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) 
Advocate Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Board Recognition Statement(s)

American Board of Surgery (ABS)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.

Available Credit

  • 6.25 American Board of Surgery
    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME and Self-Assessment requirements of the American Board of Surgery's Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.
  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 6.25 Attendance
    Attendance Credit
    • 6.25 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.25 Continuing Nursing Education (CE)
    Aurora Health Care is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 6.25 contact hours have been awarded to this activity by the Wisconsin Nursing Association. To receive contact hours, participants must attend the entire activity.

Price

Cost:
$50.00
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Participation in the Symposium is available in-person and virtually.   A link to the meeting will be provided prior to the event for virtual attendees.

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Course FeesPrice
Physician/DO/PhD/PharmD/Industry$50.00
Advanced Practice Clinicians, RN's, other $25.00
Fellows/Residents/StudentsFREE

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