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2015 Bryan Heart Fall Cardiology Conference

Saturday, September 5th, 2015
UNL Student Union

Schedule of Events

Registration, Visit Displays
7 – 7:25 a.m.

Welcome
7:25 – 7:30 a.m.


PCSK9's: What's the Deal?

Dr. Ryan Whitney
7:30-8 a.m.

1. Identify pathophysiology of PCSK9 inhibitors

2. Evaluate the role of PCSK9's in the treatment of hyperlipidemia

3. Discuss recent trial data

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Diabetes: What's New

Dr. Shannon Wakeley
8-8:30 a.m.

10. Identify new diabetes mellitus (DM) medications

11. Discuss the indications and proper use of new diabetes medications

12. Identify patient populations that benefit from certain DM medications

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Cryptogenic Stroke including the Crystal Study

Dr. Mike Kutayli
8:30-9 a.m.

13. Review Crystal AF study

14. Discuss the diagnostic options for Cryptogenic Stroke

15. Review indications for implantable loop monitoring

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Amiodarone Thyroid Toxicity

Dr. Shannon Wakeley
9-9:20 a.m.

19. Identify how to diagnose Amiodarone Thyroid Toxicity

20. Discuss how Amiodarone affects the thyroid

21. Review proper treatment of patients with Amiodarone induced thyroid disease

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Break - Visit Displays

9:20-9:40 a.m.


ECG Interpretation for the PCP

Dr. Andrew Merliss
9:40-10:20 a.m.

22. Evaluate the participant’s current fund of knowledge in EKG interpretation

23. Identify EKG changes important in primary care

24. Review the importance of subtle changes in EKG interpretation

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Pregnancy and Heart Disease

Dr. Clyde Meckel
10:20-10:50 a.m.

25. Define types of common cardiac issues in pregnancy

26. Identify appropriate testing for cardiac disease in pregnancy

27. Review management of cardiac disease in pregnancy

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Septic Shock

Dr. Bill Johnson
10:50-11:20 a.m.

31. Define sepsis

32. Discuss early goal directed therapy

33. Review recommendations suggested by the Surviving Sepsis Campaign

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Break - Visit Displays

9:20-9:40 a.m.


LVAD's in 2015

Dr. Richard Thompson
11:40 a.m. - 12 p.m.

16. Identify indication for LVAD

17. Discuss mechanism of LVAD function

18. Review current LVAD data

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What's New in BHIP

Dr. Steve Krueger
12-12:30 p.m.

34. Discuss the new treatment options for Heart Failure (HF)

35. Review recent experimental therapies for HF

36. Identify patients that are candidates for experimental therapy

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Ask the Docs About Clinical Cardiology

Moderator - Dr. Dale Hansen
12:30-1 p.m.

37. Review questions posed by the physicians in the audience

38. Identify answers to the questions based on current literature

39. Discuss resources for further evaluation of cardiology questions


Closing Remarks - Lunch - Visit Displays

1 p.m.

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