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2016 Bryan Heart Fall Cardiology Conference

Saturday, September 3, 2016
UNL Student Union

Schedule of Events

Registration, Visit Displays
7:30 – 7:55 a.m.

Welcome - Cardiac Imaging Session
7:55 – 8 a.m.


CT Scanning with Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR-CT)

Dr. Clyde Meckel
8-8:30 a.m.

  1. Understand the principles/physiology of FFR-CT
  2. Review the indications for FFR-CT
  3. Identify the contra-indications for FFR-CT

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MRI & Cardiovascular Disease

Dr. John Steuter
8:30-9 a.m.

  1. Identify indications for a cardiac MRI
  2. Identify contra-indication for cardiac MRI
  3. Understand the basic physics/principles behind cardiac MRI

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Cardiac Imaging Discussion - Panel

Moderator - Dr. Steven Krueger
9-9:30 a.m.

  1. Review questions posed by the physicians in the audience
  2. Identify answers to the questions based on current literature
  3. Discuss resources for further evaluation of cardiac imaging questions

Break - Visit Displays

9:30-10 a.m.


Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease

Dr. Tim Lieske
10-10:30 a.m.

  1. Identify patients with sleep apnea
  2. Understand relationship of OSA and Heart Disease
  3. Discuss current treatments of OSA

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Advances in Pacing

Dr. Michael Kutayli
10:30-10:45 a.m.

  1. Review the history of pacing
  2. Discuss the advances in new technology
  3. Differentiate the new micro device from the previous pacers

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Quick Hitter on Nutrition & Heart Failure

Dr. Steven Krueger
10:45-11 a.m.

  1. Understand the significant problem associated with malnutrition and heart failure
  2. Review consequences of this malnutrition and heart failure
  3. Discuss the options for therapy and prevention of malnutrition and heart failure

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Pericardial Disease

Dr. Joseph Kummer
11-11:30 a.m.

  1. Review the etiology and pathophysiology of pericardial disease
  2. Discuss current treatment guidelines for acute pericarditis
  3. Differentiate the clinical presentation of pericarditis from other cardiac diseases

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Ask the Docs - Panel

Moderator - Dr. Dale Hansen
11:30 a.m.-Noon

  1. Review questions posed by the physicians in the audience
  2. Identify answers to the questions based on current literature
  3. Discuss resources for further evaluation of cardiology questions

Lunch - Visit Displays

12-1 p.m.


Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair

Dr. Matthew Johnson
1-1:15 p.m.

  1. Identify the appropriate patient for Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair
  2. Understand the technique involved in the procedure
  3. Review the results of this treatment

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Diastolic Heart Failure

Dr. Keith Miller
1:15-1:45 p.m.

  1. Identify causes of Diastolic Heart Failure
  2. Review current Diastolic Heart Failure evaluation
  3. Discuss current treatments of Diastolic Heart Failure

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Aortic Valve Disease, TAVR vs Surgery

Dr. Ryan Shelstad
1:45-2:15 p.m.

  1. Understand the pathophysiology and natural history of aortic stenosis
  2. Differentiate TAVR vs SAVR candidates
  3. Recognize risk profiles of TAVR & SAVR in high & intermediate risk patients

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Bryan Heart TAVR Results

Dr. Matthew Johnson
2:15-2:30 p.m.


Break - Visit Displays

2:30-3 p.m.


ECG Update

Dr. Andrew Merliss
3-3:45 p.m.

  1. Evaluate the participant’s current fund of knowledge in EKG interpretation
  2. Identify EKG changes important in primary care
  3. Review the importance of subtle changes in EKG interpretation

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Afib, Rhythm Control and Ablation

Dr. Robert Percell
3:45-4:15 p.m.

  1. Review etiology and epidemiology of atrial fibrillation
  2. Understand concept of rhythm control vs. rate control
  3. Identify the benefits of ablation therapy & types of ablation procedures

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Ask the Docs about Clinical Cardiology

Moderator - Dr. Steven Krueger
4:15-5 p.m.

  1. Review questions posed by the physicians in the audience
  2. Identify answers to the questions based on current literature
  3. Discuss resources for further evaluation of cardiology questions

Closing Remarks - Visit Displays

5 p.m.

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