AAHFN 13th Annual Meeting

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Wednesday June 21, 2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm    Pharmacology Workshop
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm   CHFN/CHFN-K Exam 
5:00 pm- 6:00 pm   Joint AAHFN/HFSA Reception
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm   AAHFN Committee Member Orientation

Thursday June 22, 2017
6:30 am- 8:00 am   Industry Supported Breakfast Symposium: What Are You Doing to Help Treat Hyperkalemia?
8:15 am – 8:30 am   Opening Remarks: Maureen Flattery, ANP-BC, Annual Meeting Chair
8:30 am – 9:00 am   Presidential Address: Cynthia J. Bither, RN, MSN, ANP-C, ACNP-C, CHFN
9:00 am – 10:00 am   Keynote: What is the Future of Nursing 7 yrs after the IOM Report.
Have We Made Progress?
Pam Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
10:00 am – 11:00 am    General Session: Top 10 Studies that Will Change Your Practice
Linda Wick, MS, ANP, CNP, CHFN
11:00 am – 1:35 pm   Product Theaters/Exhibits/Lunch
1:40 pm – 2:40 pm   Concurrent Sessions
Fundamentals:
Pathophysiology of Heart Failure
Nita Reigle, MSN, ACNP-BC, CHFN

Advanced: Mechanical Circulatory Support for the Advanced Practice Provider
Keyur Shah, MD

Global: Oral Abstract Presentations:
  • A Multi-sensor Algorithm Predicts Heart Failure Events in Patients with Implanted
    Devices: Results from the MultiSENSE Study: John Boehmer
  • Relationship of Health Literacy, Knowledge, and Patient Activation with Self-
    Management in Persons with Heart Failure: Lori DeJohn
  • Measures of Ventricular-Arterial Coupling and Incident Heart Failure Preserved
    Ejection Fraction (HFpEF): A Matched Case-Control Analysis: Carolyn Lekavich
2:40 pm – 3:40 pm   Concurrent Sessions
Fundamentals:
The GI Connection
Michele Gilbert, MSN, NP-C, CCRN, CHFN

Advanced: Integrating Hemodynamic Measurements into Clinical Practice
Keyur Shah, MD

Global: Oral Abstract Presentations:
  • Effects of Supervised Exercise on Select Outcomes for Patients with Heart Failure:
    Kirsten Roberts
  • Remote Hemodynamic Monitoring Program: A Single Center Experience in Reducing
    Heart Failure Admissions: Christina Sauld
3:40 pm – 4:00 pm   Break in Exhibit Hall
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm   General Session: The Value of Heart Failure Certification: Research Findings
Nancy Albert, PhD, CCNS, CHFN, CCRN, NE-BC, FAHA, FCCM, FAAN
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm   Moderated Poster Presentations in the Exhibit Hall
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm   Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm   Industry Supported Dinner Symposium:  Predictive and Proactive Decision Making Across the Continuum of Heart Failure

Friday, June 23, 2017
6:30 am- 8:00 am   Industry Supported Breakfast Symposium: Hyperkalemia and Heart Failure: Identifying Risks and Exploring Treatment Options
8:15 am – 8:30 am   Opening Remarks: Maureen Flattery, ANP-BC, Annual Meeting Chair
8:30 am - 9:30 am   Keynote: The Importance of Team-Based Care in Heart Failure
Mary Walsh, MD, FACC
9:30 am – 10:15 am   General Session: CRT/ICD: Choosing the Best Option for LV Pacing
Roland Filart, MD
10:15 am – 10:30 am   Break in Exhibit Hall
10:30 am – 11:30 am   Concurrent Sessions
Fundamentals:
Neurohormonal Blockade
Marie Galvao, MSN, ANP-BC, CHFN

Advanced: Iron Deficiency Anemia & Heart Failure
Sunny Linnebur, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, CGP

Global: Lean on Me: Ventricular Interdependence
Michele Gilbert, MSN, NP-C, CCRN CHFN
11:30 am – 1:30 pm   Product Theaters/Exhibits/Lunch
1:35 pm – 3:35 pm   Concurrent Power Hours:
Transitioning Patients out of Hospital and Keeping Them There
  • Marie Galvao, MSN, ANP-BC, CHFN
  • Linda Ordway, RN CHFN
  • Sara Paul, DNP, FNP, FAHA, CHFN
  • Lisa Rathman, MSN, CRNP, CHFN, CCRN
  • Kismet Rasmusson, DNP, FNP-BC, FAHA, CHFN

Palliative Care for the Heart Failure Specialist: Essential Primary Palliative Care
Skills:

  • Latest Models of Palliative Care for Heart Failure
    Rachel Wells, RN, MSN, CNL
  • Evidence Based Symptom Management
    Danielle DiGennaro, CHFN
  • Essentials of Goals of Care Conversation: Turning towards suffering
    Ann Laramee, MS, ANP-BC, ANC-BC, CHFN, ACHPN

Uncommon Etiologies of HF:

  • Isolated Noncompaction of the Left Ventricle In Adults (LVNC)
    Beth Davidson, DNP, ACNP, CCRN, CHFN
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: North American Updates 2017
    Kismet Rasmusson, DNP, FNP-BC, FAHA, CHFN
  • Amyloidosis
    Marie Fe White, NP, FNP/ACNP-BC
3:35 pm – 3:50 pm   Break in Exhibit Hall
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm  

Concurrent Sessions:
Global:
Assessing, Diagnosing, and Treating Frailty
Nita Reigle, RN, MSN, APRN-BC, CHFN

Global: Putting Evidence into Practice - A Practical Application
Marilyn Prasun, RN, PhD, CCNS, CNL, FAHA, CHFN
All About YOU: Making Translational Research Work
Karen Larimer, PhD, ACNP-BC, FAHA

Advanced: Acutely Decompensated HF in the ICU
 Carolina Dimsdale, ACNP-BC

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm   Industry Supported Dinner Symposium: The Medtronic Heart Failure Advantage

Saturday, June 24, 2017
 6:30 am - 8:00 am   Industry Supported Breakfast Symposium: Lipid Management Beyond Statins: LDL Cholesterol Lowering in the Management of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Risk
Joette Hughes, MSN, CRNP
Kathleen Byrne, MSN, CRNP, CCRN
8:15 am – 8:30 am   Opening Remarks: Peggy Kirkwood, RN, MSN, ACNPC, AACC, CHFN
8:30 am – 9:30 am   Keynote Address: General Session: Preventing Heart Failure: Risk Factor
Modification
Marie Fe White, NP, FNP/ACNP-BC
9:30 am – 10:15 am   Incoming President’s Address: Lisa Rathman, MSN, CRNP, CHFN, CCRN
10:15 am – 10:30 am   Break
10:30 am – 11:30 am   General Session: A. Fib: The Shocking Debate of Rate versus Rhythm Control
  • Sara Paul, DNP, FNP, FAHA, CHFN
  • Marsha Martin, ARNP
11:30 am – 12:30 pm   General Session: Biomarkers in Heart Failure
Tariq Ahmad, MD, MPH, FACC
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm   Industry Supported Lunch Symposium: ACCF/AHA Guidelines for the Management of Chronic Heart Failure
Nancy Albert, PhD, CCNS, CHFN, CCRN, NE-BC, FAHA, FCCM, FAAN
Cynthia J. Bither, RN, MSN, ANP-C, ACNP-C, CHFN
Beth Davidson, DNP, ACNP, CCRN, CHFN
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm   Concurrent Sessions
Fundamentals:
Volume Assessment and Management
Chris Bell, ACNP

Advanced: Cardiac Imaging and Testing
Joan King, PhD, ACNP-BC, ANP-BC, FAANP

Global: Valvular Heart Disease
David Anderson, MD