PRELIMINARY AGENDA

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

8:00am - 12:30pm

HF Review Course

8:00am - 5:00pm

Pharmacology Workshop for the Advanced Practice Nurse: Entering Into a New Age: From HF to Comorbidities

8:00am - 5:00pm

Disease Management and Research Workshop: A Winning Combination for Improving HF Care

4:00pm - 4:45pm

HF Certification Exam Check In

5:00pm - 7:00pm

HF Certification Exam 
(Pre-registration now closed)

7:15pm - 8:45pm

Industry Supported Dinner Symposium: 
Listening with Heart: Improving Patient-Nurse Conversations About Heart Failure

Barbara Fletcher, RN, MSN, FAHA, FAAN, FPCNA
University of North Florida
Gainsville, FL

Eileen Handberg, PhD, ANP-BC, FAHA, FACC
University of Florida
Jacksonville, FL

Rebecca Kraemer, RN
Cardiac Solutions
Surprise, AZ

Supported by Amgen

Thursday, June 23, 2016

6:30am - 8:00am

Industry Supported Breakfast Symposium: Clinical Conundrum: Hyperkalemia in the Heart Failure Patient

Supported by an Educational Grant from Zs Pharmaceuticals

8:15am - 8:30am

Welcome and Opening Remarks: 

Ann Laramee, MS, ANP-BC ANC-BC, CHFN, ACHPN
University of Vermont Medical Center
Burlington, VT

8:30am - 9:00am

Presidential Address:

Marilyn Prasun, RN, PhD, CCNS, CNL, FAHA
CHFN Memorial Medical Center
Decatur, IL

9:00am - 10:00am

Keynote: The Heart of Our Journey Paul Cardall 

10:00am-11:00am

AHA CV Nursing Council Joint Session: Low Sodium Diet: What Should We Do?

Debra Moser, RN, PhD, FAHA, FAAN
University of Kentucky College of Nursing, 
Lexington, KY

11:00am - 1:20pm

Grand Exhibit Hall Opening/Industry Sponsored Expert Product Theaters/lunch

11:00am -11:30pm

Industry Supported Product Theater: Furosemide 2.0 -- Furosemide for Subcutaneous Administration:
A Novel Tool in the Management of the Pre- and Post-acute Heart Failure Patient

Pieter Muntendam, MD, President & CEO

Presented by Sc Pharmaceuticals

11:30am - 12:00 pm

Industry Supported Product Theater: Demystifying the HeartMate II LVAD:
Finding the Right Patients, Talking About the Therapy, Managing Patients Post-Implant

Cindy J. Bither, RN, MSN, ANP-C, ACNP-C
CHFN Medstar Washington Hospital Center 
Washington, D.C.

Presented by St. Jude Medical

12:05pm-12:35pm

Industry Supported Product Theater:
ICD and CRT-D MRI Access

Dr. Ishu Rao
Memorial Hospital
Ventura, CA

Presented by Medtronic

12:40pm - 1:10pm

Industry Supported Product Theater: 
A Treatment Approach for Patients with Chronic Systolic Heart Failure

Nancy Albert PhD, CCNS, CHFN, CCRN, NE-BC, FAHA, FCCM, FAAN
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Presented by Amgen

1:30pm - 2:30pm 

Concurrent Sessions:

 

  • Fundamentals: Pathophysiology of HF

    Sara Paul, DNP, FNP, FAHA, CHFN
    Catawaba Valley Cardiology
    Conover, NC

 

 

  • Advanced: Cardiorenal Syndrome: Critical Link between Heart and Kidney

    Chris Bell, ACNP
    Cardiology Associates of North Mississippi
    Tupelo, MS

 

 

  • Global: Oral Abstract Presentatations:

    1. Mortality and Heart Failure Readmission: The benefits of participating in a rural integrated delivery system heart failure program

    2. Outcomes of a Multidisciplinary Heart Failure Self-management Group Clinic Appointments Intervention

    3. Implantation of a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) from the Recipient’s Perspective: Then It Becomes Real

2:30pm-3:30pm

Concurrent Sessions:

 

 

  • Fundamentals: SIM Man: Hands on Asssessment and Management Techniques

 

 

  • Advanced: Cardiogenic Shock: Medical Management

    Kathleen Tong, MD
    UC Davis
    Sacramento, CA

 

  • Global: Oral Abstract Presentations:

    1. CardioMEMS: Proving that Failure is not the only option for HF patients

    2. Impaired cognitive performance in Heart Failure patients: an unrecognized evil

    3. Using the CORE Readmission Risk Calculator to Determine Thirty-Day Readmission Risk in Heart Failure Patients 

3:30pm - 4:00pm

Break in Exhibit Hall

4:00pm - 5:00pm

General Session: Top 10 Studies That Will Change Your Practice

Robin J. Trupp, PHD, ACNP-BC, CHFN, FAHA
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL

5:15pm - 7:00pm

Moderated Poster Presentations

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall

7:15pm -8:45pm

Industry Supported Dinner Symposium: KNOWING NOT GUESSING:
New Insights into Heart Failure Patient Management

Chairperson: Lisa Rathman, MSN, CRNP, CHFN, CCRN
Lancaster General Health
Lancaster, PA

JoAnn Lindenfeld, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN

Sara Paul, DNP, FNP, CHFN
Catawaba Valley Cardiology 
Conover, NC

Stephanie Preister, CNP
Sanford Cardiovascular Institute
Sioux Falls, SD

Supported by St. Jude Medical

Friday, June 24, 2016

6:15am - 8:00am

Industry Supported Breakfast Symposium: Her Heart Matters:
Preventing, Diagnosing and Treating HF in Women

Karol Watson, MD, PhD 
Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, CA

Kim Newlin, RN, CNS, NP-C
Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab/Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Transitional Care Teams
Sutter Roseville Medical Center
Sacramento, CA.

Supported by an Educational Grant from Arbor Pharmaceuticals

8:15am - 8:30am

Opening Remarks:

Ann Laramee, MS, ANP-BC ANC-BC, CHFN, ACHPN
University of Vermont Medical Center
Burlington, VT

8:30am -9:30am

General Session: New Guideline Directed Care in HFrEF

JoAnn Lindenfeld, MD, FACC
Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute
Nashville, TN

9:30am -10:15am

General Session: Health Care policy: The Role of Nursing in Achieving Quality Outcomes for HF Patients

Kim Newlin, RN, CNS, NP-C
Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab/Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Transitional Care Teams
Sutter Roseville Medical Center
Sacramento, CA.

10:15am - 10:30am

Break in Exhibit Hall

10:30am- 11:30am

Concurrent Sessions:

 

  • Fundamentals: A Look at the Other Side: Focusing on Right Heart Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension

    Susan D'Ana, APRN, MSN
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
    Lebanon, NH

 

 

  • Advanced: Arrythymia Management in the HF Patient; Drugs and Devices

    Heather Ross, DNP, ANP-BC
    Arizona State University
    Phoenix, AZ

 

 

  • Global: Sim Man: Hands on Assessment and Management Techniques

11:30am-1:30pm

Exhibit Hall Open

11:30am - 12:30pm

Industry Supported Product Theater: Thrombosis:
AFib & DVT/PE

Uri Elkayam, MD
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

Presented by Janssen Pharmaceuticals

12:30pm - 1:00pm

Industry Supported Product Theater: 
Considering Heart Rate in Managing Heart Failure Hospitalization

Dr. Prakash, C. Deedwania, MD. 
Professor of Medicine
UCSF School of Medicine
San Francisco, CA

Presented by Amgen

1:00pm - 1:30pm

Industry Supported Product Theater:
Highlights of Management of Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction, Superiority of a Novel Therapy to a Standard of Care Medication

Beth Davidson, DNP, ACNP, CCRN, CHFN
TriStar Centennial Medical Center
Nashville, TN

Presented by Novartis

1:30pm - 3:30pm 

Palliative Care Power Hours:

 

  • When and How for the Patient with HF

    Ann Laramee, MS, ANP-BC, ANC-BC, CHFN, ACHPN
    University of Vermont Medical Center
    Burlington, VT

 

 

  • A Novel Approach to End of Life HF Symptom Management  Music Therapy and "The ISO Principle" A Case Study

    Kati Wettstein, MT-BC
    Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care
    Houston, TX

    Erin Donaho, MS, RN, ANP-C
    Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care
    Houston, TX

 

 

  • A Novel Approach to End of Life HF Symptom Management  Using Just a “ Whiff “ (1.25mg) of Metolazone for Dyspnea

    Wendie, DeLaRosa, MSN
    Season Hospice and Palliative Care
    Houston, TX

 

 

  • Give Me Your Tired, Your Short of Breath: Inotropic Therapy in Chronic Heart Failure

    Audrey Kleet, MS ACNP-BC CCRN CHFN
    Columbia University Medical Center
    New York, NY

1:30pm - 3:30pm

Cardiac Imaging: Advanced Applications Power Hours:

 

  • Overview of Imaging Modalities

    Keyur Shah, MD
    Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
    Richmond, VA

 

 

  • Guidelines for Echo

    Kimberly Nelson, DNP, RN-BC MSN ACNS-BC, CHFN
    Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
    Richmond, VA

1:30pm - 3:30pm

Assesment of the HF Patient and Lifestyle Enhancement Power Hours:

 

  • Assessing and Addressing Frailty

    Nita Reigle, MSN, ACNP-BC, CHFN
    University of Virginia Health System
    Charlottesville, VA

 

 

  • Screening Brief Intervention Referral Treatment (SBIRT): A Guide for Assessing and Addressing Alcohol Consumption in the Heart Failure Population

    K. Melissa Smith, DNP, ANP-BC
    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
    Nashville, TN

 

 

  • One Step at a Time: Practical Strategies to Keep HF Patients  Moving, from Cardiac Rehabilitation and Beyond

    Maria Fe White, NP, FNP/ACNP-BC
    Cedar Sinai Medical Center
    Los Angeles, CA

    Joan Kirschner, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, CHFN
    Cardiomyopathy/Heart Failure Clinic
    Los Angeles, CA

3:30pm - 3:45pm

Break in the Exhibit Hall

3:45pm- 4:45pm

Concurrent Sessions

 

  • Fundamentals: CPX 101: What the Heart Failure Nurses Really Need to Know About Cardiopulmonary Testing

    Jacqueline Gannuscio, DNP, MSN, BSN
    Department of Veterans Affairs
    Washington, D.C

 

 

  • Advanced: Pulmonary Hypertension: Why the Pressures Don’t Matter

    Justin Roberts, DO
    The Heart Group of Lancaster General Health
    Lancaster, PA 

 

 

  • Global: Advanced Heart Failure: Weeding Through Issues& Candidacy

    Kismet Rasmusson, DNP, FNP-BC, FAHA, CHFN
    Intermountain Medical Center
    Salt Lake City, UT

    Nicole Fenwich, MSW, LCSW
    Intermountain Medical Center
    Salt Lake City, UT

4:45pm - 5:30pm

Special Presentation: Updated HF Guidelines: What You Need to Know

Sponsored by a Grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals (Non CE)

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Industry Supported Dinner Symposium: Remote Management of Heart Failure Patients using Device Diagnostics and Telehealth Monitoring

Roy Small, MD
The Heart Group of Lancaster General Health
Lancaster, PA

Supported by Medtronic

Saturday, June 25, 2016

6:20am - 8:00am

Industry Supported Breakfast Symposium: Nurses at the Forefront:  A Strategic Approach to Heart Failure Management

Robin J. Trupp, RN, PhD, FHFSA, CHFN, FAHA (Chair)
University of Illinois
Chicago, IL

Nora Brennan, BSN, RN, CHFN
Penn E-lert® Telemedicine Program
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Marc Silver, MD, FACP, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL

Supported by an Educational Grant from Novartis
Pharmaceuticals

8:15am - 8:30am

Opening Remarks

8:30am - 9:30am

Keynote: Ding Happens! How to Improvise, Adapt, and Innovate in an Ever Changing World

Avish Parashar  

9:30am -10:15am

Incoming President's Address and Awards Presentation:

Cindy J. Bither, RN, MSN, ANP-C, ACNP-C
CHFN Medstar Washington Hospital Center 
Washington, D.C.

10:15am -10:30am

Break

10:30am- 11:30am

General Session: Reducing Readmissions

Nancy Albert, PhD, CCNS, CHFN, CCRN, NE-BC, FAHA, FCCM
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

11:45am - 12:15pm 

Industry Supported Product Theater

12:25pm - 12:55pm

Industry Supported Product Theater

1:15pm - 2:15pm 

General Session: Congenital Heart

Tabitha Moe, MD
Children's Heart Center at Phoenix Children's Hospital
Phoenix, AZ

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Concurrent Sessions:

 

 

  • Fundamentals: Sim Man: Hands on Assessment and Management Techniques

 

 

  • Advanced: Hemodynamics in Advanced Heart Failure Management

    Anthony Hilliard, MD
    Loma Linda Medical Center
    Loma Linda, CA

 

 

  • Global: Shedding the Light on Cancer Treatment and Heart Failure: Illustrating the link through Case Studies

    Anecita Fadol, PhD, RN, FNP, FAANP
    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Houston, TX

    Virginia L Beggs, MSc, APRN, CHFN
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
    Lebanon, NH

    Jessica Shank Coviello, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC
    Yale School of Nursing
    West Haven, CT

 

3:30pm

Meeting Concludes