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Cardiovascular Nursing Conference

The Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center and the Center for Professional Excellence Proudly Presents the 2nd Annual Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center Cardiovascular Nursing Conference: Current Trends in Cardiovascular Nursing

This program is designed for the cardiac nurses or the acute care/critical care nurses who desire to enhance their knowledge of the current cardiac procedures and treatments to improve their ability to care for patients.

Target Audience

Nurses, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialist, cardiac rehab professionals, educators and other health care professionals interested in learning more about heart health.

Course Description

The Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center welcome you to Fall Trends. The conference presents the most up-to-date information in caring for patients experiencing life-threatening cardiovascular disease. Quality healthcare takes a team approach. Cardiovascular patients are increasingly complex and require an interdisciplinary approach to provide excellent care. The Current Trends of Cardiovascular Nursing Conference will address the latest developments in cardiovascular healthcare and prime nurses for what is coming next. Attendees will learn together on how we can reach new heights in heart health.

The 2nd Annual Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Cardiovascular Nursing Conference
Current Trends in Cardiovasular Nursing
Saturday, September 21, 2013
Houston Methodist Hospital
Rio Grande Ballroom
Saturday
7:15 - 7:45 a.m. Registration
7:45 - 8 a.m. Welcome
Charmaine D. Shields, MSN, RN, CVRN & Julie Veasey, BSN, RN, CVRN
Neal Kleiman, M.D., FACC, FSCAI, Medical Director of Cardiac Laboratory
Katrina Dunn, RN, CVRN II, Director of Cardiac Laboratory
Cardiology
8 - 8:25 a.m. Neal Kleiman, M.D., FACC, FSCAI
Medical Directorof the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
TAVR: What You Should Know
8:25 - 8:50 a.m. Arvind Bhimaraj, M.D., MPH, FACC
Cardiologist specializing in heart failure and cardiac transplant, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
The Role of Mechanical Circulatory Devices in Heart Failure
8:50 - 9:15 a.m. Stephen Little, M.D., FRCPC, FACC, FASE
Medical Director, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center Valve Clinic
Echocardiography for Valve Disease
9:15 - 9:40 a.m. Richard P. Klucznik, M.D.
Director, Endovascular Therapeutic Neuroradiology, Houston Methodist Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Director, Texas Neurovascular Center
Carotid Stenting
9:40 - 9:55 a.m. Break & Exibits
9:55 - 10:20 a.m. Shaun Smithson, M.D.
Cardiology Fellow, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
IVUS and FFR: Imaging Tools
Structural/Congenital Heart
10: 20 - 10:45 a.m. C. Huie Lin, M.D., Ph.D., FACC, FSCAI
Interventional Cardiologist, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Advances in Congenital Heart Interventions
10:45 - 11:10 a.m. Colin Barker, M.D., FACC, FSCAI
Interventional Cardiologist, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Trans-Radial Angiography and Interventions
Electrophysiology/CV Surgeon
11:10 - 11: 35 a.m. Amish Dave, M.D., Ph.D., FACC
Cardiologist specializing in Electrophysiology, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Unexpected Sudden Cardiac Arrest
11:35 a.m. - 12 p.m. Nadim Nasir, M.D.
Clinical Director, Electrophysiology Services, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Oral Anticoagulants in Cardiovascular Disease
12 - 1 p.m. Lunch
1 - 1:25 p.m. Basel Ramlawi, M.D., MMSc, FRCSC
Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: Role of the Left Atrial Appendage (LAA)
1:25 - 1:50 p.m. Miguel Valderrábano, M.D., FACC
Director, Division of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Department of Cardiology, Houston Methodist Hospital
Non-pharmacologic Strategies for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation
Vascular
1:50 - 2:15 p.m. Houssam Younes, M.D.
Vascular Fellow, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism and Thrombolysis
2:15 - 2:40 p.m. Jean Bismuth, M.D., Ch.B., RVT, FACS
Assistant Professor, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Imaging and Treatment of Aortic Dissections
2:40 - 3:05 p.m. Orlando Diaz, M.D.
Program Director, Houston Methodist Hospital

Interventional Neuroradiologist Fellowship
AVM Clinic
Registered Nurses
3:05 - 3:30 p.m. Lisa Ortego, CRN
VP of Operations, Nursing, Houston Methodist Hospital
Core Measure Coordinator
3:30 - 3:55 p.m. Jennifer Steele, NP
Nurse Practioner, Houston Methodist Hospital
CERT Team
3:55 - 4:15 p.m. Program Evaluation
6 contact hours

Conference Registration


General Public

Early Registration:
Before or on September 2, 2013

  • Methodist Employees: $25
  • Non TMH Employees: $35
  • Students: $10

Regular Registration/At Door Registration: After 4pm on September 2, 2013

  • Methodist Employees: $35
  • Non TMH Employees: $45
  • Students: $10

Registration Deadline

  • Early registration deadline is September 2, 2013

NO REFUNDS

How to Register:

Please bring a sweater or light jacket as room temperature varies.

Conference Location


Houston Methodist Hospital

Houston Methodist Hospital
Rio Grande Ballroom
6565 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77030
Google Map
Campus map

Have questions about the Conference?


Charmaine D. Shields, MSN, RN, CVRN II at 832-727-3875 or cdizon@houstonmethodist.org

The Center for Professional Excellence at 713-441-4546 or email Ladona Cook at lhcook@houstonmethodist.org

Accreditation

Accreditation


Houston Methodist Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Up to 6 contact hours of continuing nursing education may be earned by attending selected sessions in their entirety, and completing the corresponding items on the evaluation tool.

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