2013 Cardiovascular Symposium
- Date: February 12, 2013
- Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
- Location: Methodist Health System Corporate Office Building, Omaha Center, 8511 West Dodge Road, Omaha, NE 68114
Nurses, Physicians, respiratory therapists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, social workers, radiology technologists and other health care professionals involved in the care of patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
Cost is $ 84 with promo code 70PD
Methodist and Jennie Ed employees please use the health system promo code for a 100% discount.
Purpose Statement: This program will explore current evidence-based practices in the care and treatment of patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
Participants will be able to:
State at least two factors that influence decisions about timing and type of cardiac procedures for patients.
Describe current practices and future trends in cardiac surgery procedures.
Discuss the benefits and indications of 3D transesophageal echocardiograms (TEE) in patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
Examine the challenges and strategies used to promote optimal outcomes for cardiac surgery patients with co-morbidities.
Describe the universal bed concept and its impact on patient safety and outcomes for patients after cardiac surgery.
Discuss the impact of healthcare reform on healthcare delivery in hospitals including cardiovascular care.
List at least two key concepts related to discharge planning for patients after cardiac surgery.
Explore the challenges of preventing readmissions following cardiac surgery and strategies to support optimal patient outcomes.
|7:30 - 8:00 am||Registration|
|8:00 - 9:00 am||Making the Decision for a Cardiac Procedure: Who? What? Why? (panel)|
|Robert Armbruster, MD; Traci Jurrens, MD; John Batter, MD
|9:00 - 9:45 am||Cardiac Surgery Updates
|John Batter, MD
|9:45 - 10:00 am||Break/View Exhibits
|10:00 - 10:45 am||3D TEE's
|Michael Peters, MD and Tammy Honke
|10:45 - 11:45 am||Identifying Co-Morbidities and Preventing Complications|
|Susana Harrington, MS, APRN-NP|
|11:45 - 12:30 pm||Lunch (provided)/ View Exhibits
|12:30 - 1:30 pm||Universal Bed Concept - Length of Stay - Pt Safety (panel)|
|Facilitator: Robyn Michal, MSN, RN, CCRN, CSC|
|1:30 - 2:00 pm||Health Care Reform and Cardiovascular Care|
|Jeff Prochazka, MBA|
|2:00 - 2:15 pm||Break
|2:15 - 2:45 pm||Discharging Patients
|Jodi Holdorf, BSN, RN|
|2:45 - 3:45 pm||Readmission Challenges (panel)
|Facilitator: Karen Cannia, MSN, RN
PCP: Patrick McCarville, MD
ED: Joseph McCaslin, MD
Cardiology: Charles Olson, MD
Cardiac Surgery: Susana Harrington, MS, APRN-NP
|3:45 - 4:00 pm||Q&A/ Evaluations
Resource Information- Click here to view
- Robert Armbruster, MD is an interventional cardiologist with Methodist Physicians Clinic Cardiology in Council Bluffs, IA.
- Traci Jurrens, MD is a cardiologist with Heart Consultants in Omaha, NE
- John Batter, MD is a cardiothoracic surgeon in Omaha, NE.
- Michael Peters, MD is a cardiologist with Heart Consultants in Omaha, NE
- Tammy Honke is a echo and vascular sonographer at Methodist Hospital in Omaha, NE.
- Susana Harrington, MS, APRN-NP is a nurse practitioner with cardiovascular surgical services at Methodist Hospital in Omaha, NE.
- Robyn Michal, MSN, RN, CCRN, CSC is the staff development nurse for the cardiac unit at Methodist Hospital.
- Jeff Prochazka, MBA is director of planning for Methodist Health System in Omaha, NE.
- Jodi Holdorf, BSN, RN is a care coordinator for Methodist Hospital in Omaha, NE
- Karen Cannia, MSN, RN is the cardiovascular service line executive for Methodist Health System.
- Patrick McCarville, MD is family medicine physician in Valley, NE.
- Joseph McCaslin, MD is medical director of emergency services at Methodist Hospital.
- Charles Olson, MD is a cardiologist with Heart Consultants in Omaha, NE.
Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.
In order to obtain contact hours or CEU's for a continuing education event, participants are required to attend the entire event and return a completed evaluation.
6.75 contact hours awarded. Code #NE10-13C32.
Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Nebraska Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
The Nebraska Methodist Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Respiratory Care Practitioners
This program meets the continuing education criteria for 6.75 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa Respiratory Care Practitioners.
This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 6.75 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa Social Workers.
This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 6.75 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa occupational therapists and certified occupational therapy assistants.
This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 6.75 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.
Application for continuing education credit has been made to the American Association of Medical Assistants and is pending.
American Society of Radiologic Technologists Department of Education Reference # NED0023002 has approved this program for 7.5 Category A credits
6.75 Education hours. Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering. Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.