2015 Cardiovascular Symposium

  • Date: February 12, 2015
  • Time: 8:00 am to 3:30 pm
  • Location: Methodist Health System Corporate Office Building, 8501 Dodge St., Omaha, NE 68114

Target Audience

Target Audience

Nurses, advanced practice nurses, respiratory care practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, social workers, radiologic technologists, and other health professionals.

Cost

Cost 

 Value: $260
Cost is $78 with promo code 70PD

Methodist and Jennie Ed employees please use the 2015 health system promo code to receive a 100% discount. 

Course Description

Course Description

Purpose Statement:

This program will explore current evidence-based practices in the care and treatment of patients with selected cardiovascular diseases.

Participants will be able to:

  • Differentiate types of heart failure and review their causes.
  • Review treatment guidelines and pharmacological therapy for CHF patients.
  • Depict methods of diagnosing CHF.
  • Outline ICD use and new advances.
  • Discuss the use of left ventricular assist devices in patients with heart failure.
  • Illustrate the impact that chronic illness has on a patient's psychological status.
  • Discuss palliative care and end of life decision making for patients with heart failure.
  • Examine the team approach in caring for CHF patients in the community.

Agenda

Agenda

AgendaTopic/Title/Speaker
7:30-8:00am Registration
   
8:00 -8:30am Pathophysiolgy, Anatomy, and Physiology
  Neika Coughlin
   
8:30 -9:30 am Treatment Guidelines, Pharmacology, Diagnosis, and Echos
  Michael Peters, MD
   
9:30 -10:00 am ICDs
  Jeffrey Mahoney, MD
   
10:00 – 10:15 am Break/view exhibits
   
10:15 - 11:15 am Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD)
  Brian Lowes, MD and Keri Loftus
   
11:15 – 11:30 am Patient Perspective on LVAD
   
11:30 – 12:15 pm Chronic Illness’ Influence on Psychological Status
  Syed Pirzada Sattar, MD
   
12:15 – 1:00 pm Lunch (provided) / View exhibits
   
1:00 – 2:00 pm Heart Failure and End of Life Care
  Todd Sauer, MD or Howard Edwards, MD
   
2:00 – 3:30 pm Transitions in Care; A Team Approach
  Presenting Team: Cardiac Rehab- Dee Dee Leinen
  PCI-Health Coaching:Darla Havens, BSN,RN Rhonda Rowley, BSN,RN
  VNA: Shari Page, RN and Amanda Holst, MS, SLP-CCC
  Patient
   
3:30 PM Adjournment

 

Speakers

Speakers

Neika Coughlin, APRN-C is a nurse practioner with Heart Consultants, PC.

Michael Peters, MD, is a Cardiologist certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease and works for Heart Consultants, PC. He is also the Director of the Chest Pain Center at Methodist Hospital.

Jeffrey Mahoney, MD, is a Cardiologist certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiac Electrophysiology and works for or Heart Consultants, PC.

Brian Lowes, MD, is a Heart Failure Cardiologist and Angle Professor of Cardiology at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska.

Keri Loftus is at The University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Syed Pirzada Sattar, MD, is the Medical D yed Pirzada Sattar, MD  is the Medical Director of Inroads to Recovery, a full service program, from 30-day residential  program to outpatient treatment, for the treatment of both psychiatric disorders and addictions related disorders. He is also the medical director for the psychiatric services at Jennie Edmundson Hospital.

Todd Sauer, MD, is the Medical Director of Palliative Care at Nebraska Methodist Hospital.

Dee Dee Leinen, BSN, RN is the Core Coordinator for Cardiac Rehab at Nebraska Methodist Hospital.

Shari Page, RN, is the Clinical Manager for the Visiting Nurse Association in Omaha, NE.

Amanda Holst, MS, SLP-CCC, is the Director of Home Care for the Visiting Nurse Assocation in Omaha, NE.

Darla Havens, BSN, RN, is the Medical Home Nurse Supervisor for Methodist Physicians Clinic, Inc.

Rhonda Rowley, BSN, RN, is the Director of Medical Home for Methodist Physicians Clinic, Inc.  

Credits/CEUs

Credit/CEUs

Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Education 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.

Nursing
6.5 contact hours awarded.  Code #NE13-16C07.
Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Pharmatherapeutic contact hours awarded for 0 of the 6.5 total.

Physicians
Application has been made for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM  and is pending approval. The website will be updated once approval has been granted.

Social Work
This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 6.5 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa Social Workers.

Radiology
Application has been made to the American Society of Radiologic Technologists Department of Education and is pending approval.

Respiratory
This program meets the continuing education criteria for 6.5 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa Respiratory Care Practitioners. 

Medical Assistants
Application has been made to the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) and is pending approval. The website will be updated once approval has been granted.

Education Credit
6.5 Education hours. Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Education 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.

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