KY-ACC 13th Annual Meeting & Scientific Session


Featured Speakers:

  • Kenneth Rosenfield, MD, FACC, President, Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
  • Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, FACC, Board of Trustees, ACC
  • Sunil Vadlakonda Rao, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Duke University
  • 2017 Honorable Maestro Juan Villafañe, MD, FACC

Session Highlights:

  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrophysiogy
  • FIT Career Focus
  • Navigating Healthcare Reform with Cathie Biga
  • Practice Management Updates
  • Transcatheter Approaches


The Southern Kentucky Area Health Education Center is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Southern Kentucky AHEC designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All persons participating in continuing medical education programs sponsored by the Southern AHEC are expected to disclose any real or perceived Conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. The Southern Kentucky AHEC office of Continuing Medical Education presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to use their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentation is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in the field.

Agenda

Saturday, October 7, 2017

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7:00 am Registration
   
7:15 am – 8:15 am Continental Breakfast/Poster Viewing/Exhibitors
   
8:15 am – 8:40 am Welcome and Membership Update
Susan Smyth, MD, PhD, FACC
   
8:40 am – 9:10 am Advocacy Update
Representative Addia Wuchner (R-Florence) and Ben Chandler, CEO - Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
   
9:10 am – 9:50 am Distinguished Lecturer
Sunil Vadlakonda Rao, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Duke University
9:10 am – 9:50 am Practice Management
Maxine Lewis, CMM, CPC, CPC-I, CCS-P, CPMA
   
9:50 am -10:10 am Refreshment Break, Exhibits, Poster Viewing
   
10:10 am – 11:00 am Honorable Maestro Speaker
Kenneth Rosenfield, MD, FACC
Massachusetts General Hospital
   
10:10 am – 11:30 am Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act Update
Rick McClure, MD, FACC
Trudi Matthews, MA
Managing Director
Kentucky Regional Extension Center (REC) University of Kentucky
   
11:00 am – 11:10 am Presentation of the 2017 Honorable Maestro Award
Juan Villafane, MD, FACC
Presented by: Susan Smyth, MD, PhD, FACC and Jesse Adams, MD, FACC
   
11:10 am – 11:30 am FIT Presentations
   
11:30 am – 12:00 pm Box Lunch with Exhibitors
11:30 am – 12:00 pm FIT Lunch and Panel Discussion: Your Career as a Cardiologist
Presented by: Rakesh Gopinathannair, MD, MA, FHRS, FACC, FAHA and John Johnstone, MD, FACC
   
12:00 pm – 12:10 pm Afternoon Announcements & Early Bird Registration Prizes
Susan Smyth, MD, PhD, FACC
   
12:10 pm – 12:45 pm ACC Speaker
Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, FACC, FESC
Board of Trustees, American College of Cardiology
   
12:45 pm – 1:00 pm Refreshment Break, Exhibits, Poster Viewing
   
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Concurrent Sessions:

BUSINESS OF CARDIOLOGY
The Path to Value-Based Cardiovascular Care
Presenter: Cathie Biga ECHO SESSION ROOM 1
Echocardiography in Diastolic Function- Case Based Learning and Echocardiography In Stroke, Atrial Fibrillation and Arrhythmias
ECHO SESSION ROOM 2
Valvular Heart Disease, Procedures, and Critical Care from the Echocardiopgraphy Perspective
CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY
Cardiac Pacing and Arryhthmias
CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE
Single Ventricle Across the Lifespan
UPDATE IN VALVULAR HEART DISEASE
Current Status and Future Trends
   
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm Refreshment Break, Exhibits, Poster Viewing
   
2:45 pm – 4:15 pm Concurrent Sessions:

BUSINESS OF CARDIOLOGY
Optimizing the CV Team: Panel Discussion of Best Practices
ECHO SESSION ROOM 1
Cases and Simulator Transthoracic and Transesophageal Echocardiography Challenges - Stump the Experts and Hands On

ECHO SESSION ROOM 2
How to Prepare for Echocardiography Board Certification, Physics, and Laboratory Accreditation
CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY
Cardiac Pacing and Arryhthmias, Continued
CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE
Single Ventricle Across the Lifespan, Continued
UPDATE IN VALVULAR HEART DISEASE
The Before and After TAVR
4:00 pm FIT Jeopardy
4:30 pm Winners ACC.18 Drawing