1 Please join us for CVI s New Paradigms in Arrhythmia Management 2012: Atrial Fibrillation to Sudden Death Sunday, April 22, 2012 Loews Philadelphia Hotel Register today and be entered to win a FREE Apple ipad 2! ** Course Directors: Charles Gottlieb, M.D. Allan Greenspan, M.D. Scott Hessen, M.D. Pasquale Procacci, M.D.
2 GOALS & OBJECTIVES Why You Should Attend: CVI s New Paradigms in Arrhythmia Management 2012 focuses on two major topics in management of patients with arrhythmias: atrial fibrillation and sudden cardiac arrest. We have assembled an impressive faculty of internationally recognized thought leaders and regional experts in the fields of electrophysiology and electrocardiographic interpretation for this day long educational initiative. The program agenda highlights risk stratification for sudden death; ECG recognition of channelopathies and genetic syndromes; the use of cardiac magnetic resonance in rhythm disorders, causes of sudden death in student athletes; complications of defibrillator therapy; pharmacologic management of atrial fibrillation; ablative therapy and other non-pharmacologic options for the management of atrial fibrillation, and genetic identification of arrhythmia syndromes. Target Audience: Cardiologists, primary care, emergency medicine, family practice, internal medicine and adolescent medicine physicians, radiologists, fellow, residents, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and nurses. Learning Objectives: After attending CVI s New Paradigms in Arrhythmia Management 2012: Atrial Fibrillation to Sudden Death, participants will be better able to: Recognize ECG patterns that might help identify individuals at risk for sudden cardiac death Describe clinical risk factors used in risk stratification for patients at risk for sudden cardiac death Identify specific ECG patterns caused by cardiac ion channel disorders Recognizing the genetic basis of sudden death syndromes particularly in the young and athletes Describe the utility of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging to assess arrhythmic substrate Recognize disease states for which CMR is an effective diagnostic tool Recognize the cardiac causes of sudden death in young athletes Describe screening strategies and disqualification criteria for participation in sports Identify those individuals best served with implantable device therapy Identify causes for and consequences of appropriate and inappropriate defibrillator shocks Describe management of arrhythmias causing inappropriate therapy Describe newer device algorithms which can reduce inappropriate therapy Recognize specific ECG patterns associated with sudden cardiac death syndromes Compare and contrast ECG patterns of patients with Brugada, Long QT, IHSS, and RV Dysplasia Compare and contrast efficacy and safety of rate vs rhythm control for patients with atrial fibrillation Incorporate current guidelines and recommendations for management of atrial fibrillation to improve patient outcomes Utilize new therapeutic options and guidelines for pharmacologic management and control of atrial fibrillation Recognize the potential benefits and risks of newer forms of anticoagulation Recognize the values and limitations of warfarin therapy Recognize genetic variances in warfarin therapy in patients with different ethnic backgrounds Discuss improved outcomes associated with home monitoring services for patients on warfarin therapy Improve patient compliance with newer, more manageable options for anticoagulation therapy Identify individuals who would most benefit from ablation therapy for atrial fibrillation Recognize the potential risks and benefits of ablation therapy for atrial fibrillation Recognize the potential beneficial effects of atrial fibrillation ablation therapy in patients with severe heart failure Accreditation Statement: This event has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Pennsylvania Medical Society through the joint sponsorship of the Albert Einstein Medical Center and Cardiovascular Institute of Philadelphia. Albert Einstein Medical Center is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation Statement: AMA: Einstein Medical Center designates this live educational event for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational event. AOA: This program is eligible for 8.0 credits in Category 2A of the American Osteopathic Association through the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association Foundation.
3 FACULTY Course Co-Directors Charles D. Gottlieb, M.D. Director, Electrophysiology Laboratory Abington Memorial Hospital Allan M. Greenspan, M.D. Associate Professor of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College Director of Electrophysiology Section, Division of Cardiology, Albert Einstein Medical Center Scott E. Hessen, M.D. Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine Medical Director, Electrophysiology Lab, Crozer Chester Medical Center Pasquale M. Procacci, M.D. Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine Drexel University College of Medicine Program Faculty Michael D. Ezekowitz, M.D., Ph.D. FACC Professor of Medicine Thomas Jefferson Medical College Victor A Ferrari, M.D. Professor of Medicine & Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Director CMR Program Penn Cardiovascular Institute Fermin Garcia, M.D. Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Barry Maron, M.D. Director, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation Arthur D. Moss, M.D. Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) University of Rochester Medical Center Gerald V. Naccarelli, M.D. Professor of Medicine; Chief, Division of Cardiology Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Sumeet K. Mainigi, M.D. Assistant Professor of Medicine/Associate Director of Electrophysiology Albert Einstein Medical Center Conflict of Interest Statement: Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing medical education activities sponsored by Albert Einstein Medical Center are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationship(s) related to the content of their presentation(s). Acknowledgements: All commercial support in the form of educational grants and display support will be acknowledged in the syllabus, signage and verbally at the program. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Einstein Healthcare Network.
4 New Paradigms in Arrhythmia Management 2012: Atrial Fibrillation to Sudden Death Sunday, April 22, 2012 Loews Philadelphia Hotel AGENDA BREAKFAST AND REGISTRATION 7:00am 8:00am Introduction and Overview Scott Hessen, M.D. 8:00am 8:15am Overview of Aborted Cardiac Death and Risk Stratification Arthur Moss, M.D. 8:15am 8:40am ECG Recognition of Channelopathies and Genetic Syndromes (Long QT, Brugada, etc.) Arthur Moss, M.D. 8:40 am 9:20am Risk Stratification and the Use of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance in Rhythm Disorders Victor Ferrari, M.D. 9:20am 10:00am Break 10:00am 10:30am Causes of Sudden Death and Pre-Participation Screening of Student Athletes Barry Maron, M.D. 10:30am 11:30am Complications of Defibrillator Therapy Allan Greenspan, M.D. 11:30am 12:10pm Lunch with ECG Interpretation Pasquale Procacci, M.D. 12:10pm 1:30pm Brugada Moderator Long QT IHSS Scott Hessen, M.D. RV Dysplasia Charles Gottlieb, M.D. Allan Greenspan, M.D. Discussants Managing Atrial Fibrillation: Pharmacologic Update Gerald Naccarelli, M.D. 1:30pm 2:10pm Controversies in the Management of Atrial Fibrillation: Pharmacologic vs. Ablative Therapy Gerald Naccarelli, M.D. vs. Sumeet Mainigi, M.D. 2:10pm 3:00pm Anticoagulation of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Michael Ezekowitz, M.D. 3:00pm 3:45pm Alternatives to Anticoagulation for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Fermin Garcia, M.D. 3:45pm 4:30pm Review and Closing Charles Gottlieb, M.D. 4:30pm 4:45pm
5 CVI s Inaugural New Paradigms in Arrhythmia Management 2012: Atrial Fibrillation to Sudden Death Sunday, April 22, 2012 REGISTRATION FORM Registration Fees Be an early bird sign up and pay your registration by April 2, 2012 and take $25 off your registration fee! Physicians and Industry: $150 ($125 early bird by 4/2/12)** Mid Level Providers, Nurses, Fellows, Residents: $100 ($75 early bird by 4/2/12)** **Price reflects discount of $6 for payment by cash/check. Please add $6 for Visa/MC/AMEX. Syllabus Several days prior to the program, syllabus including presentations will be available for download from a secure website. At registration you will receive a USB storage device with the same information at no additional charge. At the conference, neither printers nor electrical outlets are available for attendee use. Hard copy black & white syllabus including presentations may be ordered in advance for $50, and available at registration. Hard copy syllabi must be ordered by April 13. Additional printed syllabi not available onsite. Faculty PowerPoint presentation handouts are for the use of course attendees only pre and post-conference. This material may not be used, shared or distributed electronically. **FREE Apple ipad Drawing Details In order to be entered into the FREE Apple ipad Drawing, you must: Register and pay for CVI s New Paradigms in Arrhythmia Management 2012: Atrial Fibrillation to Sudden Death by 5:00pm EST on Thursday, April 12, 2012 Submit your fully completed online program evaluation for CVI s New Paradigms in Arrhythmia Management 2012: Atrial Fibrillation to Sudden Death by 5:00pm EST on Friday, May 11, 2012 And you are entered to win It s as easy as that! Winner will be contacted via . Name Degree Gender M F Clinical Position Clinical Affiliation Name Phone Fax Address Mailing Address City State Zip Is this address work? Home? Other? Important Notes: You MUST register by April 12, 2012 to guarantee your seat. Please make checks payable to: Cardiovascular Institute of Philadelphia P.O. Box Philadelphia, PA Phone: Fax: Register online at Course Registration Cancellation Policy: Requests in writing for refunds less $25 administrative fee by April 6, 2012, processed after the meeting. Registrations are transferable with prior notification to CVI by April 12, Order Early Bird Regular Price Total Discount Physicians $150 $ Industry Registration (by 4/2/12) (after 4/2/12) Mid Level $100 Nurses, Fellows, (by 4/2/12) (after 4/2/12) $ Residents Registration Hard Copy Syllabus $50 Must order by April 13 $ Pay by Add $6 per Add $6 per Visa/MC/Amex registration registration $ Apple ipad 2 FREE FREE FREE Drawing Entry** Grand Total $ Visa MC Amex Card # Exp. Date / Name as appears on card Billing address of card Signature