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AGENDA
 
Friday, October 4, 2013
Time Activity/Speaker Topic
7:00 – 8:00a.m. Registration/Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Welcome & Introductions
8:10 – 8:50 a.m. James E. Hodsden, MD Appropriate Use Criteria for Diagnostic Stress Testing
8:50 - 9:30 a.m. Vinayak A. Hegde, MD No More Gray Zone Troponins
9:30 – 10:10 a.m. Shyam Bhakta, MD Current Trends and Developments in Invasive Cardiology: Radial Artery Catheterization
10:10 – 10:20 a.m. Questions/Answers panel Topics per above
10:20 – 10:35 a.m. BREAK Vendors
10:35 – 11:15 a.m. George I. Litman, MD Cardiology 1972 to 2013 – A Forty Year Odyssey
11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Dennis Wright, MD Special Presentation
11:30-12:30 p.m. LUNCH
12:30 – 1:10 p.m. Robert G. Netzley, MD Advancements in Minimally Invasive Vascular Treatments
1:10 – 1:50 p.m. Jeffery P. Courson, DO Warfarin and Non-warfarin Anticoagulation
1:50 – 2:30 p.m. Dennis J. Wright, MD Venous Thromboembolic Disease 2013; Update on Lytic Therapy and Current Vena Cava Filtration Practices
2:30 – 2:40 p.m. Questions/Answers panel Topics per above
2:40 – 2:55 p.m. BREAK Vendors
2:55 – 3:35 p.m. S. Leslie Tobias, MD Avoiding the Cath Lab – Strategies for Modifying Cardiac Risk Factors
3:35 – 4:15 p.m. Allan Shook, MA, ACSM The Role of Cardiac Rehabilitation in the Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease
4:15 – 4:25 p.m. Questions/Answers panel Topics per above
Saturday, October 5, 2013
Time Activity/Speaker Topic
7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Registration/Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Robert Schweikert, MD, Chief of Cardiology Welcome & Introductions
8:10 – 8:50 a.m. Loretta R. Isada, MD How to Use Echocardiography to Your and Your Patient’s Advantage
8:50 – 9:30 a.m. David A. Cutler, MD Is my 85 Year-Old Patient a Candidate for Heart Valve Surgery? Managing Valvular Disease in the Geriatric Population
9:30 – 10:10 a.m. S. Thomas Lloyd, DO ED Risk Stratification of the Chest Pain Patient 
10:10 – 10:20 a.m. Questions/Answers Panel Topics per above
10:20 – 10:35 a.m. BREAK Vendors
10:35 – 11:15 a.m. Robert A. Schweikert, MD Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices: 2013 Update
11:15 – 11:30 p.m. Questions/Answers Panel Topics per above
11:30 p.m. Evaluations & lunch to go

Date Updated: 10-SEP-2013



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