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Innovations in Cardiovascular Care Conference

CHRISTUS Spohn Innovations in Cardiac Care

Save the Date - October 10, 2020 – 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Zoom Presentation

Meet some of our nations leading cardiologists and learn about the latest treatments and findings in cardiovascular care.

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Conference Zoom Address

https://christushealthvideo.zoom.us/j/92089738743

CME Accreditation Statements

South Coastal Area Health Education Center is accredited by the Texas Medical Association (TMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. South Coastal Area Health Education Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The South Coastal Area Health Education Center designates Burn out in the ICU educational activity for up to 1 hour ethic/physician responsibility credit, as required for physicians by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.

Nursing Approval Statement

CHRISTUS Spohn Ministry is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Louisiana State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. LSNA Provider No. 4002073l. This activity provides up to 8 contact hours.

Radiology Technologist Statement

This conference program is accepted by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), and approved for up to 8 hours of Category A CE credit by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).

Educational Grants

 

 

About the Conference

The Innovations in Cardiovascular Care Conference features a series of accomplished national speakers who will be educating primary care physicians, cardiologists, nurses and allied health professionals about some of the latest treatments and findings in cardiovascular care.  Our conference goal is to share ideas and information among providers on the advancements in cardiac health.

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Conference Dates

Saturday, October 10, 2020
8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Zoom Presentation

Registration 

Register at ChristusSpohn.org/CardiacConference to reserve your seat and to receive education credits.

Registration Fees 

$50      Physicians, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners
$25      CHRISTUS Physicians
$25      Non CHRISTUS Nursing/Radiology (RT)
Waived   CHRISTUS Spohn Associates (Nursing and Clinicians), Medical Residents

Register required at christusspohn.org/cardiacconference

Conference Committee Members

Srikanth Damaraju, M.D., FACC, FSCAI, Chairman
Interventional Cardiologist, Corpus Christi, TX

Shamim Badruddin-Mawji, M.D., FACC
Cardiologist, Corpus Christi, TX

Travis Taylor, M.D., FSCAI
Interventional Cardiologist, Corpus Christi, TX

Stephen Turner, M.D., FACC
Cardiologist, Corpus Christi, TX

Bonifacio Vega, II, MPA

 Teri Cardenas, MBA Randy Mitten, RN
 Pat Clark, MSN, RN Ramiro Medina, RT
 Dawn Cramer Michele Mora-Trevino, MA
Sandria George RN, BSN, MHA Bonifacio Vega, II, MPA

 

CONFERENCE KEY NOTE SPEAKER

Venugopal Menon, MD, FACC, FAHA 
Dr.  Menon is a staff cardiologist in the Section of Cardiovascular Imaging and Director of the Coronary Care Unit in the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, at the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute at Cleveland Clinic. He is Director of the Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship Training Program at the Cleveland Clinic and Associate Director of the Cleveland Clinic Coordinating Center for Clinical Research (C5). He is a Professor of Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University.

Downloadable Cardiovascular Conference Schedule 2020

CHRISTUS Spohn Heart Institute’s Innovations in Cardiovascular Care Conference- SCHEDULE

8:00 am - 8:10 am

 Osbert Blow, MD, PhD, FACS,  President & Chief Medical Officer,   CHRISTUS   Spohn Health System

 Srikanth Damaraju, MD, FACC, FSCAI
 5th Annual Innovations in Cardiac Care Chairman

 Reflection/Introduction
8:10 am - 9:00 am

 Venu Menon, MD -  Cleveland, Ohio
 Section Head of Clinical Cardiology and Director of Cardiac Intensive Care   Unit at Cleveland Clinic

 Shock: a Critical Care Crisis in the Age of COVID-19
 9:00 am - 9:10 am  Shamim Badruddin-Mawji, MD, FACC, - Corpus Christi, Texas
 Cardiologist
 Case Directed Approach - ECHO innovations
9:10 am - 9: 45 am  Enrique Garcia-Sayan MD, FACC, FASE - Houston, Texas
 Director of Echocardiography and Associate Chief of Cardiology at LBJ   General Houston
 
 Innovations in Echocardiography
9:45 am – 10:00 a.m.  Q & A – Morning Session  
10 am - 10:15 am

 BREAK

 
10:15 am - 10: 18 am

 Dr. Raymond Acebo – Family Medicine - Corpus Christi, Texas

 Case Study - Valvular HD case
10:18 am - 10: 48 am  Raymond Stainback, MD - Houston, Texas
 Section Chief, Noninvasive Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute At Baylor St.   Luke’s Medical Center
 Red Flags in Echo Reports: When to Call the Cardiologist
10:48 am - 11:23 am

 Subhash Banerjee, MD, FACC - Dallas, Texas
 Professor at UT Southwestern Department of Internal Medicine and Chief   of Cardiology and Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at the   VA North Texas Health Care System

 PVD - Approach to the Patient With Ischemic Limbs
11:23 am - 11:38 am  Lawrence Brenner, MD, FACC - Corpus Christi, Texas
 Interventional Cardiologist
 ACS Update
 11:38 am - 11: 41 am  Rob Webster, MD – Family Medicine - Corpus Christi  Case Study – Syncope Case 
 11:41 am - 12:00 pm  Hans Moore, MD - Washington DC
 Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Washington DC Veterans Affairs   Medical Center Cardiology
 Syncope - Approach for the Clinician
 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm  Q & A – Lunch Session  
 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm  LUNCH  
 12:45 pm - 1:15 pm  Susan Wilansky, MD - Phoenix, Arizona
 Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disease Specialist at the Mayo Clinic
 The Venus Perspective Women and Heart Disease
 1:15 pm - 1:20 pm  John E Schulze, MD – Family Medicine - Corpus Christ  Case Study - Adult congenital heart disease 
 1:20 pm - 1: 45 pm  Peter Ermis, MD - Houston, Texas
 Assistant Professor of Pediatric and Medicine of Cardiology at Baylor   College of Medicine Texas Children’s Hospital 
 Adult Congenital Heart disease
 1:45 pm - 2:00 pm  Travis Taylor, MD, FSCAI - Corpus Christi, Texas
 Interventional Cardiologist
 Hypertension in the Age of COVID-19
 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm  Arthur Randolph Mielke, MD, MAJ (P), MC - San Antonio, Texas
 Anesthesiologist, intensivist/ECMO Physician, Assistant Medical Director   ECMO Service, San Antonio Military Medical Center
 ECMO - An Update for the Clinician
 2:30 pm - 2:45 pm  Q & A – Afternoon Session  
 2:45 pm - 3:00 pm   BREAK  
 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
 
 Srikanth Damaraju, MD, FACC, FSCAI - Corpus Christi, Texas
 Interventional Cardiologist, Coastal Cardiology
 Cardiovascular Disease in the Age 
 of COVID-19 - Corpus Christi Edition
 
 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm  Bindu Akkanti, MD, CMQ, FCCP - Houston, Texas 
 Associate Professor of Medicine, Medical Director, Pulmonary   Rehabilitation, Wellness Center, Medical Director, Heart Failure ICU, Heart   & Vascular Institute, UT Health’s McGovern School of Medicine
 Pulmonary Hypertension: What Everyone Ought to Know
 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm  Kay Guntupalli, MD, MACP - Houston, Texas 
 Professor and Chief, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Section,   Baylor College of Medicine
 Burnout in the ICU (1 hours of CME Ethics)
 4:45 pm- 5:00 pm  Q & A – Evening Session and Closing Remarks  

Panel of Speakers

Bindu Akkanti, M.D., CMQ, FCCP - Houston, TX
Associate Professor of Medicine, Medical Director, Pulmonary
Rehabilitation, Wellness Center, Medical Director, Heart
Failure ICU, Heart & Vascular Institute, UT Health’s McGovern
School of Medicine

Shamim Badruddin-Mawji, M.D., FACC - Corpus Christi, TX
Cardiologist

Subhash Banerjee, M.D., FACC - Dallas, TX
Professor at UT Southwestern Department of Internal
Medicine and Chief of Cardiology and Director of the Cardiac
Catheterization Laboratory at the VA North Texas Texas Health
Care System

Lawrence Brenner, MD, FACC - Corpus Christi, TX
Interventional Cardiologist

Srikanth Damaraju, M.D., FACC, FSCAI - Corpus Christi, TX
Interventional Cardiologist

Peter Ermis, M.D. - Houston, TX
Assistant Professor of Pediatric and Medicine of Cardiology at
Baylor College of Medicine Texas Children’s Hospital

Enrique Garcia-Sayan, M.D., FACC, FASE - Houston, TX
Director of Echocardiography and Associate Chief of
Cardiology at LBJ General Houston

Kay Guntupalli, M.D., MACP - Houston, TX
Professor and Chief, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep
Medicine Section, Baylor College of Medicine

Venu Menon, M.D., FACC, FAHA – Cleveland, OH
Section Head of Clinical Cardiology and Director of Cardiac
Intensive Care Unit at Cleveland Clinic

Arthur R. Mielke, M.D., MAJ (P), MC - San Antonio, TX
Anesthesiologist, intensivist/ECMO Physician, Assistant
Medical Director ECMO Service, San Antonio Military
Medical Center

Hans Moore, M.D. - Washington DC
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Washington DC Veterans
Affairs Medical Center Cardiology

Raymond Stainback, M.D. - Houston, TX
Section Chief, Noninvasive Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute at
Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

Travis Taylor, M.D., FSCAI - Corpus Christi, TX
Interventional Cardiologist

Susan Wilansky, M.D. - Phoenix, AZ
Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disease Specialist at the Mayo Clinic