Brown Arrhythmia Symposium 2019: Atrial Fibrillation and Advanced Therapies for Congestive Heart Failure

Providence, RI US
April 26, 2019

The Brown Arrhythmia symposium program is designed to provide cardiac electrophysiologists, cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, emergency medicine physicians, internists and associated professionals with a state-of-the-art update on the clinical diagnosis, evaluation and management of cardiac rhythm disorders.

Attendees of the symposium will gain an understanding of new therapies in cardiac diagnostics and cardiac ablation, surgical intervention, and cardiac device management for patients with congestive heart failure, atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia.

Specialized content has been specifically designed for associated professionals and advanced practitioners involved in the management of patients with cardiac rhythm disorders. The program will uniquely highlight clinical controversies in a clinical case format.

Target Audience

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Residents & Fellows specializing in Anesthesiology, Cardiac Surgery, Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, OB/Gyn, Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine and Primary Care.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify patients at risk for thromboembolic events with atrial fibrillation
  • Identify appropriate therapies for prevention of thromboembolic events in patients with atrial fibrillation
  • Recognize indications, risks, and benefits and alternative therapy for ablation of atrial fibrillation

Symposium Fees

$175.00 Healthcare Professionals
$  50.00 Non-Brown Affiliated Residents and Fellows
$    0.00 Brown Affiliated Residents and Fellows

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 5.50 ANCC
    This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • 5.50 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.
Course opens: 
02/04/2019
Course expires: 
04/25/2020
Event starts: 
04/26/2019 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
04/26/2019 - 4:10pm
Cost:
$175.00
Rating: 
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7:00–7:50 amRegistration, Breakfast, and Exhibits
7:50–8:00Welcome and Introduction
Antony Chu, MD, FACC, FHRS, FAHA, FACP
8:00–8:30Medical Advances in Heart Failure Therapy
Daniel J. Levine, MD
8:30–9:00LVAD Therapy—Primer
Rayan Yousefzai, MD
9:00–9:30Atrial Function in Heart Failure
Philip H. Stockwell, MD
9:30–10:00Non-Pharmacologic Therapies for Reduction of AT/AF
Seth H. Goldbarg, MD, FACC, FHRS
10:00–10:45Break and Visit Exhibits
10:45–11:45Castle AF—Implications for Practice
Mihail G. Chelu, MD, PhD, FHRS
11:45–12:45 pmLunch Lecture: DOACs: Should We Measure Levels and How Do We Reverse?
Joseph D. Sweeney, MD, FACP, FRCPath
Concurrent Breakout Sessions
12:45–1:15I. HIS Bundle Pacing
Michael Wu, MD
II. Cardiac Pacing & ICD Therapies—Basics
Antony Chu, MD & Lauren A. Rousseau, MPAS, PA-C, CCDS
1:20–1:50I. Cardiac Ablation—Basics
Nikhil C. Panda, MD
II. Cardiac Pacing & ICD Therapy—Advanced
Antony Chu, MD & Lauren A. Rousseau, MPAS, PA-C, CCDS
1:55–2:25I. Cardiac Hemodynamics
Brian D. McCauley, MD, MPH, RCIS
II. IBHRE Test Prep—How to Pass!
Antony Chu, MD & Lauren A. Rousseau, MPAS, PA-C, CCDS
2:25–3:00Break and Visit Exhibits
3:00–3:30Subcutaneous and Wearable ICDs
David M. Donaldson, MD, FACC, FHRS
3:30–4:00Driving Restrictions in Syncope and Arrhythmias: Guidelines and Data
Malcolm M. Kirk, MD
4:00–4:10Closing Remarks
Antony Chu, MD
4:10–5:00Networking Reception

 

The Omni Providence Hotel
1 West Exchange Street
Providence, RI 02903
United States
+1 (401) 598-8000

The course will be held in the third floor Providence Ballroom.

Complimentary valet parking included in conference registration fee

Travel

To book hotel reservations within the room block: https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/providence/meetings/ brown-arrhythmia-symposium-42418 Room book by April 3, 2019.

Course Director

Antony Chu, MD, FACC, FHRS, FAHA, FACP
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Director, Complex Ablation—Arrhythmia Services Section Division of Cardiology
Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute Rhode Island Hospital & The Miriam Hospital | Providence, RI

Keynote Speaker

Mihail G. Chelu, MD, PhD, FHRS
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Associate Program Director, Electrophysiolgoy Fellowship | Univeristy of Utah School of Medicine
Director, Comprehensive Arrhythmia Research and Management Center (CARMA) Experimental Electrophysiology Laboratory
Medical Director, Inherited Arrhythmia and Cardiomyopathy Clinic
Medical Director, Syncope Clinic, Section of Electrophysiology | Salt Lake City, UT

Guest Faculty

David M. Donaldson, MD, FACC, FHRS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Cardiovascular Institute of New England
Rhode Island Hospital & The Miriam Hospital | Providence, RI

Seth H. Goldbarg, MD, FACC, FHRS
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
eill Cornell Medical College
Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology
New York Presbyterian/Queens | Flushing, NY

Malcolm M. Kirk, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Cardiovascular Institute of New England
Rhode Island Hospital & The Miriam Hospital | Providence, RI

Daniel J. Levine, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Director, Advanced Heart Failure Program
Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute
Rhode Island Hospital & The Miriam Hospital | Providence, RI

Brian D. McCauley, MD, MPH, RCIS
House Staff Officer in Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Internal Medicine Resident
Rhode Island Hospital | Providence, RI

Nikhil C. Panda, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute
Rhode Island Hospital & The Miriam Hospital | Providence, RI

Lauren A. Rousseau, MPAS, PA-C, CCDS
Teaching Associate of Medicine|
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Electrophysiology and Heart Rhythm Disturbances Team
Rhode Island Hospital & The Miriam Hospital | Providence, RI

Philip H. Stockwell, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Associate Director, Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute Heart Failure Center
Rhode Island Hospital & The Miriam Hospital | Providence, RI

Joseph D. Sweeney, MD, FACP, FRCPath
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Medical Director, Coagulation & Transfusion Medicine
Lifespan Academic Medical Center| Providence, RI

Michael Wu, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute
Rhode Island Hospital & The Miriam Hospital | Providence, RI

Rayan Yousefzai, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Cardiologist | Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute
Rhode Island Hospital & The Miriam Hospital | Providence, RI
Newport Hospital | Newport, RI

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute. The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
7.0 Contact Hours until April 10, 2021.

Available Credit

  • 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 5.50 ANCC
    This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • 5.50 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/04/2019
Course expires: 
04/25/2020

Price

Cost:
$175.00
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Symposium Fees

$175.00 Healthcare Professionals
$  50.00 Non-Brown Affiliated Residents and Fellows
$    0.00 Brown Affiliated Residents and Fellows