2020 Cardiology Update for Primary Care
Saturday, February 22, 2020
7:00 am – 3:00 pm
Ascension Seton Administrative Offices - St. Vincent de Paul Auditorium
1345 Philomena Street
Austin, Texas 78723
Seton Heart Institute will present our eighth annual Cardiology Update for Primary Care and mid-level practitioners on February 22, 2020 at the Ascension Seton Administrative Offices, 1345 Philomena Street, Austin, Texas 78723. This educational update will provide a comprehensive look at current and emerging strategies for the diagnosis and management of cardiovascular conditions. Physicians, Advanced Practice Nurses and Physicians Assistants are invited to attend.
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
7:00 - 7:45 AM
7:45 - 8:15 AM
Stress Testing versus CT Angiography
Tuan Nguyen, MD
Matthew Stahlman, MD
- Explain CV risk factors.
- Identify patients at increased risk for cardiovascular events.
- Determine which patients would benefit from cholesterol lowering medications.
- Review updated lipid and CV risk factor management guidelines.
8:15 - 8:45 AM
Women's Heart Health
Caitlin Giesler, MD
- Identify CV disease risk in women based on sex-specific and traditional factors.
- Employ optimal diagnostic testing for CV disease in women.
- Formulate treatment strategies for CV disease in women.
8:45 - 9:15 AM
Focus on POCUS: The Physical Exam of the Future. Overview of Point of Care Ultrasound for Internal Medicine.
George Rodgers, MD
- Employ POCUS to improved bedside diagnoses in hospital setting.
- Utilize POCUS to improve clinical management.
- Compare the benefits and limitations of POCUS.
9:15 - 9:30 AM
9:30 - 10:00 AM
Advances in Medical Therapy for Peripheral Artery Disease
Peter Monteleone, MD
- Recognize the benefits of medical therapy in the treatment of patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD).
- Discuss the benefits of novel anticoagulant and antiplatelet strategies in patients with PAD.
- Describe the benefits of novel cholesterol therapies particular to patients with PAD.
- Review outcomes and indications for novel diabetic agents in patients with coincident PAD.
10:00 - 10:30 AM
Being Sufficient at Venous Insufficiency
Sachin Mehta, MD
- Identify venous insufficiency.
- Recognizing treatments for venous reflux.
10:30 - 11:00 AM
Aortic Pathology in the Primary Care Setting: A Practical Guide
Pedro Teixeira, MD
- Apply different imaging as screening and diagnostic tools for aortic pathologies.
- Identify patients with aortic pathologies and provide surgical referrals when appropriate.
- Recognize patients with aortic pathologies and provide an ER referral when appropriate.
11:00 - 11:45 AM
LUNCH/Meet with Vendors
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Kristopher Heinzman, MD
- Determine heart rhythm based on ECG evaluations.
- Identify patients who may be at increased risk for coronary disease based on ECG characteristics.
- Develop differential diagnosis for common ECG findings.
12:15 - 12:45 PM
Interpreting Mobile Telemetry: How much AF is Enough to Treat
Thomas Kurian, MD
- Discuss the detection and management of AFIB using implantable and wearable devices.
- Review anticoagulation strategies for patients in AFIB that use implantable and wearable devices.
12:45 - 1:15 PM
New Technologies in Implantable Cardiac Devices
Mauricio Hong, MD
- Recognize indications for placement of cardiac devices including pacemakers, chronic resynchronization therapy, and cardiac monitor.
- Identify new technologies that produce better clinical outcomes.
- Debate the advantages and disadvantages of old and new pacing techniques.
1:15 - 1:30 PM
1:30 - 2:00 PM
More Than Pill-Pushers: Non-Pharmacologic Management of Heart Failure
Raymond Bietry, MD
- Discuss the role of dietary modification in the management of heart failure.
- Explain the role of exercise and cardiac rehab in the management of heart failure.
- Discuss the correlation between weight loss and improved outcomes in patients with heart failure.
2:00 - 2:30 PM
Diagnoses and Management of Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction: 10 Key Lessons
Clay Cauthen, MD
- Diagnose Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF).
- Describe the prognosis of HFpEF.
- Discuss treatment and management of HFpEF.
2:30 - 3:00 PM
The Aging Heart
Ernest Haeusslein, MD
- Review thee basics of aging cardiovascular system.
- Recognize age as a cardiovascular factor.
- Discuss aging and its relationship to heart failure.