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ALLIED HEALTH Allied Health Personnel Symposium:
Advancing the Team Based Care Management Model in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Saturday, April 25, 2015 | 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Course Chair: *Michael Acker, University of Pennsylvania
Course Co-Chair: Katherine Hoercher, Cleveland Clinic
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8:00 AM - 8:15 AM Welcome and Introduction
*Michael A. Acker, University of Pennsylvania

Moderator: *Michael A. Acker, University of Pennsylvania
8:15 AM - 8:35 AM Pay for Performance: ACOs, Bundled Payments in CV Care- Are You Ready?
PJ Brennan, University of Pennsylvania
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8:35 AM - 8:55 AM Changing Paradigm of Cardiovascular Care: Service Line versus Departmental
*Michael Acker, University of Pennsylvania
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8:55 AM - 9:15 AM The Role of the Nurse Navigator in Improving Outcomes and Patient and Family Satisfaction (HCAPS)
Jo Anne Fante-Gallagher, University of Pennsylvania
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9:15 AM - 9:35 AM Perfecting Transitions of Care
Patricia Hickey, Boston Children's Hospital
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9:35 AM - 9:55 AM Transitioning from "Solution Shop" Model to "Focused Factory Model" in Cardiothoracic Surgery: The Expanded Role of RNs, PAs and NPs
David Cook, Mayo Clinic
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9:55 AM - 10:25 AM COFFEE BREAK

Moderator: Katherine J. Hoercher, Cleveland Clinic
10:25 AM - 10:45 AM Utilizing Registries and Guidelines in CV Care: Have They Improved Outcomes and Decreased Cost?
Amy Simone, Emory University
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10:45 AM - 11:05 AM The New Priority: Decreasing Readmissions after Cardiothoracic Surgery: How Do We Get There?
Michael Z. Tong, Cleveland Clinic
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11:05 AM - 11:25 AM Clinical and Practical Aspects of Establishing a Successful Structural Heart and Valve Clinic
Marci Damiano, Washington University
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11:25 AM - 11:45 PM Early Extubation and Accelerated Recovery Protocols in Cardiac Surgery
*Glenn J. Whitman, Johns Hopkins Hospital
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11:25 AM - 11:45 PM Discussion
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM LUNCH

Moderator: *Michael A. Acker, University of Pennsylvania
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM Postoperative Glucose Control and SCIP Measures
*Gorav Ailawadi, University of Virginia Health System
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1:15 PM - 1:30 PM Emergent Management of Airway Complications in the OR and ICU
*Sudish C. Murthy, Cleveland Clinic
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1:30 PM - 1:45 PM Risk Factors, Management, and Outcomes of Neurological Dysfunction after CT Surgery: ICU Delirium to Stroke
*Sidney Levitsky, Beth Israel Deconess Medical Center
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1:45 PM - 2:00 PM Risk Factors and Management of Acute Renal Injury in CV Surgery
Robert S. Kramer, Maine Medical Center
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2:00 PM - 2:15 PM COFFEE BREAK
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM Management of Acute Shock and Right Heart Failure
*Nader Moazami, Cleveland Clinic
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2:30 PM - 2:45 PM Management of Infected Pleural Space/Empyema
*Michael T. Jaklitsch, Brigham and Women's Hospital
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM Management of Perioperative Atrial Fibrillation
*Stephen D. Cassivi, Mayo Clinic
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3:00 PM - 3:15 PM Management of Postoperative Pleural and Pericardial Effusions
Eric Vallieres, Swedish Cancer Institute
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3:15 PM - 3:30 PM Advances in Transfusion and Blood Conservation
Arman Kilic, Johns Hopkins Hospital
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