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Interprofessional Cardiothoracic Team Symposium
Advancing Excellence in Systems of Care and Outcomes
American Society of ExtraCorporeal Technology (AmSECT) Logo Association of Physician Assistants in Cardiovascular Surgery (APACVS) Logo In collaboration with the American Society of ExtraCorporeal Technology (AmSECT) and the Association of Physician Assistants in Cardiovascular Surgery (APACVS).
Saturday, May 14, 2016 | 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Course Chairs: *Gosta B. Pettersson, Cleveland Clinic
Katherine J. Hoercher, Cleveland Clinic
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM Welcome and Introduction
Session I: Improving Systems of Care/Quality/Safety
Moderators: *Gosta B. Pettersson, Cleveland Clinic
 Katherine J. Hoercher, Cleveland Clinic
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM Transforming Cardiovascular Care Delivery Incentive Structure: Value-based Bundled Payment, Redesign and Predesign of Care and Care Pathways
Katherine J. Hoercher, Cleveland Clinic
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM "I Have a Concern": Value and Limitations of Protocols and Check Lists and Strategies for Error Management in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
*Thoralf M. Sundt, III, Massachusetts General Hospital
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM Utilizing Registries to Predict Total Hospital Costs after Cardiac Surgery: An Opportunity for Process Improvement
*Jeffrey B. Rich, Sentara Heart Hospital
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Electronic Medical Records and Discontinuity of Care: How to Ensure and Perfect Transitions of Care and Hand-Off Protocols in the OR and ICU
Jeffrey Riley, Mayo Clinic
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM Key Communication Strategies to Building Effective Multi Specialty Interprofessional Cardiothoracic Teams
*Ross M. Ungerleider, Wake Forest Baptist Health
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM Organizational Structure and Process Factors Associated With ICU Mortality
*Glenn J. Whitman, Johns Hopkins Hospital
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM Coffee Break
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM Penalty for Readmission - Risk Factors and Predictors: Discharge and Post Discharge Planning and Coherent Prevention Strategies
Robert A. Lancey, Bon Secours Heart and Vascular Institute
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM The Evolution of Quality Measurement in CT Surgery
David M. Shanian
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Is True Informed Consent for CV Surgery Achievable and What Should It Include?
*Robert M. Sade, Medical University of South Carolina
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM Strategies to Improve End of Life and Palliative Care Discussions: When and with Who?
*Gosta B. Pettersson, Cleveland Clinic
11:20 AM - 11:40 AM What Is the Definition of Futility: When and How to Say No To the Patient, Family, and Referring Physician:
Marci Damiano, Washington University
11:40 AM - 12:00 PM Post ICU syndrome and Depression: Risk Factors, Outcomes, and Management
*Kamal R. Khabbaz, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Combined Luncheon Speaker
*Denton A. Cooley, Texas Heart Institute
Session II: OR and ICU Issues
Moderators: Jeffrey Riley, Mayo Clinic
David Lizotte, University of Louisville
1:15 PM - 1:30 PM Management of HIT and Anti-Coagulation for Patients with Heparin Allergy, Acute, Urgent and Elective Strategies: How has the Landscape Changed?
Colleen Koch, Johns Hopkins Hospital
1:30 PM - 1:55 PM Prevention and Management of Bleeding in the OR: Maximizing Blood Conservation

Surgeon Perspective: *Gosta B. Pettersson, Cleveland Clinic
Anesthesia Perspective: Colleen Koch, Johns Hopkins Hospital
1:55 PM - 2:10 PM Postoperative Surgical Bleeding: Management Strategies in ICU
Damien J. LaPar, University of Virginia
2:10 PM - 2:25 PM What do Perfusionists Worry about in the OR?: Low Frequency Crisis Events and Their Management
Jeffrey Riley, Mayo Clinic
2:25 PM - 2:40 PM Recognition and Clinical Decision Making in Hypovolemia and Shock States in the ICU: Rhythm, Rate, Pacing, Volume, Colloid, Cells, Inotropes, PPressors, IABP, ECMO
Michael Tong, Cleveland Clinic
2:40 PM - 2:55 PM Air, Blood and Water: Management of Pleural Complications: Effusions, Empyema, and Pneumothorax
*Stephen C. Yang, Johns Hopkins Hospital
2:55 PM - 3:10 PM Sepsis Precautions, Infection Monitoring and Management
*Vinod H. Thourani, Emory University
3:10 PM - 3:25 PM Arrhythmia and Pacemaker Management in the ICU
David Lizotte, University of Louisville
3:25 PM - 3:40 PM New Technologies to Support Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure, Short Term and Long Term, To Recovery and Bridge to Transplant: What You Need To Know About and Respiratory Dialysis
*Kenneth R. McCurry, Cleveland Clinic
3:40 PM Adjourn for Coffee Break followed by Hands-On Sessions from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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