29TH ANNUAL MECHANISIMS OF PERFUSION

2014 PROGRAM AGENDA

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WEDNESDAY – May 14, 2014
5:00PM–
7:00PM
Early Registration
THURSDAY – May 15, 2014
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM Registration / Sign-In Open
GENERAL SESSIONS: Moderator: Victor Carcioppolo, CCP, PBMT
8:00 AM –
10:30 AM
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Terumo Sponsored Breakfast and Educational Session: Gaseous Microemboli: Reality, Mythology, and Physiology

David A. Stump, PhD
Professor Departments of Anesthesiology and Cardiothoracic
Surgery, Wake Forest School of Medicine

How Small is Too Small? Consequences to Adult CPB Circuit Right-Sizing, GME, and Other Challenges

Jeffrey B. Riley, MHPE, CCT, CCP
Director of Perfusion
Mayo Clinic

 

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

15 Minute Break – Coffee Outside Lecture Hall

10:45 AM - 11:35 AM

By the Numbers: Statistics Related to the Affordable Care Act and Implications for the Delivery of Cardiovascular Care

Ross Swanson, RN, MSN
Senior Vice President
Corazon Inc.

 

11:35 AM - 12:25 PM

Balancing Costs and Best Practices

David C. Fitzgerald, BS, CCP
Chief Perfusionist
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute

 

12:25 PM - 12:35 PM

10 Minute Break – Refreshments Outside Lecture Hall

12:35 PM - 1:25 PM

Leaders in Quality: Perfusion’s Role in the 21st Century

Donald S. Likosky, PhD
Associate Professor
Section Head, Section of Health Services Research and Quality
University of Michigan Medical School

 

1:25 PM - 2:15 PM

Two Fish: Redefining Healthcare Quality

Peter A. Beaulieu, DO, MPH
Integrated Vascular Surgery Resident
Michigan State University

 

2:15 PM - 3:05 PM

What’s In Your Perfusion Safety Toolbox?

David C. Fitzgerald, BS, CCP
Chief Perfusionist
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute

 

3:05 PM - 3:25 PM

20 Minute Break – Refreshments Outside Lecture Hall

3:25 PM - 4:15 PM

The Venous‐Arterial PCO2 Gradient – What Does this Mean and Do We Care?

Kellie A. Merrigan, MPS, CCP, FPP
Perfusionist
Children’s Mercy Hospital

 

4:15 PM - 5:05 PM

Custodial HTK: Proven Preservation Made Crystal Clear

Suzanne Hansell, CCP
Clinical Manager
SpecialtyCare

 

5:05 PM - 5:55 PM

Perfusion Beyond CABG – Angiovac Experience

Asad Sawar, MD, FACC
Cardiologist
Pepin Heart Institute

6:00 PM –
8:30 PM

Mechanisms Welcome Reception – Exhibit Hall

FRIDAY – May 16, 2014
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Registration / Sign-In Open

Coffee / Juice Outside Lecture Hall

Exhibits – Exhibit Hall

GENERAL SESSIONS: Moderator: Randi F. Lackritz, CCP
8:00 AM–
8:50 AM

(Back By Popular Demand)

Controversy and Confusion: What is the Ideal Glycemic Target for Cardiac Surgery Patients?

Anthony Paul Furnary, MD, FACS, FACC
Cardiothoracic Surgeon/ COO
Providence St. Vincent Heart Institute

 

8:50 AM–
9:40 AM

(Back By Popular Demand)

Thinking Twice About a Trip Down the Yellow Brick Road: The Hidden Data on TAVR

Anthony Paul Furnary, MD, FACS, FACC
Cardiothoracic Surgeon/ COO
Providence St. Vincent Heart Institute

 

9:40 AM–
10:30 AM
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Sorin Sponsored Brunch – Exhibit Hall

10:30 AM –
11:20 AM

ECMO 2014 – We Came, We Cannulated, We Decided: Where Are We Going?

Nicholas C. Cavarrochi, MD, FACS, FCCP
Professor of Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

 

11:20 AM–
12:10 PM

ECMO for Septic Shock

Kellie A. Merrigan, MPS, CCP, FPP
Perfusionist
Children’s Mercy Hospital

 

12:10 PM –
12:20 PM

10 Minute Break – Refreshments Outside Lecture Hall

12:20 PM –
1:10 PM

Monitoring Anticoagulation During Adult and Infant ECMO

Jeffrey B. Riley, MHPE, CCT, CCP
Director of Perfusion
Mayo Clinic

 

1:10 PM –
2:00 PM

Non-Technical Skills in the Operating Room: The Impact of Communication and Teamwork on Patient Safety

Steven Yule, PhD
Director of Education and Research
STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation
Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School

 

 

SATURDAY – May 17, 2014

7:00 AM –
11:00 AM

7:00 AM –
8:00 AM

9:00 AM –
12:00 PM

Registration / Sign-In Open

Coffee / Juice Outside Lecture Hall

Exhibit Hall Open

GENERAL SESSIONS: Moderator: Clarence C. Solar, CCP
8:00 AM –
8:50 AM

Blood Management in Cardiac Surgery: How and Why

James Brevig, MD
Medical Director Cardiac Surgery
Providence Regional Medical Center Everett

 

8:50 AM –
9:40 AM

Jehovah Witness Patients and Open-Heart Surgery: Team Techniques for Success

Charles B. Yarnall, BS, CCP, LP
National Clinical Specialist
SpecialtyCare

 

9:40 AM –
10:30 AM

Continental Breakfast – Exhibit Hall

10:30 AM –
11:20 AM

Acute and Chronic Devices for the Failing Heart

Edward G. Soltesz, MD, MPH
Staff Surgeon
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Foundation

 

11:20 AM –
12:10 PM

Multi-Modal Anticoagulation for Mechanical Cardiac Assist

Jeffrey B. Riley, MHPE, CCT, CCP
Director of Perfusion
Mayo Clinic

 

SUNDAY – May 18, 2014
7:00 AM –
8:00 AM

7:00 AM –
11:00 AM

Coffee / Juice Outside Lecture Hall

Sign-In Open

GENERAL SESSIONS
8:00 AM –
9:30 AM

Shop Talk – Unclamped-1

Clarence C. Solar, CCP
Perfusionist
Barnes-Jewish Hospital


Victor Carcioppolo, CCP, PBMT
Chief Perfusionist
Southwest General Health Center


Randi F.Lackritz, CCP
Perfusionist
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation

 

9:30 AM – 9:40 AM

10 Minute Break – Refreshments Outside Lecture Hall

9:40 AM –
12:00 PM

Shop Talk – Unclamped-2

Clarence C. Solar, CCP
Perfusionist
Barnes-Jewish Hospital


Victor Carcioppolo, CCP, PBMT
Chief Perfusionist
Southwest General Health Center


Randi F. Lackritz, CCP
Perfusionist
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation

 


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