Cardiac Innovations-2013

Date: 9/28/2013
Time: 7:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Provider #: 4-0094-12-16-102
Continuing Education Unit Hours: 8.4

Target Audience

Cardiologists, catheterization lab nurses and technicians

Course Objectives

  • Discuss the risks and benefits of radial artery access as compared to the femoral approach during cardiac catheterization.
  • To understand the benefits and different aspects of the transapical and transfemoral replacement procedures.
  • Evaluate the prevalence of heart disease in the female population.
  • Identify key elements of a “STEMI” network.
  • Discuss benefits for the patients and the hospital.
  • Discuss current strategies for the management of heart failure.
  • Discuss the different aspects of the NOGA guided cardiac stem cell delivery system during a cardiac catheterization procedure.
  • Discuss the rationale and benefits of Impella device usage during an electrophysiology ablation procedure.

Registration Information

Please click on the link to the right of the page to register. Fee includes continental breakfast and lunch. Refunds for cancellations made by September 24, 2013 will incur a $10 processing fee. No refunds for cancellations made after September 26, 2013. For more information, please contact Lynn Pallister at (502) 587-4122.


7:30-8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00-9:00 a.m.

Radial Approach Catheterization, Aaron Satran, MD, Louisville Heart Specialists

9:00-10:00 a.m Transapical and Transfemoral Valve Replacement, Matthew Williams, MD, University of Louisville
10:00-10:15 am Break
10:15-11:15 a.m. Heart Disease in Women, Kendra Grubbs, MD, University of Louisville Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates
11:15-12:15 p.m. Aspects of the STEMI network Sean Stewart, MD Louisville Heart Specialists
12:15-1:15 p.m Lunch
1:15-2:15 p.m. The Practical Management of Heart Failure, Kelly McCants, MD, Assistant Professor , University of Louisville Physicians
2:15-3:15 p.m. NOGA Guided Cardiac Stem Cell Delivery,  Michael Flaherty, MD,  Assistant Professor University of Louisville School of Medicine
3:15-3:30 p.m. Break
3:30-4:30 p.m. Use of the Impella Device during Ablations,  Brad Sutton, MD Assistant Professor University of Louisville Physicians
4:30-4:45 p.m. Evaluations/Adjournment

Evaluation must be filled out to obtain CEU credit



Submitted to the Kentucky Board of Nursing for 8.4 contact hours.
Provider number: 4-0094-12-16-102-Expiration date of approval: 12-31-13

Requirements for completion:
1. Attendance at entire offering
2. Completion of program evaluation

Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual nursing continuing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content.

Radiologic Technologists

Submitted to the Kentucky Radiation Health and Toxic Agents Branch for 7 CEU’s.
Provider #KY-2012-0233


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Event Pricing

Physicians, KentuckyOne Employees, UofL Residents/Students/Interns $0.00
Nurses, PA’s, Allied Health Professionals $25.00



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