2nd Annual Duke Heart Advanced Practice Provider Symposium

Date

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Time

7:45 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

**Breakfast and Registration: 7:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.

Location

JB Duke Hotel
230 Science Drive 
Durham, NC 27708 (map)

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Course Overview

In order to reduce the incidence of cardiovascular disease and the associated morbidity and mortality impact for patients, providers must be aware of and understand current and new evidence as rapidly as possible in order to facilitate the adoption of practice guidelines by physicians and other health care providers responsible for the cardiovascular care of patients. Advanced Practice Providers (APPs), which include Nurse Practitioners (NPs) and Physician Assistants (PAs) in the acute and primary care setting, are on the front lines of patient care and must be current in their understanding of care guidelines, evidence-based practice, and new technologic advances in order to apply them effectively in their clinical practice. 

Thus, there is an educational need to present current and new evidence-based care guidelines concisely so that APPs may make informed changes to their clinical practice with confidence. This symposium will highlight current guidelines, evidence-based practice, diagnostic, technologic, and procedural advances, and clinical applications in a clear and concise manner aimed to improve outcomes in patients with cardiovascular disease. In addition, there will be a focus on models of care including transitional care, bundles in cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery, and care re-design aimed to optimize utilization of resources to deliver efficient and excellent clinical care.

Learning Objectives

The overall goal of the activities is to enhance learners’ knowledge and their competency to incorporate evidence-based updates in their practice. At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

1. Review and discuss best practices for management and treatment of patients with cardiovascular conditions including coronary and valvular disease, heart failure, arrhythmias, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia.

2. Review and discuss the current guidelines and delineate the best practices for when to refer patients with specific cardiovascular conditions including advanced heart failure, arrhythmias, aortic and valvular disease, and dyslipidemias.

3. Review and discuss the possible role of new emerging drugs and technologies for cardiovascular conditions.

4. Review and discuss the current healthcare climate around bundled care, care redesign, and population health management and the implications for APPs caring for their patients with cardiovascular disease.

 

Course Directors
 

Jill Engel, DNP, ACNP, NEA-BC, FAANP
​Associate Vice President
Heart Operations, Nursing & Patient Care Services
Duke University Health System

Manesh Patel, MD
Division of Cardiology Chief
Duke University Medical Center

 

Invited Faculty
 

Ashley Barba, DNP, ANP
​Duke University Medical Center

Stephanie Barnes, AGNP, PCCN
​Duke University Medical Center

Terry Fortin, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Cardiology
Duke University Medical Center

Donald Glower, MD
Professor of Surgery 
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Duke University Medical Center

Benjamin Bryner, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Surgery 
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Duke University Medical Center

Michel Khouri, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Cardiology
Duke University Medical Center

Lynn McGugan, DNP, ACNP
Duke University Medical Center

Todd McVeigh, PA
​Duke University Medical Center

Margaret “Peg” Murphy, ACNP
​Duke University Medical Center

Ann Marie Navar, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Cardiology
Duke University Medical Center

Islam Othman, MD
Instructor in the Department of Medicine
Cardiology
Duke University Medical Center

Jonathan Piccini, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Cardiology
Duke University Medical Center

Roman Ross, ANP
Duke University Medical Center

Stuart Russell, MD
Professor of Medicine 
Cardiology
Duke Department of Medicine

Diane Sauro, ANP
Duke University Medical Center

Adam Williams, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Duke University Medical Center

 

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the health care team.

Physicians: Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing: Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this activity for up to 6.5 credit hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Registration Fees*

Early bird registration fees are available until August 1, 2019. Online registration will be open through September 20, 2019. After September 20, 2019, you may register onsite at the registration desk (space permitting).

On or before August 1, 2019: 

$75 – Advanced Practice Providers (NPs, PAs)

After August 2, 2019: 

$100 - Advanced Practice Providers (NPs, PAs)

*Registration fees include all symposium materials, breakfast, lunch and breaks.

Register Here

 

Event Contact

Christy Darnell
Email: christy.darnell@duke.edu
Phone: 919-613-0988

Cancellation Policy

All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to Christy Darnell via email (christy.darnell@duke.edu). In the event that the program is canceled or postponed, we will not be responsible for any travel costs or expenses, including cancellation/change penalties assessed by airlines, travel agencies, or hotels. 

After the Event

To complete all course requirements and claim continuing education credits, please do the following:

  • Complete the course evaluation.
  • Attest to your hours of completion.
  • Download your certificate.