13th Annual Meeting 2018

West Virginia Chapter-ACC 13th Annual Meeting
April 21, 2018  |  The Charleston Marriott Town Center

Meeting Brochure

Agenda

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7:00-7:50 a.m. Registration, Breakfast, Posters, Exhibits & Networking

7:50-8:00 a.m. Welcome & Meeting Introductions
Elie Gharib, MD, FACC

8:00-9:00 a.m. Advances in Aortic Stenosis: New Insights, New Options, New Challenges
Robert O. Bonow, MD, MS, MACC

9:00-9:45 a.m. Issues from the ACC: A Town Hall with the Immediate Past ACC President
Minnow Walsh, MD, FACC

9:45-10:45 a.m. Worst Nightmares, Best Saves: Right Intervention for the Right Patient
John Gurley, MD, FACC

10:45-11:30 a.m. Break, Posters, Exhibits

11:30 – 12:30 p.m. Structural Heart and Complex Coronary Interventions
Triston Smith, MD

12:30-1:15 p.m.  Lunch & Networking

1:15-1:45 Groundbreaking Trials of the Past Year
WVU
Marshall University

1:45-3:45 p.m.  Cardiovascular Disease Update
An in-depth, interactive, fast-paced session to cover general cardiology, electrophysiology and interventional cardiology utilizing an audience response system. The session will save you hours of preparation time and provide you with the opportunity to earn 10 MOC points. Even if you do not need MOC points, this interactive session will be a valuable review.

3:45 p.m. Announcement of Poster Winners

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The registration fee for the meeting includes educational materials, continental breakfast, and lunch.

  • Physician – $70
  • Cardiovascular Team Member (RN, APN, PA, Pharmacist) – $25
  • WV Fellows, Residents and Students – FREE with pre-registration

Cancellations
Cancellation requests must be received by April 14, 2018. No refunds will be made after that date.

Meeting Location
The Charleston Marriott Town Center
200 Lee Street East
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: 304-345-6500

Hotel Reservations
Call the hotel at 304-345-6500 by March 23, 2018, to receive the special WV-ACC rate of $129 + tax.

CME/CNE

Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented by CAMC Health Education and Research Institute and the West Virginia Chapter of the American College of Cardiology, CAMC Health Education and Research Institute 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 healthcare team.

Physicians– CAMC Health Education and Research Institute’s CME program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.  CAMC Health Education and Research Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of ____ AMA PRA Category I credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Nurses– The CAMC Health Education and Research Institute is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by West Virginia Nurses Association (AO-212), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This offering has been approved for ___ contact hours.      Expiration date is 2 years from the course date.

Pharmacy– The CAMC Health Education and Research Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This knowledge based activity provides ___contact hours .  ACPE Credits will be posted online to the CPE Monitor within six(6) weeks following the activity.

Disclosure:

It is the policy of the CAMC Health Education and Research Institute that any faculty (speaker) who makes a presentation at a program designated for AMA Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA) Category I or II credit must disclose any financial interest or other relationship (i.e. grants, research support, consultant, honoraria) that faculty member has with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) that may be discussed in the educational presentation.

Program Planning Committee Members must also disclose any conflict of interest, financial interest or relationship with commercial industry that may influence their participation in this conference. Except where noted, all faculty and planning committee members have disclosed that no relationships exist. Disclosures will be made in all conference materials on site and from the podium

Posters

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TIMELINE
3/12/18 – Abstracts Due & Meeting Registration Required
3/26/18 – Abstract Acceptance Notification
4/21/18 (6:30-7:00 am) – Poster set-up at Charleston Marriott Town Ctr
4/21/18 (7:00-7:55 am. & 10:30-11:15 am) – Posters on Display and Judged
4/21/18 – Winners announced at end of meeting

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE
1. Fellows-in-Training All current West Virginia fellows in a cardiology training program are invited to present their research (past or present) or a case report during the poster session, scheduled for Saturday, April 21. Eligible posters may present recent data, case study or information that has been presented previously at a local or national meeting.

2. Internal Medicine Residents All current West Virginia internal medicine residents are invited to present a cardiovascular case report during the poster session, scheduled for Saturday, April 21.

3. CV Team Members All current West Virginia-ACC CV Team Members (RN, NP, CNS, PA, PharmD) are invited to present their research (past or present) during the poster session, scheduled for Saturday, April 21. Eligible posters may present recent data or information that has been presented previously at a local or national meeting.

GUIDELINES FOR CASE REPORT SUBMISSIONS (Fellows & Residents)
If you choose to submit a case study, here are some guidelines: 1. Case reports should be of a rare, unusual, or unexpected finding in a patient; 2. The diagnosis should be known or the workup as complete as possible (all evidence as to the diagnosis should be included); 3. There should be a brief review of the literature including numbers of patients with similar findings/outcomes, risk factors, how it has been evaluated/treated, and outcomes where known; 4. The case should include as much follow-up as is available; 5. Pathology slides and supporting evidence should be included. Here is a good reference for putting together a case report.

JUDGING
The accepted abstracts will be presented as posters and judged at the poster presentation on Saturday, April 21. Winners will be announced at the end of the meeting.

PRIZES
1. Fellows-in-Training
Research: First place – $350; Second place – $250
Cases: First place – $100; Second place – $75
2. Residents
Cardiovascular case report
First place – $100; Second place – $75
3. CV Team Members (RN, NP, CNS, PA, PharmD)
Research – one winner – $150

DAY OF THE MEETING
To prepare your abstract for the poster presentation, please note that you will have available to you a 36″x48″ board to which to adhere your presentation material. Please bring pushpins to affix your material. Please stand by your posters to answer questions.

SUBMISSION
* Download the abstract template here  icon-newwindow
* Complete the abstract template and upload as indicated in the application form.
* Only one abstract may be submitted per person.
* Submission of an abstract constitutes a commitment by the author to be present on April 21 if his/her poster is accepted. If the author is unable to attend, the poster will not be permitted to be presented.

 Apply Now TO BE PART OF THE POSTER COMPETITION

Exhibits

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Appreciation is expressed to the following companies for exhibiting at this conference:

Platinum
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Other Support
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Appreciation is expressed to the following
company for providing  an educational grant:

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