Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Contemporary Questions in Pediatric Cardiology: A Primary Care Guide 

Saturday, September 15, 2018
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Join us for Contemporary Questions in Pediatric Cardiology: A Primary Care Guide on Saturday, September 15, 2018, presented by Cincinnati Children’s Heart Institute.

Contemporary Questions in Pediatric Cardiology programming is designed for general pediatric primary care providers including pediatricians, family practice physicians, advance practice providers, residents and nurses.

Space is limited - register today!
Online registration is required.

Conference programming will provide attendees an intimate experience with opportunities for one-on-one interactive education with leading experts in pediatric cardiology.

Featured topics will focus on cardiology issues that the general pediatric healthcare provider deals with every day including syncope, chest pain, heart murmurs, pre-screening, arrhythmias, incidental findings on cardiac tests, hypertension and hyperlipidemia, coronary artery issues, neurodevelopment issues, care coordination with cardiologists and transitioning pediatric care to adult congenital heart disease programs.

Agenda is subject to change.

9:00-9:30am       Breakfast and Registration
                            Attendees and conference faculty submit questions for Q&A Session

9:30-9:45am       Welcome and Introduction
                            Andrew Redington, MD, and Thomas Kimball, MD

9:45-11:50am     Session One: Approach, Assessment and Pre-Screening

Pediatric Enigma Presentation
Presenter: Christopher Peltier, MD

Salting or Sotalol? A Rational Approach to Syncope.
Presenters: Martha Willis, APRN, CNP-AC, Jeffrey Anderson, MD

Is My Patient Having an Impending Heart Attack? A Logical Approach to Chest Pain.
Presenter: Christopher Statile, MD

Am I Missing Hypoplastic Left Heart in My Neonatal Patient? Assessing Murmurs in Newborns and Children.
Presenter: Jack Stines, MD

Avoiding the 11PM News Interview Because My Patient Suddenly Collapsed on the Athletic Field: The Vital Pre-Participation Screen.
Presenter: Melissa Lefebvre, DO

11:50am-12:30pm   Lunch

12:30-2:35pm     Session Two: Testing, Prevention and Predictability

Pediatric Enigma Presentation
Presenter: Wafa Nasser, MD

Does My Patient Have a Malignant Arrhythmia? The Fast and Slow of Bradycardia, Tachycardia and Long QT.
Presenter: Richard Czosek, MD

I Wish I Hadn’t Ordered This Test: Managing Incidental Findings on Cardiovascular Tests.
Presenter: Lisa Lee, MD

How I Can Prevent My Patient as a Child Now From Getting a Heart Attack as an Adult Later? Managing Pediatric Hypertension and Hyperlipidemia.
Presenters: Holly Ippisch, MD, Robert Siegel, MD

OMG, You Mean to Tell Me That My Patient Might Actually Have a Heart Attack? Getting to Know Pediatric Coronary Artery Disease.
Presenters: Thomas Kimball, MD, Devin Tinker, APRN, CNP-AC

2:35-2:55pm       Break

2:55-4:00pm       Session Three: Care Coordination, Management and Transition

Pediatric Enigma Presentation
Presenter: Susan Strick, MD

Wow, These Patients are Really Complex! Neurodevelopment in Congenital Heart Disease and Transitioning the Pediatric Cardiac Patient to an Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program.
Presenters: Haleh Heydarian, MD, Adam Lubert, MD, Natalie Jacobs, MD

Is There Any General Pediatric Care That Will Mess up My Patient’s Cardiac and Cardiac Surgical Care? The Dos and Don’ts for the Cardiac and Cardiac Surgical Patient.
Presenter: Allison Divanovic, MD, Lindsay Galchick, PA-C

4:00-5:00pm      Q&A Session: Submitted Questions, Case Studies and Answer                               Hosts: Thomas Kimball, MD, Camille Graham, MD, meeting faculty

5:00pm               Adjourn

Subject to change.

Continuing Medical Education
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

American Board of Pediatrics’ Maintenance of Certification Part 2
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

The conference will take place at Cincinnati Children's in the Heart Institute Conference Room located in the D building on the fourth floor (D4.65). Complimentary parking will be available in the guest garage.

Discount pricing closes Friday, August 24, at 11:59pm EST.

A limited number of discounted guest rooms have been reserved at the Kingsgate Marriott for conference participants. Room rates are $144/night plus tax.

To reserve a room, please:

  • Reserve online
  • Call 513-487-3800 and reference CCHMC Pediatric Cardiology Conference


Space is limited - register today!


Online registration is required.


Subject to change.

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