Elevated Care Summit

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019

This conference is designed to provide practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered medical issues, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based design of the conference will encourage learner participation through dynamic interactive presentations and case-based dialogue. Our national speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates. This conference offers opportunity for collaboration with leading experts in the field of medicine.

Key elements to enhanced patient care and improved outcomes will be discussed, to include:

  • Assess and provide patients with an accurate diagnosis and optimal care for a broad range of common disorders
  • Utilize current guidelines in the diagnosis and management of frequently encountered therapeutic issues
  • Formulate comprehensive evidence-based interventions and treatment strategies to reduce modifiable risk factors and improve long-term outcomes
The conference format includes specialty tracks in Cardiovascular, Gastroenterology, General Surgery and Oncology.

Scientific Program

Updates in General Medicine

Emmett
Updates in Cardiovascular Specialties
Wilson
Updates in Gastroenterology and General Surgery
Fleshman
Updates in Oncology and Cancer Care

Klintmalm
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Kenote: The Pitfalls and The Value of Genomic Medicine
Gregg
9:00 - 9:45 a.m.
Optimal Imaging and Workup of Patients with Brain and Spine Disorders
Layton | Naftalis
Future Heart Treatments
East
Biomarkers for Gastrointestinal Cancers
Goel
Management of Suspicious Imaging Findings of the Breast
Spigel

Efficient Surgical Management of Image Guided Breast Biopsy Lesions
Grant
9:45 - 10:05 a.m.
Sinusitis - A PCP Perspective
Bhatki
Management of PVC
Rao
Reflux: Clinical Concerns from Heartburn to Cancer
Konda
Improving Outcomes: Lung Cancer Screening and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Schwartz
10:10 - 10:30 a.m.
Exhibitors | Break
10:30 - 10:50 a.m.
Vocal Fold Paralysis
Arviso
Contemporary Multidisciplinary Management of Acute Aortic Syndromes
Eidt
Chronic Pancreatitis - Total Pancreatectomy with Islet Autotransplantation. The Baylor Experience
Beecherl
Quality Metrics in Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Melanoma at a Cancer Center
Preskitt
10:50 -- 11:10 a.m.
Emerging Technology to Enhance Neuro Rehabilitation
Wilson
Mechanical support of the failing heart. Will heart transplantation become obsolete?
Meyer
Updates on IBD
Dassopoulos
HPV Related Throat Cancers
Lippert
11:10 - 11:30 a.m.
Current Concepts in Hip Preservation and Hip Replacement Surgery
Spencer-Gardner
Cardiac CT advances in assessment and treatment
Schussler
Inherited Colon Rectal Cancer
Wells
Dietary strategies for the cancer patient: Mediterranean, Ketogenic, and Fasting-Mimicking Diets
Matthews
11:30 - 1:00 p.m.
LUNCH | ETHICS (1) - Pain management: how to minimize the risk of adverse effects
Garrett
1:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Exhibitors | Break
1:30 - 1:50 p.m.
Preventing and Treating Altitude Illness
Emmet
Cardiac Amyloidosis: Expanding Horizons
Kale
Current Management of Rectal Cancer.
Fleshman
Targeting the immune microenvironment in gastroesophageal cancer
Kelly
1:50 - 2:15 p.m.
The Acute Abdomen
Petrey
Percutaneous support for cardiogenic shock
Sherwood
ERAS The Future of Surgical Care
Peters
Evolution of Stem Cell Transplant
Pineiro
2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
Ethics (2) - Psychological Aspects of Evaluation for Uterus Transplant: Implications for Donors and Recipients
Johannsen | Warren
3:15
Adjourn | Evaluations

Target Audience

This meeting is planned and implemented for primary care physicians, cardiologists, dermatologists, gastroenterologists, neurologists, oncologists, otolaryngologists, orthopedics and surgeons. Registered nurses and physician assistants in related specialties.

Accreditation & Credit Designation

The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET), Provider #0007001, has approved this program for 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. The conference includes two ethics education hours and eligible for MOC Points.

The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET) was reviewed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) and awarded accreditation status as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. To receive credit, attendees must complete the following steps: sign-in, attend the program, and complete an evaluation.

Content and views presented in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or recommendations of FACET. This material has been prepared based on a review of multiple sources of information but is not comprehensive. Participants are advised to critically appraise the information presented, and they are encouraged to consult the available literature on any product or device mentioned in this activity.

Location

Sheraton Downtown Dallas Hotel

400 N Olive St, Dallas, TX 75201

Registration

Please select a registration option and click "Register" below.
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