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The 30th Annual Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium Conference (CREF) Meeting
Newport Beach Marriott
900 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, California
http://www.amainc.com/cref_cardiothoracic.html
Keywords: The 30th Annual CREF Meeting

Schedule of Presentations:

Thursday, March 4, 2010
08:30:00 Registration Opens
09:30:00 Welcome from Dr. Swain Sandra M. Swain
09:35:00 WORKFORCE ISSUES FOR THE CARDIAC TEAM Katherine H. Casey, Edward C. Lopez
09:35:00 Workforce Issues for Physician Assistants Edward C. Lopez
10:00:00 Workforce Issues for Nurses Katherine H. Casey
10:30:00 Workforce Issues for Perfusionists Ian R. Shearer
11:00:00 Workforce Issues for Physicians
11:30:00 Panel Discussion
12:00:00 Lunch Break
13:00:00 Hot and Cold: Temperature Control as an Adjunctive Perfusion Therapy Alfred H. Stammers
13:00:00 ADVANCED PERFUSION TRAINING AND TECHNIQUES Jeffrey B. Riley
13:30:00 Adult ECMO Ian R. Shearer
14:00:00 Certification for Extracorporeal-Related Therapies: Where It Is, Should Be, and Likely Will End Up Jeffrey B. Riley
14:30:00 Discussion
15:00:00 Break
15:30:00 PROTECTING OUR PATIENTS, PROTECTING OURSELVES Robert C. Groom
15:30:00 Communication, Safety, Readiness, Handoffs, and Response Time Robert C. Groom
16:00:00 Anesthesia and Perfusion Interactions during CPB Jeffrey B. Riley
16:30:00 Endoscopic Vein Harvesting Edward C. Lopez
17:00:00 Malpractice Insurance David A. Wood
17:30:00 Panel Discussion
18:00:00 Adjourn for the day
Friday, March 5, 2010
07:00:00 Continental Breakfast
07:30:00 CARDIAC SURGERY TRIALS & BLOOD MANAGEMENT Julie A. Swain
07:30:00 Coronary Artery Surgery 2010: Implications of Syntax, Prevent IV and Other Trials Michael J. Mack
08:00:00 Pathophysiology and Optimal Management of Excessive Bleeding after Cardiac Surgery George J. Despotis
08:45:00 Profession-Industry Relationships in This Era of Transparency: What’s Appropriate? Michael J. Mack
09:15:00 Discussion
09:30:00 Break in Exhibit Hall
10:30:00 QUALITY, SAFETY, AND VALUE IN CARDIAC SURGERY Alfred H. Stammers
10:30:00 Value: What Is It and How Can We Maximize It in CT Surgery? Katherine Casey
11:00:00 Quality in Cardiac Surgery Robert C. Groom
11:30:00 Safety and CV Anesthesia Paul G. Barash
12:00:00 In Search of Excellence: The Perfusionist’s Contribution to Patient Outcome Alfred H. Stammers
12:30:00 Discussion
13:00:00 Lunch Break and Exhibits
14:00:00 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION I Julie A. Swain
14:00:00 Napping: Benefits for the Heart and Mind Sara C. Mednick
15:00:00 Break and Exhibits
15:30:00 FIRESIDE CHATS
15:45:00 1: Emergency Circulatory Suppor Nicholas G. Smedira, Jeffrey B. Riley
16:25:00 2: What Role Does Acute Kidney Injury Play in Clinical Practice? Robert C. Groom, Jeremiah R. Brown
16:30:00 3: Safety, Quality, and Pay-for-Performance Medical Care Edward C. Lopez, Paul G. Barash
16:50:00 4: Blood, Blood, and More Blood Ian R. Shearer, George J. Despotis
16:55:00 Adjourn for the day
Saturday, March 6, 2010
07:00:00 Continental Breakfast
07:30:00 VENTRICULAR-ASSIST DEVICES Julie A. Swain
07:35:00 Mechanical Circulatory Support Eric J. Devaney
08:00:00 LVADs and Short-Term Devices Nicholas G. Smedira
08:30:00 Aortic Surgery Lars G. Svensson
09:00:00 Discussion
09:30:00 Break and Exhibits
10:00:00 The NNE Biomarker Study and Acute Kidney Injury Jeremiah R. Brown
10:00:00 NEUROLOGICAL AND END-ORGAN FUNCTION Jeremiah R. Brown
10:30:00 Bypass and the Brain: The Confusion about Perfusion Rebecca F. Gottesman
11:00:00 Tight Glycemic Control Jeremiah R. Brown
11:30:00 Discussion
12:00:00 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION II Julie A. Swain
12:00:00 Advanced Technologies That Are Changing the Future of Healthcare Richard M. Satava
13:00:00 Lunch Break
13:00:00 Exhibits dismantle
14:00:00 MINI-SYMPOSIA AND HANDS-ON DEMONSTRATIONS*
14:30:00 2. Improving Outcomes by Reducing Air Emboli: Terumo Medical
14:45:00 1. Advanced Concepts in IABP Timing: Teleflex Medical
15:15:00 3. Improving Safety In and Out of the OR: Sorin
15:30:00 4. Microplegia as Best Practiced Myocardial Protection: Quest
15:45:00 5. Perfusion Considerations for MICS: Medtronic
16:00:00 Adjourn for the day
Sunday, March 7, 2010
07:00:00 Continental Breakfast
07:30:00 BULLET ABSTRACTS AND UTLEY AWARD Julie A. Swain
07:35:00 Bullet Abstract Presentations
09:30:00 Eleventh Annual Utley Award
09:45:00 Break
10:00:00 CHALLENGING CASES Edward C. Lopez, Katherine H. Casey
12:00:00 Adjourn
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