Give Online: Help shape patient care for generations to come.
Cleveland Clinic Logo

Dimensions in Cardiac Care

We had a great event this year, check back and be the first to register for next year's event.

Highlights

Conference is designed to:

  • Provide the nursing professional with the latest trends in cardiac care.
  • A Sunday evening panel and reception will feature Cleveland Clinic’s Rapid Response Teams and their approach to code prevention and management.

Dates

  • There are no dates scheduled at this time.

Location

InterContinental Hotel and Conference Center
A-C Ballroom, second floor
9801 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
Phone: 216.707.4100

Directions

Faculty, Agenda & Accreditation

Faculty

Guest Faculty

Karen Donatello, RN, RCIS, CCDS

Device Check Specialist, Medtronic Inc

Vicki Good, MSN, RN, CENP

Past President, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

Brian Tilton, RCIS, CEPS

Direct Sales Representative, St Jude Medical


Clinic Faculty

John Michael Adam, IV BSN, RN

Electrophysiology Nurse

Nancy Albert PhD, RN, CHFN, CCNS, CCRN, FAHA, FCCM

Director of Nursing Research

Keith Anderson, Pharm.D.
Mohamed M. Awada, RN, RA

Registered Nurse

Nancy Bair, MSN, RN, CNS-BC

Pulmonary Hypertension Mid-Level Provider

Stephen Baker, RN
Brian Baranowski, MD

Staff, Cardiovascular Medicine

Jennifer Barker, BSN, RN

Assistant Nurse Manager

Vicki Bramley, BSN, RN

Nurse Manager

Tiffany Buda, BSN, RN

Nurse Manager

Alicia Burkle

Trainer, Central Monitoring Unit

Theresa Cary, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Myra Cook RN, MSN, ACNS-BC, CCRN-CSC

Clinical Nurse Specialist

John Diemer, RN

Adult Medical Emergency Team Nurse

Anthony DiStefano, RN

Adult Medical Emergency Team Nurse

Bryan Dodrill, NREMT-P

Supervisor, Central Monitoring Unit

Jeanette Drake, MSN, RN, ACNP

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Bijan Eghtesad, MD

Staff Surgeon, Director, Transplant Fellowship Program

Eric Frankoff, BSN, RN

Assistant Nurse Manager

Katherine Gambino, MSN, RN, CNP

Nurse Manager

William Gillen, BSN, RN, CCRN

Cardiac Medical Emergency Team Nurse

Eiran Gorodeski, MD, MPH

Staff Physician

Kelly Haight, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Erin Henry, MSN, RN, CNP

Nurse Practitioner

Kathleen Hill, RN, MSN, CCNS-CSC

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Wael Jaber, MD

Staff Physician

Samir Kapadia, MD

Staff, Cardiovascular Medicine, Director, Sones Catheterization Laboratories

Joan Kavanagh, MSN, RN, NEA-BC

Associate Chief Nursing Officer

Lisa Keene, RN

EPS Quality Officer

Kay Kendall, MSW, LISW, CCTSW

Senior Social Worker

M. Bridget Kerr, MSN, RN, CNOR

Clinical Instructor

Debbie Klein, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN, FAHA

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Wayne Kupetz, RN

Adult Medical Emergency Team Nurse

Heather Lachiewicz, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNML

Nurse Manager

Meredith Lahl, MSN, RN, PCNS-BC, PNP-BC, CPON

Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist

Molly Loy, MSN, RN, CNL

CMU Project Manager

Sean Lyden, MD

Staff Surgeon Vascular Surgery, Medical Director Clinical Supply Chain

Michele Manning, MSN, RN, CCNS, ACNP, CCRN

Nurse Practitioner

Peter Manring, BSN, RN

Adult Medical Emergency Team Nurse

Jacqueline Matthews, MS, RN

Senior Director, Quality Reform and Reporting

Josalyn Meyer, BSN, RN

Nurse Manager

Terri Miller, MSN, RN, CNP

Preventive Cardiology

Michael Milyo, BSN, RN

Adult Medical Emergency Team Nurse

Kimberly Miracle, MSN, RN, ACNP-C, ACNP/VAD

Coordinator for Mechanical Circulatory Support Team

Nader Moazami, MD

Staff, Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery, Staff, Biomedical Engineering

Maria Mountis, DO

Staff, Cardiovascular Medicine, Staff Transplant Center

Tonya Moyse, BSN, RN

Assistant Nurse Manager

Sudish Murthy, MD, PhD

Staff, Thoracic Surgery

Kathleen Negrey, BSN, RN

Assistant Nurse Manager

Judy Pearce, BSN, RN, CCRN

Nurse Manager CICU and HF ICU

Shannon Pengel, MSN, RN

Clinical Director of Nursing for Cardiac Nursing

Sonja Pitrof, MS, RN, ACNP, CCRN

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Lydia Pitts, BSN, RN

Nurse Manager

Siva Raja, MD, PhD

Staff, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Daniel Raymond, MDM

Staff, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Kristine Rhode, BSN, RN, CCRN

Cardiac Medical Emergency Team Nurse

Megan Roland, RN

Clinical Coordinator

Eric Roselli, MD

Staff, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

James Rozelle, RN

Staff Nurse

Melinda Ryan, MSN, RN, CNP

Vascular Medicine Nurse Practitioner

Joseph Sabik, MD

Chairman, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Maureen Schaupp, MSN, RN, CNP, CHFN, APN/PA

Manager

Laura Schenck, BSN, MBA, RN, CCRN

Nurse Manager

Sandi Siedlecki, PhD, RN, CNS

Senior Nurse Researcher

Kathleen Singleton, MSN, RN, CNS, CMSRN, CNS

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Martin Smith, STD

Director of Clinical Ethics

Marian Soat, MSN, RN, CCNS, CCRN

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Sunita Srivastava, MD, FACS

Staff, Vascular Surgery, Quality Review Officer

Kathyrn Stuck-Boyd, BSN, RN, CCRN, PCCN

Clinical Instructor

Rachael Taggart, BSN, RN, CCRN

Staff Nurse, EP Lab

Balaji Tamarappoo, MD, PhD

Staff, Cardiovascular Medicine

George Thomas, MD, MPH, FACP

Staff, Nephrology & Hypertension

Marsha Thompson, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, PNP-BC, APN/PA

Manager

Kathy Tripepi-Bova, MSN, RN, CCNS, CCRN

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Rossalyn VanDenBossche, MBA, BSN, RN

Assistant Clinical Nursing Director

Ann Vanderbilt, MSN, RN, CNS, CNP

Advanced Practice Nurse Manager

Jacqueline Westbrook, BSN, RN

Adult Medical Emergency Team Nurse

Krysten Whitesel, BSN, RN

Staff Nurse

Angela Whitman, BSN, RN

Nurse Manager

Jean-Pierre Yared, MD

Director, Center for Critical Care Medicine

Erica Yates, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CRRN

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Zoe Ann Zelazny, BSN, RN

Staff Nurse

Agenda - Day 1
Sunday, November 2
7 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Registration: Continental Breakfast & Exhibits
Conference Center Registration Area - 3rd Floor
7:45 a.m. - 8 a.m. Welcome & Announcements
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Track 1: 12 Lead ECG Interpretation
Morning Sessions:
Introduction to 12 Lead ECG Ischemia, Injury, Infraction
Deborah Klein, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN, FAHA
Theresa Cary, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN
Ischemia, Injury, Infarction Axis Determination
Deborah Klein, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN, FAHA
Theresa Cary, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN
Break at 11:50 a.m. for lunch / Exhibitors
Afternoon Sessions:
Bundle Branch Blocks Wide Complex Tachycardia's
Deborah Klein, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN, FAHA
Theresa Cary, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN
Putting it All Together
Deborah Klein, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN, FAHA
Theresa Cary, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Track 2: Electrophysiology/Cardiovascular Lab
Morning Sessions:
Heart Dissection & Gross Anatomy Review
Brian Tilton, RCIS, CEPS
Placement, Management and Extraction of Cardiac Implantable Devices
John Michael Adam, IV, BSN, RN
Lisa Keene, RN
New Trends in Acute Cardiac Interventions
James Rozelle, RN
Break at 11:50 a.m. for Lunch / Exhibitors
Afternoon Sessions:
Building an Effective Orientation Program: Strategies for Success
M. Bridget Kerr, MSN, RN, CNOR
Enhancing the Patient and Family Experience
Megan M. Roland, RN
Managing Ventricular Tachycardia
Brian Baranowski, MD

Pericardial Perforation
Rachael Taggart, BSN, RN, CCRN
Concepts in Cardiac Catheterization
Jennifer Barker, BSN, RN
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Track 3: Advanced Practice Nursing Pharmacology
Morning Sessions:
Relax and Take a Deep Breath: What's New in the Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension
Nancy Bair, MSN, RN, CNS-BC
A Wisp of a Breath: Medications That Help Breathing
Kathy Tripepi-Bova, MSN, RN, CCNS, CCRN
Keith Anderson, Pharm.D.
Managing Heart Failure
Maureen Schaupp, MSN, RN, CNP, CHFN
Management Strategies of Statin Therapy
Katherine K. Gambino, MSN, RN, CNP
Erin Henry, MSN, RN, CNP
Terri Miller, MSN, RN, CNP
Break at 11:50 a.m. for Lunch
Afternoon Sessions:
Polypharmacy and Delirium in the Older Adult
Erica Yates, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CRRN
Update on Novel (and well-worn) Anticoagulants and Thrombolytics
Melinda Terese Ryan, MSN, RN, CNP
Advanced Practice Nursing Pharmacology: Prescribing Schedule II Medications - How Has it Changed your Practice?
Michele Manning, MSN, RN, CCNS, ACNP, CCRN
5 p.m. Evening Panel: Cleveland Clinic's Journey to Closing the Loop: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Cardiopulmonary Arrest Management
Moderator: Rosslyn VanDenBossche, BSN, MBA, RN, NE-BC
Alicia Burkle
Theresa Cary, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN
Brian Dodrill, NREMT-P
Molly Loy, MSN, RN, CNL
Josalyn Meyer, BSN, RN
Michael Milyo, BSN, RN
Kristine Rhode, BSN, RN, CCRN
Kathryn Stuck-Boyd, BSN, RN, PCC
Agenda - Day 2
Monday, November 3
7 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Registration: Continental Breakfast & Exhibits
Conference Center Registration Area - 3rd Floor
7:45 a.m. - 8 a.m. Welcome & Announcements
8 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. Advances in Cardiac Surgery
Joseph Sabik, MD
8:50 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. How Will You Step Forward?
Vicki Good, MSN, RN, CENP
Past President, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
9:40 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break / Exhibitors
10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Assessment and Management of Delirium After Cardiac Surgery
Jean Pierre Yared, MD
Laura Schenck, BSN, MBA, RN, CCRN
Therapeutic Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest
Deborah Klein, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN, FAHA
Pacemakers & Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators: The Basics for Bedside Nursing
Karen Donatello, RN, ECIS, CCDS
Management of Pleural Effusions
Kathy Tripepi-Bova, MSN, RN, CCNS, CCRN
Working with the Team: Making the APN Voice Heard
Anne Vanderbilt, MSN, RN, CNS, CNP
11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch / Exhibitors
1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Every Drop Counts: Avoiding Hospital Acquired Anemia
TBD
Cardiac Diagnostic Testing: Which Test When?
Wael Jaber, MD
Sternums That Don't Heal: Repair or Replacement
Daniel Raymond, MD
Pacemakers & Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators: Using Device Diagnostics to Assist with Patient Management
Karen Donatello, RN, RCIS, CCDS
Chest X-ray Interpretation - Basic
Jeanette Drake, MSN, RN, ACNP
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Advances in Vascular and Cardiac Hybrid Procedures
Eric Roselli, MD
New Approaches to Valve Repair and Replacement
Samir Kapadia, MD
Robotic Thoracic Surgery
Sudish Murthy, MD, PhD
Aneurysm Management: Medical Versus Surgery
Marian Soat, MSN, RN, CCNS, CCRN

Fall Prevention - Bed Alarms, Motion Sensors & More...
Angela Whitman, BSN, RN
Tonya Moyse, BSN, RN
Marsha Thompson, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, PNP-BC
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Break / Exhibitors
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Chest X-ray Interpretation - Advanced
Jeanette Drake, MSN, RN, ACNP
Fluid Management in Heart Failure: Medications and Devices
Nancy Albert, PhD, RN, CHFN, CCNS, CCRN, FAHA, FCCM
1, 2, 5 Campaign: Mastering the First 5 Minutes of a Code
Rosslyn VanDenBossche, MBA, BSN, RN, NE-BC
John Diemer, RN
Anthony Distefano, RN
William Gillen, BSN, RN, CCRN
Wayne Kupetz, RN
Peter Manring, BSN,RN
Michael Miylo, BSN,RN
Kristine Rhode, BSN,RN, CCRN
Jacqueline Westbrook, BSN, RN
Management of Pericardial Effusions
Sonja Elizabeth Pitrof, MS, RN, ACNP, CCRN
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

AACN Local Chapter Session: Meet & Greet the ACCN Past President

5:30 p.m. Networking Night - including Tours and Research/Creative Projects Poster Display
Agenda - Day 3
Tuesday, November 4
7 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Registration: Continental Breakfast & Exhibits
Conference Center Registration Area - 3rd Floor
7:45 a.m. - 8 a.m. Welcome & Announcements
8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Value Based Care and Healthcare Reform
Jacqueline L. Matthews, MS, RN
9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. 1, 2, 5 Campaign: Mastering the First 5 Minutes of a Code
Rosslyn VanDenBossche, MBA, BSN, RN, NE-BC
John Diemer, RN
Anthony Distefano, RN
William Gillen, BSN, RN, CCRN
Wayne Kupetz, RN
Peter Manring, BSN, RN
MIchael Miylo, BSN, RN
Kristine Rhode, BSN, RN, CCRN
Jacqueline Westbrook, BSN, RN
Post-Acute Care and Cardiovascular Disease: Challenges and Opportunities
Eiran Gorodeski, MD, MPH

Distinguishing Characteristics of Arterial and Venous Disorders
Kathleen A. Singleton, MSN, RN, CNS, CMSRN

Current Status of Combined Heart and Liver Transplantation
Nader Moazami, MD
Bijan Eghtesad, MD
. Writing a Successful Poster Abstract
Deborah Klein, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN, FAHA
Sandra Siedlecki, PhD, RN, CNS
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Break / Exhibitors
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Challenges in the Medical Management of the Patient with Aortic Stenosis
Theresa Cary, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN
Judy Pearce, BSN, RN, CCRN
Current Trends in Cardiac Oncology
Balaji Tamarappoo, MD, PhD

Limb Salvage
Sean Lyden, MD

Cardiac Assist Devices - Who Gets What?
Maria Mountis, DO
Tiffany Buda, BSN, RN
State of the State: Rules and Regulations for the APN
Meredith Lahl, MSN, RN, PCNS-BC, PNP-BC, CPON
11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch / Exhibitors
1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Psychosocial and Ethical Challenges in Destination Therapy
Kay Kendall, MSW, LISW, CCTSW
Martin Smith, STD
Kimberly Miracle, MSN, RN, ACNP-C
New Therapies in the Management of Hypertension
George Thomas, MD, MPH, FACP
Open Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Sunita Srivastava, MD, FACS
Cultural Awareness in Cardiac Care
Lydia Pitts, BSN, RN
Kathleen Negrey, BSN, RN
Mohamed M. Awada, RN, RA
Stephen Baker, RN
Eric Frankoff, BSN, RN
Krysten A. Whitesel, BSN, RN
Zoe Ann Zelazny, BSN, RN
Minimally Invasive Repairs for Achalasia
Siva Raja, MD, PhD
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Every Nurse is a Leader
Joan Kavanagh, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
3:15 p.m. Evaluation / Wrap Up
Accreditation

This program has been approved by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) for 15.50 Contact Hours Synergy CERP Category A, 1.00 Contact Hour Synergy CERP Category B and 1.75 Contact Hours Synergy CERP Category C, File number 00018737.

Registration

<< Registration is now closed for this course >>

No information at this time. Check back soon.

No information at this time. Check back soon.

General Information

Host

Zielony Nursing Institute

Conference Location

InterContinental Hotel and Conference Center
9801 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
216.707.4100

Contact Information

Jamie Belkin
Phone: 216.932.3448
jamie@jamiebelkin.com

Myra Cook
Phone: 216.445.3416
mcook3@ccf.org

Presentation Handouts - Sessions 11-30

Session 11

Session 12

Session 13

Session 14

Session 15

Session 17

Session 18

Session 20

Session 21

Session 23

Session 24

Session 25

Session 26

Session 27

Session 29

Session 30

Presentation Handouts - Sessions 2-10

Session 2

Session 3

Session 5

Session 6

Session 7

Session 8

Session 9

Session 10

Presentation Handouts - Sessions 31-42

Session 31

Session 32

Session 33

Session 34

Session 35

Session 36

Session 37

Session 38

Session 40

Session 41

Session 42