Provincial HF Symposium

June 23- 24, 2017
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Center

In Collaboration with the Canadian Heart Failure Society and Cardiac Services BC

Overall Symposisum Theme: Patient-Centered Heart Failure Care
Friday June 23rd:

Cardiac Services BC/Canadian Heart Failure Society Satellite Symposium
Theme: Managing Comorbidities in Heart Failure

1800 – 1900: Registration and Reception
1900 – 1905: Introduction
1905 – 1930: Geriatric Considerations in HF- Dr. Peter Hamilton, Uof Alberta
1930 – 1955: Cardiorenal Syndome- Dr. Shelley Zeiroth, U of Manitoba
1955 – 2020: The interplay between HF and Diabetes- Dr. Jonathan Howlett, U of Calgary
2020 – 2045: Heart and Lung Interactions in Dyspnea- Dr. Nathanial Hawkins, UBC
2045 – 2100: Roundtable Discussion
Saturday June 24th:

Door prizes sponsored by Canadian Cardiovascular Nursing BC Division

0745-0830- Breakfast and Registration

Theme 1: Practical Approach to Heart Failure
0830-0835- Introducation
0835-0900- Keynote address: Patients’ Voice- Presenter- Jillianne Code
0900-0925- Trends in HF Care in British Columbia- Presenter, Dr Sean Virani, UBC
0925-0950-The ABC’s of HF Therapy- Presenter-  Dr Sandy Baker, Kelowna British Columbia
0950-1015-Collaborative Care – How and When?- Presenter-Dr Justin Ezekowitz, Uof Alberta
1015-1030- Roundtable Discussion
1030-1045- Break

1045 – 1120: Workshop A/B/C         Workshop A: The role of Palliative Care in HF
1125 – 1200: Workshop A/B/C         Workshop B: GP Tools for Managing HF
1200 – 1245: Lunch                              Workshop C: Patient Perspectives on Managing Advanced
1245 – 1320: Workshop D/E/F         Workshop D: The Role of Nurses in Optimizing Self-care
1320 – 1355: Workshop D/E/F         Workshop E: Outpatient Management of the Decompensated Patient
                                                                    Workshop F: Management of Cardiogenic Shock
1355 – 1405: Break

Theme 2: Complex Heart Failure Paitents
1405- 1425- Novel Therapies in HF- Presenter- Dr Haissam Haddad, UBC
1425-1445- Percutaneous Heart Valve Interventions- Presenter- Dr Robert Boone, UBC
1445-1505- Managing Arrhythmias and Anticoagulation in HF- Presenter- Dr Larry Sterns, UBC
1505-1525-Recognizing End Stage Heart Failure- Presenter- Dr Amit Khosla, Surrey, British Columbia
1525-1545-Implantable Devices- Presenter- Dr Matt Bennett, UBC
1545-1600- Roundtable Discussion
1600-1605- Wrap-up and Evaluation

                                                                               Total course duration- 8 hours

Link to Register-

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