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Heart Failure Seminar: Updates in Advanced Heart Failure

April 18, 2024 - April 18, 2024 | Virtual


The HFSA Heart Failure Seminar: Updates in Advanced Heart Failure is part of the HFSA’s ongoing Focus On seminar series which brings together healthcare providers (HCPs). This virtual seminar features a multidisciplinary panel of HF experts who are presenting a case-based program that is designed to provide the most current information on the management of patients with right ventricular failure; left ventricular assist devices; and emerging strategies for donation after circulatory death.

Intended Audience

This activity is intended for cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, primary care physicians, cardiac surgeons, internists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care providers who care for patients with heart failure.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be better able to:

  1. Describe the current strategies to predict, prevent, diagnose, and manage right ventricular failure
  2. Review the current evidence and clinical trial data for the medical management of left ventricular assist devices in patients with advanced heart failure
  3. Discuss the different methodologies for donor after circulatory death procurement and preservation

Program Agenda

All sessions are listed in Eastern Standard Time.

05:00 pm - 05:08 pm

Welcome Remarks


Scott Lundgren, DO, FHFSA

05:08 pm - 05:29 pm

Strategies for Identifying and Managing Right Ventricular Failure


Brian Houston, MD

05:29 pm - 05:50 pm

LVAD Is In Place, Now What? - Current Thoughts on Medical Management Strategies


Palak Shah, MD

05:50 pm - 06:08 pm

Donation after Circulatory Death: Where Are We with Procurement and Preservation?


Jacob Schroder, MD

06:08 pm - 06:30 pm

Panel Discussion