Out Now! 2022 ACC/AHA/HFSA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure

HFSA Virtual AHFTC Board Certification Review 2022

August 12, 2022 - August 14, 2022 | Virtual

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The HFSA Virtual Board Certification Review 2022 will be comprised of renowned heart failure experts presenting curriculum that has been tailored to the actual ABIM examination blueprint. The course will take place over three (3) days (August 12-14, 2022) and include the components outlined below.

All sessions are listed in Eastern Standard Time.

03:00 pm - 03:20 pm

Welcome and HFSA Introduction 

Akshay Desai, MD, MPH, FHFSA

John Barnes, HFSA CEO

SESSION I: Cardiac Transplantation

03:20 pm - 03:50 pm

Advanced Heart Failure: Defining the Phenotype and Patient Selection for Advanced Therapies (with LIVE Q&A)

Nancy Sweitzer, MD, PhD, FHFSA

03:50 pm - 04:10 pm

Immunology: The Basics, PRA, Sensitization, Crossmatch

Sean Pinney, MD

04:10 pm - 04:30 pm

Rejection: Cellular and Antibody Mediated

Sean Pinney, MD

04:30 pm - 04:50 pm

LIVE Q&A:
-Immunology: The Basics, PRA, Sensitization, Crossmatch
-Rejection: Cellular and Antibody Mediated

Sean Pinney, MD

04:50 pm - 05:00 pm

BREAK

05:00 pm - 05:20 pm

Managing Immunosuppression and Drugs

Michelle Kittleson, MD, PhD

05:20 pm - 05:40 pm

Heart Transplant, Clinical Outcomes and Complications

Michelle Kittleson, MD, PhD

05:40 pm - 06:00 pm

LIVE Q&A:
-Managing Immunosuppression and Drugs
-Heart Transplant, Clinical Outcomes and Complications

Michelle Kittleson, MD, PhD

Q&A Faculty Panel - Day 1

06:00 pm - 06:30 pm

Q&A Faculty Panel

Program Co-Chairs

11:00 am - 11:15 am

Welcome and Introductions (LIVE)

Akshay Desai, MD, MPH, FHFSA

SESSION II: Key Issues in HF Management (Part I)

11:15 am - 11:45 am

Hemodynamics in HF II (with LIVE Q&A)

James C. Fang, MD, FHFSA

11:45 am - 12:05 pm

Optimal Medical Therapy for Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction

Mark Drazner, MD, MSc, FHFSA

12:05 pm - 12:25 pm

Application and Implementation of Drug Therapies for Heart Failure with
Reduced Ejection Fraction

Mark Drazner, MD, MSc, FHFSA

12:25 pm - 12:45 pm

LIVE Q&A:
-Optimal Medical Therapy for Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction
-Application and Implementation of Drug Therapies for Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction

Mark Drazner, MD, MSc, FHFSA

12:45 pm - 01:15 pm

HFpEF: Epidemiology, Risk Factors, Diagnosis, Management - for the boards (with LIVE Q&A)

Sanjiv Shah, MD

01:15 pm - 01:45 pm

BREAK

SESSION II: Key Issues in HF Management (Part II)

01:45 pm - 02:15 pm

Management of Comorbidities in Heart Failure - Sleep Disorders and Iron Deficiency/Anemia (with LIVE Q&A)

Maria Rosa Costanzo, MD

02:15 pm - 02:45 pm

Pulmonary Hypertension - Therapy (with LIVE Q&A)

Jonathan Rich, MD, FHFSA

02:45 pm - 03:05 pm

Management of Common Arrhythmias I - Atrial Fib and Flutter

Roderick Tung, MD

03:05 pm - 03:25 pm

Management of Common Arrhythmias II

Roderick Tung, MD

03:25 pm - 03:45 pm

LIVE Q&A:
-Management of Common Arrhythmias I - Atrial Fib and Flutter
-Management of Common Arrhythmias II

Roderick Tung, MD

03:45 pm - 04:05 pm

Device Therapy in Heart Failure I - Sudden Death Prevention

Wendy Tzou, MD, FACC, FHRS

04:05 pm - 04:25 pm

Device Therapy in Heart Failure II - CRT

Wendy Tzou, MD, FACC, FHRS

04:25 pm - 04:45 pm

LIVE Q&A:
-Device Therapy in Heart Failure I - Sudden Death Prevention
-Device Therapy in Heart Failure II - CRT

Wendy Tzou, MD, FACC, FHRS

04:45 pm - 05:10 pm

BREAK

SESSION II: Key Issues in HF Management (Part III)

05:10 pm - 05:40 pm

Management of the Hospitalized HF Patient (with LIVE Q&A)

Maria Rosa Costanzo, MD

05:40 pm - 06:00 pm

Cardio Renal Failure Interactions in Heart Failure (with LIVE Q&A)

Jeff Testani, MD, MTR

SESSION III: Specific Heart Failure Syndromes

06:00 pm - 06:30 pm

Specific Etiologies of HF I: Common Etiologies - CAD, ETOH, Peripartum, Myocarditis (with LIVE Q&A)

Akshay Desai, MD, MPH, FHFSA

06:30 pm - 07:00 pm

Specific Etiologies of HF II: Inherited HF syndromes including HCM, ARVC, and LVNC (with LIVE Q&A)

Jane Wilcox, MD, MSc, FHFSA

07:00 pm - 07:30 pm

Specific Etiologies of HF III: Infiltrative Disorders and Restrictive Cardiomyopathy - Amyloidosis, Sarcoidosis, Hemochromatosis, Fabry (with LIVE Q&A)

Sanjiv Shah, MD

Q&A Faculty Panel - Day 2

07:30 pm - 08:00 pm

Q&A Faculty Panel

Program Co-Chairs

11:00 am - 11:15 am

Welcome and Introductions (LIVE)

Akshay Desai, MD, MPH, FHFSA

SESSION IV: Shock/MCS

11:15 am - 11:45 am

Cardiogenic Shock Management (with LIVE Q&A)

Nancy Sweitzer, MD, PhD, FHFSA

11:45 am - 12:15 pm

MCS I: Durable MCS Devices and Outcomes (with LIVE Q&A)

Joseph Rogers, MD

12:15 pm - 12:35 pm

MCS II: Temporary Support Devices and ECMO for the Boards

Jennifer Cowger, MD, MS

12:35 pm - 12:55 pm

MCS III: MCS Complications and Patient Management

Jennifer Cowger, MD, MS

12:55 pm - 01:15 pm

LIVE Q&A:
-MCS II: Temporary Support Devices and ECMO for the Boards
-MCS III: MCS Complications and Patient Management

Jennifer Cowger, MD, MS

01:15 pm - 02:15 pm

MCS IV: Interactive Shock and Device Management (Note: Live Session)

Daniel Burkhoff, MD, PhD
Jennifer Cowger, MD, MS
Joseph Rogers, MD
Nancy Sweitzer, MD, PhD, FHFSA

02:15 pm - 02:30 pm

BREAK

SESSION V: Special Topics in HF

02:30 pm - 03:00 pm

Assessment of Functional Capacity including Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (with LIVE Q&A)

Gregory Lewis, MD

03:00 pm - 03:30 pm

Healthcare Disparities in HF (with LIVE Q&A)

Khadijah Breathett, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA

03:30 pm - 04:00 pm

Issues in Chronic HF Disease Management - Biomarkers, Remote Monitoring, Lifestyle Interventions (with LIVE Q&A)

Akshay Desai, MD, MPH, FHFSA

04:00 pm - 04:30 pm

Management of Left Sided Valvular Heart Disease in Heart Failure including Functional MR, Low Gradient AS (with LIVE Q&A)

Jane Wilcox, MD, MSc, FHFSA

04:30 pm - 05:00 pm

Adult Congenital Heart Disease for the HF Specialist (with LIVE Q&A)

Eric Krieger, MD

Q&A Faculty Panel - Day 3

05:00 pm - 05:30 pm

Q&A Faculty Panel

Program Co-Chairs