Conference Agenda

The 22nd Annual Update on Perfusion Conference has been approved by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP) for a total of 15.6 Category 1 continuing education units.

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

9:00-9:10 am // Introduction/ARS Poll Questions on COVID Pandemic

Dave Fitzgerald, DHA, MPH, CCP
MUSC Cardiovascular Perfusion Faculty

9:10–9:30 am // Management of COVID-19 with ECMO - The INOVA Experience

Amy Ging, CCP
INOVA Health System

9:30-9:50 am // Perfusion Staff Modeling During the COVID-19 Pandemic – The Montefiore experience

Nick Mellas, CCP
Montefiore Medical Center

9:50-10:10 am // Ventilator Management for COVID-19 Patients

Erica Hoskins, RN
MUSC CVP Program

10:10-10:25 am // Panel Discussion

Ging, Mellas, Hoskins

10:25–10:30am // BREAK

10:30–10:50 am // AmSECTs Standards and Guidelines Update

Amanda Crosby, MPS, CCP
University of Tennessee Medical Center

10:50-11:10 am // The European Adult Cardiopulmonary Bypass Guidelines

Luc Puis, ECCP
Brussels, Belgium

11:10-11:30 am // The Value of Perfusion Policies and Procedures- AmSECTs Clinical Protocols

Shahna Helmick, CCP
University of Iowa

11:30-11:45 am // Panel Discussion

Crosby, Puis, Helmick

11:45-11:50 am // BREAK

11:50am-12:10pm // Adult Cardiogenic Shock Algorithms

Igor Gosev, MD
University of Rochester Medical Center

12:10–12:30 pm // Adult ECMO Transport

Desiree Bonadonna, MPS, CCP, FPP
Duke University Hospital

12:30-12:50 pm // Advancements in Adult ECMO

Desiree Bonadonna, MPS, CCP, FPP
Duke University Hospital

12:50-1:05 pm // Panel Discussion

Gosev, Bonadonna

1:05-1:10 pm // BREAK

1:10-1:30 pm // AmSECT Strategic Plan: Lead-Collaborate-Educate-Care

Jim Reagor, MPS, CCP
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

1:30-1:50 pm // Updates from the ABCP- Supporting the Perfusion Community through the COVID-19 Pandemic

Brad Kulat, CCP, LP
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital

1:50-2:10 pm // AmSECT University- Reloaded

Dawn Oles, MHPE, CCP
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

2:10-2:25 pm // Panel Discussion

Riley, Kulat, Oles

2:25-2:30 pm // BREAK

2:30-2:50 pm // New Advancements in Aortic Surgery

Sanford Zeigler, MD

2:50-3:10 pm // Perfusion Support for Aortic Surgery

David Hammill, CCP
University of Pennsylvania Hospital

3:10-3:30 pm // Data Collection for DHCA procedures and Perfusion Registries for Aortic Surgery

Don Nieter
MSTCVS Quality Collaborative

3:30-4:00 pm // Panel Discussion

Zeigler, Hammill, Nieter

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

9:00 – 9:10 am // Introduction/ARS poll questions on perfusion staffing

Laura Dell'Aiera, MHA, CCP

9:10–9:30 am // Staff Vacancies in Perfusion

Michael Colligan, DHA, CCP
Comprehensive Care Services

9:30–9:50 am // Staffing Concerns in a Post-COVID Pandemic

Adam Clark, MBA, CCP
Perfusion Life

9:50–10:10 am // Perfusion Education and the COVID-19 Response

David Fitzgerald, DHA,MPH,CCP

10:10-10:25 am // Panel Discussion

Clark, Colligan, Fitzgerald

10:25–10:30am // BREAK

10:30–10:50 am // Research Today, Clinical Practice Tomorrow

Joe Sistino, PhD, CCP, FPP

10:50–11:10 am // So You Want to be a Published Author?

Raymond Wong, PhD, CCP
University of Arizona

11:10–11:30 am // Extreme Leadership in Perfusion

Anthony Shackelford, DHA, CCP, CCT

11:30–11:45 am // Panel Discussion

Sistino, Wong, Shackelford

11:45–11:50pm // Break Out Session

11:50 am–12:00 pm // TandemLife Protek Duo and CPB Case Report

Davey Fisher, MPS, CCP

12:00–12:10 pm // Strong Memorial Case Report- Arterial Head Failure

Karen Jones, CCP
University of Rochester/Strong Memorial

12:10-12:20 pm // Pregnant and Covid and ECMO….Oh my!

Allie Sweeney, MPS, CCP

12:20-12:30 pm // Children’s Hospital of Atlanta Pediatric Congenital Case Report

Kathy Spitzer, CCP, CCT
Children’s Hospital of Atlanta

12:30-12:40 pm // INOVA Fairfax Hospital ECMO Case Report

Jillian Faircloth, MPS, CCP
INOVA Fairfax Hospital

12:40-12:50 pm // Lung transplantation with Covid-19

Allison Rowden, CCP
UF Health Shands Hospital

12:50-1:05 pm // Panel Discussion

Fisher, Jones, Sweeney, Spitzer, Faircloth, Chianella

1:05-1:10 pm // Break Out Session

1:10 – 1:30 pm // STS/SCA/AmSECT Blood Conservation Guidelines Update

Tim Dickinson, MS, CCP, CPHQ

1:30–1:50 pm // Pediatric Blood Management Update

Jordan Voss, CCP
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

1:50–2:10 pm // Variability in Blood Transfusion Management

Dave Fitzgerald, DHA, CCP

2:10-2:25 pm // Panel Discussion

Dickinson, Voss, Fitzgerald

2:25-2:30 pm // BREAK

2:30-2:50 pm // Virtual Simulation- The Califia Azure on the Cloud

Jeff Riley, MHPE, CCP, PBMS
State University of New York, Syracuse

2:50-3:10 pm // Making the Most of a Pandemic- Planning and Response

Laura Dell'Aiera, MHA, CCP

3:10-3:30 pm // Planning for your Team's Future

Anthony Shackelford, DHA, CCP

3:30–4:00pm // Panel Discussion

Riley, Dell'Aiera, Shackelford

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