Recent Advances in the Management of Valvular Heart Disease

Valve Coordinator Session 8:15 am – 9:30 am

Saturday, October 14, 2017

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel St. Louis, Missouri

8:15 am         Introductions


8:20 am        “Through the Looking Glass: A Physician’s Perspective on the Differing Roles of                        Allied Professionals in a Valve  Center” 

                       Alan Zajarias, MD


8:30 am        “The Rope in the Tug-of-War: The Valve Coordinator’s Role in Providing 

                       High Quality Care, Faster While Reducing Costs” 

                       Marci Damiano, RN, MSN and Connie Wagner, RN, BSN
                      
 Program Coordinators, Center for Valvular Heart Disease 

                       Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital   


8:45 am       “Care of the Perioperative Transcatheter Valve Patient” 

                      Nicole Taylor, RN, ANP 

                      Center for Valvular Heart Disease 

                      Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital


9:00 am       “Management of Arrhythmias Following TAVR” 

                       Erin Pinkerton, RN, MSN, AGACNP-BC
                       Division of Cardiology, Section Electrophysiology                      

                       Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital   


9:15 am        Open Forum- An Opportunity to Share Experiences and Questions 

                       With Fellow Valve Coordinators     


9:30 am        REFRESHMENT BREAK   


9:50 am        Rejoin the Main Program