We are pleased to offer a robust offering of specially curated group of lectures on topics in advanced heart failure, left ventricular assist devices (LVAD) and cardiac transplantation in addition to dedicated intensive care unit management topics, including:

Heart Failure Lectures

  1. Myocarditis
  2. Infiltrative cardiomyopathies
  3. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  4. Acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF)
  5. Outpatient management of heart failure
  6. Peripartum cardiomyopathy
  7. Pulmonary hypertension
  8. Heart failure secondary to cancer chemotherapy
  9. Heart failure and congenital heart disease
  10. Functional assessment of heart failure
  11. ICD/CRT
  12. Heart failure and arrhythmias
  13. Mechanical support : ECMO/IABP/percutaneous VAD
  14. End of life: Palliative care /hospice
  15. Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF)
  16. Right ventricle (RV) failure
  17. Revascularization for acute and chronic heart failure
  18. CT/MRI use in heart failure
  19. Heart failure guidelines
  20. Surgical management of heart failure

LVAD Lectures

  1. LVAD selection criteria
  2. Echocardiographic evaluation of LVAD
  3. Perioperative care of the VAD patient and LVAD operation
  4. Anesthesia essentials pre LVAD /TX
  5. LVAD operation system
  6. Psychosocial evaluation pre LVAD

Transplant Lectures

  1. Immunosuppression
  2. Infectious workup/opportunistic infections
  3. Acute cellular and antibody-mediated rejection
  4. Cardiac allograft vasculopathy (CAV)
  5. Transplant immunology
  6. Transplant pathology