Interactive Cardiology Conference 2020

Interactive Cardiology Conference 2020

13 March 2020

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

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  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and British Cardiovascular Society Joint Interactive Cardiology Conference

    In its seventh year the programme will maintain the successful and popular interactive forum; where cardiologists and all medical and allied health professionals with an interest in cardiology will have the opportunity to meet and directly interact with world class leading cardiology experts.

    The meeting will focus on key contemporary challenging cardiovascular issues. The case based learning format will continue this year, underpinning the programmes practical approach to clinically relevant topics.

    This hugely popular cardiovascular educational event, which is always a sell-out, provides a unique learning experience; delivered in an open, supportive, enjoyable and friendly atmosphere.

    This year's keynote lecture will be given by Sir Terence English KBE, cardiac surgeon and heart transplant pioneer. He performed the first successful heart transplant in the UK in 1979 and is a former President of the Royal College of Surgeons.

    Topics and learning objectives

    • Review of the most updated guidelines and provide practical strategies for atrial fibrillation medical, interventional management and stroke prevention
    • Understand the concept of precision medicine and its impact on managing patients with chronic angina, acute coronary syndromes, and myocardial infarction
    • Review updated evidence based approach to heart failure medical management, and criteria of appropriate patient selection for complex device therapy
    • Appreciate the challenges faced when treating patients with advanced cardiac failure and review available bridging strategies prior cardiac transplantation
    • Obtain a comprehensive account of the importance and impact of renal disease when managing patients with cardiovascular conditions

    Suitable for:

    • Medical Foundation Trainees
    • Medical Specialty Trainees
    • SAS Grade Physicians
    • Medical Consultants
    • Other Physicians
    • Surgical Foundation Trainees
    • Surgical Core Trainees
    • Surgical Specialty Trainees
    • SAS Grade Surgeons
    • Surgical Consultants
    • Other Surgeons
  • 13 March

    Registration, Tea and Coffee

    13 March

    Welcome and Introduction

    Professor Jackie Taylor
    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

    Professor Hany Eteiba
    Vice-President Medical,
    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow,
    President, Scottish Cardiac Society

    Session 1 - Atrial fibrillation - what will change your practice?

    13 March

    Lifestyle and AF: Impact of weight & alcohol on incidence and management

    Dr Ashley Nisbet
    Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist
    Bristol Royal Infirmary

    13 March

    Latest on Stroke prevention in AF: from DOACs to devices

    Prof Derek Connelly
    Consultant Cardiologist, and Electrophysiologist
    Golden Jubilee National Hospital
    Glasgow Royal Infirmary

    13 March

    AF ablation: Tailored therapy with new tools & technology

    Prof G. Andre Ng
    Professor of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences
    University of Leicester

    13 March

    When all fails: Mechanical thrombectomy for acute embolic CVA

    Prof Iris Grunwald
    Interventional Neuroradiologist, Director for Neuroscience at Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford
    Associate Medical Director at Southend University Hospital

    13 March

    Case-based learning: applying evidence to clinical practice

    Dr Jackson Lau
    Glasgow Royal Infirmary
    Golden Jubilee National Hospital

    13 March

    Morning Break

    Session 2 - Management of Heart Failure: Overcoming the challenges

    13 March

    Tailored Pharmacotherapy Therapy

    Prof Mark Petrie
    Professor of Cardiology, University of Glasgow
    Consultant Cardiologist
    Glasgow Royal Infirmary and
    Golden Jubilee National Hospital

    13 March

    Complex Device therapy: patient selection should not be complicated

    Prof Roy S Gardner
    Consultant Cardiologist , Scottish National Advanced Heart Failure Service, Golden Jubilee National Hospital
    Chair Elect: British Society for Heart Failure (BSH)

    13 March

    Kidney disease: Impact on Heart Failure management

    Dr Paddy Mark
    Professor of Nephrology/Hon Consultant Nephrologist
    University of Glasgow and
    Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Glasgow

    13 March

    Case Based Learning: applying evidence to clinical practice

    Dr David Corcoran
    Cardiology Registrar
    Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

    13 March


    Session 3 - "Life can only be understood backwards but must be lived forwards!"

    13 March

    The man behind the UKs first heart transplantation: a personal perspective

    Sir Terence English, KBE, FRCS, FRCP

    13 March

    Managing advanced cardiac failure: Contemporary bridging strategies to cardiac transplantation

    Dr Johnny Dalzell
    Consultant Cardiologist
    Golden Jubilee National Hospital

    13 March

    Beyond evidence base! Wellbeing in the face of adversity. Integrated care management and human factors. Challenging clinical senario

    Dr Paul Rocchiccioli
    Consultant Cardiologist
    Golden Jubilee National Hospital

    13 March

    Afternoon Break

    Session 4 - Precision Medicine and Ischemic Heart Disease

    13 March

    Precision medicine in chronic and acute coronary syndromes

    Prof Colin Berry
    Professor of Cardiology and Imaging Institute of Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences
    University of Glasgow

    13 March

    Precision medicine for Myocardial Infarction

    Prof Nicholas Mills
    Professor of Cardiology
    University of Edinburgh
    Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

    13 March

    Value based interventional cardiology & precision medicine?

    Dr Colum Owens
    Consultant Cardiologist
    Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast

    13 March

    Case-based learning - Applying evidence to clinical practice

    Dr Novalia Sidik
    Cardiology Specialist Registrar
    Golden Jubilee National Hospital

    13 March

    Thank you and close

    Prof Simon Ray
    BCS President

  • Category Product Amount
    Standard - Trainee Registrations £95
    Member Registrations £82.50
    Non-Member Registrations £195
    BCS Member Registrations £82.50
    Allied Healthcare Professional / Nurse Registrations £100
    Standard – Trainee – Block grant scheme Registrations £0
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Closing date: 14 March 2020


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