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Mechanical Circulatory Support - June 2023

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About this course

NEW COURSE! Since the utilization of mechanical circulatory support (MCS) is rapidly growing, mastering this method is essential for clinicians who manage patients with cardiac or pulmonary failure. In this course, you’ll build your skills in MCS with a focus on management of shock.

Clinical experts from high-volume MCS centers will teach you a comprehensive approach to identifying patients who would benefit from MCS. Through hands-on simulations, you’ll learn techniques for managing complex organ failure and liberating patients from MCS. 

Return to your practice with a greater ability to recognize worsening shock, and provide advanced care that leads to improved patient outcomes. 

What you'll learn

Indications for MCS and practical strategies for deciding which type of MCS to utilize

Best practices for managing patients with all types of shock

Management of common complications of MCS

How to determine exit strategies and liberate patients from MCS

Who should attend

Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery

Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers

Beginner, Intermediate

Course Format

Hands-on learning

Interactive Q&A

Small groups

Prerecorded lectures and videos

Knowledge assessments

Why trust CHEST?

Expect personalized instruction from nationally renowned experts with low learner-to-teacher ratios when you attend a CHEST course in person. Our internationally recognized education program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education with commendation, placing us in the highest tier of continuing medical education providers. Courses are held at our Innovation, Simulation, and Training Center, a state-of-the-art facility proven for delivering hands-on, clinical education experiences.

Meet Your Instructors


CHEST faculty are nationally recognized experts in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine who are trusted, respected clinicians in the chest medicine community. Through immersive learning experiences, our instructors help practitioners deliver exceptional care to their patients.

Erik Osborn, MD, FCCP, Chair  

Medical Director, Adult ECMO
Inova Fairfax Medical Center
Falls Church, VA

Parth Rali, MD, Chair

Associate Professor
Director of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery
Chair, National PERT Consortium – Protocol Committee
Director, TUHS PERT Program
Lewis Katz School of Medicine
Temple University Hospital, PA 

Bindu Akkanti, MD, FCCP, Faculty

Associate Professor of Medicine
Director of Heart and Vascular Critical Care
Divisions of Critical Care, Pulmonary, and Sleep Medicine and Advanced Cardiopulmonary Therapies and Transplantation (ACTAT)
UTHealth
Houston, TX

Ryan Zavala, CCP, Faculty  

Innovative ECMO Concepts, Inc
Bluffton, SC  

Benjamin S. Bryner, MD, Faculty 

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Cardiac)
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Chicago, IL 

Alexander Truesdell, MD, Faculty  

Interventional Cardiology
Virginia Heart/Inova Heart and Vascular Institute
Falls Church, VA  

COVID-19 Safety Precautions COVID-19 safety protocols will be followed during this course. Everyone attending and staffing the course must have completed the full course of an FDA-approved vaccination for COVID-19, including all boosters for which they are eligible, before the beginning of the course. We will be following masking recommendations that are in place for Glenview, Illinois, and Cook County at the time of the course. Perform a health status self-check prior to the course for any onset of COVID symptoms and remain home if any are present.

At this time, per the CDC Guidelines and Recommendations for Glenview, Illinois, masks are optional for attendees. We will continue to monitor these recommendations and will share any updates with attendees via email.

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Tuition


Physician
$2,199 Member
$2,499 Non-member

Nonphysician Doctoral
$2,199 Member
$2,499 Non-member

Industry Rep
$2,199 Member
$2,499 Non-member

Nonphysician Clinician
$1,759 Member
$2,059 Non-member

In-Training
$1,759 Member
$2,059 Non-member

Your tuition fee includes attendance at all course sessions and electronic access to course materials. (Printed materials or flash drives will not be provided.) Lunch and refreshments during breaks will be provided. Breakfast is available at CHEST-affiliated hotels.

Tuition refund requests for this course must be received in writing by 4 weeks prior to the course start date for a full refund, less a $100 processing fee. Refunds will not be given after 4 weeks prior to the course start date. If you choose “Become a Member” when you register, only your course registration can be cancelled. No refunds will be given for membership.

To register by phone, contact our Help Team: +1 (800) 343-2227 or +1 (224) 521-9800

Day 1: 7:30 am – 5 pm CT
Day 2: 7:30 am – 3:30 pm CT

Hands-on Workshops

  • Early Shock Recognition and Best Management  
  • Severe Shock – Selecting Best MCS  
  • Management of Organ Failure in MCS Patients  
  • Mobilization and Liberation From MCS  
  • VV-ECMO With RV Failure  
  • Hemodynamic Monitoring  
  • Troubleshooting Acute MCS Circuit Problems  

Live Interactive Discussions

  • Imaging in MCS  
  • Ethical Challenges – When Is It Reasonable to Go Long?  
  • Management of Anticoagulation and Bleeding Challenges  
  • Panel Discussion  
  • Controversies in ECMO  
  • Management of Sedation and Mobility  
  • Jeopardy

Online Modules

  • Approach to Shock  
  • MCS for Shock  
  • The Role for MCS in Septic Shock  
  • Severe PAH and RV Failure  
  • Shock in VV-ECMO  
  • Organ Failure in VV-ECMO  
  • Troubleshooting VA-ECMO  
  • Management of VAD Complications  
  • Liberation From MCS  
  • Preparing MCS Patients for Transplant  
  • Outcomes and Aftercare in MCS Patients  
  • Building an eCPR Program 

Education Mission

To develop educational delivery systems for chest, critical care, and sleep physicians that facilitate lifelong learning, optimize clinical care, and meet the Education Committee goals.

Physician Credit

CHEST is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CHEST designates this live activity for a maximum of 25.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME credit hours are subject to change. Final CME credit hours will be provided on-site.

Nursing Credit

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 16433, for 25.5 contact hours.

Nurse Practitioners

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCB for further guidelines.

Physician Assistants

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. PAs may receive a maximum of 25.5 Category 1 credits for completing this activity.

Maintenance of Certification Statement

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 25.5 MOC Part 2 Medical Knowledge points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points. Upon successful completion of this course, CHEST will submit your completion data to ABIM via ACCME's Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS) for MOC points.

Disclosure Statement

The mission and vision of CHEST include our commitment to providing accurate, balanced, evidence-based information to healthcare professionals participating in this educational activity. To guarantee our accredited continuing education is fair and balanced and that any clinical content presented supports safe, effective patient care, we require all planners, faculty, and others in control of educational content to complete and submit a disclosure form.  This form is for disclosure of any relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months, that will create a conflict of interest. We value the contributions of those that are committed and passionate about pulmonary medicine and want to be a part of our educational activities, however, it is our commitment to our learners to have continuing education free of commercial bias and marketing. 

The process for mitigation of all conflicts of interest is via a review by the educational activity course director/chair, the Education Committee, and/or the Professional Standards Committee to ensure that such situations are properly mitigated and, if necessary, resolved. CHEST educational standards pertaining to conflict of interest are intended to maintain the professional autonomy of the clinical experts inherent in promoting a balanced presentation of science. Through our review process, all CHEST CME activities are ensured of independent, objective, scientifically balanced presentations of information. Disclosure of any or no relevant financial relationships will be made available online in course materials and on-site during all educational activities.

Hotel Information

Staybridge Suites Chicago-Glenview
2600 Lehigh Avenue
Glenview, IL 60026
+1 (847) 657-0002
$104.99 per night plus tax for a Studio Suite
$119.99 per night plus tax for a One-Bedroom Suite

Reserve online 

Rate includes Wi-Fi in guest room and grab-and-go breakfast. This hotel is within walking distance of CHEST, and shuttle service will also be available.

If making reservations by phone, please call the hotel, and advise the hotel of corporate number: 786818263. This is a corporate rate for 2023. There is not a deadline to make a reservation, but the rate is based on availability at the time of booking. Cancellations must be made by 4:00 pm (CT) a day prior to arrival to avoid a one (1) night room and tax charge. 

Travel Information

Air Travel
Air fare discounts are available with Delta and United Airlines.

DELTA
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UNITED
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Chicago Airports
Transportation options from Chicago-O'Hare International and Chicago Midway Airports to the hotels are listed below. Please be sure to select a suburban taxi, not a city taxi, to avoid higher fares. Transportation can be booked at one of the airport kiosks although we recommend prebooking your taxi prior to arrival. The hotels are located approximately 13 miles from Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and 35 miles from Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

Recommended Airport
Chicago-O'Hare International Airport

Estimated travel time: 25 minutes
Approximate taxi fare: $27-$32/one way

Alternate Airport
Chicago Midway International Airport

Estimated travel time: 50 minutes
Approximate taxi fare: $57/one way

Ground Transportation
American Taxi
Automated: +1 (800) 244-1177
Operator: +1 (847) 673-1000
americantaxi.com

303 Taxi
+1 (847) 303-0303
303taxi.com

For support opportunities, please contact Josh Coe for more information.