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2018 Heart Failure Awareness Week Symposium – Friday, February 16

Short Hills Hilton

41 JFK Parkway
Short Hills, NJ 07078 United States
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Atlantic Health System is pleased to announce that it will deliver its 2018 Seventh Annual Heart Failure Awareness Week Symposium on Friday, February 16, at the Short Hills Hilton.

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Fees, including breakfast, lunch, and snacks:
Atlantic Health System physicians, nurses, allied Health professionals, and administrator $40
Non-Atlantic Health System participants $90

Empowering practitioners with access to the latest advances in diagnosing and treating patients with heart failure, the 1-day event will include:

  • Heart Failure Basics and Misconceptions
  • Patient Expectations: Factors Affecting Patient Encounters and Strategies for Increasing Patient Satisfaction
  • Transitional Care in Patients With Heart Failure
  • Cardiac Amyloidosis
  • Heart Failure and Gastrointestinal Concerns
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Due to Left Heart Disease
  • Recognizing Signs of Advanced Heart Failure
  • Left Ventricular Devices Part I: The New Generation – Clinical Perspectives
  • Left Ventricular Devices Part II: The New Generation – Surgical Perspectives

A nationally recognized leader in cardiology, Atlantic Health System is committed to ensuring its practitioners have access to the latest research, technology, and models of care to optimize diagnosis and treatment for patients with heart failure,” says the Dorothy and Lloyd Huck Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine at Morristown Medical Center/Atlantic Health System Linda D. Gillam, MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA, FASE. Dr. Gillam adds, “In addition to giving practitioners valuable information that helps them deliver the highest standard of care to patients, our Annual Heart Failure Awareness Week Symposium promotes thoughtful discussion among multidisciplinary care teams so that they may share knowledge to enhance patient care.”

Atlantic Health System Heart Success Program speakers are:

  • Ellen Berry, MSW, LCSW
    Mechanical Circulatory Support Program
  • Kathleen Borenstein, CNP, RN, CCRN
    Manager, Cardiovascular Quality and Nursing Education
    Manager, Cardiothoracic Surgery Advanced Practice Nurses and Physician Assistants
  • Carolina Cabral, MD
    Attending Physician, Atlantic Health System, Heart Success Program
  • Jaqueline Fearon-Clarke, MA, ACNP-BC, CHFN
  • Michele Gilbert, RN, MSN, NP-C, CCRN, CHFN
    Senior Heart Failure Specialist
  • Marc Goldschmidt, MD
    Medical Director, Heart Success Program
    Medical Director, Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Program
  • Brittany Lauther, RN, MSN, APN, NP-C, PCCN
    Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Program
  • Kaitlyn Ners, MHA, BSN, RN
    Nurse Navigator, Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program
  • Asia Silvera, BSN, RN, PCCN, CHFN
    Heart Failure Clinical Coordinator
  • James Slater, MD
    Attending Cardiac Surgeon, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
    Surgical Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support Program
  • Linda Suplicki, RN, MSN, ACNP-BC, APN-C, CCRN
    Lead Coordinator, Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Program
    Mechanical Circulatory Support Program
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February 16
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Short Hills Hilton

41 JFK Parkway
Short Hills, NJ 07078 United States
+ Google Map