Schedule

February 16, 2019
11:00am-6:45pm

REGISTRATION

11:00am-11:30am


INTRODUCTION

11:30am-12:00pm


Moderator: Nurse Rupertha Ephraim, Nurse Educator, BVIHSA

Prayer

Opening Remarks


Section I

THE EVOLUTION OF CARDIOVASCULAR CARE

Moderator: Dr. Aasha Marie Flax-Miller, Radiologist, BVIHSA

12:00pm-12:25pm

Challenges of cardiovascular diseases: The role of primary health care.
Dr. Alaire Khan-Fraser
General Practitioner, Primary Health, BVIHSA

12:25pm-12:30pm

Questions and answers

Section II

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND IT’S UNPLEASANT MANIFESTATIONS

Moderator: Dr. Craig Stoutt, Anaesthesiologist and Intensivist,BVIHSA

12:30pm-12:55pm

“Surgical management of cardiovascular disease in renal failure patients”
Dr. Joel Stevens, Internist, General and Vascular surgeon, BVIHSA


12:55pm- 1:20pm

“Cardiovascular disease and male sexual dysfunction”
Dr. Belinda Morrison-Blidgen, Urologist, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston Jamaica CME- 0.75hr


1:20pm-1:30pm

Questions and answers

1:30pm-2:15pm

**LUNCH**


Section III

PLENARY

Moderator: Dr. Craig Stoutt, Anaesthesiologist and Intensivist, BVIHSA

2:15pm-2:45pm

“When to call it quits! The ethical dilemma in the management of cardiovascular disease”
Professor Howard Spencer Cardiothoracic Surgeon University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston Jamaica Registrar, Medical Council of Jamaica

2:40pm-2:50pm

Questions and Answers

Section IV

MANAGEMENT OF CARDIAC DISEASES(Part A)

Moderator: Dr. Harlan Vanterpool, Clinical Director, National Health Insurance of the Virgin Islands


2:55pm-3:20pm

“Echocardiographic evaluation of heart disease”
Dr. Heskith Vanterpool Cardiologist, Internist Bougainvillea Clinic


3:20pm-3:45pm

“Evolution in the management of Acute Coronary Syndrome”
Dr Chrisel Bovell-Chichester Internist, BVIHSA


3:45pm-3:55pm

Questions and Answers

Section V

**Coffee Break**

CARDIOVASCULAR CLINICAL SKILLS IN PRACTICE

4:00pm-5:00pm

(1)Principles of advance life support
(2)Recognizing arrhythmias in emergencies
(3)Emergency medical management of arrhythmias
(5)Vascular Ultrasound demonstration
(6)Cadaveric demonstrations of heart disease.

Section VI

MANAGEMENT OF CARDIAC DISEASES(Part B)

Moderator: Dr. Kurapati Nehemia, Anaesthesiologist and Intensivist,BVIHSA


5:00pm-5:25pm

“When medications don’t work! The role of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)”
Dr. Mahendra Carpen Interventional Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation, Georgetown, Guyana


5:25pm-5:50pm

“Role of coronary artery bypass grafting in the era of stents”
Dr. Rodger Miller Cardiothoracic surgeon, BVIHSA


5:50pm-6:15pm

“Technological advances in cardiac surgery”
Dr. Joseph Blidgen Cardiothoracic surgeon University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston Jamaica

6:15pm-6:30pm

Questions and answers


6:30pm-6:45pm

Closing Remarks


cme credits will be awarded!