6th Annual Advanced Transradial and Complex Cardiac Care Interventions Symposium

March 21, 2020

6th Annual Advanced Transradial and Complex Cardiac Interventions Symposium

This one-day CME event will feature a wide range of topics on the transradial approach to cardiac catheterization/PCI, case-based discussions, and videos presented by the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute faculty. Internationally recognized guest lecturers will be featured. 

Topics Include:

  • Discussion of trends, technical aspects, benefits and radiation safety in Transradial approach for catheterization.
  • Cardiogenic Shock and the benefits of hemodynamic support and Shock Team approach.  
  • Discussion of patient selection, technical aspects, avoidance of complications, and economic issues. 

Panel discussions and audience participation will also be included. 

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for cardiologists (both invasive and non-invasive), advanced practice providers, cardiac cath lab nurses, cardiac surgeons, as well as technologists, and other interested health care professionals. 

Course Directors 

John Schindler, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Assistant Professor of Medicine 
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 
Co-Director, UPMC Center for Aortic Valve Disease 
 
Krishna Tummalapalli, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Clinical Assistant Professor 
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 
Director, Interventional Cardiology 
Proctor, Transradial Training 
UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute at UPMC Shadyside 
 
Dustin Kliner, MD, FACC
Clinical Assistant Professor
UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute at UPMC Shadyside 

Sponsored by: 

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences 

Continuing Education Credit

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. 

Additional Information

For more information, please contact Brenda Smith at 412-647-6816 or smithb2@upmc.edu.