Meeting Update

13th Annual WI-ACVP Cardiovascular Educational Symposium is Another Success!

The culmination of a year’s work was realized at the 13th Annual Cardiovascular Educational Symposium of the Wisconsin Chapter of the Alliance of Cardiovascular Professionals (ACVP), held at the Kalahari Water Park and Resort in Wisconsin Dells on November 10th.

The weekend started off with conference check-in, breakfast, and an opportunity to visit any one of the 15 vendors present. Each attendee was welcomed with a WI-ACVP travel mug.

President Kelly MaGee welcomed attendees and introduced the members of the Board.

Secretary Kathleen Bowers started the presentations by introducing the first speaker. Speakers and topics presented were:

The Science of Chest Compressions

Tyler Chrisifulli, NREMT, Flight paramedic for LifeLink in St. Paul, Minnesota

Anomalies Seen in the Cath Lab

Sue Moore, RT(R), RCIS, Advocate Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

CoreVision Advanced Imaging System

Firas Ghanem, MD, Ascension Medical Group, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The Effects of Cholesterol on the Heart

Joshua Liberman, MD, FACC, Ascension Medical Group, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Critical Limb Ischemia

Eric Stilp, MD, Ascension Medical Group, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Breakout Sessions Presented by Boston Scientific:

• Patient Management in CTO-PCI

Matt Trickey, Boston Scientific

• Fundamentals of Intravascular Healing

Traci Vinopal, Philips

The conference ended with all attendees commenting how much they enjoyed it and were looking forward to next year. The WI-ACVP would like to thank our vendors for their support, especially Boston Scientific for sponsoring lunch.

See you in Spring 2020 for the 14th Annual Cardiovascular Educational Symposium!

Special Upcoming Event . . .

April 6, 2019 will be our Spring Fling, held at Advocate Aurora Summit Medical Center and featuring renowned speaker Bob Page, who will present an educational and entertaining “12-Lead EKG Multi-Medics Course”.

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