Conference Agenda

Session A:  Healthy Lifestyle

8:00am - 9:00am

PAD Syndromes:  Putting It All Together

William B. Harris, MD - Vascular Institute of Chattanooga

Scientifically Proven Healthy Habits

Mark Wren, MD

Science Behind Supplement Therapies

Adam Chauncey - Nutrition World

The Proper Medical Management for PAD

Nathan Hartgrove, MD 

Session B:  A Focus on Critical Limb Ischemia

9:00am - 10:00am

 

The Problem and Importance of CLI

Fadi Saab, MD

Beyond Basic ABI:  Perfusion Testing (PAT)

Jill Sommerset

Proper Work-up for Acute and Chronic CLI

Monica Chamberlain, DNP - Vascular Institute of Chattanooga

Putting It All Together:  Advanced CLI Care - A Case Based Approach

Chris LeSar, MD - Vascular Institute of Chattanooga 

Session C:  Wound Care - All Wounds AreNot the Same

10:00am - 11:00am

Non-Healing Wounds:  What's the Deal?

Barry Schulman, DPM

Ischemic Assessment & Treatment for Successful Wound Closure

Jenni Wilson, FNP-C, CWS - Vascular Institute of Chattanooga

Chronic Venous Insufficiency:  A Life Altering Wound Issue

Ashleigh Cates, FNP - Vascular Institute of Chattanooga

Advanced Therapies for Wound Care

Ashley Wright, NP

Session D:  Podiatry

11:00am - 12:00pm

 

State of the Art in Podiatric Care

Alan Block

Common Foot Problems

Shelley Brand, DPM - Village Podiatry

Pitfalls of Diabetic Wounds:  Avoiding Disasters

Maria Pacheco, DPM - Village Podiatry

Multi-Disciplinary Approach for Limb Preservation

LeSar, Brand, Solomon, Bazrafshan

Session E:  Venous

12:00pm - 1:00pm

  Chronic Venous Insufficiency:  Epidemiology and Economic Costs in the US

Mary Yost - The Sage Group

Modern Comprehensive Venous Work-Up

Tina Creek, RVT - Vascular Institute of Chattanooga

Deep Venous Thrombosis:  When to be More Aggressive

Dan Krcelic, MD - Vascular Institute of Chattanooga

Veno-Occlusive Syndromes:  Reflux Disease & Advanced Therapy

Elizabeth Hartmann, MD - Vascular Institute of Chattanooga

Session F:  PAD Syndromes

1:00pm - 2:00pm

TCAR:  The New Option for Stroke Prevention

Dan Krcelic, MD - Vascular Institute of Chattanooga

Modern Day Care of Aneurysmal Disease

William B. Harris, MD - Vascular Institute of Chattanooga

Mesenteric Insufficiency:  Signs, Symptoms & Treatments

Elizabeth Hartmann, MD - Vascular Institute of Chattanooga

Renal Vascular Hypertension:  Management Strategies

Chris LeSar, MD - Vascular Institute of Chattanooga 

Session G:  PAD & CAD

2:00ppm - 3:00pm

The Starving Heart:  Modern Interventional Coronary Care

Selcuk Tombul, MD - Diagnostic Cardiology Group

The Broken Heart:  Putting the Pieces Together

Matt Wiisanen, MD - Erlanger Health System

The Electrical Heart:  A shocking Experience

Harish Manyam, MD - Erlanger Health System

The Failing Heart:  the Big Picture

Alison Bailey, MD - Parkridge Medical Center - Centennial Group

Session H:  Medical Management: 

Change the Equation on PAD Risk Factors

3:00pm - 4:00pm

The Cholesterol Questions:  Right Numbers - Right Treatment

Laura Kirk, FNP-C - Vascular Institute of Chattanooga

Diabetic Care & Escalation of Therapy

Marysol Thomas, FNP-C - Vascular Institute of Chattanooga

The Great Smoke Out & Vaping

Roxanne Phillips, DNP - Vascular Institute of Chattanooga

Hypertension Management:  Developing a Plan of Care

Stephanie Sheridan, DNP -  Vascular Institute of Chattanooga 

The Role of AntiCoagulation & AntiPlatelet Therapy

Veronica O'Steen, NP - Vascular Institute of Chattanooga

Lung Cancer:  Early Detection Saves Lives

Rob Headrick, MD - CHI Memorial