2020 Annual Meeting Itinerary

This meeting has been awarded 11.6 CEU's by the ABCP

                                         Scientific Program

Saturday, February 1st, 2020

Vendor Booths Open at 8:00am


8:00 - 9:30am Simulation Events – CPB Disaster Management. Measuring the Physiological Stress of Simulations

Greg Mork, CCP, LP, Julie Collins CCP, LP


9:30 – 10:00am Break




Rush University


10:00- 10:15am “Heparin Sensitivity and Resistance during Cardiopulmonary Bypass”

Michelle Jaskula-Dybka, Rush University


10:15 - 10:30am Case Study: “Angiovac for Treatment of Recurring Atrial Myxoma”

Cassandra Poulos, Rush University


10:30 - 10:45am “Perioperative Considerations for Sickle Cell Patients Undergoing Cardiopulmonary Bypass”

Ramsha Azmat, Rush University


10:45 - 11:00am “Experiences from My First Medical Mission Trip”

Audrey Barba, Rush University


Midwestern University


10:45 – 11:00am “Comparison of Biocompatible Circuit Coatings used in Cardiopulmonary Bypass”

Robin Schwartz and Breanna Hackworth, Midwestern University


Milwaukee School of Engineering


11:15 - 11:30am “TEG 6s-Implementing New Devices/Technology in Cardiac Surgery”

Phil Oettinger, Milwaukee School of Engineering 11:30 – 11:45am Questions and Answers for Student Sessions 11:45 - 12:15pm Break




12:15PM-1:00pm “Cardioplegia and the Art of Reanimation”

Thomas Muziani PA-C, CP President/CEO Hemo-Stat Blood Management Consulting




1:00 – 2:00pm Power Hour Panel – Chief Cardiac Surgeons of the Chicagoland area speak on cardiac surgery program challenges and the future of cardiac surgery


Dr. Forbess MD, Lurie Children’s of Chicago, Dr. McCarthy MD, Northwestern University, Dr. Pappas MD, Christ and Rush University

2:00 - 2:40pm “ROTEM Practice Patterns at UMC -Collection, Preparation, Utilization & Lit Review of FFP, Cryo, & PCC’s”


Bradford Ray

Director, Patient Blood & Research University Medical Center of El Paso Texas


2:40 – 3:10pm “The Single Ventricle Pathway: Predicting Cardiopulmonary Arrest”


Eric Vu, MD

Cardiac Anesthesiologist, Ann and Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital, Chicago

3:10 - 3:30pm Coffee Break


3:30 - 4:10pm “Starting Out on the Right Foot: The Foundation of a Successful and Sustainable Goal Directed Perfusion Program”


Dave Fallen, CCP Emeritus

Director of Clinical Support for Perfusion Products Terumo Cardiovascular Group

4:10- 4:30pm “ECMO Cannulation Strategies”


Brad Bertoia

Medtronic CardioVascular Group-Perfusion Systems




4:30 - 5:00pm “Cardiac Surgery Associates Perfusion Clinical Practice”


Rusty Knox CCP, LP


5:00pm Lurie Meeting Venue Adjourns



6:00-10:00pm @ Hotel EMC2 – 228 E Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60611

6:00-7:00pm Cocktail Hour

7:00-9:00pm Fireside Chats with Dinner


“Perfusion Journey’s”

Bob Tropp CCP,  Frank Hurley CCP, Sue Wener, Bill Hoff, Mike Djuric


9:00- 9:30pm    Awards and Scholarships


10:00pm     2020 Meeting adjourns


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