BayCare C.A.S.E. (Cardiovascular, Arrhythmia, Surgery, Endovascular) Virtual Symposium


Join Us Virtually for the 2021 BayCare C.A.S.E. Symposium
Saturday, October 9 from 8am to 12pm.

The presentations will focus on major topics in cardiovascular medicine today:

  • Atrial Fibrillation: A Walk Through the Woods with Dr. James Irwin
  • Heart Failure: The Fourth Pillar with Dr. Geraldo Ramos
  • Aortic Stenosis and TAVR: An Update with Dr. Jayendrakumar (Jay) Patel

Register Today!

To participate in the event registration is required. This FREE event is recommended for physicians, physician assistants (PAs), nurse practitioners (APRNs), registered nurses (RNs) and other medical personnel.

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CME: Three Hours

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through BayCare Health System. BayCare Health System is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. BayCare Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of three AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ASRT Credit: Three Credits

Approved by the ASRT for three Category A continuing education credit. To receive credit, technologists must pass a post-presentation test and submit a completed evaluation for each presenter.

Nursing CE: Three Hours

BayCare designates this event for a maximum of three nursing contact hours for continuing education. No partial credit will be awarded for limited attendance.

James Irwin, MD, FACC

Medical Director
Electrophysiology Department
St. Joseph’s Hospital 

Atrial Fibrillation: A Walk Through the Woods 

The long road of managing patients with atrial fibrillation starting with rate control to rhythm control strategy will be reviewed. An in-depth look at the different modalities currently available for atrial fibrillation ablation – radiofrequency and cryo-ablation- and future options with pulse wave therapy will be presented. The participants will learn how to manage these patients and when to refer to electrophysiologist. How to manage these patients’ post-procedure. 

Heart Failure: The Fourth Pillar

 The presentation will review medical management of chronic illnesses and discuss how newer drugs positively impact multiple disease states. There will be a review of the mechanism of action and clinical outcomes expected with the use of the drug. A detailed review of the appropriate patient selection will help physicians identify the ideal patients for this new indication for therapy. 

Dr. Geraldo Ramos, MD

Medical Director of Echocardiography
St. Anthony’s Hospital 

Dr. Jay Patel, MD, FACC

Structural and Interventional Cardiologist
Morton Plant Hospital 

Aortic Stenosis and TAVR: An Update 

Review the 15-year history and describe the future journey of this procedure. The participant will learn how to identify patients with AS and when to refer them to the structural heart team for an evaluation. Post-procedure treatment and follow up testing will also be discussed.