PICS~AICS


PICS Society 1st Fellows & Early Career (FEC) Course:
Sunday, 29 August 2021 – Tuesday, 31 August 2021

Course Directors:
Darren Berman, MD                                       Vivian Dimas, MD                              
Nationwide Children’s Hospital                      Medical City Children’s Hospital
Columbus, OH, USA                                        Dallas, TX, USA

Preliminary Program:Detailed program and faculty coming soon

Sunday, 29 Aug

All day                         Attendees and faculty arrive
1830 -                          Attendees meet and greet with faculty
Attendee + faculty dinner

Monday, 30 Aug
0700 – 0800                Breakfast

0800 – 1030                Introduction
Pig heart dissection
Atrial septum and ventricular septum teaching

1030 – 1100                Break

1100 – 1200                Complex hemodynamics – case presentations
Q&A/Discussion

1200 – 1300                Lunch

1300 – 1500                ASDs – physiology, ASD closure, ASD creation, transseptal techniques
Attendee case presentations and faculty “I blew it” cases on ASDs
Q&A/Discussion

1500 – 1530                Break

1530 – 1800                VSDs – physiology, anatomy, VSD closure
Attendee case presentations and faculty “I blew it” cases on VSDs
PDAs – physiology, PDA closure (premie to adult)
Attendee case presentations and faculty “I blew it” cases on PDAs
Q&A/Discussion

1830 -                          Attendees meet and greet with faculty 
Attendee + faculty dinner
Tuesday, 31 Aug
0700 – 0800                Breakfast

0800 – 1000                Pulmonary stenosis
Aortic stenosis
Attendee case presentations and faculty “I blew it” cases
Q&A/Discussion

1000 – 1030                Break

1030 – 1230                Ductal-dependent PBF – PDA stent, RVOT stent, surgical options
SV neonate/infant – Norwood complications and intervs, hybrid approach
Attendee case presentations and faculty “I blew it” cases
Q&A/Discussion

1230 – 1330                Lunch

1330 – 1600                Aortic coarctation – treatment options; age of presentation, surgery
TPVR – indications, balloon expandable options, self-expanding options
Attendee case presentations and faculty “I blew it” cases
Q&A/Discussion

1600 – 1630                Break                                      

1630 – 1830                Interventional Jeopardy
Wrap up

1900 -                          Attendee + faculty dinner