M o r n i n g

7:30 - 8:15


8:15 - 8:30


8:30 - 9:30

Innovation in Thoracic Surgery
Christopher Derivaux, MD
AtlantiCare, Thoracic Surgery

9:30 - 10:30

Pulmonary Hypertension Diagnosis and Management
Carol Gray, RN, FNP-BC, MSN
Christiana Care Health Systems
Pulmonary Associates and Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic

10:30 - 10:45


10:45 - 11:45

It is all About Being “Cool” - Hypothermia:  Management and Outcomes
Frances Loftus, DO, FCCP
Dr. Loftus, DO, will discuss this innovative therapy for post cardiac arrest patients. She will share her experiences in management and discuss outcomes of therapy.

11:45 - 1:00



A f t e r n o o n

1:00 - 2:00

Treatment of High Blood Pressure in Adults – A New Approach
Ethan Nhan, Pharm. D
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center- Mainland Campus

2:00 - 3:00

Ultrasound Accelerated Thrombolysis – The Wave of the Future
Khashayar Salartash, MD
Salartash Surgical Associates

3:00 - 3:15


3:15 - 4:15

New Surgical Treatment for Valvular Heart Disease Including
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Howard Axelrod, MD
The Heart Institute, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
Assistant Professor, NYU School of Medicine

4:15 - 4:30


Atlantic City, the city that invites you to “Do AC”, offers attractions and activities including the world famous boardwalk, gorgeous beach, casino resorts, golf courses, light houses, spas to pamper yourself, and fine dining. A short drive takes you to visit attractions in Atlantic county and neighboring Cape May and Ocean counties. For more information about what Atlantic City offers, visit www.atlanticitynj.com


AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Department of Nursing Practice and Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Commission on Accreditation.




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