Conference Presentations

Below you will find PowerPoint or PDF presentations from the SPCS 2015 Conference. Feel free to download and print.

Abstract Presentations (PDF)

Advances in ACHD: a narrative of thinking outside the box (PDF)
Marc G. Cribbs, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham/Children’s of Alabama

Advances in Aortopathy (PPT)
Walter H. Johnson, Jr., MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)/Children’s of Alabama

Advances in Imaging: Cardiac CT (PDF)
Robb Romp, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham/Children’s of Alabama

Antithrombotic Therapy for Pediatric VAD Patients (PPT)
Meloneysa Hubbard, RN, MSN, CRNP, CCTC
Children’s of Alabama

Care Transitions–Easy as Child’s Play–Right? (PPT)
Bronwyn Bartle, RN, DNP, CPNP-AC/PC
Duke University Medical Center

Controversies in Interventional Cardiology (PDF)
Mark A. Law, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham/Children’s of Alabama

Evolution of the Mechanical Circulatory Support Program at Texas Children’s Hospital
Iki Adachi, MD
Texas Children’s Hospital

Gas Prices on the Rise... (PPT)
Misty Ellis, RN, MSN, CPNP
Kosair Children’s Hospital

Interstage Monitoring: Who, Why and How (PDF)
JoAnn Nieves, MSN, ARNP, CNP, PNP-BC, FAHA
Miami Children’s Health System

History and Trends in Mechanical Circulatory Support – Lessons from Registries (PPT)
Waldemar F. Carlo, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham/Children’s of Alabama

Impact of Quality Improvement in the CICU (PPT)
Santiago Borasino, MD, MPH
University of Alabama at Birmingham/Children’s of Alabama

Latest Diagnostic and Treatment Strategies for the Congenital Long QT Syndromes (PDF)
Michael J. Ackerman, MD, PhD
Mayo Clinic

Lessons Learned from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) Congenital Database (PPT)
Robert J. Dabal, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham/Children’s of Alabama

Management of Young Children Requiring Ventricular Assist Devices – It’s Not All That VAD! (PPT)
Ashleigh Harlow, RN, BSN, CCRN
Children’s National Health System

Mechanical Circulatory Support Strategies in Children (PDF)
Heather T. Henderson, MD
Duke University

Outpatient Treatment of MCS Patient (PDF)
F. Bennett Pearce, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham/Children’s of Alabama

Patient Safety Project: Assessing the Use of Pain Medication Post Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization (PPT)
Emily Moore, MSN, CCRN, CPNP-PC
Seattle Children’s Hospital Heart Center

Personalized Medical Treatment of Arrhythmias (PDF)
Prince J. Kannankeril, M.D., M.S.C.I.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Perventricular Melody Valve Placement: Results and Recommendations Based Upon Initial Experience (PDF)
Aamisha Gupta, MD
Georgia Regents University/Children’s Hospital of Georgia

Post-Operative Norwood Care: The Benefits of Protocol (PDF)
Sarah Torsch, CRNP, Acute Care PNP, CVICU
Children’s of Alabama

Post-Operative Protocols in the ICU (PPT)
Justine Mize, MSN, RN, CCRN, CPN
Children’s National Health System

Rapid Resuscitation Action Plan: How One Unit Tries to Beat the Odds (PPT)
Paul Clarke, RN, BSN
Children’s of Alabama

The State of the Molecular Autopsy for Sudden Death in the Young
Michael J. Ackerman, MD, PhD
Mayo Clinic

Subcutaneous – ICD implants in a Pediatric center – Abstract Presentation (PPT)
Srikant Das, MD
Arkansas Children’s Hospital