GateWay Cardiac Care Conference

15th Annual Cardiac Care Conference

Apr 30, 2013, 6:45 a.m. to Apr 30, 2013, 4:00 p.m.
GateWay Community College, IE Building, Copper Room
108 North 40th Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034

Conference Details

NCE215AE  Class #  36702

0.5 Credit hours or 8 contact hours awarded with certificate. There is a Non-credit offering for the following out of state residents: traveling nurses, healthcare professionals, out of state facilities.



1. Discuss congenital heart disease in Children, current trends, interventions and follow-up into adulthood. 
2. Explain the current research and use of aquapheresis therapy with heart patients.
3. Recognize and understand how the transitional care model for cardiac patients reduces costs, improves outcomes, and provides comprehensive discharge planning from hospital to home.
4. Identify the risks and benefits of heart disease patients with a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD).
5. Analyze mock code simulation data, clinical implications on practice, and adherence to American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines.
6. Critique appropriate interventions for patients with peripheral vascular disease.
7. Determine and assess nutritional impact on heart health and wellness.


Chuck Lehn, CEO
Banner Health Network
Jack Wolfson, D.O., FACC
Cardiovascular Consultants
Terri L. Glonning, MSN, FNP-BC
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
Anthony Pozun, D.O., FACC
Cardiovascular Consultants
Ken Ota, D.O.
Banner Medical Group
Byron J. Garn, MD, 
Arizona Pediatric Cardiology Consultants
Orazio Amabile, MD
Phoenix Cardiac Surgery
Victoria Murray, RN, BSN
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
Andrew Kaplan, MD, FACC
Cardiovascular Associate of Mesa


6:45 – 7:45 Registration, Vendor Visitation & Continental Breakfast 
7:45 – 8:00 Welcome, Chuck Lehn, CEO, Banner Health Network
8:00 – 9:00 Jack Wolfson, D.O., Nutrition
9:00 – 9:45 Terri Glonning, FNP-BC, Acute Decompensated Heart Failure, Why Diuretics Are not Always the Answer.  Ultrafiltration as an Option.
9:45 -10:15 Break 
10:15 – 11:15 Ken Ota, D.O., Transitional Care
11:15 – 12:00 Andrew Kaplan, MD, Sudden Death/Risk Factors/Treatments
12:00 -1:00 Lunch & Vendor Visitation 
1:00 – 2:00 Anthony Pozun, D.O., Advances in Cardiac Interventions
2:00 – 3:00 Orazio Amobile, MD/Victoria Murray, RN, VAD Therapy, Advancements in Therapy
3:00 – 3:15 Break 
3:15 – 4:15 Byron J. Garn, MD, Congenital Heart Disease 
4:15 Evaluations


In-person $77.50 including registration for any Arizona Maricopa County Residents.  
There is a Non-credit offering for the following out of state residents: traveling nurses, healthcare professionals, out of state facilities.
Register, Information or Questions:
Janey Buri, Nursing Continuing Education
Please see brochure for mail-in registration form.


Administrative Assistant

Phone: (602) 286-8024
Building: Administrative - Faculty Wing
Room: AF234