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12th Annual ICCAC Meeting April 3, 2019

Program Planning Chairs:  Laura Coyle and Carole Ballew


12th Annual ICCAC Meeting

The annual meeting will provide a comprehensive networking opportunity to bring together the knowledge and experience of mechanical circulatory support (MCS) clinicians dedicated to caring for end-stage heart failure patients. The lineup for this year’s annual meeting promises to be provocative and engaging, including topics led by Dr. Robert Page and MCS facilitators world-wide. Dinner and drinks will be served. CEU’s will be provided at the end of the meeting.

It will be held in conjunction with this year’s 39th Annual ISHLT Meeting and Science Sessions. 

Join us Wednesday April 3rd at the Loews Meeting Complex Orlando, Florida

12th Annual ICCAC Meeting

Wednesday April 3rd, 2019 from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.

 Registration Begins @ 5:30 p.m. Oceana Rooms 3-5


“Taking the Higher Ground: Cannabis and the LVAD Patient – Friend, Foe, or Frenemy”

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Robert Page, Pharm.D., University of Colorado

  • Current state and federal policies surrounding marijuana use
  • Pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics of marijuana and its various dosage forms
  • Potential dangers associated with marijuana use in the LVAD patient
  • Developing a therapeutic plan for the overall management of an LVAD patient who wishes to use marijuana

Round Table Topic Discussions: Facilitated by ICCAC Members Worldwide

“Legal and Illegal Use of Marijuana – How is Your VAD Program Inhaling All of This”

“Programmatic Gains to Improve Efficiency of Work Flow Balance”

“A New Era - Choosing the Right Pump for the Right Patient Among FDA Approved Devices: Program Preference & Why”


We are excited to have ActiCare as a sponsor for the 2019 Annual Meeting. For more information about their services please click on their below website.

Non-ICCAC Member Meeting Registration: Register as non-ICCAC member
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