Nurse / Technologist / Allied Care Provider Course

The Northwell Health Nurse / Technologist Course is a one-day educational event designed to keep the health care professional up to date on the latest therapies and cutting-edge technologies in the industry. The Course will provide attendees with a foundation to incorporate new technology into his/her nursing practice and to utilize current clinical diagnostic information to assess and prioritize patient’s treatment needs. 

Target Audience
This course is designed for Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Technicians and other Allied Health Professionals who are working in cardiac catheterization laboratories, cardiac care units, and vascular areas.

Educational Objectives
At the completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the latest innovations for transcatheter-based therapies and how it applies to managing the patient in the hospital setting.
  • Describe cardiac diagnostics and imaging to optimize PCI Outcomes
  • Discuss the emerging role of CCTA and CTFFR in CAD detection and treatment
  • Review and understand the Role of Radial Intervention and Vascular Complication Treatments
  • Understand mechanical circulatory support devices in the Cath Lab

Nursing Continuing Education
This activity has been submitted to the Continuing Nursing Education Group, for approval to award nursing contact hours. The Continuing Nursing Education Group is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


​Nurse/Tech Scholarship Information
Approved Nurses'Techs will receive:

  • Domestic round-trip Airfare or Mileage reimbursement (up to $550)
  • Hotel Accommodations for one night, Thursday, February 6th​
  • ​(NOTE: Hotel Accommodations must be made through Gaffney Events. 
  • Additional nights are available at your own expense.)
  • Reimbursement of approved out-of-pocket expenses*

*Please refer to Nurse Course Scholarship Guidelines for further information

8:00 am
Registration / Continental Breakfast
The ARIA Resort & Casino, Orovada Ballroom, Plaza Level

8:55 am
Welcome and Introduction
Babak Hassid, MD, Rajiv Jauhar, MD and Michael C. Kim, MD

9:00 am
Coronary Anatomy and Hemodynamics
Michael C. Kim, MD

9:20 am
Role of Radial Intervention and Vascular Complication Treatments
Babak Hassid, MD

​9:40 am
Intravascular Imaging to Optimize PCI Outcomes
Deepak Asti, MD​

10:00 am


10:20 am
PAD Detection Algorithm
Christopher J. Varughese, MD

10:40 am
Rationale for Cardiac Rehabilitation Post MI / Stenting
Suresh Jain, MD

11:00 am
Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices in the Cath Lab
Rajiv Jauhar, MD

11:30 am
Emerging Role of CCTA and CTFFR in CAD Detection and Treatment
Michael Poon, MD

11:50 am 

12:50 pm
TAVR / Mitral Valve Therapies: Symptoms, Causes and Interventional Procedures
Afnan Tariq, MD

1:10 pm
Role of Watchman and Renal Denervation
Craig Basman, MD

1:30 pm

1:40 pm Case Presentation

2:00 pm
Course Conclusion / Concluding Remarks