RSS Coordinator(s):
Series date: 
07/01/2022 - 12:00am CDT to 12/31/2022 - 11:59am CST

Series Overview

This conference is meant to provide evidence-based material and presentations to broaden the participants knowledge and management of advanced heart disease. The atmosphere is meant to engage the learner in discussion and self-reflection in order to apply these newly acquired skills/information to their practice in patient care. Topics are determined collaboratively between participating facilities and are presented by the Advanced Heart Disease and Transplant team from UW Health.

Target Audience

MD/DO, RN, APRN, Pharmacists, Social Workers, and Nutritionists.

Planning Committee

Ravi Dhingra, MD, ChairKristen English, BSN, RN, CoordinatorAmy HuebnerRenee Churchill, NP
Elise Strycharske, NPMegan Fecht, MSWHeather Lorden, RDAnne Rose, RPH
Ryan Kipp, MDRaju Ailiani, MDSarah Holthe, NPJamal Janjua, MD


Accreditation Statement

Jointly Accredited Provider LogoIn support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 ANCC contact hour. 

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

A maximum of 1 hour of knowledge-based CE credit can be earned by successfully completing this live activity. Pharmacists should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. CE credit information, based on verification of live attendance, will be provided to NABP within 60 days after the activity completion.

2022 Universal Activity Number (UAN) UAN JA0000358-0000-22-017-L01-P

ASWB Approved Continuing Education (ACE)

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program.  Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 General continuing education credits.

Continuing Education Units

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.1 continuing education units (CEUs) or 1 hour.


It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) to identify, mitigate and disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* held by the  speakers/presenters, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this accredited continuing education (CE).  In addition, speakers, presenters and authors must disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation. For this accredited continuing education activity, all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated and detailed disclosures are listed below.

* Ineligible companies are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.

Detailed disclosures will be available prior to the start of the activity.

Disclosures for Planning Committee



  • Patient Care and Procedural Skills

  • Medical Knowledge

  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills


  • Employ Evidence-Based Practice


  • Communication

  • Interprofessional collaboration


  • Interprofessional Communication

  • Teams and Teamwork


  • Address Health Disparities

Additional Activity Goals

JAC 18JAC 19JAC 20JAC 23

IP — Competence/Performance

Series location: 
United States
RSS Format: 
Case Conference
Live Stream Available: 
Global Objectives: 

As a result of participation in this educational series, members of the healthcare team will:

  1. Recognize clinical criteria that requires escalation to a higher level of care in regards to heart failure management
  2. Demonstrate appropriate titration of guideline-directed medical therapy (GDMT) for advanced heart failure patients
  3. Utilize best practices and evidence-based recommendations in heart failure management and consideration of advanced therapies, while also considering any health disparities that may be present      
  4. Prioritize clear and effective interprofessional communication between care facilities in order to address the overall needs of the patient as a team
Interprofessional RSS: 
Target Audience: 
Nurse Practitioner
Physician Assistant
Social Worker
Other Health Professional
Cardiovascular Medicine
Credits Available: 
ACPE Contact Hours - Pharmacist
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
ANCC Contact Hours
ACE Credits
University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours