CREF Product Theaters

CREF Product Theaters (PTs) give you a chance to explore commercial products and services that can shape your work environment, improve your practice, and promote better patient care. At CREF PTs, dine with friends and colleagues and discover the benefits of employing advanced technology, best practices, and specialized services.

Attend CREF Product Theaters to:

  • Gain practical understanding of products and services related to your practice
  • Hear about some of the latest findings in CPB care
  • Observe demonstrations of innovative equipment and technologies
  • Obtain hands-on experience with products related to your profession
  • Hear answers from key experts and industry representatives

PTs are organized independently by their industry hosts, and registered attendees pay no additional charge to attend. All PTs are offered first come, first served. 

CEU credit, but not CME credit, is offered for all CREF Product Theaters.


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24


6:30 – 7:45 AM

HemoSonics PBM Technology Breakfast Product Theater:
Optimizing Bleeding Management with HemoSonics Technology

MARINA BALLROOM D+E | 3RD FLOOR

Speaker
Pierre R. Tibi MD FACS
Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery, Yavapai Regional Medical Center
Prescott, Arizona

Speed, Understanding, and Team Communication Are Critical to Efficiently Restore Functional Hemostasis in Your Bleeding Patient

Attend this breakfast Product Theater for a review of technique, methodology, and practice for hemostasis restoration and bleeding management featuring our hemostasis analyzer and its patented technology. See first-hand how unique viscoelastic testing optimizations can lead to most clinically relevant results and have helped to meet common challenges in Patient Blood Management. Featuring case studies and data review by Dr. Pierre R. Tibi, Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Yavapai Regional Medical Center and immediate past president of the Society for the Advancement of Patient Blood Management (SABM).


12:15 – 1:30 PM

Medtronic Lunch Product Theater:
Practice Advances in AutoTransfusion

MARINA BALLROOM D+E | 3RD FLOOR

Speaker
Patrick M. Grady CCP          

Director of Perfusion Services, Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Attend this lunch Product Theater to:

  • Share the Cleveland Clinic history with autotransfusion
  • Describe current challenges in blood management practices
  • Compare features and performance of autotransfusion solutions available today
  • List the advantages and improvements of autoLog IQ over 1st gen autoLog
  • Describe the Cleveland Clinic solution for autotransfusion and resulting outcomes

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25


12:00 – 1:15 PM

Medtronic Lunch Product Theater:
Integration with ECLS Circuits

MARINA BALLROOM D+E | 3RD FLOOR

Speaker
Brandon D’Aloiso CCP

Lead Perfusionist, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Attend this lunch Product Theater to:

  • Share UPMC clinical use experiences and results with our ECLS circuit
  • Highlight outcomes and performance of our ECLS circuit with COVID-19
  • Compare configurations of our ECLS circuit vs. a conventional circuit
  • Discuss application of our ECLS circuit in-formation in ECLS practice at UPMC
  • Describe utility of our ECLS circuit GUI in patient mobility and transport

 


CREF Product Theaters are organized independently by their industry hosts, and registered attendees pay no additional charge to attend. All PTs are offered first come, first served.

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