Building a Protected PCI Program: The Programmatic Approach to Teaching, Tactics & Techniques

Episode 2: The University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle is a leader in high-risk procedures, high-tech medicine and high-touch training. Training and passion sit at the core of the UW heart team’s mission. Learn how this national training site for Protected PCI with hemodynamic support is teaching: hands-on, in-depth, in-person, head to head. They answer a lot of other questions too for programs seeking to optimize or sites looking to start a Protected PCI program:

  • How can we get administration buy in?
  • Which patients are the best candidates?
  • How do we build a team?
  • How much training do we need? 

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The panel:

William L. Lombardi, MD, FACC, FSCAIWilliam L. Lombardi, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Director, Complex Coronary Artery Disease Therapies Jason W. Smith, MDJason W. Smith, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgeon


Creighton Wright Don, MD, FACCCreighton Wright Don, MD, FACC
Interventional Cardiologist Claudius Mahr, DO, FACCClaudius Mahr, DO, FACC
Director, Clinical Integration, UW Regional Heart Center;
Medical Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support Program, UW Medical Center


James M. McCabe, MD, FACCJames M. McCabe, MD, FACC
Interventional Cardiologist;
Director, Cardiac Cath Lab Mary C. TierneyModerated by
Mary C. Tierney
Chief Content Editor
Cardiovascular Business/TriMed Media Group


Series: Building a Proteced PCI Program

 Episode 5: Enhancing Revascularization Outcomes One Patient Transfer at a Time
Featuring Banner University Medical Center Phoenix
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Episode 4: Defining Algorithms, Selecting Patients
Featuring VA North Texas Healthcare System in Dallas
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Episode 3: The Community Hospital Approach
Featuring Bakersfield Heart Hospital in Bakersfield, Calif.
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 Episode 2: The Programmatic Approach
Featuring University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle.
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Episode 1: The Heart Team Approach
Featuring Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia.
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