15th Annual Multidisciplinary Cardiovascular and Thoracic Critical Care Conference

Event dates
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Location
Washington, DC

Course Description

The 15th Annual Multidisciplinary Cardiovascular and Thoracic Critical Care Conference is designed to advance knowledge and expertise in cardiovascular and thoracic (CVT) critical care. Its goal is to bring together the entire team of health care professionals who provide care for patients undergoing CVT operations and interventional procedures.

This 2.5-day program will address the complex nature of CVT critical care cases, incorporating invited lectures, panel discussions, case-based breakouts, and original scientific abstracts. Leading experts will present new concepts, technologies, management protocols, and clinical experiences in their respective disciplines.


    Housing

    A block of rooms for Critical Care Conference attendees has been reserved at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. The special group rate is $274 (single/double), plus state and local taxes. This rate is available September 30–October 8, 2018, on a first-come, first-served basis. There are two ways to reserve a room in the STS block:

    The deadline to receive the special reduced rate is Tuesday, September 18!

    Pricing
    STS/FACTS-Care Physician Members $700
    Non-Member Physicians $800
    STS/FACTS-Care Allied Health  $500
    Non-Member Allied Health $600
    STS Candidate or Pre-Candidate Member $400
    Non-Member Resident/Fellow/Student $500

     

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

    • Apply the latest concepts, technologies, and developments in CVT critical care to optimize patient outcomes
    • Describe the latest protocols to provide safe and effective cardiac, respiratory, and renal support
    • Explain the importance of the multidisciplinary team in providing optimal CVT critical care

    CME/Accreditation: 
    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Nursing and Perfusion CE:
    The nursing continuing education credit for this conference is being brought to you through a joint-providership agreement between The Society of Thoracic Surgeons and Corexcel.

    Corexcel is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

    The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 19.5 contact hours.

    Additionally, this activity has been approved by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion for 22.5 Category I CEUs.


    Ethical MedTech Compliance:
    The 15th Annual Multidisciplinary Cardiovascular and Thoracic Critical Care Conference has been assessed by Ethical MedTech and is COMPLIANT with the MedTech Europe Code of Ethical Business Practice.