Cardiology 2017: 20th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease -- Care at the Cutting Edge in a Cost-conscious World


Date & Location
Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 8:00 AM - Sunday, February 26, 2017, 1:00 PM, Disney's Yacht & Beach Club Resorts, Orlando, FL

Overview
20th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease: Care at the Cutting Edge in a Cost-conscious World.

At this informative and thought-provoking event, we will share cost-conscious strategies for incorporating the latest breakthroughs in medicine and biology into our patients’ care and discuss the fundamentals of pediatric and congenital cardiovascular care.

As always, it will be an exciting few days, filled with opportunities to connect with colleagues from a variety of disciplines — and have the kinds of discussions that make working in our field so intellectually challenging, invigorating and fun.

We look forward to seeing you in Orlando!

Notification of Abstract Acceptance ---- Monday, Dec.19, 2016

Target Audience

A comprehensive post-graduate course for pediatric cardiologists, intensivists, surgeons, nurses, neonatologists, anesthesiologists, ACHD specialists, sonographers, perfusionists, and all those involved in the care of patients with pediatric and congenital cardiovascular disease.



Objectives

Upon completion of this live activity participants should be able to:
  1. Describe the science and knowledge base of information that supports clinical practice for the patient with pediatric and congenital cardiovascular disease
  2. Outline some of the latest innovations and their potential for changing care in pediatric and congenital cardiovascular disease
  3. Understand the concepts of healthcare value and its relevance to pediatric and congenital cardiovascular disease
  4. Understand the emerging role of the lymphatic system in congenital heart disease
  5. Appreciate the uniqueness of the mitral valve and identify the latest care strategies
  6. And many, many more...

Registration

Course Fees

The registration fee for the five-day conference is $950 for physicians and $595 for other healthcare professionals and physicians-in-training. The registration fee includes tuition, online presentations, daily continental breakfast and lunch.

Physicians $950

Nurses, Medical Students, Residents, Fellows and Other Healthcare Professionals  $595

Optional Preconference Seminars

International Symposium on Challenges Faced after Fontan Operation: Next Steps to Improve Quality and Duration of  Life  $150

Postoperative Management and Congenital Heart Disease: A Comprehensive Primer Review for Nursing and Front-line Providers  $150

Starting and Maintaining a Successful Career in Congenital Heart Care  $150



Accreditation

ACCME Accreditation Statement

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia designates this live activity for a maximum of 38.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are designated as follows:

Wednesday, Feb. 22: Optional Preconference Seminars – 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

International Symposium on Challenges Faced after Fontan Operation – 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Postoperative Management and Congenital Heart Disease – 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Starting and Maintaining a Successful Career in Congenital Heart Care – 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Wednesday, Feb. 22 (p.m.) to Sunday, Feb. 26: Main Conference Total – 31.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Nursing Accreditation

This activity has been submitted to the PA State Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. The PA State Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Perfusion Accreditation

An application for CEU Category 1 hours will be submitted.