In support of improving patient care, Rush University Medical Center 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.
This activity is being presented without bias and with commercial support.
Rush University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 25.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Rush University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 25.25 nursing contact hour(s).
*ASRT credits pending
PICS 2022 will provide physicians, nurses & technologists the opportunity to learn about many aspects of pediatric and adult congenital and structural interventional cardiology.
Upon completion of your participation in this educational activity you intend to incorporate the following into your practice of medicine:
· Utilize new interventional technologies and current strategies developed for the management of children and adults with congenital and structural heart disease.
· Incorporate into your practice the techniques for the proper placement of percutaneous valves, stents and devices for occlusion of septal defects.
· Initiate advances in diagnosis, evaluation and therapies for children and adults with congenital and heart disease.
· Identify the important factors which affect the long-term outcomes and quality of life in children and adults with congenital heart disease.
· Incorporate alternative management strategies to transcatheter management for patients with congenital and structural heart defects.
· Utilize new clinical research advances in the care of children and adults with congenital heart disease.
· Incorporate demonstrated practical techniques related to interventional cardiac therapies in patients with structural and congenital heart disease.
· Access the results of new research, and assess their potential applications to clinical practice.
· Improve basic knowledge and skills relevant to clinical practice.
· Assess the potential of technological innovations and advances to enhance clinical practice and problem solving.