General Internal Medicine Clinical Series - May 2018

Northbrook, IL US
May 15, 2018
In this activity, participants will cover topics regarding coronary artery disease and the importance of coronary CT angiography.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians in internal medicine and family medicine, residents & fellows, nurses, APN's and other healthcare professionals involved in primary care.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Review updates in image quality, acquisition and radiation dosing;
  • Discuss differences in patient characteristics to improve order accuracy and diagnostic imaging;
  • Review indications for viability assessment.

AND

  • Review diagnostic testing modalities (and their indications) for the evaluation of possible cardiac chest paint;
  • Discuss ACC/AHA guideline-based approaches and appropriate use criteria for detection and risk assessment of stable ischemic heart disease;
  • Convey the recent advances and evidence base in coronary CT angiography and its evolving role in the evaluation of chest pain.
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Jennifer Wertheimer
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
847-570-1258
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 Participation
Event starts: 
05/15/2018 - 6:30pm
Event ends: 
05/15/2018 - 8:30pm
Activity opens: 
05/15/2018
Activity expires: 
08/15/2018
Renaissance Hotel, Northbrook
933 Skokie Blvd
Winnetka Ballroom
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States
ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago and NorthShore University HealthSystem are committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at jwertheimer@northshore.org.
PLANNING COMMITTEE
  Jay L Goldstein, MD
  Roy F. Kehl Chair of Gastroenterology
  Vice Chairman, Department of Medicine
  Head, Division of Gastroenterology
  Northshore University HealthSystem
 
  Howard Vernof, MD
  Department of Medicine
  Head, Division of General Internal Medicine
  NorthShore University HealthSystem
  Clinical Associate Professor
  University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
 
  John M. Revis, MD
  Department of Medicine
  Associate Head, Division of General Medicine
  Senior Clinician Educator
  University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
 
SPEAKERS
  Department of Medicine
  Division of Cardiology
  NorthShore University HealthSystem
  Clinical Assistant Professor
  University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
 
  Amit K. Pursnani, MD
  Department of Medicine
  Division of Cardiology
  NorthShore University HealthSystem
  Clinical Assistant Professor
  University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
 
 
 

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Chicago and NorthShore University Health System. The University of Chicago is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
The University Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Other Healthprofessional Credit
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.

Accreditation Period

Activity opens: 
05/15/2018
Activity expires: 
08/15/2018
REGISTRATION: Registration is required, and space is limited. RSVP by telephone at (847) 570-1258 or click on the email link below.
 
 
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