2020 Acute Circulatory Support Symposium

Chicago, IL US
November 13, 2020 to November 14, 2020
This symposium provides an overview of the fundamentals of Acute Circulatory Support with a full day of lectures and a half day of didactic workshops. Topics will include patient management, program building, team management, cannulation techniques, emergency situations, ethical issues, and patient transportation. The goal of this activity is to enhance the knowledge and skills required for acute circulatory support management by providing participants with evidence- based practices that will improve patient outcomes.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for healthcare professionals in anesthesiology, cardiology, cardiac and thoracic surgery, critical care, perfusion, pharmacy, pulmonology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, and other areas interested in acute circulatory support as part of their practice.

Learning Objectives

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Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Christopher Stoj
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
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Available credit: 
  • 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 10.75 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 10.75 Occupational Therapist
  • 10.75 Participation
  • 10.75 Physical Therapist
Event starts: 
11/13/2020 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
11/14/2020 - 12:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
The University of Chicago
5841 S Maryland Ave.
Billings Hospital
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
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The symposium will be taking place at two venues within the University of Chicago Hyde Park Campus:

Friday, October 16, 2020 - Faculty Lectures
The David Rubenstein Forum | 1201 E. 60th St. | Chicago, IL

Saurday, October 17, 2020 - Hands-on Simulations
Mitchell Hospital Simulation Center | 5841 S. Maryland Ave. | Chicago, IL

The University establishes preferred relationships with hotels in Hyde Park and the city of Chicago for visitors and guests. These hotels offer discounted rates and complimentary amenities when booking under the University's name. Please contact the hotel directly and request "The University of Chicago rate" to receive the discounted rate and to ensure your stay is credited as a University booking. For the complete list of hotels and more information, click here!

Please contact Chris Stoj via e-mail here.

ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is 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 Chris Stoj via email at cstoj@surgery.bsd.uchicago.edu.

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

Tae H. Song, MD  Tae Song, MD
  Assistant Professor of Surgery
  Director, ECMO Program
  Surgical Director, Lung Transplant
  University of Chicago Medicine
Robert H. Bartlett, MD  Robert H. Bartlett, MD
  Professor of Surgery Emeritus
  University of Michigan



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.

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