Thursday, November 15, 2012 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
||The Balancing Act of Maintaining Quality in the Cath Lab:
SCAI Quality Improvement Toolkit (QIT)
|Mauricio G. Cohen, MD
||IAppropriate Use Criteria for Cardiac Catheterization and Intervention: A Valuable Tool in Your Quality Toolbox
||Lyndon Box, MD
- Identify how quality is assessed in catheterization laboratories
- To explain the process for maintaining quality in the catheterization laboratory
- To recognize clinical scenarios appropriate for PCI
This educational program is designed for physicians, nurses, technicians, and other health professionals who will benefit from the comprehensive programming.
PHYSICIANS: The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
INTERNATIONAL PHYSICIANS: The American Medical Association has determined that physicians not licensed in the US who participate in this CME activity are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 creditTM.
DOCTORS OF OSTEOPATHY: Category 2 credit will be awarded for formal educational programs that are ACCME-accredited or AAFP-approved.
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS & NURSES: AAPA and ANCC accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM from ACCME-accredited institutions. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. The Society for Cardiovascular Angi-ography and Interventions is an accredited provider through the ACCME.
Successful Completion Statement
Certificates of Completion / Attendance are provided to registered attendees based upon completion of the evaluation. For questions regarding continuing medical education (CME) credits for this event, please email Sylvia Perez at SMPerez@SCAI.org.
Content Validation Statement
The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions accepts the following Content Validation Statements and expects all persons involved in its professional education activities to abide by these statements with regard to any recommendations for clinical care.
All recommendations involving clinical medicine are based on evidence accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contradictions in the care of patients; AND/OR
All scientific research referred to or reported in support or justification of a patient care recommendation conforms to generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.