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Current Concepts in Pediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiac Critical Care

Date

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Time

7:00am – 4:40pm

Location

Columbia University Faculty House
64 Morningside Drive
New York, NY 10027

Course Director

Arthur J. Smerling, MD

Program Director

Emile A. Bacha, MD

Associate Program Director

Sandra M. McGill-Lane, RN, MSN, FNP, CCRN

Introduction

This one-day educational symposium will focus on the innovations in the care of pediatric and adult congenital cardiac patients. NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center is a leader in best outcomes for pediatric and adult congenital cardiac surgery providing cardiac care to children and adults locally and internationally. Faculty from this institution will address the perioperative best clinical practices in these patients. This course will also include Q&A and smaller breakout sessions to facilitate attendee participation.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for adult cardiologists, pediatricians, neonatologists, pediatric cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, intensivists, CCU nurses, cardiac nurses, cardiology fellows, critical care fellows, anesthesiologists, hospitalists, perfusionists, and other clinicians who are involved in the care of pediatric and adult congenital cardiac patients.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain an understanding of the latest developments and techniques in neonatal, pediatric, and adult congenital cardiac surgery
  • Review pediatric and adult congenital heart failure and treatment options
  • Learn the different types of mechanical cardiac support devices and how they are used
  • Understand pediatric pulmonary hypertension and its management
  • Learn the advances in electrophysiology and pacemakers
  • Understand the indications and best practices in extracorporeal support in pediatric critically ill patients

Accreditation

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The College of Physicians and Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education Credits

The NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital School of Continuing Education for Nurses is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Contact Hours pending.

Support

We expect support for this program through grants from pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

Registration

Physicians – $125
NYP physicians – $100
Fellows, nurses, perfusionists, and other clinical professionals – $100
NYP fellows, nurses, perfusionists, and other clinical professionals – $75
Students (no CME credit will be awarded) – $50

Fees include program lectures, course materials, and meals. A confirmation e-mail will be sent upon receipt of registration and payment.

Pre-registration for this event has now closed. If you are still interested in attending, please report to the 3rd Floor of the Faculty House starting at 7am on Thursday, March 21, 2013.

Program Location Details

Parking:
Click here for a list of local area parking. Please note parking is not included in the registration fee for this course.
Subway:
Take the 1 line to 116 St – Columbia University.
Local Area Hotels:
Click here for a list of local area hotels.

Download

Updated Agenda PDF Download: Pediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiac Critical Care Agenda
Program Brochure PDF Download: Pediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiac Critical Care Brochure
Updated Course Information PDF Download: Pediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiac Critical Care Course Informatio
Updated Faculty List PDF Download: Pediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiac Critical Care Faculty

Contact Information

Program Coordinator
Ariana Tibaldi
Phone: 212-305-7054
Fax: 212-342-4687
E-mail: amt2199@columbia.edu


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