Continuing Medical Education

PCICS 11th International Meeting
December 10-11, 2015 • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
BioScience Research Collaborative at Rice University
6500 Main Street • Houston, Texas 77030

Paul A. Checchia, MD, FCCM, FACC, Program Director
Lara S. Shekerdemian, MD, Program Co-Director

Jointly provided by Texas Children’s Hospital and the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society


Target Audience
Physicians (hospital and office based/private practice), surgeons, pediatricians, intensivists, anesthesiologists, medical students, residents, fellows, nursing and allied health.

Educational Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • identify and explore differences in cardiac critical care delivery around the world.
  • identify factors involved in past ground breaking interventions, how risk was minimized, and how to apply lessons learned to current practice.
  • identify the variation in perception of risk and safety by non-physician, non-nurse participants and learn from their shared experience.
  • identify the role of large practice databases and the information provided by them in leading to improved care delivery.

Accreditation Statement
This live activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Texas Medical Association through the joint providership of Texas Children’s Hospital and the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society. Texas Children’s Hospital is accredited by the TMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
Texas Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Each speaker will present their disclosure information prior to their presentation. Persons involved in the planning of this activity have reported no relevant financial relationships with and commercial interest.

Commercial Support Acknowledgement
This CME activity is supported by educational grants. A complete list of supporters will be provided at the activity.

Contact Information
Sandra Peterson, Association Manager

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