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101st Annual Meeting
Featuring Aortic Symposium
and Mitral Conclave

A Virtual Learning Experience
April 30 - May 2, 2021



Accreditation

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the end of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the latest techniques and current research specifically related to adult cardiac surgery, congenital heart disease, general thoracic surgery, and perioperative care;
  • Select appropriate surgical procedures and other interventions for their own patients based upon results presented;
  • Incorporate the basic science developments and emerging technologies and techniques across the spectrum of cardiothoracic surgery;
  • Communicate current practice management necessary for the effective and safe delivery of patient care;
  • Translate expanded knowledge into practice for the improvement of patient outcomes and satisfaction.
ACCME ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

The American Association for Thoracic Surgery is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

The American Association for Thoracic Surgery designates this other activity (live and recorded sessions) for 166.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Specialty

Credit Count

Adult Cardiac

93.00

Congenital

21.25

Thoracic

26.50

Perioperative Care

17.75

Multi-Specialty

8.25

Total

166.75

AAPA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR CLAIMING CME

To claim credit for this event: 

  • Attend the sessions in full for which credit is sought;
  • Complete the post-activity evaluation;
  • A certificate of completion will be available once the evaluation is submitted.
FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES STATEMENT

The planners and faculty for this activity do not have any relationships to disclose unless listed. All relevant relationships have been mitigated according to ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education.

DISCLOSURE OF COMMERCIAL SUPPORT

The American Association for Thoracic Surgery received commercial support from the following organizations: Abbott.

For further information on the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards of Commercial Support, please visit www.accme.org.