Cardiothoracic Surgery Attending Rounds and M&M Conference
February 21, 2018
6:00 AM – 6:45 AM
“Topic of Choice”
Ryan Plichta, M.D.
6:45 AM – 8:30 AM
Peter Smith, M.D.
Chief, Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, the Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education & Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the health care team.
Credit Designation Statement
Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be able to:
1. Review and discuss technical aspects of cardiothoracic surgery.
2. Discuss clinical research findings and advances in thoracic surgery.
3. Present and discuss case studies, protocols and treatment guidelines as appropriate to the thoracic surgery practice.
Summary of Faculty Disclosure/Planning Committee
The following speakers and/or planning committee members have indicated they have no relationship(s) with industry to disclose relative to the content of this CME activity: Peter Smith, M.D.