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ACP & Society of Hospital Medicine Meeting

April 21, 2011

Saint Thomas Health Services, in Collaboration with the American College of Physicians Tennessee Chapter and the Society of Hospital Medicine, presents:

Collaborative Care: What An ACO Needs to Maintain Stability of the Patient with Advanced Congestive Heart Failure
Thursday, April 28, 2011
Maggiano’s Little Italy Restaurant
3106 West End Avenue
Nashville, Tennessee

Limited Seating, RSVP to the Office of CME at (615) 222-2007 by April 22, 2011.

6:00 p.m. - Reception and Check-in
6:50 p.m. - Welcome and Program Overview
7:00 p.m. - Overview of Accountable Care and Congestive Heart Failure Disease Management, Steven A. Embry, MD, MHA, FHM
7:20 p.m. - Medication Reconciliation, Amanda Salanitro, MD, MSPH
7:40 p.m. - Audience Response
8:00 p.m. - Collaborative Care Concept and Tools
8:15 p.m. - Discussion
8:30 p.m. - Adjourn

Educational Objectives:

  • You will be able to apply good communication techniques in order to improve care transitions.
  • You will examine various components of a good care transition for patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) to improve patient stability and reduce risk of exacerbation.
  • You will examine solutions for medication reconciliation for congestive heart failure (CHF) patients during care transitions.

Faculty Disclosure:
Saint Thomas Health Services is committed to providing CME that is balanced, objective, and evidence-based. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Essentials and Standards, all parties involved in content development are required to disclose any real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this education activity. Saint Thomas Health Services has established mechanisms to resolve conflicts of interest should they arise. Any potential conflict of interest or off-label use will be disclosed to the audience prior to the activity.

Saint Thomas Health Services gratefully acknowledges Kindred Healthcare and the Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Physicians for their support of this program with educational grants.

Saint Thomas Health Services is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Saint Thomas Health Services designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Page updated: 05-16-11

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Contact Information

Richard G. Lane, MD, FACP,
Governor, Tennessee Chapter

Renee Arnott
Executive Director
Ph: 615-460-1657
E-mail: renee.arnott@tnmed.org