Texas Heart Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Texas Heart Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Estimated Study Time
The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 60 minutes.
If you previously completed and received credit for the live CME-sponsored grand rounds entitled, Coronary Physiology in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory on September 6, 2013, please note that you will not receive credit for completing this activity. Participants who take part in an identical activity, even in order to validate learning or to clarify specific topics, cannot claim, nor will the Texas Heart Institute award, duplicate credit for the activity.
Term of Approval
October 10, 2013 through October 10, 2016. Continuation of CME credit from October 10, 2016 depends on a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.
In September 2013, this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Patrick J. Hogan, MD, FACC, Director, Learning Resource Center and Co-Chairman, Medical Education Committee—Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Texas. Dr. Hogan does not have any disclosures relevant to this program.
Disclosure of Relationships Faculty Disclosure
It is the intent of the Texas Heart Institute to ensure that its educational mission and its continuing medical activities in particular, should not be influenced by the special interests of individuals associated with its program.
with the guidelines of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical
Education, everyone in a position to control content (faculty, planners,
reviewers, others who control content including their spouse/partner) has
disclosed to Texas Heart Institute their relevant financial relationships with
commercial interests. The Institute defines "relevant financial relationships"
as financial relationships of the individual (including those of the
individual's spouse or partner) in any amount occurring within the past 12
months that create a conflict of interest. The ACCME defines "commercial
interest" as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health
care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.
The live meeting from which this enduring material was derived was supported in part by an educational grant from St. Jude Medical. No grants were given for this enduring material.
Dr. Fearon has received research grants from St. Jude Medical.
Committee has nothing to disclose.
The THI CME
Staff have nothing to disclose.
Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose.