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 educational activity for a maximum of .50 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 30 minutes.
If you previously completed and received credit for the live CME-sponsored grand rounds entitled, Cardiac Disability under
Social Security on January
25, 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
June 27, 2013 through June 27, 2016. Continuation of CME credit from June 27, 2016 depends on a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.
In June 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.
In accordance with the guidelines of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, faculty members have disclosed their relationships, with either the manufacturers of commercial products discussed, or the corporate organizations offering educational grants for the live continuing medical education activity.
Williams is a stockholder with Johnson & Johnson, Inc.
Committee has nothing to disclose
The THI CME
Staff have nothing to disclose
Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose.