Small and Large Bore Chest Tube Insertion and Introduction to Pleuroscopy June 15, 2018 - 8:00am - 12:00pm - Mayo Clinic Campus - Stabile Building

Rochester, MN US
June 15, 2018

Thoracostomy tube selection and placement remain critical interventional pulmonology skills.  This four-hour hands-on course offers the opportunity to familiarize the learner with basic thoracic ultrasound techniques, large and small bore chest tube placement, and basic familiarization with rigid and flex-rigid pleuroscopy using a human cadaver model.

Target Audience

This course is designed for Physicians and care providers who care for patients with disorders of the larynx, pharynx, esophagus, and lungs. This course is designed to provide education for otolaryngologists, gastroenterologists, pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons for example.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
06/15/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
06/15/2018 - 12:00pm
Mayo Civic Center
30 Civic Center Dr. SE
Rochester, MN 55904
United States

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Medical Association (AMA) has an agreement of mutual recognition of continuing medical education (CME) credit with the European Union of Medical Specialties (UEMS). Under the terms of this agreement, renewed in 2010, the AMA will convert CME credit for live and e-learning activities certified by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), the accrediting arm of the UEMS, to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. European physicians can earn their ECMEC®s by attending live events that have been certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Other Healthcare Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here.

Available Credit

  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

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