Northwestern Memorial Hospital, August 4, 2012, Chicago, IL
Northwestern Memorial Hospital is proud to present Marfan Syndrome 2012: Multidisplinary Approaches from Childhood to Adulthood, a CME program designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, surgeons and other health care professionals who care for pediatric and/or adult patients with Marfan syndrome and related connective tissue disorders on August 4, 2012. For more information and to register visit www.cme.northwestern.edu/conferences.
To learn more about Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute visit www.heart.nmh.org
National Marfan Foundation
The National Marfan Foundation, in partnership with Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine CME program, has created a video based CME entitled "Emergency Diagnosis and Treatment of Aortic Dissection." The CME costs $45.00 for 2 category I AMA credits. To complete this CME, you can
Emergency Medicine Reviews and Perspectives, or EM:RAP, recently (December 2008) completed taping of an online course on diagnosis and management of aortic dissection using the tragic case of Jonathan Larson. Larson was the creator of RENT whose aortic dissection was undiagnosed in TWO hospital emergency departments in the days before his death.
This course is available on the EM:RAP website.
The Sullivan Group
The Sullivan Group offers a course titled "The Marfan Syndrome and Thoracic Aortic Dissection: Medical Error and Risk Reduction" - CME (2 hours).
Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education
"Genetics: Marfan Syndrome" provides participants with an up-to-date overview of Marfan syndrome in a case-based format. It focuses on the recognition and clinical management of individuals with Marfan syndrome and the differentiation with other overlapping conditions. The use of molecular genetic testing in clinical situations is also discussed.
Nurse.com offers a course called "Marfan Syndrome: Inherited Disorder has Far-Reaching Effects" - CE (1 hour).