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The 2013 Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions
will be held April 24-27, 2013, at the beautiful , 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montréal (Québec) H2Z 1H2, Canada. Located in Montréal’s downtown core, the Palais is a safe and bustling venue. A hub of activity straddling the city’s business centre, international district, Old Montréal and Chinatown. It is near Montréal’s main attractions and easily accessible on foot from the ISHLT meeting hotels.
All those wishing to register for this meeting must do so ONSITE in Montréal. You may PRINT
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, and more!CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION INFORMATION
The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
ISHLT designates this live activity for a maximum of 28.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Education Points for Transplant Certification (CEPTC) have been applied for through the American Board for Transplant Certification.
At the conclusion of this meeting, participants will have improved competence and professional performance in the areas of:
Understanding the latest information and approaches regarding heart and lung transplant research, surgical techniques, medical therapies, donor organ management and allocation and transplant recipient management (including age-specific approaches to immuno suppression and prevention of immunosuppression related infectious and non-infectious complications).
Understanding the state-of-the-art medical and mechanical support treatments, risk factors, risk management approaches, patient selection criteria, disease prevention strategies, outcome implications and psychosocial management strategies for patients with end-stage heart, lung, and pulmonary vascular disease.
Understanding emerging technologies, medical advances and the clinical application of basic science models of cardiopulmonary diseases and transplantation as they relate to treatment of end-stage heart, lung and pulmonary vascular disease.
Current guidelines state that participants in CME activities must be made aware of any affiliation or financial interest that may affect the program content or a speaker’s presentation. Planners, Faculty and Chairs participating in this meeting are required to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the content of their presentations or service as Chair/Planner. These disclosures will be distributed at the meeting. Additionally, all speakers have been asked to verbally disclose at the start of their presentation any financial interest or affiliations and to indicate if a product they are discussing is not labeled for the use under discussion or is still investigational.
The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation is a leading organization providing education for medical professionals involved in heart and lung transplantation. Because of the rapid advances in medicine in general and transplantation medicine specifically, transplant professionals are in need of regular opportunities to update and maintain their knowledge of advances and changes in transplant medicine. This meeting is designed to address their needs.
The educational goals of this activity are: to enable participants to learn about current practices, emerging technologies, and medical advances related to heart and lung transplantation and end-stage heart and lung disease and to provide a forum for participants to engage in discussion, debate and examination regarding the efficacy and applicability of these current practices, emerging technologies and medical advances.
The audience for this program includes physicians, surgeons, scientists, nurses and transplant coordinators engaged in the practice of heart and lung transplantation, the management and treatment of heart and lung transplant recipients, the management and treatment of patients with end-stage heart or lung disease, basic science or clinical research related to these fields or specialties which cause them to become involved in the treatment of transplant recipients or patients with end-stage heart or lung disease.DISCOVER MONTRÉALCanada’s
bilingual capital (French and English), Montréal attracts numerous visitors because there is no city like it anywhere else in North America. Browse the Tourisme Montréal map to find Montréal’s exact location and to obtain information on getting there (flights, visas, driving directions, etc.).Montréal
is charming year round, thanks to its many attractions and festive atmosphere. Visitors who explore the city marvel at the lively streets, the contrasts and the harmony they can experience safely day or night. Ideally located at the heart of the city’s international district, the Palais is within walking distance of Montréal’s business centre, Chinatown, arts and entertainment district, multimedia core and Old Montréal. You
can find myriad leisure activities to enjoy nearby, as well as boutiques, theatres and museums to visit. The Jean-Paul-Riopelle public square, next to the Palais, will enchant you with its bronze fountain sculpture La Joute, by the internationally renowned Québec artist after whom the square is named. The sculpture is composed of thirty bronze pieces magically accentuated at night by mist and water effects and a ring of fire.
For more information, visit at www.tourisme-montreal.org