DATE: Saturday, November 7, 2020
TIME: 7:50 am – 2:00 pm
FORMAT: Virtual Conference

REGISTRATION: https://events.houstonmethodist.org/achsymposium

COURSE DIRECTOR: C. Huie Lin, MD, PhD, Director, Adult Congenital Heart Program, Houston Methodist

DETAILS: For the first time in history patients born with congenital heart disease are surviving and even thriving in adulthood, however, many continue to require advanced specialized care and are even at risk for early coronary disease and pulmonary hypertension. Recognizing the need to educate health care providers on this rapidly growing patient population, Houston Methodist DeBakey CV Education will be holding its sixth annual Adult Congenital Heart (ACH) Symposium. This popular annual event is a unique opportunity for physicians and allied health care professionals to learn more about care and treatment options from 
leading ACH experts.

TARGET AUDIENCE: Internists, family practitioners, cardiologists, primary care physicians as well as advanced practice providers, radiology technologist, and nurses.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this live activity, the participant should be able to:
• Describe the basic anatomy changes in common adult congenital heart conditions
• Identify the early signs of a congenital issue
• Describe when to intervene and when to refer
• Discuss important measures for maintenance and preventive care in adult congenital heart disease

PHYSICIANS: Houston Methodist is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity has been approved for 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. 

NURSES: Houston Methodist is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Houston Methodist will provide 4.16 contact hours for this activity.

RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGISTS: Approval for ASRT credit is pending.

SOCIAL WORK: Approval for Social Work credit is pending.