14th Annual Multidisciplinary Cardiovascular and Thoracic Critical Care Conference

Event dates
Washington, DC

The 14th Annual Multidisciplinary Cardiovascular and Thoracic Critical Care Conference is designed to advance the knowledge and expertise of health care professionals in cardiovascular and thoracic (CVT) critical care. Its goal is to bring together the entire team of health care professionals who provide care for patients undergoing CVT operations and interventional procedures. 

The conference will address the complex nature of CVT critical care cases, including their unique physiology, array of procedures, and potential complications. The latest management strategies for challenging clinical problems will be presented and current controversies will be discussed utilizing a variety of educational methodologies. Leading experts will present new concepts, technologies, management protocols, and clinical experiences in their respective disciplines.

Conference Prices

Standard Registration

STS/FACTS-Care Member Physician $700
Non-Member Physician $800
STS/FACTS-Care Member Allied Health $500
Non-Member Allied Health $600
STS Candidate or Pre-Candidate Member $400
Non-Member Resident/Fellow/Student $500

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Apply the latest concepts, technologies, and developments in CVT critical care to optimize
  • patient outcomes
  • Describe the latest protocols to provide safe and effective cardiac, respiratory, and renal support
  • Explain the importance of the multidisciplinary team in providing optimal CVT critical care

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been submitted to the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses, Inc. for approval to award contact hours. The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses, Inc. is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Activities that are approved by AORN are recognized as continuing education for registered nurses. This recognition does not imply that AORN or the ANCC Commission on Accreditation approves or endorses any product included in the presentation.

The contact hours for this activity will expire two years after the date of approval.

Participants of the conference will contribute to health care quality by having medical centers use the latest technology and concepts to provide optimal CVT critical care to cardiac surgical patents. Having benefitted from a team-oriented understanding of new technologies and concepts in CVT critical care, participants will provide improved health care quality in the critical care space based on specific, evidence-based protocols.