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LINC Houston 2012
LINC Houston 2012
Dear Colleagues, Dear Friends,
We are pleased to announce the next LINC Houston meeting which will be held in Houston - Texas from December 11 to 13, 2012 in the Hilton Americas.
The conference will feature a mixture of didactic lectures, live case transmission and interactive discussions between world-renowned faculty that will help you stay current on the latest advances in the field of Interventional Neuroradiology.
NEW IN THIS EDITION: MEET THE EXPERT
Physicians will have the opportunity to meet experts in their field and discuss with them about daily practice, particular cases and different topics. These groups should not exceed 25 attendees.
OVERVIEW AND TARGET AUDIENCE
LINC Houston is dedicated to improving the understanding and management of cerebrovascular disease among neurologists, neurosurgeons, radiologists and cardiologists. This conference uses a mixture of didactic lectures, live case transmission and interactive discussions between world-renowned faculty. LINC Houston sessions are designed to familiarize the audience with the indications and treatment of various neurovascular disorders.
Conference highlights include the most recent therapeutic advances in the endovascular, medical and neurosurgical management of strokes, both hemorrhagic and ischemic. Additional highlights include lectures and demonstrations on the safe use of endovascular devices and the proper indications for use. Faculty will present topics ranging from recent scientific and engineering discoveries to data from clinical studies that will help conference attendees better understand the disease process and available therapeutic options.
At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to:
- Identify indications and treatments for various neurovascular disorders.
- Discuss, explain, and demonstrate the practical and safe use of endovascular devices and proper indications for their use.
- Evaluate recent scientific and engineering discoveries and clinical studies, recognize the disease process and list various therapeutic options that are available.
- Describe the indications of treatment for intracranial aneurysms, intracranial pial, and dural AVMs and balance the beneficial outcomes from treatment procedures, endovascular or surgical, against the natural history of the disease.
- Live Case Transmissions
- Audiovisual Presentations
- Question and Answer Sessions
- Round Table Discussions
LINC Houston wishes to ensure that no individual with a disability is excluded, denied services, segregated or otherwise treated differently from other individuals because of the absence of auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please contact us at +33 5 34 45 64 16 or firstname.lastname@example.org to notify us of your needs.
The official language of the course is English.
Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
UEMS/EACCME CME CREDIT RECOGNITION
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 forAMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support established by the Accreditation Council forContinuing Medical Education (ACCME), anyone in a position to control the content of the educational activity (speakers, paper presenters/authors, co-authors, staff, and the significant others of those mentioned), are required to disclose any relationship they have with commercial interests which may be related to the content of their lecture. Failure or refusal to disclose or the inability to satisfactorily resolve the identified conflict may result in the withdrawal of the invitation to participate in any Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital education activities. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest. The ACCME defines a “commercial interest” as any entity producing marketing, re-selling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. Disclosures will be published in the meeting program/handouts.