Robotic Heart Surgery Is Inherently Unsafe (But Doesn’t Have to Be) - May 18
Surgery/Trauma Grand Rounds
Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
Academic Education Center - Auditorium B
4800 Alberta Avenue
El Paso, Texas
Thursday, May 18, 2017
7 – 8 a.m.
Robotic Heart Surgery Is Inherently Unsafe
(But Doesn’t Have to Be)
Robert S. Poston, M.D.
Director, CT Surgery
Mountain View Medical Center
Las Cruces, NM
Objectives: Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss what has made robotic heart surgery unsafe over the last 10 years.
- Describe measures to prevent innovative surgical procedures from becoming a safety hazard.
Accreditation: TheTexas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation: TheTexas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
It is the policy and practice of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME) to resolve all potential conflicts of interest prior to the activity.
Disclosure:Robert S. Poston, M.D., has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
All members of the planning committee for this series have signed disclosures stating no relevant financial relationships exist with any industry support companies.
- The Office of CME reserves the right to cancel this activity in the event of unforeseen or extenuating circumstances.
- Persons with disabilities who need auxiliary aids or services may call the Office of CME at 915-215-4880 to arrange accommodation.