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October 4th Grand Rounds featuring "Is there a problem with end of life care in the ICU?"

Mon, 10/01/2012

Critical Care Medicine Grand Rounds

The Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

“Is there a problem with end of life care in the ICU?”

Presented by: Gordon Rubenfeld, MD
                          Chief, Program in Trauma, Emergency, and Critical Care
                          Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center
                          Toronto, Ontario


Date:  Thursday, October 4th, 2012
Time: 12:00pm -1:00pm
Location: Scaife Lecture Hall 1 

Lunch will be provided

Overall Goals of Program:

To educate through a review of current literature, formal critical care committee recommendations regarding topics and review of GME recommendations

Faculty Disclosure

In accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education requirements on disclosure, information about relationships of presenters with commercial interests (if any) will be included in materials distributed at the time of the conference.

Continuing Medical Education

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  Other health care professionals are awarded 1.0 continuing education units (CEU's) which are equal to 1.0 contact hours.  Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by calling Lisa Fabiszewski at (412) 647-6249.  

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