Cardiology 2016 — General Information


The conference will be held Wednesday, Feb. 24 through Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando. Registration will take place Wednesday, Feb. 24 from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursday, Feb. 25 from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Course Fees

The registration fee for the five-day conference is $950 for physicians and $595 for other healthcare professionals and physicians-in-training. The registration fee includes tuition, online presentations, daily continental breakfast, lunch and one ticket to the Blue Man Show.

Physicians —$950
Nurses, Medical Students, Residents, Fellows, Other Healthcare Professionals —$595

Optional Preconference Seminars

#1: Research Training in CHD — $150
#2: Challenges and Opportunities in Healthcare Administration for Children with Heart Disease — $150
#3: State-of-the-Art Imaging for CHD — $150
#4: A Comprehensive Review for Nursing and Front-line Providers — $150

ACCME Accreditation Statement

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia designates this live activity for a maximum of 41.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA PRA Category 1 credits™ are designated as follows:

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016

Optional Preconference Seminars – 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
#1 Research Training = 5.75
#2 Challenges and Opportunities = 5.75
#3 Imaging = 5.75

Main Conference: Wednesday, Feb. 24 (p.m.) to Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016

Total AMA PRA Category 1 credits™ = 35.50

Nursing Accreditation

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

Perfusion Accreditation

An application for CEU Category 1 hours will be submitted.

Services for People with Disabilities

If special arrangements are required for an individual with a disability to attend this meeting, please contact the Continuing Medical Education Department at 215-590-5263.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of cancellation or postponement, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will refund registration fees but is not responsible for any related costs or charges assessed by airlines and travel agencies. In order to process refunds for course withdrawals, cancellations must be received in writing by Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. Refunds will be issued for the amount of registration less a $75 service charge.

Hotel Information

A block of rooms has been reserved at Loews Royal Pacific Resort. The group rate is $229 single or double occupancy plus a 12.5 percent room tax. Participants are required to make their own hotel reservations by calling the hotel directly at 866-360-7395.

For the reduced conference rate, mention the name of this conference when making your reservation. The conference rate covers Feb. 22 – Feb. 29, 2016, and will be available only until Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. Reservations made after Feb. 1 will be accepted based on space and rate availability.