CREF CME & CEU Credit

CREF CME and CEU credit is available for advanced-practice providers, nurses, perfusionists, and physicians who attend the 39th Annual Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium, a continuing medical education and perfusion conference. Following are the 2019 conference CEU and CME credits:

  • 44.1 Category 1 CEUs for perfusionists and nurses
  • 27.25 Category 1 CME credits for physicians and advanced-practice providers

To earn CREF CME and CEU credit, you must (1) show a photo ID when you check in and (2) sign in once each day to verify attendance.

Immediately following the meeting, you will receive your attendance certificate by email. Your CREF CME or CEU certificate states the total number of hours attended, and that total is based on the number of days you sign in. Note that sign-in is available each day until 11:00 a.m.

CREF CEUs for CCPs & RNs

CREF CME totals for 2019 cardiac surgery meeting in San Diego CaliforniaThe American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion allots 44.1 Category 1 CEUs to perfusionists in attendance.

The California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP9793, approves this activity for 44.1 contact hours.

For daily CEU totals, view chart at the left.


CREF CME Credits for MDs & APPs

CME Accreditation Statement

CREF CME totals for 2019 cardiac surgery meeting in San Diego CaliforniaThis activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)through the joint providership of The Institute for Medical Studies (IMS) and Aligned Management Associates, Inc. IMS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Designation Statement

The Institute for Medical Studies designates this live activity for a maximum of 27.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.


2018 CME & CEU Credit

All CME and CEU certificates for the 2018 meeting have been sent. If you attended, your certificate states the total number of hours attended, and that total is determined by the number of days you signed in. For questions about the 2018 CREF CME and CEU totals or certificates, please contact us.