This activity addresses professional practice gaps relevant to physicians in the practice of cardiology. In addition, physicians that identify conditions and refer patients to a cardiovascular surgeon and those specialists to whom a cardiologist might refer for further evaluation or treatment.

Invited Baptist Health Cardiologists, Cardiovascular Surgeons and Cardiac Cath Lab nurses, sonographers and radiology technologists.


  • Review results from various cath and cardiac surgery cases.
  • Implement evidence-based strategies into clinical practice to improve care of the cardiac patient

Marcus E. St. John, M.D., FACC, FSCAI
Interventional Cardiologist
Medical Director, Cardiac Catheterization Lab
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Baptist Health Quality Network
Baptist Health Medical Group
Baptist, Doctors, South Miami and West Kendall Baptist Hospital

Cathleen Charles,APRN
Manager Cardiothoracic Advanced Practice Providers
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Baptist Health Medical Group 

Marcus St. John, M.D., conference director and moderator of this educational activity, and Cathleen Smith, APRN, moderator, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose.

None of the planners for this educational activity has relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies 

*Ineligible Companies - Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.


Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-383205, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 1 credit for Nursing, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.


American Board of Surgery - Maintenance of Certification (MOC) - Accredited CME - General Surgery

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.

Successful completion of this course is submitted to specialty boards through the ACCME's PARS system. 



Session date: 
06/27/2024 - 7:30am to 8:30am EDT
Zoom Meeting
United States
  • 1.00 ABS MOC II
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing

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