The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville

Continuing Education and Professional Development

University of Tennessee Medical Center Heart, Lung, Vascular Institute and
The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine


Heart, Lung, Vascular Update for Primary Care Providers

Minimizing Complications while Improving Quality of Life

November 4-5, 2016
UT Conference Center
Knoxville, Tennessee

To Register

Featured Speaker:

Paul P. Dobesh, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS
Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
University of Nebraska Medical Center


Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, the participants should be able to

Who Should Attend?

Healthcare professionals practicing in:

2016 Registration Fees

Early Registration (through October 21, 2016)
$175 Physicians
$125 Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners
$ 95  Nurses, Retiree, Allied Health Professional, Student

$ 0 GSM Resident

Conference Hotel

A block of guest rooms have been reserved for  conference participants at the Knoxville Downtown Hilton at the discounted rate of $92 plus tax for Thursday, November 3, and $220 per night, plus tax for Friday and Saturday, November 4-5, 2016. 

PLEASE NOTE: A two-night minimum stay is required for all guests reserving a hotel room for Friday and Saturday nights.

To make hotel reservations, please contact Knoxville Hilton directly by calling (865) 523-2300 or toll free at (888) 253-1628 and mention code HLV, or visit


ACCMEThis 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 University of Tennessee College of Medicine and the UT Medical Center Heart, Lung, Vascular Institute.  The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Education Credits

Physicians:The University of Tennessee College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PAs, NPs and Nurses: Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Nurses may use these credit hours toward certification renewal.  This credit is acceptable by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), American Nurses Credentialing Association (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

Allied Health Professionals: Professional associations may choose to convert the hours earned to contact hours.  Please contact your certifying board to ensure these credit hours will be accepted.


ACPEThe University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  Successful completion of this knowledge-based program will provide a statement for ten & ¾ (10.75) live contact hours credit (1.075 CEUs) and will be mailed within 3 weeks following the program.  Successful completion includes attending the session, signing the attendance sheet, and completion of the program evaluation form.
UAN:  0064-9999-16-046-L01-P

NABP e-PROFILE ID NUMBER: Your CE credits will also be submitted electronically to NABP.  Pharmacists or pharmacy technicians with questions regarding their NABP e-Profile or CPE Monitor should refer to the FAQ section on the NABP website. To receive credit for your participation in this course, all pharmacists must include their NABP e-Profile ID number, along with their date and month of birth.  If incorrect information is provided, this will result in “rejected” status from the CPE Monitor.  It is the responsibility of the participant to notify The University of Tennessee (within the 60 day submission timeframe) of their corrected information.  Otherwise, the completed CE will not be accepted by the CPE Monitor.

Grievance Policy:  A participant, provider, faculty member or other individual wanting to file a grievance with respect to any aspect of a program provided or co-provided by the UTCOP may contact the Associate Dean for Continuing Education in writing. The grievance will be reviewed and a response will be returned within 45 days of receiving the written statement.  If not satisfied, an appeal to the Dean of the College of Pharmacy can be made for a second level of review. 

Please Note: Pharmacists must attend all sessions on both Friday and Saturday to receive CE credit.  There will be no partial credit issued for pharmacists.


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