Texas Society of Anesthesiologists
2013 Texas Anesthesiologists
Day at the Capitol
February 11-12, 2013
Calling all Anesthesiologists! The TSA Anesthesiologists Day at the Capitol is scheduled to start with the CME portion of the program on February 11, 2013 beginning at 12 noon in the Thompson Auditorium on the 1st floor of the Texas Medical Association Building located at 401 West 15th Street in Austin.
Legislative appointments will be made for Tuesday, February 12, 2013.
This program is designed for anesthesiologists who are members of the TSA and other health professionals with an interest in legislative issues relative to anesthesia.
The educational methods will consist of didactic lectures with opportunities for Q&A from the audience.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Texas Medical Association and Texas Society of Anesthesiologists. The Texas Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Texas Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Texas Medical Association designates the presentation “Current Trends in Texas Medical Board Licensing and Enforcement Cases and Relevant Legislation in 2013 for one hour in ethics/professional responsibility education.
At the conclusion of this CME activity, attendees should be able to:
- Review the TMB licensing and enforcement programs.
- Discuss the Collaborative rules as established by SB7 and the challenges they present.
- Discuss the progression of pertinent aspects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act with the new rules and regulations that are being formulated.
- Review the upcoming state elections and their effect on medicine.