PCI Readmission Reduction Toolkit | SCAI

SCAI PCI Readmission Toolkit aims to provide physicians and other members of the cath lab team with information and tactics to reduce readmission following percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). The goal of this activity is to enable facilities to reduce their readmission rate from baseline. 

Course topics include: 

  • The public health impact of readmissions after PCI
  • Predictors and causes of readmissions after routine PCIs and STEMI
  • Cardiologist-led measures to reduce readmissions after PCI
  • Medication management in the peri-procedural period
  • Reducing PCI complications
  • Same-day discharge

Accreditation Statement

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions designates this enduring activity for a maximum of .50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful Completion

Participate in the learning content and complete the evaluation to obtain credit.



SCAI’s Independent Content

As a provider of continuing medical education through the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), it is the Society’s policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its activities. All participating faculty, course directors, planning committee members and staff are required to disclose to SCAI any relevant financial relationships. SCAI identifies relevant conflicts of interest and resolves them before the activity begins.

Planning Process

This activity is developed by the SCAI Planners prior to and independent of commercial support. Members of the Planning Committee reviewed and approved this activity, and those with relevant conflicts of interest recused themselves. Members of SCAI’s Continuing Medical Education Oversight Committee, clinicians in the field of cardiac catheterization and angiography, reviewed all educational materials and verified that the materials are fair, accurate, and free of commercial bias. 

Content Validation Statement

SCAI accepts the following Content Validation Statements and expects all persons involved in its professional education activities to abide by these statements for clinical care recommendations. All clinical and pharmacological recommendations are based on evidence accepted within the medical profession as adequate jurisdiction for their indications and contradictions in patient care. All research referenced to support or justify patient care recommendations conforms to accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis. SCAI encourages faculty to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.