MEDICAL WORLD AMERICAS Press Release – March 4, 2014

March 4, 2014

CONTACT: Christian Piencka, Director of Marketing
Phone: 619.298.1445 x 102

MEDICAL WORLD AMERICAS to Offer Continuing Education Credits to Healthcare Practitioners from Across the Industry

Medical Conference and Expo to Be Held April 28 – 30, 2014, in Houston, TX

Houston, TX — Medical practitioners can earn up to 13 AMA/ANCC continuing education credits during three high-impact days at MEDICAL WORLD AMERICAS Conference and Expo, scheduled for April 28 – 30, 2014, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. The event, produced by renowned Texas Medical Center, the Greater Houston Convention and Visitor Bureau, and Messe Düsseldorf North America (the U.S. subsidiary of the organizer of MEDICA, the world’s largest medical event) offers the opportunity to earn credits in five specialty tracks and five plenary sessions:

  • Oncology
  • Cardiology
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • Hospital Occupational Health and Safety
  • Hospital Disaster Preparedness

“I had the opportunity to work with a team of extraordinary thought-leaders to identify the most pressing topics facing today’s healthcare professional and then develop a program that provides them with the education they need to enhance patient care,” said Gina Amatruda, Director of Medical Education for MEDICAL WORLD AMERICAS. “The opportunity to earn 13 professional credits under these pioneers, in-person, in only two and a half days is a unique opportunity for any busy medical personnel,” she added.

MEDICAL WORLD AMERICAS presenters include a wide range of noted medical authorities from top-notch institutions including the Mayo Clinic, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Texas Heart Institute, Stanford University, Duke University, the University of Texas, Cleveland Clinic, MD Anderson Cancer Center, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

As part of the event, participants will also receive access to the MEDICAL WORLD AMERICAS exposition, an expansive showcase of hundreds of state-of-the-art medical devices, technologies, products and services, providing them with a comprehensive view of the future of the industry.

For more information about MEDICAL WORLD AMERICAS and its robust educational program, visit



MEDICAL WORLD AMERICAS combines a high-caliber, multi-disciplinary conference program with an expo showcasing the latest medical devices and cutting-edge products. Modeled after MEDICA, the world’s largest medical tradeshow, MEDICAL WORLD AMERICAS is backed by a powerhouse partnership between top-ranked Texas Medical Center and Messe Düsseldorf, the global medical event organizer that produces MEDICA. MEDICAL WORLD AMERICAS’ comprehensive educational tracks and session topics are arranged around Texas Medical Center’s areas of expertise to provide a wide range of specialized educational opportunities for all healthcare professionals, particularly hospital administration and executives, physicians, nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists, research technicians, scientists, educators, procurement specialists and emergency responders.

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