January 27, 2009
Hudson, FL (January 27, 2009) - The CME program at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point remains accredited through the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Florida Medical Association (FMA). Under the leadership of Chairman Dr. Rao Musunuru, the Education Department offers continuing medical education to physicians and nurses, leadership training for supervisors and clinical coordinators, clinical training for students from community colleges and schools and also health education for patients and the public. Last year, 688 courses were offered through Educational Services with 10,976 employees, community members and physicians in attendance.
Educators also facilitated four community Heart Starter programs where community members attended lectures by Dr. Rao Musunuru and were given the opportunity to practice basic life support procedures.
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is a 290-bed acute care facility located in Hudson, FL. Home of the nationally acclaimed Heart Institute, over 350 physicians, 900 employees and 500 volunteers comprise their integrated healthcare delivery team. Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has an Accredited Chest Pain Center, JCAHO Accredited Stroke Center and Approved Cancer Program.