2021 CME Information

Claiming Your CME Credits

To receive credit, participants are required to participate in the live activities and complete the posttest and evaluation forms. BOTH WILL BE SENT VIA EMAIL AFTER THE FINAL MEETING ON APRIL 24. Participants must reach the passing standard of the posttest in order to receive credit. There is a $200 processing fee to participate in the activity and for the generation of the certificate.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Integrate advances in diagnostic evaluation and therapeutics to treat patients with carotid and peripheral arterial disease
  • Describe appropriate pharmacologic management in the care of patients undergoing diagnostic arteriography and interventional therapies before, during, and after cardiac catheterization
  • Compare the results from important clinical trials and evidence-based medicine to guide management of patients with atherosclerosis and structural heart disease
  • Employ new interventional technologies, drugs, and procedures into the care of patients with complex coronary and endovascular disease
  • Discuss which stroke patients are candidates for thrombolytic therapy, and identify those who should receive endovascular thrombectomy
  • Appraise percutaneous devices from concept through preclinical and clinical investigation, regulatory approval and clinical application for the treatment of structural heart and valve disease
  • Outline clinical and social determinants that contribute to racial/gender disparities in cardiovascular disease and employ strategies to factor these inequalities into care

Target Audience

Interventional cardiologists, clinical cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, fellows, emergency medicine physicians, vascular surgeons, primary care physicians, basic scientists, radiologists, interventional radiologists, nurses, technologists, industry professionals, and other health care professionals who want to enhance their knowledge of complex coronary interventions and the treatment of patients with cardiovascular disease.

CME Information

The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL) designates this live activity for a maximum of 40.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 40.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicines (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity providers responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

ACHL will begin submitting MOC points 4 weeks after the LAST session, and the 1st of the month after that, through December 31. MOC points MUST be claimed by December 31, 2021. By providing your ABIM number, you consent to have ACHL and/or our educational partners submit your participation in this activity to the ABIM through the ACCME PARS system.

Disclosure Of Financial Relationships With Any Commercial Interest

Guidelines require that participants in CME/CE activities be made aware of all financial relationships that may be perceived as affecting the presentation of the faculty member. ACHL ensures that all faculty and staff involved in the planning, development, and implementation of ACHL activities disclose relevant financial relationships and that conflicts of interest are resolved before the CME/CE activity occurs.

Staff/Reviewer Disclosure:
ACHL and MedStar Washington Hospital staff members/reviewers involved with the planning, development, and/or review of the content for this activity have no relevant affiliations or financial relationships to disclose.

Complete information will be provided to participants prior to the start of the educational activity.

For Nurses

For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. Nurses who attend an activity certified for Category 1 credit can complete the continuing education hours section of the ANCC Professional Development Record in order to document the courses attended and the hours obtained.

Contact us:
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