CME Information

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
  • Evaluate and develop an effective clinical research program

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 designates this live activity for up to 49.75 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 49.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (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 provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning will submit MOC points to ABIM after the meeting.

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.

Contact us:
For more information, call (202) 877-6807 or email

Instructions to receive CME credit for CRT 2017

  • How to Request Credit Certificates (PHYSICIANS ONLY)
    • Go to
    • Click on “Use Certificate Code
    • Enter the Certificate Code 3425538
    • Complete the evaluation and post-test, and your certificate will be immediately available to you.
  • ASRT Credit Claiming
    • You should have filled out a form at CRT and turned it in after the Sunday Nurses & Technologists track. A certificate will be emailed to you within 6 weeks after CRT.

Instructions to receive CME credit for CRT 2016

  • Go to
  • Click on “Use Certificate Code” button in the top right corner, and enter the following code: 3215464. For technologist credit enter the following code: 3216464 (for CRT 2016 only**).
  • You will be prompted to create an account/profile, and will need to enter:
    • First name
    • Last name
    • practicing type
    • Degree
    • E-mail address (Note- if a practice administrator is completing this on behalf of participants, a unique email address is needed for each profile).
  • You will be prompted to select how many CME credits you are claiming. (i.e.1 hour of participation = 1 credit)
  • Your CME/participation certificate will be immediately available to print or save.

**If you have any questions, please contact Sara Brykalski at