CME Information

Claiming Your CME Credits

To receive credit, participants are required to complete the posttest and evaluation forms. Participants must reach the passing standard of the posttest in order to receive credit. There is no fee to participate in the activity or for the generation of the certificate.

Instructions to receive CME credit for CRT 2020

  • How to Request Credit Certificates

    • Go to www.ACHLcme.org.
    • Click on “Use Certificate Code
    • Enter the Certificate Code 4145789
    • Complete the evaluation and post-test, and your certificate will be immediately available to you.

  • ASRT Credit Claiming

    • Approved by the ASRT for 10.75 Category A+ continuing education credits.
    • Please complete the evaluation form onsite and return to the room monitor at the end.
    • If you have not received your certificate via email, please contact Melissa Stradal at mstradal@achlcme.org. Be sure to check your spam and junk folders as well.
    • If you do not scan in at the beginning of the symposium AND out at the end, you will not receive credit. You must attend the entire symposium to receive credit. No partial credit will be provided.
    • 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.
NOTE: The certificate code will not be active until after the meeting. We encourage you to track your session attendance throughout the conference in order to accurately provide this information for credit.

**If you have any questions, please contact Sara Brykalski at sbrykalski@achlcme.org.

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 (ACHL) designates this live activity for a maximum of 42.25 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 42.25 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 meeting, and the 1st of the month after that, through December 31. MOC points MUST be claimed by December 31, 2020. 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.

Completion of this activity including the posttest, evaluation, and follow-up assessment qualifies as a medium weight MIPS improvement activity under MACRA and can be claimed as completion of IA_PSPA 28 of an Accredited Safety or Quality Improvement Program in the Quality Payment Program. Clinicians should submit their improvement activities by attestation via the CMS Quality Payment Program website. You will receive additional information after completing the activity and receiving your certificate via email.

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.

PLEASE VISIT THE CONFERENCE MOBILE APP FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES.

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.

For Radiologic Technologists

CARDIOVASCULAR PROFESSIONALS' SYMPOSIUM FOR NURSES AND TECHNOLOGISTS / WOMEN & HEART DISEASE LUNCHEON SYMPOSIUM: Approved by the ASRT for 9.25 Category A+ continuing education credits.

Contact us:
For more information email CRTmeeting@gmail.com.

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