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COVID-19 Guidance for Cardiac EP
Description

The Heart Rhythm Society COVID-19 Task Force, the Electrophysiology Section of the American College of Cardiology, and the Electrocardiography and Arrhythmias Committee of the Council on Clinical Cardiology of the American Heart Association have partnered to provide guidance and recommendations to support rapid COVID-19 response efforts and address the impact of COVID-19 on cardiac arrhythmias and methods of triage based on acuity and patient comorbidities.

In this 30-minute video, Andrea M. Russo, MD, FHRS; Mina K. Chung, MD, FHRS; Rakesh Gopinathannair, MA, MD, FHRS; Dhanunjaya R. Lakkireddy, MD, FHRS; and Kristen K. Patton, MD, FHRS, discuss how to triage EP procedures and use personal protective equipment to limit peri-procedural COVID-19 exposure and how to minimize COVID-19 exposure for inpatient consultations and outpatient visits. Panel discussion offers additional guidance for health care practitioners taking care of patients with heart rhythm disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

 

Learning Objectives
Describe how to triage EP procedures to minimize peri-procedural COVID-19 exposure
Employ PPE for EP procedures to minimize peri-procedural COVID-19 exposure and avoid unnecessary use
Minimize COVID-19 exposure for inpatient consultations
Minimize COVID-19 exposure for outpatient visits
Target Audience
This activity is designed for all professionals who participate in the care and management of heart rhythm disorders.
Designation Statement
Accreditation Statement
The Heart Rhythm Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Physicians AMA Designation Statement
The Heart Rhythm Society designates this internet enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CME Information

ABIM MOCAmerican Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1 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 credit.

American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program

ABP MOC
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn up to 1 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada MOC Recognition Statement
Through an agreement between the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, medical practitioners participating in the Royal College MOC Program may record completion of accredited activities registered under the ACCME’s “CME in Support of MOC” program in Section 3 of the Royal College’s MOC Program.

 
Other Credit Available
A Credit Certificate (for physicians) or Certificate of Participation (for non-physicians) will be provided to individuals seeking credit from the following organizations which accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Note that participants are advised to contact their certifying body for specific information regarding credit submissions:
·         American Academy of Family Practice (AAFP) for elective credit
·         American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB)
·         American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
·         American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
·         American Osteopathic Association (AOA) for Category 2 credit
·         Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (Canada)
·         European Board of Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC)
·         European CME Credits (ECMEC)
·         German Chambers of Physicians
·         National Society of Genetic Counselors
·         Oman Medical Specialty Board
·         Qatar Council for Health Practitioners
·         Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
 

 

Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Available May 05, 2020 to May 01, 2023
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered: 1 ABIM-MOC Point
1 CME Credit
Recommended
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