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Advances in AF Ablation
Description
Advances in AF Ablation is a compliation of some of the most popular AF Ablation sessions at Heart Rhythm Scientific Sessions 2019.   

Presentations include:
  • New Technologies for AF Ablation: What’s the Most Interesting New Trials
  • AF Ablation in 2019 and Beyond: Review of Current Strategies and Promising Future Directions
  • One Shot Devices for AF Ablation
  • Why Next Generation Laser Balloon Will Challenge Cryo For PVI Procedures
  • What's Hot and What’s Cold in One Shot Balloon Technologies
  • The Future of Electroporation Ablation
  • Nonthermal Electroporation Ablation
Learning Objectives
  • Identify and analyze the latest scientific advances and innovations in the field of heart rhythm disorders.
  • Select appropriate, evidence-directed treatment options to achieve optimal outcomes for patients with heart rhythm disorders.
  • Recognize alternative perspectives regarding areas of controversy for which scientific evidence is insufficient, controversial or confusing.
  • Utilize quality improvement measures, methods and tools to foster systems-based improvements in care, outcomes, and value for patients with heart rhythm disorders.
  • Recognize the value of interprofessional teams, care coordination, patient engagement and enhanced communication to optimize patient- and family-centered care.
  • Assess the impact of health care reform on the care delivered to patients with heart rhythm disorders.
Target Audience
 
Faculty List
Young-Hoon Kim, MD
Korea University Medical Center

Kirstan Clay-Weinfeld, BSN, MSN, ACNP, CCRN
Penn Medicine

Karl-Heinz Kuck, MD, FHRS
LANS Cardio

Julian Chun, MD
Cardioangiologisches Centrum Bethanien

Jacob S. Koruth, MBBS, MD
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Pierre Jais, MD
Univ. Bordeaux, CHU Bordeaux, IHU LIRYC

Kars Neven, MD, PhD
Alfried Krupp Hospital
CME Statements

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 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Statement 

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.75 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 credit.

Deadline to Report MOC Points to ABIM 

ABIM MOC Points: Claim your points before December 31, 2021.

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 Physicians (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 for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC)
·         European CME Credits (ECMEC)
·         German Chambers of Physicians
·         National Society of Genetic Counselors
·         Oman Medical Specialty Board
·         Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners
·         Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)

 

Content Validation Policy

The Heart Rhythm Society is committed to the provision of Continuing Medical Education (CME) that is balanced, objective, and evidence-based. The Heart Rhythm Society adheres to the Standards for Commercial Support (SCS) of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) which requires that those individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity (including planners, faculty, authors, committee members, content reviewers, editors, and staff) disclose all relevant financial relationships with an ACCME-defined commercial interest within the 12 months prior to the disclosure.


The Heart Rhythm Society takes steps to assure its learners and the public that the content of certified activities is accurate and reliable. The following principles are applied to the process of validating CME content. The content is peer-reviewed to ensure the following:

Fair Balance - that content is balanced among various options available for treatment and not biased toward a particular product or manufacturer.

Patient Treatment Recommendations - that patient treatment recommendations contained in the content are evidence-based, are appropriate for the target audience, and that the patient treatment recommendations contribute to overall improvement in patient care.

Scientific Validity - that scientific studies cited in the activity conform to standards accepted by the scientific community.

Learning Objectives - that the educational content supports the learning objectives of the activity, and that the objectives stated for performance-in-practice are actionable and measurable.

Omissions - that no seminal studies, data, or best evidence are missing

Contact Information

CME and CoP Certificates will be awarded and available to download and print following the completion of the course and the course evaluation. Should you have any questions regarding your CME certificate, please contact CME@HRSonline.org. 

Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Available Oct 01, 2019 to Jan 01, 2022
Cost: Member: $0.00
Non-Member: $45.00
Credit Offered: 1.75 CME Credits
1.75 COP Credits
1.75 ABIM-MOC Points
1.75 ABP-MOC Points
Contains: 7 Courses
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