The sessions described in this program are organized by the Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Sessions Program Committee and led by world-renowned faculty who have been invited to speak at the 41st Annual Scientific Sessions.
1. Identify and analyze the latest scientific advances and innovations in the field of heart rhythm disorders.
2. Select appropriate, evidence-directed pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies to achieve optimal outcomes for patients with heart rhythm disorders.
3. Recognize alternative perspectives regarding areas of controversy for which scientific evidence is insufficient, controversial or confusing.
4. Utilize quality improvement measures, methods and tools to foster systems-based improvements in care, outcomes, and value for patients with heart rhythm disorders.
5. Recognize the value of inter-professional teams, care coordination, patient engagement and enhanced communication to optimize patient- and family-centered care.
6. Assess the impact of health care reform on the care delivered to patients with heart rhythm disorders.
The Heart Rhythm Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Designation Statement
The Heart Rhythm Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 34 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ABIM MOC Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 34 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.
ABP MOC Statement
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 34 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.
By attending the 2020 Heart Rhythm Scientific Sessions, participants can claim credit directly from HRS for a maximum of:
- 34 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- 34 American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points
- 34 American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Maintenance of Certification points
- American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)/American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Category A CE credits (amount TBD)
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)™ or have identified credit awarded by ACCME accredited providers as being “substantially equivalent” to their own. 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