2020 Heart Rhythm Scientific Sessions
2020 Heart Rhythm Scientific Sessions is organized by Heart Rhythm Society (HRS). The symposium is held from May 06 - 09, 2020 at San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, United States of America.
The finest clinicians, scientists, researchers and innovators in the field of cardiac pacing and electrophysiology. More than 750 of the world’s most prominent experts in cardiac rhythm management will assist as faculty for more than 175 educational assemblies relating topic areas such as pacing, defibrillation, clinical arrhythmia management, ablation, pharmacology, genetics, basic science, health policy, and more.
The Heart Rhythm Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to present continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Designation Statement
The Heart Rhythm Society assigns this live session for a maximum of 34 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Physicians can claim the credit commensurate based on the extent of their participation in the activity.
ABIM MOC Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component that enables the participant to earn up to 34 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Attendees will earn MOC points similar to the amount of CME credits acquired for the activity. A CME activity provider must be responsible to present a participant's complete information to ACCME with the goal of granting ABIM MOC credit.
ABP MOC Statement
Participation in the CME activity is regarded to be successful, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, permits an attendee 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 duty to present a participant's complete 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
Program & Events:
Heart Rhythm Scientific Sessions has been approved as "Compliant" by MedTech Europe Code of Ethical Business Practices.
The Poster Hall will allow attendees over 18.5 hours to review the 800+ posters. New this year – attendees may earn CME credits and MOC points for their time spent reviewing the posters.
A new one-day program, Electrophysiology Demystified – Introduction to EP Concepts, will be held on Saturday, May 9 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and is included registration.
Electrophysiology Demystified - Introduction to EP Concepts
This day-long session is intended for healthcare professionals and students new to the EP field as well as those who don’t work directly in EP but do work with EP patients. Expert faculty will provide an overview of the patients, procedures, devices, and medications that are commonly used in EP, along with best practices for caring for patients with a broad variety of arrhythmias.
• Allied Professionals Programming
• Basic/Translational Science Programming
• AF Summit
• Emerging Therapeutics Summit
• #HRS2020 Digital Health Summit
• Joint Sessions
• Pediatric & Adult Congenital Heart Disease Programming
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.
• Identify and analyze the latest scientific approaches and innovations in the field of heart rhythm disorders.
• Select relevant, evidence-directed pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments to obtain optimal outcomes for patients with heart rhythm disorders.
• Identify alternative views regarding areas of controversy for which scientific evidence is insufficient, controversial or confusing.
• Employ quality enhancement measures, methods, and tools to promote the system-based changes in care, outcomes, and value for patients with heart rhythm disorders.
• Understand the value of inter-professional 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.
- CME : 34
- MOC : 34
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