CME & Credit Claiming
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 Heart Rhythm 2021.
- Identify and analyze the latest scientific advances and innovations in the field of heart rhythm disorders.
- Select appropriate, evidence-directed pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies to achieve optimal outcomes for patients with heart rhythm disorders.
- Recognize alternative perspectives regarding areas of controversy for which scientific evidence is insufficient, controversial, inconclusive, or confusing.
- Utilize quality improvement measures, methods, and tools to foster systems-based improvements in heart rhythm care, outcomes, and value.
- Analyze and improve processes related to inter-professional teams, care coordination, patient engagement, and communication to optimize the delivery of patient- and family-centered care.
- Assess the impact of regulatory and institutional policies, and societal and cultural norms, on safety, timeliness, equity (including diversity and inclusion), effectiveness, efficiency, patient-centered care, and value.
The Heart Rhythm Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Heart Rhythm Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 180 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 Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 180 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 Maintenance of Certification 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 180 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.
By attending the Heart Rhythm 2021, participants can claim credit directly from HRS for a maximum of:
- 180 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- 180 American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points
- 180 American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Maintenance of Certification points
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.
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 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)
HRS is committed to upholding the highest ethical values and encouraging professional and principled behavior by its staff and volunteers. As part of this commitment to transparency and accountability, and to attain the highest standards of excellence, HRS requires the disclosure of relationships to maintain independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all activities.