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ACE (formerly CME) & Credit Claiming

Learning Objectives

After attending HRS2022 (whether as an In-Person attendee or Online-Only attendee), the learner should be able to:

  • 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.
  • Utilize improved communication methods to engage with patients and caregivers for increased shared decision-making in the treatment of heart rhythm disorders.
  • Evaluate the latest technology available for both professionals and consumers in the field of heart rhythm disorders.
  • Recognize disparities in health care and describe strategies to reduce these disparities in patient care.
  • Utilize shared decision-making resources in discussing monitoring and treatment of patients with heart rhythm disorders.
  • Describe the latest cardiac device advisories and/or recalls and explain how to share the information with patients and caregivers.
  • Explain the current and future trends in digital health that will impact the treatment of heart rhythm disorders.
  • Describe best practices for managing a device clinic, an AF center, and/or a multidisciplinary electrophysiology practice.

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

Deadline to Claim ACE Credits: December 31, 2022

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 150 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, 2022.

ABP Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Statement

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity and individual assessment of and feedback to the learner, enables the learner to earn up to 150 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

Deadline to Report MOC Points to ABIM

ABP MOC Points: Claim your points before December 31, 2022.

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
  • 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 for Category 2
  • Oman Medical Specialty Board
  • Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)