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Catheter Ablation Learning Pathway - Heart Rhythm 2017

Activity Type:

  • Course

Release Date: 1/1/2018

Expiration Date: 12/31/2018

  • CME: 3.5
  • Participation - no CE credit: 3.5

Description

Catheter Ablation Learning Pathway is comprised of presentations from Heart Rhythm 2017, held May 10 - 13 in Chicago, IL.

This activity delivers discussion of cutting-edge ablation strategies from professionals well versed in ablation guidelines, strategies and  techniques.  World experts In the field share their tips and tricks for complex anatomy, troubleshooting both the routing and rare cases.  Atrial fibrillation, accessory pathways, ventricular tachycardia and sudden death are all addressed in concise, bite-sized sessions packed with knowledge.

Earn up to 3.5 CME credits and 3.5 MOC points*

(*Each presentation is 0.5 CME Credits/MOC Points)

List Price

$125

Member

Complimentary

Non-Member

$125

Catheter Ablation Learning Pathway include the following presentations from Heart Rhythm 2017:

What is the Optimal Approach to Procedural Anticoagulation in 2017?  
Faculty - Jasbir S. Sra, MD, FHRS

Risk Factor Modification for AF Ablation Patients: What is the Evidence in 2017?
Faculty - Dennis H. Lau, MD, FHRS, CCDS

Evidence for Stroke Prevention
Faculty - Ross Hunter, PhD, FESC

Evidence for Mortality Benefit
Faculty - Nassir F. Marrouche, MD, FHRS

How I Approach the Long RP Tachycardia
Faculty - Melvin Scheinman, MD, FHRS

Use Parahisian Pacing and Differential Pacing to Guide Ablation
Faculty - Mario Gonzalez, MD, FHRS

Tailoring the Intervention to Disease-Specific Arrhythmia Substrate: How Can Pre-Procedural Imaging Help Inform an Interventional Strategy for Ventricular Tachycardia?
Faculty - Antonio Berruezo, MD, PhD

 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:

1. To discuss effective mapping and ablation strategies to ablate Long RP Tachycardias and unusual accessory pathways
2. To review the evidence for the benefits of catheter ablation and risk factor modification for atrial fibrillation patients
3. To Explain How Imaging Tools can help aid in planning ablation in complex VT cases

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Presentations / Faculty

Catheter Ablation Learning Pathway include the following presentations from Heart Rhythm 2017:

What is the Optimal Approach to Procedural Anticoagulation in 2017?  
Faculty - Jasbir S. Sra, MD, FHRS

Risk Factor Modification for AF Ablation Patients: What is the Evidence in 2017? 
Faculty - Dennis H. Lau, MD, FHRS, CCDS

Evidence for Stroke Prevention
Faculty - Ross Hunter, PhD, FESC

Evidence for Mortality Benefit
Faculty - Nassir F. Marrouche, MD, FHRS

How I Approach the Long RP Tachycardia
Faculty - Melvin Scheinman, MD, FHRS

Use Parahisian Pacing and Differential Pacing to Guide Ablation 
Faculty - Mario Gonzalez, MD, FHRS

Tailoring the Intervention to Disease-Specific Arrhythmia Substrate: How Can Pre-Procedural Imaging Help Inform an Interventional Strategy for Ventricular Tachycardia? 
Faculty - Antonio Berruezo, MD, PhD

CME Information

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
The Heart Rhythm Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The Heart Rhythm Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The AMA has determined that physicians not licensed in the United States who participate in this CME activity are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

ABIM MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION (MOC)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 3.5 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.

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Disclosures

DISCLOSURE OF FACULTY’S COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIP(S)

It is the policy of the Heart Rhythm Society to ensure balance, independent objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its certified educational activities. Everyone involved in the planning and participation of continuing medical education activities is required to disclose any real or apparent conflicts of interest related to the content in his/her presentation(s) and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during his/her presentation(s).

 

Faculty -

 

Jasbir S. Sra, MD, FHRS
Disclosure - Medtronic Bakken Research Center, GE Healthcare, Medtronic, Inc.

 

Dennis H. Lau, MD, FHRS, CCDS
Disclosure - None

 

Ross Hunter, PhD, FESC
Disclosure – None

 

Nassir F. Marrouche, MD, FHRS
Disclosure – Biotronik, Biosense Webster, Inc., Medtronic, Inc., Marrek

 

Melvin Scheinman, MD, FHRS
Disclosure – Biosense Webster, Inc., Boston Scientific Corp., Amgen, Medtronic, Inc., St. Jude Medical

 

Mario Gonzalez, MD, FHRS
Disclosure – Biosense Webster, Inc., Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Daiichi.

 

Antonio Berruezo, MD, PhD
Disclosure – Medtronic, Inc., Boston Scientific Corp., Biosense Webster, Inc.

 


Planners – 
Thomas Deering, MD, FHRS
HR2017 Program Chair
Disclosure - Pfizer, Inc., Medtronic, Inc., Zywie, CorMatrix, Boston Scientific Corp., Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Spectranetics Corporation, St. Jude Medical, Sorin Group.

 

Andrea Russo, MD, FHRS
HR2017 Abstract Chair
Disclosure – Medtronic, Inc., Boston Scientific Corp., St. Jude Medical, Biotronik. Boehringer Ingelheim

 

Staff – 
Russell Werlinich, CMP
Disclosures – None

 

Chloe Thomas
Disclosures - None

 

 

REPORTING CONFLICT OF INTEREST OR BIAS IN A PRESENTATION

Allegations of conflict of interest and bias are taken seriously and are investigated by the Ethics Oversight Committee, Scientific Sessions Program Committee and/or the Education Committee. Your complaint will be referred to the appropriate committee, and you will be informed in writing of the outcome of its review and decision. Submit a confidential complaint by completing the form at http://www.hrsonline.org/About-HRS/Heart-Rhythm-Society-Governance/Conflict-of-Interest-Complaint-Form#axzz32C70AtsV or submit an email message to scientific.sessions@HRSonline.org.

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