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2017 Self-Assessment and Exam Prep in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (CCEP)

Activity Type:

  • On-Demand

Release Date: 4/1/2017

Expiration Date: 4/1/2019

  • CME: 6.75

Description

Members $450 Non-members $650

A total of 100 American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) style questions contributed by 38 experts in the field, provides a comprehensive review and self-assessment of knowledge in the field of Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology.  Up to 6.75 CMEcredits/MOC points can be earned.

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Features

  • Assess your knowledge with 100 questions that assess your knowledge of the essential EP curriculum
  • Compare your initial score with those of your peers
  • Identify areas of strength and weakness with scores broken out by content area
  • Review your answers and get feedback and references for further study
  • Complete questions at your own pace — no time limit
  • Log in and out of the system as needed — your previous work will be saved
  • Opt to collect CME/MOC by scoring 80% or better by the third attempt

 

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Describe the current guidelines related to evaluation and management of patients with cardiac rhythm disturbances
  2. Describe the role of electrophysiologic testing in managing patients with bradyarrhythmias and tachyarrhythmias
  3. Identify the advantages and limitations of diagnostic electrophysiologic methods
  4. Identify the role of pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies for the treatment of arrhythmias
  5. Recognize the basic electrophysiology and genetics of inherited conditions associated with cardiac arrhythmias
  6. Recognize clinical, electrocardiographic, and electrophysiologic characteristics of specific cardiac arrhythmia syndromes
  7. Interpret complex electrophysiologic and electrocardiographic tracings
  8. Interpret stored electrograms from pacemakers and ICDs

Faculty

Amin Al-Ahmad, MD, FHRS, CCDS
Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute
Austin, TX

Jesus Almendral, MD
HOSPITAL GENERAL ALICANTE
Alicante
Spain

Nitish Badhwar, MBBS, FHRS, CCDS
University of California - San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Adrian Baranchuk, MD
Kingston General Hospital
Kingston ON 
Canada

Peng-Sheng Chen, MD, FHRS
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Jim Cheung, MD, FHRS
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY

Aman Chugh, MD, FHRS
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

James Daubert, MD, FHRS
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Sanjay Dixit, MD, FHRS
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Harish Doppalapudi, MD, FHRS
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

Srinivas Dukkipati, MD, FHRS
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY

Christopher Ellis, MD, FHRS
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN

David Frankel MD, FHRS
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Roger Freedman, MD, FHRS
Univ of Utah Health Sciences Center
Salt Lake City, UT

Martin Green, MD
Univ of Ottawa Heart Institute
Ottawa Ontario 
Canada

Frederick Han MD, FHRS
University of Utah Health Sciences Center
Salt Lake City, UT

Haran Burri, MD
University Hospital of Geneva
Geneva, Switzerland

Kevin Heist, MD, PhD, FHRS
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Reginald Ho, MD, FHRS
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

Henry Hsia, MD
University of California - San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Jonathan Kalman, MD
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Melbourne
Australia

Suraj Kapa, MD, FHRS
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Karoly Kaszala, MD, FHRS
Richmond VA Medical Center
Richmond, VA

Andrew Krahn, MD, FHRS
University of British Columbia
Vancouver BC 
Canada

Robert Lemery, MD, FHRS, CCDS
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Ottawa ON 
Canada

Joseph Marine, MD, FHRS
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

Suneet Mittal, MD, FHRS
The Valley Health System of New York and New Jersey
New York, NY

Ratika Parkash, MD, MS, FHRS
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Halifax NS 
Canada

Jonathan Piccini MD, MHS, FHRS
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

John Sapp MD, FHRS
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Halifax NS 
Canada

Dipen Shah, MD
Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve
Geneva
Switzerland

Stephen Shorofsky, MD, PhD, FHRS
University of Maryland
Baltimore, MD

Peter Spector ,MD
University of Vermont Medical Center
Burlington, VT

Albert Sun, MD
Duke Univeristy Medical Center
Durham, NC

Charles Swerdlow ,MD, FHRS, CCDS
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

George Veenhuyzen, MD
Libin Cardiovascular Institute Of Alberta
Calgary Alberta 
Canada

Atul Verma, MD, FHRS
Southlake Regional Health Centre
Newmarket ON 
Canada

Pugazhendhi Vijayaraman, MD, FHRS
Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
Wilkes-Barre, PA

Target Audience

EP Fellows
Clinical Cardiac EPs
Directors of EP Labs
Cardiologists
MDs taking the ABIM CCEP Board Certification Exam
MDs taking the ABIM CCEP Recertification Exam

Technical Requirements

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Disclaimer

This Self-Assessment and Exam Prep in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (CCEP) Online Module produced by the Heart Rhythm Society is a tool to help physicians assess their knowledge level in relation to peers and prepare for the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) certification and recertification examinations in CCEP. The Society makes no representation or warranty as to the truth, originality, or accuracy of the information presented.

Please note that this Self-Assessment Program and the ABIM Exam differ in functionality and format. Use of this product does not guarantee a level of performance on ABIM CCEP exam.

Help

For more information on how to use the product, please view How to Use the Self-Assessment Program

For help with technical issues, please email HRS-customersupport@echo360.com

 

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 6.75 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 6.75 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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Faculty Disclosures

Faculty Disclosures

A. Al-Ahmad: A - Compensation for Services; 1; St. Jude Medical, Medtronic, Inc., Boston Scientific Corp., Biosense Webster, Inc.

J. Alemandral: A - Compensation for Services; 1; Boston Scientific Corp., St. Jude Medical, Sanofi Aventis. I - Research Grants; 2; Hansen Medical

N. Badhwar: A - Compensation for Services; 1; St. Jude Medical, Biosense Webster, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim. J - Fellowship Support; 4; Medtronic, Inc., Boston Scientific Corp., Biotronik. J - Fellowship Support; 5; St. Jude Medical, Biosense Webster, Inc..

A.M. Baranchuk: A - Compensation for Services; 0; Medtronic, Inc., Bayer HealthCare, LLC, Boehringer Ingelheim. I - Research Grants; 0; Medtronic, Inc., Bayer HealthCare, LLC.

H. Burri: B- Speaker's Bureau; 1; Biotronik, Sorin; 2; Medtronic. I - Research Grants; 3; Biotronik, Sorin 4; Boston Scientific, Medtronic, St. Jude Medical.

P. Chen: H - Ownership/Partnership/Principal; 5; Arrhythmotech. I - Research Grants; 5; National Institutes for Health.

J.W. Cheung: A - Compensation for Services; 1; Medtronic, Inc., Biotronik.

A. Chugh: None.

J.P. Daubert: A - Compensation for Services; 1; St. Jude Medical, Biotronik, Biosense Webster, Inc., Gilead Sciences, Inc., VytronUS, Inc., Zoll Medical Corporation, Northwestern University, AtriCure, Inc., SIEMENS, Boehringer Ingelheim. A - Compensation for Services; 2; Medtronic, Inc., Boston Scientific Corp.. I - Research Grants; 3; Biosense Webster, Inc., Boston Scientific Corp., Medtronic, Inc., Gilead Sciences, Inc., St. Jude Medical. J - Fellowship Support; 3; Medtronic, Inc., Boston Scientific Corp., Biosense Webster, Inc., St. Jude Medical. K - Salary; 1; American College of Cardiology.

S. Dixit: B - Speaker's Bureau; 1; St. Jude Medical.

H. Doppalapudi: A - Compensation for Services; 1; Boston Scientific Corp.. J - Fellowship Support; 3; Biosense Webster, Inc., Medtronic, Inc., Boston Scientific Corp.

S. Dukkipati: A - Compensation for Services; 1; Abiomed, CardioFocus, Inc.. I - Research Grants; 5; Biosense Webster, Inc.

C.R. Ellis: A - Compensation for Services; 1; Sentreheart, AtriCure, Inc., Medtronic, Inc., Spectranetics Corporation. A - Compensation for Services; 2; Boston Scientific Corp.. I - Research Grants; 4; Boston Scientific Corp.. I - Research Grants; 5; AtriCure, Inc., Medtronic, Inc..

D.S. Frankel: B - Speaker's Bureau; 1; SJM, Boston Scientific Corp., Bristol Meyers Squibb.

R. A. Freedman: A Compensation for Services; 1; Medtronic, St. Jude Medical, Boston Science Corp., Sorin Group, Cook Medical; I Research Grants; 3; St. Jude Medical, Medtronic, Boston Science Corp.; J Fellowship Support; 3; Medtronic, Boston Science Corp., St. Jude, Biotronik

M. Green:  None

F.T. Han: B - Speaker's Bureau; 1; Biotronik. I - Research Grants; 1; Boston Scientific Corp., St. Jude Medical.

E. Heist: A - Compensation for Services; 1; Biotronik, Boston Scientific Corp., St. Jude Medical, Janssen Pharmaceuticals. A - Compensation for Services; 2; Pfizer, Inc.. I - Research Grants; 2; St. Jude Medical, Boston Scientific Corp., Sorin Inc.

R.T. Ho: B - Speaker's Bureau; 0; Boston Scientific Corp.. B - Speaker's Bureau; 1; Medtronic, Inc.. B - Speaker's Bureau; 2; St. Jude Medical.

H.H. Hsia: A - Compensation for Services; 1; Medtronic, Inc., Biosense Webster, Inc., VytronUS, Inc.. B - Speaker's Bureau; 1; Biosense Webster, Inc.. G - Officer, Trustee, Director, Committee Chair, or Any Other Fiduciary Role; 1; Medtronic, Inc.. J - Fellowship Support; 1; Biosense Webster, Inc.

J.M. Kalman: B - Speaker's Bureau; 1; Medtronic, Inc., Boston Scientific Corp.. G - Officer, Trustee, Director, Committee Chair, or Any Other Fiduciary Role; 2; Biosense Webster, Inc.. I - Research Grants; 4; Medtronic, Inc.. J - Fellowship Support; 3; St. Jude Medical. J - Fellowship Support; 4; Medtronic, Inc., Biosense Webster, Inc.. M - Other; 4; Boston Scientific Corp.

S. Kapa: A - Compensation for Services; 1; St. Jude Medical. F - Non-Royalty Payments; 1; Boston Scientific Corp., St. Jude Medical. F - Non-Royalty Payments; 2; Medtronic, Inc..

K. Kaszala: I - Research Grants; 2; Medtronic, Boston Scientific, St. Jude Medical.

A.D. Krahn: I - Research Grants; 0; Boston Scientific Corp.. I - Research Grants; 3; Medtronic, Inc..

R. Lemery: None.

J.E. Marine: E - Royalty Income; 0; Up to Date.

S. Mittal: A - Compensation for Services; 1; Boehringer Ingelheim, Johnson and Johnson, Philips, ScottCare Inc,, Sentreheart, Sorin Group. A - Compensation for Services; 3; Boston Scientific Corp.. A - Compensation for Services; 4; Medtronic, Inc.. C - Equity Interests/Stock Options – Non-Public; 3; Topera Medical. M - Other; 1; Amgen, Bristol Meyers Squibb, Daiichi, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Lundbeck, Pfizer, Inc., Spectranetics Corporation, Zoll Medical Corporation.

R. Parkash: A - Compensation for Services; 1; Boehringer Ingelheim, Medtronic, Inc., Sanofi Aventis. I - Research Grants; 1; St. Jude Medical, Medtronic, Inc., Sanofi Aventis. I - Research Grants; 3; Bayer HealthCare, LLC.

J.P. Piccini: A - Compensation for Services; 1; Pfizer, Inc., Bayer / Schering Pharma, Medtronic, Inc.. A - Compensation for Services; 2; Johnson and Johnson, Spectranetics Corporation, Glaxo Smith Kline Pharmaceuticals (GSK). I - Research Grants; 4; Gilead Sciences, Inc.. I - Research Grants; 5; ARCA Biopharma Inc., Boston Scientific Corp., ResMed, SJM, Johnson and Johnson.

J.L. Sapp: A - Compensation for Services; 1; Biosense Webster, Inc., Medtronic, Inc.. I - Research Grants; 3; Biosense Webster, Inc., St. Jude Medical.

D.C. Shah: A - Compensation for Services; 1; Biosense Webster, Inc.. I - Research Grants; 3; Biosense Webster, Inc., Boston Scientific Corp., St. Jude Medical. J - Fellowship Support; 4; Biosense Webster, Inc.

S.R. Shorofsky: A - Compensation for Services; 1; Boston Scientific Corp.. I - Research Grants; 0; Boston Scientific Corp.. J - Fellowship Support; 0; Medtronic, Inc..

P.S. Spector: A Compensation for Services 1; Biosense Webster, Medtronic. I Research Grants; 4; Biosense Webster, Medtronic, St. Jude Medical

A. Y. Sun: A Compensation for Services; 1; Medtronic, St. Jude Medical, Biosense Webster. I Research Grants; 4; Medtronic, Boston Scientific Corp.

C. Swerdlow: A - Compensation for Services; 0; Medtronic, Inc.. B - Speaker's Bureau; 0; Medtronic, Inc.. B - Speaker's Bureau; 1; Boston Scientific Corp.. L - Intellectual Property Rights; 0; Medtronic, Inc.. M - Other; 0; Medtronic, Inc..
G.D. Veenhuyzen: A Compensation for Services; 1; Medtronic.

A. Verma: A - Compensation for Services; 1; Boehringer Ingelheim, Bayer HealthCare, LLC. I - Research Grants; 5; Bayer HealthCare, LLC, Biotronik, Biosense Webster, Inc., Medtronic, Inc.

P. Vijayaraman: A - Compensation for Services; 1; Boston Scientific Corp.. B - Speaker's Bureau; 1; Medtronic, Inc.

Planning Committee Disclosures


K. A. Ellenbogen: A - Compensation for Services; 1: American Heart Association, Heart Rhythm Society; 2; Boston Science Corp.. B - Speaker's Bureau: 1; Biotronik, St. Jude Medical, AtriCure, Inc.; 2; Medtronic, Boston Scientific Corp.. E - Royalty Income; 1; Elsevier. I - Reserch Grants; 2; National Institutes for Health, Biosense Webster, Inc, Daiichi; 4; Medtronic, Inc., Boston Scientific Corp.

G.F. Michaud: A - Compensation for Services; 1; Boston Scientific Corp..

J.M. Miller: A - Compensation for Services; 1; Biotronik, Boston Scientific Corp, Biosense Webster, Inc., Medtronic, St. Jude Medical, Topera Medical. J - Fellowship Support; 3; Medtronic, Boston Scientific Corp., Biosense Webster, Inc.; 4; Biosense Webster, Inc. Biotronik.

L.E. Blaydes - None.

Disclosure Key

Monetary Value

  • 0 = None
  • 1 =< $10,000       
  • 2 => $10,000 to < $25,000         
  • 3 = > $25,000 to < $50,000         
  • 4 = > $50,000 to < $100,000       
  • 5 => $100,000

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