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Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia in Structural Heart Disease

Date of Online Release: February 18, 2010
Recent Review: November 2013
Termination Date: November 7, 2015  
Credits: .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
See link to Course Materials below.

CME Information - Overview

This presentation provides an overview of the current understanding of and results of ventricular tachycardia ablation. 

Educational Objectives
The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to-

  • Discuss the appropriate use of ablation for ventricular tachycardia.

Target Audience
The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes electrophysiologists, cardiologists with an interest in electrophysiology, and internists with an interest in cardiology.

Method of Instruction / Participation
This online enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio derived from a live cardiology grand rounds presentation with post activity assessment and evaluation.

Evaluation / Feedback
We value your feedback; please send your suggestions and comments to the Office of Continuing Medical Education at Texas Heart Institute, cme@heart.thi.tmc.edu.

Speaker

   Dr. David Callans


 

David Callans, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania




Acknowledgement of Support
We acknowledge the following for their support of the live event from which this activity was derived: Medtronic, Inc.

Accreditation / Credit Designation 

Texas Heart Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Texas Heart Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Estimated Study Time
The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 45 minutes.

Repurposing Statement
If you previously completed and received credit for the live CME-sponsored grand rounds entitled, Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia in Structural Heart Disease, on December 11, 2009, please note that you will not receive credit for completing this activity. Participants who take part in an identical activity, even in order to validate learning or to clarify specific topics, cannot claim, nor will the Texas Heart Institute award, duplicate credit for the activity.

Disclosure of Relationships
It is the intent of the Texas Heart Institute to ensure that its educational mission and its continuing medical activities in particular, should not be influenced by the special interests of individuals associated with its program.

Faculty Disclosure
In accordance with the guidelines of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, faculty members have disclosed their relationships, either with the manufacturers of commercial products discussed, or with the corporate organizations offering educational grants for the live continuing medical education activity.

David Callans, MD discloses the following, relevant to this program: Grant/Research Support—Biosense Webster, Inc., St. Jude Medical, Inc., Medtronic, Inc., Boston Scientific Corporation, and sanofi-aventis.; Consultant—Biosense Webster, Inc.
Course Materials and CME Credit 

This online enduring material comprises one presentation. By clicking on the course materials link, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit for this activity.

Course Materials

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