Innovative Technologies & Techniques | On Demand

CME/MOC On Demand
Online Education

Innovative Technologies & Techniques is produced at the Texas Heart Institute (THI) and explores promising advances in medicine that aim to extend the life of cardiac patients and patients at risk for series heart and vascular conditions.

The First PEVAR

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Innovative Technologies and Techniques | Episode 1 – The First PEVAR
CMET event #: 9262
Date of Online Release: October 27, 2020
Date of Original Presentation: August 27, 2019
Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 0.25 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss the evolution of EVAR from major surgery to percutaneous with “minimalist” approach. The challenges of transitioning to percutaneous approach including device specifics and how they were overcome.

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Understand what makes an EVAR “minimalist”.
  • Identify which patients should not undergo PEVAR.
  • Understand what aspects of PEVAR have changed over the last 20 years.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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@texasheart.org.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.25 Medical Knowledge 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.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 20 minutes

Term of Approval

October 27, 2020, through October 27, 2021. Continuation of CME credit from October 27, 2021 depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On October 19, 2020 this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Alexander Postalian MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Interventional Cardiology Subspecialty Fellowship and Cardiology Disease Fellowship.

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 with either the manufacturers of commercial products discussed or the corporate organizations offering educational grants for this continuing medical education activity.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

James Livesay, MD has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.

Incidence, Causes and Treatment of Chronic Venous Insufficiency in Women

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Innovative Technologies and Techniques | Episode 4.1 – Incidence, Causes and Treatment of Chronic Venous Insufficiency in Women
CMET event #: 9290
Date of Online Release: October 27, 2020
Date of Original Presentation: September 11, 2019
Credits: 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 0.75 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss the common disorder of venous insufficiency and how it’s diagnosed and managed.

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the anatomy of deep and superficial venous system.
  • Understand what the signs and symptoms of venous insufficiency are in patients.
  • Understand how to diagnose and treat venous insufficiency.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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@texasheart.org.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.75 Medical Knowledge 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.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 40 minutes.

Term of Approval

October 27, 2020, through October 27, 2021. Continuation of CME credit from October 27, 2021 depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On October 19, 2020 this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Alexander Postalian MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Interventional Cardiology Subspecialty Fellowship and Cardiology Disease Fellowship.

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 with either the manufacturers of commercial products discussed or the corporate organizations offering educational grants for this continuing medical education activity.

Stephanie Coulter, MD, FACC, FASE has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.

Latest Advances in Endovascular Repair of Ascending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm (ATAA)

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Innovative Technologies and Techniques | Episode 5 – Latest Advances in Endovascular Repair of Ascending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
CMET event #: 9292
Date of Online Release: October 27, 2020
Date of Original Presentation: October 1, 2019
Credits: 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 0.50 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss the latest technology and advances in thoracic aneurysm repair.

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the anatomy and challenges of ascending thoracic aortic aneurysms.
  • Understand what factors make endovascular repair of ascending aneurysms difficult.
  • Understand what options for percutaneous repair are available in high risk patients.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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@texasheart.org.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 Medical Knowledge 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.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 30 minutes

Term of Approval

October 27, 2020, through October 27, 2021. Continuation of CME credit from October 27, 2021 depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On October 19, 2020 this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Alexander Postalian MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Interventional Cardiology Subspecialty Fellowship and Cardiology Disease Fellowship.

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 with either the manufacturers of commercial products discussed or the corporate organizations offering educational grants for this continuing medical education activity.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Ourania Preventza, MD has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.

May-Thurner or Iliac Vein Compression Syndrome

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Innovative Technologies and Techniques | Episode 6 – May-Thurner or IIiac Vein Compression Syndrome
CMET event #: 9293
Date of Online Release: October 27, 2020
Date of Original Presentation: November 19, 2019
Credits: 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 0.50 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss the latest technology and advances in thoracic aneurysm repair.

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the anatomy of May-Thurner Syndrome.
  • Understand the signs, symptoms, and diagnosis of May-Thurner Syndrome.
  • Understand appropriate management of May-Thurner Syndrome.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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@texasheart.org.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 Medical Knowledge 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.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 30 minutes

Term of Approval

October 27, 2020, through October 27, 2021. Continuation of CME credit from October 27, 2021 depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On October 19, 2020 this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Alexander Postalian MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Interventional Cardiology Subspecialty Fellowship and Cardiology Disease Fellowship.

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 with either the manufacturers of commercial products discussed or the corporate organizations offering educational grants for this continuing medical education activity.

Briana Costello, MD has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.

Breaking the Barrier in Cardiac and Vascular Interventions

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Innovative Technologies and Techniques | Episode 7.1 – Breaking the Barrier in Cardiac and Vascular Interventions
CMET event #: 9294
Date of Online Release: October 27, 2020
Date of Original Presentation: November 6, 2019
Credits: 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 0.50 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss the endovascular therapies available for peripheral arterial disease from the aortoiliac system to the distal lower extremity.

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the patient-specific limitations to surgical revascularization.
  • Understand success rates of endovascular repair of different peripheral arterial lesions and which may be better served with endovascular repair.
  • Understand newer technologies available to treat small distal arterial disease in the lower extremity.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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@texasheart.org.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 Medical Knowledge 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.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 30 minutes

Term of Approval

October 27, 2020, through October 27, 2021. Continuation of CME credit from October 27, 2021 depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On October 19, 2020 this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Alexander Postalian MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Interventional Cardiology Subspecialty Fellowship and Cardiology Disease Fellowship.

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 with either the manufacturers of commercial products discussed or the corporate organizations offering educational grants for this continuing medical education activity.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Miguel Montero-Baker, MD receives consulting fees and honoraria from Abbott, Bard, Boston Scientific, Cook, Limflow, and Philips; and equity from Profusa and Thermapeutics.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.

Update on Diagnosis and Treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) in Women

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Innovative Technologies and Techniques | Episode 8 – Update on Diagnosis and Treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) in Women
CMET event #: 9296
Date of Online Release: October 27, 2020
Date of Original Presentation: December 5, 2019
Credits: 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 0.50 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss the endovascular therapies available for peripheral arterial disease from the aortoiliac system to the distal lower extremity.

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Identify who should be screened for AAA.
  • Identify what challenges are encountered in treating women with AAA.
  • Understand the success rates of EVAR in women.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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@texasheart.org.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 Medical Knowledge 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.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 30 minutes

Term of Approval

October 27, 2020, through October 27, 2021. Continuation of CME credit from October 27, 2021 depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On October 19, 2020 this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Alexander Postalian MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Interventional Cardiology Subspecialty Fellowship and Cardiology Disease Fellowship.

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 with either the manufacturers of commercial products discussed or the corporate organizations offering educational grants for this continuing medical education activity.

Stephanie Coulter, MD, FACC, FASE has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.

Incidence, Causes and Treatment of Pelvic Congestion Syndromes

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Innovative Technologies and Techniques | Episode 9 – Incidence, Causes and Treatments of Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
CMET event #: 9297
Date of Online Release: October 27, 2020
Date of Original Presentation: December 16, 2019
Credits: 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 0.50 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss the endovascular therapies available for peripheral arterial disease from the aortoiliac system to the distal lower extremity.

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Identify symptoms of Pelvic Congestion Syndrome.
  • Understand which studies should be done to assess for Pelvic Congestion Syndrome.
  • Understand what can be done to treat Pelvic Congestion Syndrome.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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@texasheart.org.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 Medical Knowledge 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.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 30 minutes

Term of Approval

October 27, 2020, through October 27, 2021. Continuation of CME credit from October 27, 2021 depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On October 19, 2020 this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Alexander Postalian MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Interventional Cardiology Subspecialty Fellowship and Cardiology Disease Fellowship.

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 with either the manufacturers of commercial products discussed or the corporate organizations offering educational grants for this continuing medical education activity.

Briana Costello, MD has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.

Treatment of Carotid Stenosis and Difference Between Men & Women

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Innovative Technologies and Techniques | Episode 11 – Treatment of Carotid Stenosis and Difference Between Men & Women
CMET event #: 9299
Date of Online Release: October 27, 2020
Date of Original Presentation: April 21, 2020
Credits: 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 0.75 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss the endovascular therapies available for peripheral arterial disease from the aortoiliac system to the distal lower extremity.

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the primary medical therapies and lifestyle changes for treating carotid stenosis.
  • Understand the evidence behind medical therapy and carotid stenting.
  • Understand the gender related outcome differences in carotid artery stenosis.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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@texasheart.org.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 Medical Knowledge 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.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 30 minutes

Term of Approval

October 27, 2020, through October 27, 2021. Continuation of CME credit from October 27, 2021 depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On October 19, 2020 this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Alexander Postalian MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Interventional Cardiology Subspecialty Fellowship and Cardiology Disease Fellowship.

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 with either the manufacturers of commercial products discussed or the corporate organizations offering educational grants for this continuing medical education activity.

Anne Abbott, MD has a relevant relationship with the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) with an independent research grant.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.

Complications From Closure Devices

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Innovative Technologies and Techniques | Episode 12 – Complications from Closure Devices
CMET event #: 9300
Date of Online Release: December 4, 2020
Date of Original Presentation: January 9, 2020
Credits: 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 0.50 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss the incidence, etiology and treatment of complications resulting from the use of vascular closure devices.

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Understand factors that increase the risk of vascular closure complications.
  • Understand the mechanism by which vascular closure devices fail.
  • Understand techniques to manage complications resulting from vascular closure devices.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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@texasheart.org.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 Medical Knowledge 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.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 30 minutes

Term of Approval

December 4, 2020, through December 4, 2021. Continuation of CME credit from December 4, 2021 depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On November 18, 2020 this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Briana Costello MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship and Interventional Cardiology Subspeciality Fellowship; Physician Ambassador, Center for Women’s Heart & Vascular Health.

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 with either the manufacturers of commercial products discussed or the corporate organizations offering educational grants for this continuing medical education activity.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.

Large-Bore Vascular Access Site Closure Devices: 2019 and Beyond

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Innovative Technologies and Techniques | Episode 14 – Large-Bore Vascular Access Site Closure Devices: 2019 & Beyond
CMET event #: 9300
Date of Online Release: December 4, 2020
Date of Original Presentation: December 23, 2019
Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 0.25 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss the current status of large-bore closure devices in endovascular procedures.

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the advantages of using large-bore closure devices.
  • Recognize the limitations of available large-bore closure devices.
  • Appreciate future directions in vascular closure.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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@texasheart.org.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.25 Medical Knowledge 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.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 20 minutes

Term of Approval

December 4, 2020, through December 4, 2021. Continuation of CME credit from December 4, 2021 depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On November 18, 2020 this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Briana Costello MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship and Interventional Cardiology Subspeciality Fellowship; Physician Ambassador, Center for Women’s Heart & Vascular Health.

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 with either the manufacturers of commercial products discussed or the corporate organizations offering educational grants for this continuing medical education activity.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.

Fast Track Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Procedure

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Innovative Technologies and Techniques | Episode 15 – Fast Track Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Procedure
CMET event #: 9303
Date of Online Release: December 4, 2020
Date of Original Presentation: January 29, 2020
Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 0.25 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss the advantages and feasibility of “fast track” transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), which includes performing the procedure under conscious sedation.

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the definition of “fast track” TAVR.
  • Recognize the advantages of performing TAVR under conscious sedation.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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@texasheart.org.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.25 Medical Knowledge 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.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 20 minutes

Term of Approval

December 4, 2020, through December 4, 2021. Continuation of CME credit from December 4, 2021 depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On November 18, 2020 this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Briana Costello MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship and Interventional Cardiology Subspeciality Fellowship; Physician Ambassador, Center for Women’s Heart & Vascular Health.

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 with either the manufacturers of commercial products discussed or the corporate organizations offering educational grants for this continuing medical education activity.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.

Coarctation and Its Management: Best Handled with Endovascular Therapy?

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Innovative Technologies and Techniques | Episode 16 – Coarctation and Its Management: Best Handled with Endovascular Therapy
CMET event #: 9304
Date of Online Release: December 4, 2020
Date of Original Presentation: February 1, 2020
Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 0.25 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss the role of endovascular therapy in the treatment of aortic coarctation.

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Understand indications for treatment of aortic coarctation.
  • Recognize the role of endovascular therapy in the management of patients with aortic coarctation.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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@texasheart.org.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.25 Medical Knowledge 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.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 20 minutes

Term of Approval

December 4, 2020, through December 4, 2021. Continuation of CME credit from December 4, 2021 depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On November 18, 2020 this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Briana Costello MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship and Interventional Cardiology Subspeciality Fellowship; Physician Ambassador, Center for Women’s Heart & Vascular Health.

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 with either the manufacturers of commercial products discussed or the corporate organizations offering educational grants for this continuing medical education activity.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.

Silent Leaflet Thrombosis (SLT) After TAVR: What Are the Causes and How to Treat It

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Innovative Technologies and Techniques | Episode 18 – Silent Leaflet Thrombosis (SLT) After TAVR: What are the Causes and How to Treat It
CMET event #: 9307
Date of Online Release: December 4, 2020
Date of Original Presentation: February 15, 2020
Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 0.25 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss the pathophysiology and current approaches to management of silent leaflet thrombosis (SLT) in transcatheter aortic valve protheses.

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the pathophysiology and incidence of SLT.
  • Recognize how to diagnose SLT.
  • Understand modern therapeutic approaches to treatment of SLT.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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@texasheart.org.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.25 Medical Knowledge 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.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 20 minutes

Term of Approval

December 4, 2020, through December 4, 2021. Continuation of CME credit from December 4, 2021 depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On November 18, 2020 this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Briana Costello MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship and Interventional Cardiology Subspeciality Fellowship; Physician Ambassador, Center for Women’s Heart & Vascular Health.

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 with either the manufacturers of commercial products discussed or the corporate organizations offering educational grants for this continuing medical education activity.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) vs Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Innovative Technologies and Techniques | Episode 19 – Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement vs Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement
CMET event #: 9308
Date of Online Release: December 4, 2020
Date of Original Presentation: March 9, 2020
Credits: 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 0.50 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss the history and evolution of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and explores its role in comparison with that of surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR).

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the history of TAVR.
  • Understand the role of TAVR as compared with SAVR.
  • Appreciate the differences in TAVR done under conscious sedation vs general anesthesia.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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@texasheart.org.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 Medical Knowledge 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.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 30 minutes

Term of Approval

December 4, 2020, through December 4, 2021. Continuation of CME credit from December 4, 2021 depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On November 18, 2020 this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Briana Costello MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship and Interventional Cardiology Subspeciality Fellowship; Physician Ambassador, Center for Women’s Heart & Vascular Health.

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 with either the manufacturers of commercial products discussed or the corporate organizations offering educational grants for this continuing medical education activity.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.

Cardiogenic Shock: Updates and Challenges in 2020

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Innovative Technologies and Techniques | Episode 20 – Cardiogenic Shock: Updates and Challenges in 2020
CMET event #: 9309
Date of Online Release: December 4, 2020
Date of Original Presentation: April 2, 2020
Credits: 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 0.50 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss the definition, pathophysiology treatment of cardiogenic shock with an emphasis in state-of-the-art approached to therapy.

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the presentation of cardiogenic shock.
  • Understand the goals of therapy in cardiogenic shock.
  • Understand contemporary approaches to improve outcomes in cardiogenic shock.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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@texasheart.org.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 Medical Knowledge 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.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 30 minutes

Term of Approval

December 4, 2020, through December 4, 2021. Continuation of CME credit from December 4, 2021 depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On November 18, 2020 this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Briana Costello MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship and Interventional Cardiology Subspeciality Fellowship; Physician Ambassador, Center for Women’s Heart & Vascular Health.

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 with either the manufacturers of commercial products discussed or the corporate organizations offering educational grants for this continuing medical education activity.

Steven Bailey, MD has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.

The Latest Advances in TAVR: How to Significantly Reduce Conduction Disturbances

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Innovative Technologies and Techniques | Episode 26 – The Latest Advances in TAVR: How to Significantly Reduce Conduction Disturbances
CMET event #: 9481
Date of Online Release: March 29, 2021
Date of Original Presentation: January 28, 2021
Credits: 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 0.75 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss the atrioventricular conduction abnormalities are relatively common after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), and exploring new techniques to mitigate the risk of this complication.

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the risk and mechanism of conduction system injury after TAVR.
  • Learn state-of-art techniques to mitigate the risk of conduction system injury.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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@texasheart.org.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.75 Medical Knowledge 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.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 52 minutes

Term of Approval

March 29, 2021 through March 29, 2022. Continuation of CME credit from March 29, 2022 depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On February 11, 2021 this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Alexander Postalian MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Interventional Cardiology Subspecialty Fellowship and Cardiology Disease Fellowship.

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 with either the manufacturers of commercial products discussed or the corporate organizations offering educational grants for this continuing medical education activity.

Hemal Gada, MD has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.

Current Status of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Innovative Technologies and Techniques | Episode 27 – Current Status of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
CMET event #: 9482
Date of Online Release: March 29, 2021
Date of Original Presentation: February 9, 2021
Credits: 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 0.50 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss the current status and role of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in the treatment of patients with severe aortic valve disease.

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Identify appropriate indications and contraindications for TAVR.
  • Understand the current role of surgical aortic valve replacement.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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@texasheart.org.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 Medical Knowledge 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.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 52 minutes

Term of Approval

March 29, 2021 through March 29, 2022. Continuation of CME credit from March 29, 2022 depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On February 11, 2021 this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Alexander Postalian MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Interventional Cardiology Subspecialty Fellowship and Cardiology Disease Fellowship.

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 with either the manufacturers of commercial products discussed or the corporate organizations offering educational grants for this continuing medical education activity.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Vinod Thourani, MD has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.