Continuing Education Credit

Physicians

The Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

HFSA designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 13.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Nurses

The Heart Failure Society of America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Heart Failure Society of America designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 13.75 MOC points in the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)
This activity is approved for 19.75 contact hours.
Approval through 09/04/2020; ONA #21842

Saturday, September 15

12:15 PM – 2:15 PM

SAT 2*

Overcoming Barriers in Hyperkalemia Management in Heart Failure: An Expert Summit

The Heart Failure Society of America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Heart Failure Society of America designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1.0 Credit.™
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)
This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours.
Approval through 09/05/2020; ONA #21882

Saturday, September 15

7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

SAT 3*

Mechanical Circulatory Devices: Contemporary Long-Term Management

The Heart Failure Society of America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Heart Failure Society of America designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1.0 Credit.™
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)
This activity is approved for 1.5 contact hours.
Approval through 09/05/2020; ONA #21891

Pharmacology Hours for Nurses

For Nurses who require pharmacology hours for their certification or licensure renewal, this year the HFSA Annual meeting offers opportunities to accrue these hours.

Here are some sessions offered:

Saturday, September 15
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Tackling HFpEF: From Phenomics to Novel Therapeutics
Credit Hour(s): 1

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Biomarkers with More Muscle: Moving Beyond Serum Creatinine to Define Cardiorenal Syndrome in HF
Credit Hour(s): 1

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Advancements and Dilemmas in Cardio-Oncology
Credit Hour(s): 0.75

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
AHF and the (Not So) Standard of Care (JOINT SESSION SAEM)
Credit Hour(s): 0.75

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
An Imperative for Public Health: HF Prevention (AHA/ HFSA Joint Session)
Credit Hour(s): 0.5

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Excellence in Translational Science: Cardiac Myosin: New Directions in Cardiomyopathy and HF
Credit Hour(s): 0.5

Sunday, September 16
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Cardiac Amyloidosis: Often Misdiagnosed and Undertreated
Credit Hour(s): 0.5

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Advanced HF & Heart Transplantation for Genetic Cardiomyopathy
Credit Hour(s): 0.5

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Advances in Acquired Cardiomyopathies: Myocarditis, Sarcoid and Peripartum
Credit Hour(s): 0.5

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Remote Home Monitoring for HF
Credit Hour(s): 0.5

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Glucose Lowering Therapies and HF: A Cardiologist’s Guide
Credit Hour(s): 0.75

Monday, September 17
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Current Approaches to Geriatrics and Frailty in HF
Credit Hour(s): 0.5

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
The Latest Discoveries in Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
Credit Hour(s): 0.25

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Myocardial Recovery: State of the Art
Credit Hour(s): 0.5

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Hospital to Home: “How-To” Bridge the Great Divide
Credit Hour(s): 0.5

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Controversies in the Management of Acute HF
Credit Hour(s): 1.5

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Immunomodulation in HF
Credit Hour(s): 1.5

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Mechanistic Insights into HFpEF: Pathways for Future Success
Credit Hour(s): 0.5

For Nurses who require pharmacology hours for their certification or licensure renewal, this year the HFSA Annual meeting offers opportunities to accrue these hours.

Here are some sessions offered:

Saturday, September 15
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Tackling HFpEF: From Phenomics to Novel Therapeutics
Credit Hour(s): 1

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Biomarkers with More Muscle: Moving Beyond Serum Creatinine to Define Cardiorenal Syndrome in HF
Credit Hour(s): 1

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Advancements and Dilemmas in Cardio-Oncology
Credit Hour(s): 0.75

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
AHF and the (Not So) Standard of Care (JOINT SESSION SAEM)
Credit Hour(s): 0.75

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
An Imperative for Public Health: HF Prevention (AHA/ HFSA Joint Session)
Credit Hour(s): 0.5

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Excellence in Translational Science: Cardiac Myosin: New Directions in Cardiomyopathy and HF
Credit Hour(s): 0.5

Sunday, September 16
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Cardiac Amyloidosis: Often Misdiagnosed and Undertreated
Credit Hour(s): 0.5

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Advanced HF & Heart Transplantation for Genetic Cardiomyopathy
Credit Hour(s): 0.5

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Advances in Acquired Cardiomyopathies: Myocarditis, Sarcoid and Peripartum
Credit Hour(s): 0.5

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Remote Home Monitoring for HF
Credit Hour(s): 0.5

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Glucose Lowering Therapies and HF: A Cardiologist’s Guide
Credit Hour(s): 0.75

Monday, September 17
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Current Approaches to Geriatrics and Frailty in HF
Credit Hour(s): 0.5

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
The Latest Discoveries in Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
Credit Hour(s): 0.25

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Myocardial Recovery: State of the Art
Credit Hour(s): 0.5

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Hospital to Home: “How-To” Bridge the Great Divide
Credit Hour(s): 0.5

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Controversies in the Management of Acute HF
Credit Hour(s): 1.5

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Immunomodulation in HF
Credit Hour(s): 1.5

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Mechanistic Insights into HFpEF: Pathways for Future Success
Credit Hour(s): 0.5

Tuesday, September 18
7:00 AM – 8:15 AM
Tricks from the HF Toolbox: Optimzing Pharmacologic Therapies
Credit Hour(s): 1.25

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Voiding the Gap: Optimizing Diuretic Strategies with Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, and Something Blue
Credit Hour(s): 1.5

10:15 AM – 11:30 PM
Fat, Frailty, Supplements, and the Microbiome: The Need-to-Know about Nutrition in HF
Credit Hour(s): 0.75

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Immunomodulation in HF
Credit Hour(s): 1.5

7:00 AM – 8:15 AM
Tricks from the HF Toolbox: Optimzing Pharmacologic Therapies
Credit Hour(s): 1.25

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Voiding the Gap: Optimizing Diuretic Strategies with Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, and Something Blue
Credit Hour(s): 1.5

10:15 AM – 11:30 PM
Fat, Frailty, Supplements, and the Microbiome: The Need-to-Know about Nutrition in HF
Credit Hour(s): 0.75

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Immunomodulation in HF
Credit Hour(s): 1.5

Pharmacists

The University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE). This event is accredited for 30.25 contact hours of knowledge-based CPE. Pharmacist participants may earn up to 19.75 hours of knowledge-based CPE.

To earn credit, participants must use the 5-digit code provided at the end of each accredited presentation to access the online program evaluations posted on ipharmCE.UCDenver.edu. Once evaluations are completed, CPE will be uploaded to CPE monitor within 2 days.

Saturday, September 15, 2018
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

AHF and the Not So Standard of Care
(Concurrent Session – Only Claim Credit for One)
ACPE# 0008-9999-18-078-L01-P
(1.5 contact hours – knowledge-based)

Tackling HFpEF: From Phenomics to Novel Therapeutics
(Concurrent Session – Only Claim Credit for One)
ACPE# 0008-9999-18-079-L01-P
(1.5 contact hours – knowledge-based)

Saturday, September 15, 2018
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM

VAD 101: An Update in Mechanical Circulatory Support
ACPE# 0008-9999-18-077-L01-P
(1.5 contact hours – knowledge-based)

Sunday, September 16, 2018
8:45 AM – 10:00 AM

The Future of Healthcare Delivery in the United States
ACPE# 0008-9999-18-80-L04-P
(1.25 contact hours – knowledge-based)

Sunday, September 16, 2018
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

International Variations in HF Therapy: Guidelines, Data, Economics, or Habit?
(Concurrent Session – Only Claim Credit for One)
ACPE# 0008-9999-18-081-L01-P
(1.5 contact hours – knowledge-based)

Cardiogenic Shock Teams: Time for a Paradigm Shift (Concurrent Session – Only Claim Credit for One)
ACPE# 0008-9999-18-082-L01-P
(1.5 contact hours – knowledge-based)

Sunday, September 16, 2018
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Glucose Lowering Therapies and HF: A Cardiologists Guideline
(Concurrent Session – Only Claim Credit for One)
ACPE# 0008-9999-18-083-L01-P
(1.5 contact hours – knowledge-based)

FDA Special Session: Patient Preferences
(Concurrent Session – Only Claim Credit for One)
ACPE# 0008-9999-18-084-L01-P
(1.5 contact hours – knowledge-based)

Sunday, September 16, 2018
3:45 PM – 5:15 PM

Fifty Years of Heart Transplantation: A Celebration and Call for Action
(Concurrent Session – Only Claim Credit for One)
ACPE# 0008-9999-18-085-L01-P
(1.5 contact hours – knowledge-based)

Government Healthcare Programs in HF
(Concurrent Session – Only Claim Credit for One)
ACPE# 0008-9999-18-086-L01-P
(1.5 contact hours – knowledge-based)

Monday, September 17, 2018
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Help or Harm? Common Controversies in the Management of Heart Failure
(Concurrent Session – Only Claim Credit for One)
ACPE# 0008-9999-18-087-L01-P
(1.5 contact hours – knowledge-based)

Current Approaches to Geriatrics and Frailty in Heart Failure
(Concurrent Session – Only Claim Credit for One)
ACPE# 0008-9999-18-088-L01-P
(1.5 contact hours – knowledge-based)

Monday, September 17, 2018
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Myocardial Recovery: State of the Art
(Concurrent Session – Only Claim Credit for One)
ACPE# 0008-9999-18-089-L01-P
(1.5 contact hours – knowledge-based)

Clinical Conundrums: Case Discussion
(Concurrent Session – Only Claim Credit for One)
ACPE# 0008-9999-18-097-L01-P
(1.5 contact hours – knowledge-based)

Monday, September 17, 2018
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

Hospital to Home: “How to” Bridge the Great Divide
ACPE# 0008-9999-18-096-L01-P
(1.0 contact hours – knowledge-based)

Monday, September 17, 2018
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Controversies in the Management of Acute Heart Failure
(Concurrent Session – Only Claim Credit for One)
ACPE# 0008-9999-18-094-L01-P
(1.5 contact hours – knowledge-based)

Immunomodulation in Heart Failure
(Concurrent Session – Only Claim Credit for One)
ACPE# 0008-9999-18-095-L01-P
(1.5 contact hours – knowledge-based)

Monday, September 17, 2018
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Complex Decision Making in Heart Failure
ACPE# 0008-9999-18-090-L01-P
(1.5 contact hours – knowledge-based)

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
7:00 AM – 8:15 AM

Tricks from the HF Toolbox: Optimizing Pharmacologic Therapies
ACPE# 0008-9999-18-091-L01-P
(1.25 contact hours – knowledge-based)

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Voiding the Gap: Optimizing Diuretic Strategies with Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, and Something Blue
ACPE# 0008-9999-18-092-L01-P
(1.5 contact hours – knowledge-based)

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
10:15 AM – 11:30 AM

Fat, Frailty, Supplements, and the Microbiome: The Need‐to‐Know about Nutrition in Heart Failure
ACPE# 0008-9999-18-093-L01-P
(1.25 contact hours – knowledge-based)

Satellite Symposia

Satellite symposia will offer 1-2 hours of credit depending on the satellite. Badges will be scanned by staff when entering a session. This information will be used to identify attendance for CME credits and used exclusively by the HFSA. No information will be sold or shared with anyone outside the HFSA.

SAT1
The Heart Failure Society of America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Heart Failure Society of America designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1.0 Credit.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)
This activity is approved for 1.5 contact hours.
Approval through 09/06/2020; ONA # 21910

SAT2
The Heart Failure Society of America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Heart Failure Society of America designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1.0 Credit.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)
This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours.
Approval through 09/05/2020; ONA #21882

SAT3
The Heart Failure Society of America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Heart Failure Society of America designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1.0 Credit.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)
This activity is approved for 1.5 contact hours.
Approval through 09/05/2020; ONA #21891

SAT4
The Heart Failure Society of America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Heart Failure Society of America designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1.0 Credit.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)
This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours.
Approval through 09/11/2020; ONA # 21898

SAT5
The Heart Failure Society of America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Heart Failure Society of America designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1.0 Credit..™
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)
This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours.
Approval through 09/10/2020; ONA # 21900

SAT6
The Heart Failure Society of America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Heart Failure Society of America designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1.0 Credit.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)
This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours.
Approval through 09/07/2020; ONA #21904

Claiming Credit

An evaluation must be completed in order to receive a credit certificate for the scientific meeting or satellite symposia. The evaluation process is online and is formatted for smartphones, tablets and computers. The evaluation form for the scientific program will be accessible during and after the meeting. Evaluations for satellites will be accessible after completion of each satellite. An email will be sent to attendees providing the website address to access evaluation forms and credit certificates.