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Inaugural Scripps Arrhythmias and Cardiomyopathy in Women Symposium

A physician wearing a red stethoscope holds a red heart in their hands to represent this conference.

Join us for this live streaming virtual CME event!

The goal of this activity is to improve outcomes for women with cardiovascular disease and arrhythmias as well as provide educational interventions for both primary and secondary prevention.

Conference Details

Conference Overview

The Inaugural Scripps Arrhythmias and Cardiomyopathy in Women Symposium is designed to increase competence regarding the recognition and management of cardiovascular disease in women. The symposium will explore new and emerging risk factors for women’s heart disease while highlighting areas of discrepancy in care management related to gender. The goal of this activity is to improve outcomes for women with cardiovascular disease and arrhythmias as well as provide educational interventions for both primary and secondary prevention.

Educational Objectives

After attending this live internet activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss cardiovascular disease, conditions and risk factors which are more common and/or unique to women.
  • Identify the varied and atypical presentation of heart disease and arrhythmia in women.
  • Reflect on the underutilization of standard medical and device therapies in women compared to men.
  • Explore gender differences in the management of heart failure, valvular disease, and arrhythmia with a focus on the paucity of data for women.

Accreditation and Disclosures

Physicians

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


Scripps Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


ABIM MOC Points

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 4 Medical Knowledge 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 and Nurse Practitioners

For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.


For the purpose of re-licensure, the California Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for attendance at structured learning activities offered by organizations accredited by the ACCME.


The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certified Program (AANPCP) and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.


Physician Assistants

PAs may claim a maximum of 4 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.


Commercial Support

This course is supported, in part, by educational grants from industry, in accordance with ACCME Accreditation Standards for Commercial Support. Appropriate acknowledgement will be given to all supporters at the time of the educational activity should any grant money be received.


Cultural and Linguistic Competency

This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires that all CME activities comprising a patient care element include curriculum addressing the topic of cultural and linguistic competency. The intent of this bill is to ensure that health care professionals are able to meet the cultural and linguistic concerns of a diverse patient population through effective and appropriate professional development. The planners, speakers and authors of this CME activity have been encouraged to address issues relevant in their topic area. A variety of resources are available that address cultural and linguistic competency, some of which can be found in the Cultural & Linguistic Competency Resource Guide.

Event details

Date and time

Sat, Mar 27, 2021

7:30 am - 1 pm