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American Heart Association Professional Education Center
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME CME Credit Hours...About 6 courses offering about 10 hours (not counted)
CME Credits Awarded by....American Heart Association.
Cost...........Most are free.
Instruction Type...Slide-Audio, slide-video, podcast.
Target Audience...CARDIOLOGY, FP, IM, NEUROLOGY.
Educational material last updated...2013.
Financial support...Multiple Pharmaceutical Companies.
The American Heart Association Professional Education Center offers live and televised sessions as well as distance learning through print and CD. To find the online material, choose Course Catalog, then Delivery Method, then Online Courses, Webinars and Webcasts
All activities are concerned with the prevention and treatment of heart disease, stroke and peripheral arterial disease. Many activities are restricted to members of participating groups. Others are open to all physicians. Only a few of this latter group are still offering CME credit.

Baylor Cardiovascular Disease
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME CME Credit Hours...8 courses offering about 8 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....Baylor.
Cost...........Free.
Instruction Type....Slide-Video Lecture.
Target Audiences....FP, IM, CARD.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Eight courses on cardiovascular disease. Some recent additions are:
Noninvasive Technologies for the Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) in Women
Adjunctive Devices for Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring
ACEIs, ARBs, or DRI for Adults With Hypertension

Cardiosource (American College of Cardiology) eLearning & Products
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME CME Credit Hours...See individual sections.
CME Credits Awarded by....American College of Cardiology.
Cost for Credit....Free to members ($700 per year) and subscribers.
Instruction Type...Slide-Video Lectures; also text and audio.
Target Audiences....CARDIOLOGY.
Educational material last updated....2011.
Financial support...Some activities have pharmaceutical sponsorship.
Expiration of CME credit...Probably One year after posting (only subscribers or members can view that information.
Cardiosource has a wide variety of eLearning CME described below:
Case Studies
Co-sponsored CME/CE 
Expert Analysis & Opinions
iScience 2011 ACC/i2 Sessions Online
JACC CME
Meeting on Demand Programs
Self-Assessment Programs
Two Performance Improvement Programs, Keeping PACE: Patient-centered ACS Care Education and A New ERA: Evidence-based Stroke and Symptom Reduction in Atrial Fibrillation, are currently closed to new registrants.

Cardiosource Case Studies
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME CME Credit Hours...60 cases, each awarding 1.0 Hour.
CME Credits Awarded by....American College of Cardiology.
Cost...........See above Cardiosource (American College of Cardiology) eLearning & Products
Instruction Type...Slide-Video Lectures; also text and audio.
Target Audiences....CARDIOLOGY.
Educational material last updated....2011.
Financial support...Some activities have pharmaceutical sponsorship.
Expiration of CME credit...Probably One year after posting (only subscribers or members can view that information.
Featured Cases:
• A 42-Year-Old African-American Male Presents With Increasing Body Weight, Type 2 Diabetes, Elevated BP, and a Long History of Schizophrenia; 
• Analyze This Image: Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography of a 58-Year-Old Man Who Presented With Syncope; 
• Analyze This Image: Transthoracic Echocardiogram From a 54-Year-Old Female With Skin Flushing, Nausea, Vomiting, and Diarrhea;
• ECG of the Month: A 62-Year-Old Female Presents After 2 Days of Worsening Chest Pain;
and
• A 63-Year-Old Diabetic Male Presents With "Heartburns" on Exertion.

Cardiosource Co-sponsored CME/CE
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME CME Credit Hours...10 courses, each offering 1.5 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....American College of Cardiology.
Cost...........Free.
Instruction Type...Slide-Video Lectures.
Target Audiences....CARDIOLOGY.
Educational material last updated....2011.
Financial Support...Various Pharmaceutical Companies.
Expiration of CME credit...One year after posting.
Co-sponsored CME/CE: "presentations captured for the Internet and available for free continuing medical education credits." These programs require separate registrations and do have commercial sponsorship. Some titles are:
• Acute Coronary Syndrome: Options for Primary & Secondary Prevention;
• Clarifying Oral Antiplatelet Therapy: A Straightforward Approach for Today's Practitioners;
• Cardiac Co-Morbidity Boards; 
• Evidence and Intervention: Post-MI Choices for Optimal Patient Outcomes;
• Current and Emerging Strategies in Antiplatelet Therapy for Acute Coronary Syndrome: A CME Evidence-Based Best Practices Program;
• Contemporary Issues in Hypertension: Today's Controversy and Consensus;
• Optimizing Approaches to Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Diagnosis and Management.

Cardiosource Expert Analysis & Opinions
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME CME Credit Hours...25 activities
CME Credits Awarded by....American College of Cardiology.
Cost...........See above Cardiosource (American College of Cardiology) eLearning & Products
Instruction Type...Slide-Video Lectures.
Target Audiences....CARDIOLOGY.
Educational material last updated....2011.
Financial support...Some activities have pharmaceutical sponsorship.
Expiration of CME credit...Probably One year after posting (only subscribers or members can view that information.
Expert Analysis & Opinions "provide you with access to experts' perspective on a variety of topics that are directly relevant to your clinical practice. Read, watch and/or listen as leaders in the field summarize data presented at major medical conferences, identify highlights from a newly released guideline, or conduct cutting-edge interviews."
Some titles are:
Type 2 Diabetes and Coincident Disease Risk: Addressing Unmet Needs Among the Interdisciplinary Healthcare Team and Association of Exercise Capacity on Treadmill with Future Cardiac Events in Patients Referred for Exercise Testing.

Cardiosource iScience
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME CME Credit Hours...300.
CME Credits Awarded by....American College of Cardiology.
Cost...........See above Cardiosource (American College of Cardiology) eLearning & Products
Instruction Type...Slide-Video Lectures.
Target Audiences....CARDIOLOGY.
Educational material last updated....2011
Financial support...Some activities have pharmaceutical sponsorship.
Expiration of CME credit...One year after posting (only subscribers or members can view that information.
iScience is a "comprehensive digital library of education presented at ACC.11 & i2 Summit. Hear experts discuss a wide range of topics that includes late-breaking clinical trial presentations and highlights from all eleven learning pathways. Each presentation includes the presenter's slides fully-synchronized with accompanying audio." 

Cardiosource Meeting on Demand Programs
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME CME Credit Hours...13; some Board Reviews are 25-30 hours,
CME Credits Awarded by....American College of Cardiology.
Cost...........See above Cardiosource (American College of Cardiology) eLearning & Products
Instruction Type...Slide-Video Lectures; also text and audio.
Target Audiences....CARDIOLOGY.
Educational material last updated....2011.
Financial support...Some activities have pharmaceutical sponsorship.
Expiration of CME credit...2-3 years after production.
Meeting on Demand programs "let you listen as world-renowned experts present the information you need to stay current. Some... offerings are free, while some are available for purchase."
Featured programs include:
• Basic Hemodynamics of Common Pericardial Diseases;
• State-of-the-Art Management of Systolic Heart Failure: BNP Intensified vs. Symptom Standard Medical Guided;
• Fundamentals of Arrhythmia Diagnosis and Patient Management;
• Imaging: What Test to Order and When;
• Acute Coronary Syndromes: From Pathophysiology to Real-Time Treatment;
• Asymptomatic Severe Aortic Stenosis Credit;
and 
• Recent Advances in Clinical Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT.

Cardiosource Self-Assessment Programs Meeting on Demand
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME CME Credit Hours...Up to 100 hours per course (comprehensive reviews)
CME Credits Awarded by....American College of Cardiology.
Cost...........See above Cardiosource (American College of Cardiology) eLearning & Products
Instruction Type...Not Stated
Target Audiences....CARDIOLOGY.
Educational material last updated....2011.
Financial Support...None
Expiration of CME credit...Usually 3 years after posting.
The SAP product line "defines the core curriculum of adult clinical cardiology, echocardiography, CCT, interventional cardiology, plus many topics in the field of cardiovascular medicine.  These resources feature expert commentary, images, case studies, and self-assessment questions that help you master the CV subject of your choice." 
Featured Self-Assessment Programs include:
ACCSAP 7, ACCF Self-Assessment Program, CardioQuestions: General Cardiology, 
ACCF Self-Assessment Program, CathSAP 3, ACCF Self-Assessment Program, CCT-SAP 2,  ACCF Self-Assessment Program, ECG-SAP 4, ACCF Self-Assessment Program
and EchoSAP 6.

CardioVillage
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME CME Credit Hours...Depends on how many screens you visit. "More than 100 hours available."
CME Credits Awarded by...University of Virginia.
Cost for Credit...Free.
Instruction Type...Case-Based-Interactive, Performance Improvement.
Target Audience...CARDIOLOGY, other MDs who practice cardiovascular medicine.
Educational material last updated...2013.
Financial support...Several pharmaceutical companies and medical device companies.
At present, there are five primary learning topics: coronary artery disease, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, interventional cardiology and preventive cardiology. Each learning topic includes tutorials, cases, and self-assessment exercises. In addition, some content is presented in a "course" format which is a grouping of topics intended for a particular target audience; there are special courses for 2nd, 3rd, 4th year Medical Students and Cardiology Fellows. You may earn CME credit for reviewing a case, tutorial, or taking a posttest.

Cleveland Clinic Cardiology
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD
CME CME Credit Hours....23 activities offering 22 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....Cleveland Clinic.
Cost..........Free.
Instruct. Type...Slide-Video and Slide-Audio Lectures, Podcasts, Text-Only.
Target Audiences...CARDIOLOGY.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial Support...Some activities have commercial support.
CME Credit Expires...2 years after posting.
Some recent activities include: 
Deep Vein Thrombosis - DVT
A short story of the short QT syndrome
Advanced heart failure: Transplantation, LVADs, and beyond
Aspirin: Its risks, benefits, and optimal use in preventing cardiovascular events
Atrial fibrillation: New drugs, devices, and procedures
Cardiac tamponade: 12 pearls in diagnosis and management
Cognitive impairment in ICU survivors: Assessment and therapy

CME Planet
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME CME Credit Hours...8 activities, each offering 1.0 hours of credit.
CME Credits Awarded by....Voxmedia.
Cost for Credit....Free.
Instruction Type....Slide-Video Lecture.
Target Audience....CARDIOLOGY.
Educational material last updated...2013.
Financial support...Multiple pharmaceutical companies.
CME Credit Expires...2 years after posting.
Most activities offering CME credit are in cardiology: 
Oral Antiplatelet Therapies for Acute Coronary Syndromes and Best Practices in Secondary 
• The Evolving Landscape of Oral Antiplatelet Therapy for ACS: Optimizing Secondary Prevention Strategies for Internists
• Choosing and Using Oral Antiplatelet Therapies in ACS: State of the Art
• Defining Best Practice in Stable Ischemic Heart Disease Management
• Traveling Optimal Pathways for Managing Stable Ischemic Heart Disease
• Pathways to Improving Outcomes in Stable Ischemic Heart Disease

Echo University Online
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME CME Credit Hours...50 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....Dannemiller Inc.
Cost...Varies from $59 per year for cardiology fellows to $207 for 50 hours for practicing physicians .
Instruction Type...Board Review, Question-and-Answer,
Target Audience...CARDIOLOGY.
Educational material last updated...continuously
Financial support...None
CME Credit Expires...Not Stated.
Echo University Online offers an opportunity to stay up to date on the latest advancements in Echo/Doppler. It provides an extensive digital library of clinical cases along with in-depth discussions. Multimodality correlation with angiography, MRI, and CT is included. 
Echo University Online
should be useful for cardiologists and cardiology fellows preparing for the Echo Board Certification and Re-certification Examination. Yearly enrollment includes periodic updating with additional cases and content. Echo University Online is hosted by Dr Allan Zelinger MD FACC FASE, who directs Advocate Christ Hospital Echo Lab and teaches at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago. 

Emory University School of Medicine Cardiovascular Grand Rounds CME Series
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...117 lectures, 117 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by...Emory University.
Cost for Credit...Free.
Instruction Type....Slide-Video Lecture.
Target Audiences....CARDIOLOGY.
Educational material last updated...2013.
Expiration of CME credit...3 years after posting.
Financial Support...None Stated.
You will find these groups of seminars:
Adult Congenital Heart Disease (1 Seminar) 
• Basic Science (3 Seminars)
• Cardiovascular Grand Rounds (57 Seminars) 
• Cardiovascular Imaging (5 Seminars) 
• Cardiovascular Surgery (2 Seminars)
• Electrophysiology (5 Seminars) 
• General Topics in Cardiology (12 Seminars) 
• Heart Failure (9 Seminars)
• Interventional Cardiology (15 Seminars) 
• Preventive Cardiology (8 Seminars) 

JACC (Journal of the American College of Cardiology) CME
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...1.0 hour per month
CME Credits Awarded by....American College of Cardiology.
Cost...........See above Cardiosource (American College of Cardiology) eLearning & Products
Instruction Type...Text-Only.
Target Audiences....CARDIOLOGY.
Educational material last updated....October 2011.
Financial support...Some activities have pharmaceutical sponsorship.
Expiration of CME credit...One year after posting (only subscribers or members can view that information.
Each month, one article in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) is designated for CME credit. Recent articles include:
• Exercise training in HFpEF;
• Sensitive Troponin and Acute Myocardial Infarction;
• ECG comparison of ARVD/C and RVOT VT and PVCs;
• Myocardial Fibrosis Inlow Gradient Aortic Stenosis;
• Imaging Aortic Valve Inflammation with FDG-PET;
and
• Myocardial Injury During TAVI.

Medscape Cardiology 
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...Varies from time to time.
CME Credits Awarded by....Medscape and many other sponsoring organizations.
Cost...........Free.
Instruction Type...Text-and-Graphics, Text-Only, Slide-Audio Lecture, Slide-Video Lecture and Case-Based-Interactive.
Target Audiences....CARD.
Educational material last updated...New activities posted daily.
Financial Support...Many academic, specialty, and commercial sources as well as self-supported by Medscape.
Expiration of CME Credit...Credit for most activities expires one year after posting.
CME activities of special interest to cardiologists. Medscape contains a variety of educational formats:
CONFERENCE COVERAGE - Reports of  advances presented at major medical conferences; typically includes several tracks with news stories, expert interviews, and in-depth topic overviews.
CLINICAL UPDATE - Comprehensive original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.
FAST TRACK CLINICAL UPDATE - Narrowly focused original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.
CME-LIVE - Real-time online events with streaming video, synchronized visuals, and interactive questions and answers; archived for 1 year.
CLINICAL BRIEFS - Daily reports of major current medical research articles; 0.25 credits each
JOURNAL CME - Articles selected from a wide selection of peer-reviewed journals.
SPECIAL REPORT CME - Topic-based monthly email newsletter distributed to Medscape's professional member database by specialty.
INTERACTIVE PATIENT CASES - Original CME activity presented to the physician in an interactive, clinical case-based format. (See especially eMedicine CME Case Presentations.)
CME CIRCLE - Multimedia content certified by other accredited professional education providers, typically from live symposia or monographs, and then posted on Medscape and archived for one year.

Nuclear Physics and Instrumentation
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...20.
CME Credits Awarded by.... University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
Cost..........$275.
Instruction Type... Online PowerPoint with self-assessments.
Target Audience...Nuclear Cardiology & Nuclear Medicine.
Educational material updated...August, 2011. 
Financial Support...Supported in part by the U.S. Dept of Education FISPE Grant.
Expiration of CME credit...8/15/15.
This course provides an overview of nuclear physics and the interactions of ionizing radiation with matter as applicable to nuclear medicine. Instrumentation examines the theories and operating principles of radiation detection instruments routinely used within nuclear medicine.

PRIME Cardiology CME/CE Programs
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...7.0.
CME Credits Awarded by...PRIME Education, Inc.
Cost for Credit...Free.
Instruction Type....Slide-Audio Lecture.
Target Audiences....CARDIOLOGY.
Educational material last updated...2013.
Expiration of CME credit...Not Found.
Financial Support...Pharmaceutical Companies.
Six activities available:
• Anatomy of the Heart
• Evidence-Based Simulations in Practice: Treatment Strategies for Women with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
• Comparative Effectiveness Research: Noninvasive Technologies for the Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease in Women
• Dietary Supplements in Adults taking Cardiovascular Drugs: A Comparative Effectiveness Review
• Updates on the Comparative Effectiveness of Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System Therapies for Essential Hypertension: A Feedback-Based Learning Activity
• Updates on the Treatment of Essential Hypertension: A Summary of AHRQ's Comparative Effectiveness Review of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors, Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers, and Direct Renin Inhibitors

Texas Heart Institute Office of Continuing Medical Education
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours: Courses offer 0.5 to 3.5 hours each (about 61 activities offering a total of about 61 credits).
CME Credits Awarded by... Texas Heart Institute.
Cost...Free.
Instruction Type... Slide-Video or Slide-Audio Lecture.
Target Audiences...CARDIOLOGY, THORACIC SURGERY, VASCULAR SURGERY.
Educational material last updated... 2013.
Financial Support... Texas Heart Institute and multiple pharmaceutical and medical equipment companies. 
A very nicely organized site. You register for credit and receive a user number AFTER viewing your first course. Types of activities include: 
9 Archived Symposia (range from 1.0 to 3.5 hours each); 
38 Cardiology Grand Rounds (typically 1.0 hour);  
3 presentations on Ethics
3 sessions on Heart Sounds
7 on Echocardiography; and 
1 on Sleep Apnea.

theheart.org CME Programs 
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...248 programs, 0.5 to 1.5 hours each (about 250 hours, not counted)
CME Credits Awarded by....MedscapeCME.
Cost...........Free.
Instruction Type...Slide-Only or Slide-Video Lectures.
Target Audience...CARDIOLOGY.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial Support...Various pharmaceutical companies.
248 Slide-Only or Slide-Video Lectures on various cardiology topics. There are many other educational activities (news, conferences, discussions) at theheart.org, but only theheart.org CME Programs offers CME credit. Some recent programs are:
Improving Outcomes in a Recent ACS: Part 1: Anticoagulation in a STEMI Patient
Beyond Beta-Blockade: How Do You Treat the Patient With Persistent Angina?
Guideline-Based Optimization of ACS Management: Breaking Down the Recent Updates
Biomarker-Guided Therapy for Heart Failure: Does Age Matter?
Guiding Heart Failure Therapy: An Update on the Role of Biomarkers
Managing Medication and Adherence in SIHD: Partnering With the Patient to Improve Care
Bleeding Risks of Novel Oral Anticoagulants vs Warfarin: A Reappraisal Based on Current Evidence