CME Credit Information

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American Society of Echocardiography and the American Society of Echocardiography Education and Research Foundation. The American Society of Echocardiography is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Echocardiography designates this live activity for a maximum of 32.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ASE designates the 25th Annual Scientific Sessions Silver Anniversary Maintenance of Certification session for 3.00 hours, and a maximum of 32.25 hours for the Main Conference. The total amount of hours that can be claimed for attending both the Main Conference and Maintenance of Certification session is 32.25 hours.

This activity has been approved for 15 British Society of Echocardiography (BSE) reaccreditation points.

Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 4.50 hour(s) of ACEP Category I credit.

ARDMS, CARDUP and CCI recognize ASE’s certificates and have agreed to honor the credit hours toward their registry requirements for sonographers.

All or a portion of this educational activity may meet the CME requirement for IAC Echocardiography accreditation.

The American Society of Echocardiography is committed to ensuring that its educational mission and all sponsored educational programs are not influenced by the special interests of any corporation or individual, and its mandate is to retain only those speakers whose financial interests can be effectively resolved to maintain the goals and educational integrity of the program. While a monetary or professional affiliation with a corporation does not necessarily influence a speaker’s presentation, the Essential Areas and policies of the ACCME require that any relationships that could possibly conflict with the educational value of the program be resolved prior to the educational session and disclosed to the audience.