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At the end of this activity, participants will report their intentions to apply techniques in cardiac recording and mapping and clinical electrophysiology and use various operative techniques for the treatment of arrhythmias and postprocedural cardiac monitoring and appropriate follow-up.

ACCME Accreditation Statement

The American Association for Thoracic Surgery is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The American Association for Thoracic Surgery designates this live activity for 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

View updated accreditation information, as of December 6, 2022, here.

Desired Learning Outcomes

At the end of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the indications for the surgical treatment of cardiac arrhythmias and rhythm disorders;
  • Identify basic underlying mechanisms of arrhythmias, and apply techniques in cardiac recording and mapping, and clinical electrophysiology;
  • Assess various operative techniques for the treatment of arrhythmias and discuss postprocedural cardiac monitoring and appropriate follow-up;
  • Examine interventional approaches to atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia, inappropriate sinus tachycardia, and transvenous and epicardial lead implantation and extraction techniques.

Please follow the steps below to claim CME or obtain a letter of attendance:

  1. Log into the site via the button below using your AATS login credentials.
  2. Click on “My Credits” and then select the “Claim Credits” button.
  3. Select the sessions in which you attended.
  4. Complete the survey and provide feedback to aid in the planning of future meetings.
  5. Download or print your CME Certificate or Certificate of Attendance.

The deadline to complete the evaluation and claim CME is March 10, 2022.

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