Continuing Medical Education at CTO Plus 2022
Please note that CME credit is NOT available for online attendees. CTO PLUS 2022 is CME-accredited only for participants who attend in person.
It is the policy of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its sponsored educational activities. Commercial support from industry does not influence educational content, faculty selection, and/or faculty presentations, and therefore, does not compromise the scientific integrity of the educational activity.
Discussion of off-label product usage during live cases is made at the sole discretion of the faculty. Off-label product discussion and usage are not endorsed by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation or the conference directors of this activity.
All planners (directors, codirectors, chairs, etc.) and faculty participating in accredited continuing education activities sponsored by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation are required to disclose to the activities audience any real or apparent conflicts of interest related to the content that they planned or the content of their presentation(s). Anyone not complying with this policy is not permitted to participate in this activity.
CME/MOC Accreditation and Designation
The Cardiovascular Research Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (CME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Cardiovascular Research Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ only for physicians attending CTO PLUS in person. Physicians can claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Documentation of awarded credit is provided for registered attendees in exchange for completed activity evaluations. CME, MOC, and Certificate of Attendance can be claim through the CRF Events App or the CRF CME Portal.
MOC Program: Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the number of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) MOC points.
CME INDEPENDENT REVIEW
As a CME provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), CRF is committed to ensuring balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its sponsored programs. As such, CRF’s CME Committee has selected CME associate course directors to provide oversight of the CTO PLUS program development to ensure balance, objectivity, and clinical relevance, including documentation of the conflicts of interest of the planners.
The CME associate course directors documented that the material provided at CTO Plus 2022 is fair, balanced, and free of commercial bias as of February 15, 2022.
CME ASSOCIATE COURSE DIRECTORS
Gary S. Mintz, MD — Consultant Fee/Honoraria/ Speaker’s Bureau – Boston Scientific Corporation, Volcano Corporation, Abiomed, Medtronic
Donald Cutlip, MD — Nothing to Disclose
Grzegorz L. Kaluza, MD, PhD — Nothing to Disclose
HOW TO CLAIM YOUR CREDIT
- Please complete the daily CTO PLUS session evaluations on the CRF Events App (available via the iOS App Store or the Google Play Store) or at the CRF CME Portal.
- Claim credit commensurate with the extent of your participation in the activity.
- After completing the evaluation summary, your Continuing Medical Education (CME), or Certificate of Attendance will be generated on the screen for you to save or print.
- Alternatively, by request, we can email your documentation to you. Please send your request to [email protected].
For any inquiries about CME, MOC, or Certificate of Attendance, or to claim credits for a previous conference, please contact us at [email protected].
CTO PLUS has been approved as compliant with MedTech Europe, of ethical business practice