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Transcatheter Left Atrial Appendage Closure
Faculty

Andy Goldsweig, MD, FSCAI
Moderator
Jacqueline Saw, MD, FSCAI
Document Chair

Matthew Price, MD, FSCAI
Panelist
Faisal Merchant, MD
Panelist
Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, participants will be able to:​

  1. Summarize the key methods and findings of the paper.
  2. Recognize the clinical relevance of competencies for transcatheter LAAC.
Acknowledgment of Commercial Support
This activity is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Abbott and Boston Scientific. 
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The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Credit Designation 
The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

ABP MOC 
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.5 medical knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount 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 ABIM MOC credit. 

Successful Completion
Watch the content and complete the evaluation to obtain credit.

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Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Access expired on 06/20/2024
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
0.5 CME Credit
0.5 ABIM-MOC Point
0.5 Participation Credit
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