ACC/SCAI Premier Interventional Cardiology Overview and Board Preparatory Course

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Are you seeking an INTIMATE and ENGAGING educational experience as you prepare to certify or re-certify for the ABIM Board Exams? Are you searching for the best comprehensive review in interventional cardiology? Do you want to earn dual MOC points and CME credits? The ACC/SCAI Interventional Cardiology Course is designed to meet your needs.

Join the experts in interventional cardiology at The Ritz Carlton in Amelia Island to receive the most up-to-date, evidence-based review of interventional cardiology available!  Engage in stimulating, interactive discussions of ABIM examination guidelines that focus on the main content areas tested on the ABIM Board exam:

  • Case Selection and Management
  • Procedural Techniques
  • Pharmacology
  • Catheter-based Management of Noncoronary disease
  • Cardiac Imaging and Assessment
  • Complications of Coronary Intervention
  • Basic Science
  • Anatomy, Anatomic Variants, Anatomic Pathology

Engage with faculty and peers in this intimate venue where didactic lectures are combined with multiple question and answer sessions to enable you to quickly identify and address your learning gaps to ensure you are prepared for the Boards and your patients!  Register early as space is limited and this course will sell out!

Maximize your time in Amelia Island by arriving a day early to participate in the optional Interventional Cardiology Study Session offered on Thursday afternoon.

Interventional Cardiology Optional Study Session

Directed by: Kirk N. Garratt, MD, MSc, FSCAI, FACC and Frederick Welt, MD, MSc, FACC, FSCAI

August 9, 2018
4:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
The Ritz Carlton

Amelia Island, FL

Maximize your time at the Board course by attending the corresponding optional study session offered at no additional cost to Interventional Board Course attendees! In this course, attendees will interact with expert faculty and fellow participants to review a hot topic in an interactive format.


This course is intended for physicians preparing for initial Board certification or recertification. Cardiovascular specialists, physicians, Fellows in Training and cardiovascular care associates seeking an in-depth review of interventional cardiology will also find this course of value.

Course Directors

Kirk N. Garratt, MD, MSc, FSCAI, FACC
Associate Director, Center for Heart and Vascular Health
Christiana Care Health System
Newark, DE 

Frederick G.P. Welt, MD, MSc, FACC, FSCAI
Margaret Amundsen Professor of Cardiology
Associate Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
University of Utah Health Sciences Center
Salt Lake City

ACCF committee members, faculty, staff and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships he/she and/or his/her spouse or domestic partner has, occurring within the past twelve months, with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.  All relevant potential conflicts of interest that are identified are thoroughly vetted by course directors, ACCF education staff, and members of the Accreditation Compliance Workgroup through a process that includes appropriate peer review for fair balance, scientific objectivity and validity, and patient care and safety recommendations. Refer to the links below for committee member disclosures and course faculty disclosures. Please note ACCF staff involved with this course have nothing to disclose.

To Register online for the Course please click the Register button at the top of the page.

If you have any special Dietary requirements, please note that this is now captured through your online profile. To enable us to accommodate your request, please ensure that your profile is up to date. If you select the (other) option, a member of our team will be in touch to discuss your needs. If you require assistance, please contact the Resource Center at 800-253-4636, ext. 5603. 

To Register by Fax, Email or Phone for the Course click here.

Members of SCAI may register at the same rate as ACC members:
Please submit your registration form through fax or mail to receive this rate.

The registration tuition includes educational sessions, continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, lunch and course materials and the Thursday Optional Study Session.

Register me as: Designation   Early Until 5/17/18
Advanced 5/18/18
Until 7/18/18
 Late 7/19/18 through Onsite
ACC/SCAI  Member Physician (includes International Associate)
MD, DO, PhD $1416
Non-member Physician (includes Industry Professional)
MD, DO, PhD $1931
ACC/SCAI Member Reduced (includes CVT, FIT, Resident, Student and Emeritus
PA, RN, NP, CNS, PharmD, FIT, Emeritus, Resident, Student
$994 $1123
Non-member Reduced
PA, RN, NP, CNS, PharmD, Resident, Student
FIT Reduced Rate (Discount has been applied to pricing in this row)
(Must call Resource Center at 800-253-4636 ext. 5603 to receive discount)
2 or more FITs registering at same time receive a 25% discount off of each registration rate. Pricing in this row reflects the discount.
REDUCED Rate for 2 or more registering together
REDUCED Rate for 2 or more registering together
REDUCED Rate for 2 or more registering together

Proof of licensure required for PA, Tech, RN, CNS and NP (non-CCA members); letter from training director needed for FIT


Cancellation, substitution or transfer to another course is allowed if written notification is received four weeks before a scheduled course. A full refund minus a $250 processing fee will be given for written notifications received fewer than four weeks before the first day of the course. No refund will be given for no-shows.

In the unlikely event that the course is canceled, the College will refund the registration tuition in full but is not responsible for any travel or hotel costs you may incur.

ACC reserves the right to cancel the course in the unlikely event of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a course is canceled or postponed, ACC will refund registration tuition but cannot be held responsible for other costs or expenses, including cancellation/change penalties assessed by airlines, travel agencies or hotels.

This course has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.


MOC Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn 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 credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion data to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Physician Assistants
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.


Learner Bill of Rights


All sessions will be held at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island located at 4750 Amelia Island Parkway, Amelia Island, Florida. The meeting site telephone number is 904-277-1100.

Accommodations and Room Rate Information Coming Soon!


Please Note
Smoking is prohibited in all ACC meeting rooms.

Videotaping, audiotaping and still photography are prohibited in all ACC meeting rooms. 

We encourage participation by all individuals. If you have a disability, advance notification of any special needs will help us serve you better.

Faculty and course are subject to change without notice. 

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the ANCC or ACC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

The views expressed in this course are those of the individual speaker and do not necessarily reflect the views of the ACC.

Clinical Topics: Noninvasive Imaging

Keywords: Cardiac Imaging Techniques, Heart Diseases