Gold Package – ACC/SCAI Interventional Cardiology Overview and Board Prep Course + CathSAP

ACC/SCAI's Interventional Cardiology Overview and Board Prep Virtual Experience

The Gold Package includes everything you need to prepare for the Boards and/or to stay at the top of your professional game! Choose the Gold Package and receive:

ACC/SCAI Interventional Cardiology Overview and Board Prep Course – A signature course that provides:

  • 3 days of the most up-to-date, evidence-based review of interventional cardiology!
  • In-person access to expert faculty in Washington, DC.
  • Comprehensive didactic lectures and interactive question-and-answer sessions
  • Networking opportunities with the faculty and your peers.

CathSAP – ACC's flagship self-assessment program covering the field of interventional cardiology that includes:

  • A comprehensive text (2,000+ pages!)
  • All presentations from the Overview and Board Prep Course in both audio, video, and slide format (slides are PDFs only), allowing you to rewatch anything from the course that you missed or wanted to see again.
  • 500+ Board-style questions that you can mix and match to meet your individual needs.
  • Regular online updates. Each year in February, new science, guidelines, and trials from the previous year will be added to the product.
  • 5 years of access. Your purchase gives you dedicated access for 5 years and includes the yearly updates mentioned above. No more guessing about which version you should buy to meet your needs/timeline.
  • 130+ CME/MOC/ECME credits a year.

Goal
Anchoring on the ABIM Board Certification Blueprint, the overall goal of this course is to review and update knowledge and competency for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the full spectrum of interventional cardiology for physicians preparing for the initial certification exam or maintenance of certification assessment or seeking a comprehensive review of interventional cardiology.

Target Audience
This course is intended for interventional cardiology Fellows in Training preparing for initial board certification and practicing interventional cardiologists preparing for a maintenance of certification assessment or seeking an in-depth review of interventional cardiology. The secondary target audience is interventional cardiology team professionals, particularly physician assistants and advanced practice nurses.

Course Directors

Sahil Parikh, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Columbia University Medical Center

Jennifer Tremmel, MD, MS, FACC, FSCAI
Stanford University Medical Center

Disclosure/Conflict of Interest Statement

As a provider jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) must ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all of their directly provided or jointly provided/co-provided educational activities. Planners, presenters, and other contributors, in a position to control the content are required to disclose to the audience all relevant financial relationships he/she and/or his/her spouse or domestic partner may have, occurring within the past 24 months, with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. When an unlabeled use of a commercial product or an investigational use not yet approved for any purpose is discussed during an educational activity, the contributor should disclose that the product is not labeled for the use under discussion or that the product is still investigational.

ACCF is committed to providing its learners with high-quality activities and materials that promote improvements and quality in health care and not a specific proprietary business or commercial interest. The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent participation in educational activities by persons with a financial or other relationship, but rather to provide learners with information on which they can make their own determination whether financial interests or relationships may influence the education activity.

ACCF assesses conflicts of interest (COI) with its faculty, planners, managers, staff and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of certified activities. 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 (ACWG) through a process that includes appropriate peer review for fair balance, scientific objectivity and validity, and patient care and safety recommendations.

ACCF has taken the necessary steps to ensure that all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Please note ACCF staff and the ACWG members involved with this activity have nothing to disclose.

  • Online: Click the Register button at the top of the page
  • Phone: 800-253-4636, ext. 5603 or 202-375-6000, ext. 5603

Registration for the Gold Package – ACC/SCAI Interventional Cardiology Overview and Board Prep Course + CathSAP includes access to the educational sessions at the in-person course (including breakfast, refreshment breaks, lunch, and course materials) and CathSAP for 5 years.

Don't need the Gold Package? Click here to register for the ACC/SCAI Interventional Cardiology Overview and Board Prep Course.

Registration Fees
Rate Type Example Designations Early
Until 7/27

Course Only
Early
Until 7/27

Gold Package
Advanced
7/28 until 8/31

Course Only
Advanced
7/28 until 8/31

Gold Package
Regular
9/1 through Onsite

Course Only
Regular
9/1 through Onsite

Gold Package
ACC/SCAI* Member
(Includes International Associate)
MD, DO, PhD $1,530 $3,030 $1,671 $3,137 $1,811 $3,311
Non-member
(Includes Industry Professional)
MD, DO, PhD $2,147 $4,047 $2,287 $4,187 $2,428 $4,328
ACC/SCAI* Member Reduced
(Includes CVT Member)
PA, RN, NP, CNS, PharmD, FIT, Resident, Student, and Emeritus $920 $1,820 $1,059 $1,959 $1,200 $2,100
Non-Member Reduced PA, RN, NP, CNS, PharmD $1,222 $3,122 $1,368 $3,268 $1,509 $3,409
*If you are a SCAI member, and not also an ACC member, please call 800-253-4636, ext. 5603 or 202-375-6000, ext. 5603 to register at the discounted member rate.

Gold Package Cancellations
Your purchase of the Gold package includes two products: CathSAP and the ACC/SCAI Interventional Cardiology Overview and Board Prep Course. Please see below for the associated cancellation policies:

CathSAP Cancellation Policy:
To receive a full refund on the portion of the package price covering CathSAP, you must cancel your order within 7 days. After 7 days, no refunds will be available for the portion of the package price covering CathSAP.

Course Cancellation Policy:
After 7 days, refunds for the portion of the package price covering the course will be issued as follows. 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. 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.

Location
The course will be held at Heart House at the American College of Cardiology, 2400 N St. NW, Washington, DC.

Accommodations
A block of rooms has been established at The Westin Georgetown. The room rate is $179 plus state and local taxes per night. The ACC room block is scheduled to be held until Friday, September 9, 2022, but may sell out prior to this date. Any reservations made after September 9 shall be at the hotel's current available rate.

How to make a reservation:
Phone: 1-888-627-8406; reference ACC Interventional Board Room Block
Online: Book here

We advise you to register for the course and reserve your lodging as soon as possible. When you make your reservation, please be sure to ask about early departure fees or cancellation penalties.

ACC is committed to health and safety at the ACC/SCAI Interventional Cardiology Overview and Board Prep Course and there is a COVID-19 vaccination requirement in place for the meeting. This requirement (no exceptions) will enable access to Heart House and will apply to all meeting participants and ACC staff. Although a booster vaccination is not required to attend ACC/SCAI Interventional Cardiology Overview and Board Prep Course, it is very strongly encouraged by the ACC.

To manage this process efficiently and effectively, and to safeguard the participants expected at the ACC/SCAI Interventional Cardiology Overview and Board Prep Course, it is important for all participants to adhere to the vaccination requirements. Anyone not able to show proof of vaccination cannot be considered fully vaccinated and will be denied entry to Heart House.

If you have reason to believe that you have recently been exposed to COVID-19 or have tested positive for COVID-19, you should not attend the ACC/SCAI Interventional Cardiology Overview and Board Prep Course, including if these conditions emerge while you are in Washington, DC. Please consult with your physician to determine appropriate next steps. ACC encourages all individuals to follow applicable guidance from their care providers and relevant public health authorities.

ACC will continue to monitor Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations, will update safety measures as appropriate, and will share information with participants on a timely basis. Please continue to monitor this page for the most up-to-date information on health and safety protocols.

Please carefully read the information below which will guide you through the entire vaccination verification process. To avoid delays during the entry process into Heart House, it is strongly recommended that you complete your vaccine verification in advance of travel to Washington, DC.

Definition of Full Vaccination
An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series, such as the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines, or two weeks after a single-does vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine. The final dose of COVID-19 vaccine must be administered at least two weeks prior to arrival. Although a booster vaccination is not required to attend the ACC/SCAI Interventional Cardiology Overview and Board Prep Course, it is very strongly encouraged by the ACC.

Please note: Acceptable vaccines are those with approval or emergency use authorization from the FDA or WHO, currently including:

  • Pfizer-BioNTech
  • Moderna
  • Johnson & Johnson's Janssen
  • AstraZeneca/Oxford
  • Covishield
  • Sinopharm
  • Sinovac
  • COVAXIN
  • NOVAVAX

To learn more, view the full list of vaccines with final WHO DUL/PQ evaluation status.

Verify Your Vaccination Status
The ACC has partnered with Health Pass by CLEAR, which provides secure, digital proof of COVID-related health insights via a free mobile app. Health screening with Health Pass by CLEAR must be completed before coming onsite as part of the entry requirements for Heart House in Washington, DC.

  • Already a CLEAR Member? Just use the email address for your existing membership and snap a selfie to confirm your identity.
  • New to CLEAR?  Grab your photo ID (driver's license or passport), COVID-19 vaccination record card, and your phone - then you'll never need your ID for CLEAR again!

EASY STEP-BY-STEP PROCESS

  1. Download the CLEAR mobile app and tap the white Health Pass tile.
  2. Select 'Have a code' and enter the code ACC.
  3. Easily enroll or verify your identity with a quick selfie.
  4. Follow the prompts to verify your proof of vaccination.
  5. Before you arrive, reopen Health Pass, and take a quick survey. If your Health Pass displays a green background, be ready to show your Health Pass to the front desk security guard when arriving onsite. If your pass displays a red background, please do not come to the building and report your status to mmontoya@acc.org.

About Your Data Privacy
ACC only receives confirmation that an attendee satisfied the vaccine requirements and never has access to an individual's private health data. Learn more about CLEAR and Safe Expo.