A brand new version of CathSAP is available! Click here to learn more.

CathSAP 5 Now Available!

CathSAP 5 is brand new, improved and has everything you need to:

Pass the Interventional Cardiology Boards! Use CathSAP 5 to prepare for the Boards —

  • Familiarize yourself with the ABIM blueprint
  • Take a simulated Board exam session to help identify areas of needed study
  • Learn from educational text and lectures
  • Practice with hundreds of ABIM-style questions with rationale and references
  • Take additional simulated Board exam sessions to see your progress
  • Track your progress with CathSAP's user-friendly dashboard.

Hone your knowledge of interventional cardiology.
Use CathSAP 5 to identify your knowledge gaps, reinforce your existing knowledge, and learn new information that you can apply in clinical practice.

Earn CME/MOC credit.
CathSAP 5 offers 128 CME/MOC credits -- enough for all your licensing and certification requirements through June 2020.

New Features

  • Educational material in both text and video format allows you to learn by reading or watching/listening to a presentation. CathSAP 5 includes concise text in bullet point format written by world-renowned experts, plus all of the presentations from ACC's Interventional Cardiology Board Review course.
  • Even better questions:
    • Challenge yourself with questions that are ALL case-based rather than simple knowledge questions.
    • Create custom quizzes and simulate Board exams to personalize your learning.
    • Compare your scores to your peers' and view your dashboard to judge how you are progressing.
    • Link from each question to its related text so you can quickly and easily learn more on that subject.
  • Downloadable "native" app so you can access CathSAP anywhere, with or without an internet connection. The ACC Education app is now available and CathSAP 5 purchasers can use it to access the product! Click here for information about using the app.

Formats and Publishing Schedule

CathSAP 5 is available in two convenient formats that are available to all purchasers:

  • Online: Access the online version on any device that has an internet connection -- desktop, laptop, tablet, or mobile phone.
  • Downloadable Mobile App: Download the app to use the product on your mobile device with or without an active internet connection.

A brand new version of CathSAP is available! Click here to learn more.

  CathSAP 5 Table of Contents
  CathSAP 5 Table of Contents
  • Case Selection & Management
  • Procedural Techniques
  • Complications of Coronary Intervention
  • Catheter Based Management of Noncoronary Disease
  • Basic Science
  • Anatomy, Anatomic Variants, Anatomic Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Cardiac Imaging & Assessment
  • Miscellaneous Topics
  CathSAP 5 Editorial Team
  CathSAP 5 Editorial Team
  • Sunil V. Rao, MD, FACC (Editor in Chief)
  • Ajay J. Kirtane, MD, FACC (Chair, Question Writing Group)
  • Subhash Banerjee, MD, FACC
  • Aloke V. Finn, MD
  • Allen Jeremias, MD, FACC
  • David E. Kandzari, MD, FACC
  • Matthew J. Price, MD, FACC
  • Arnold H. Seto, MD, FACC
  • Mehdi H. Shishehbor, DO, MPH, FACC
  CME and MOC Information
  CME and MOC Information

Target Audience
The target audience for CathSAP 5 includes interventional cardiologists and other healthcare professionals with an interest in interventional cardiology.

The American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The ACCF designates this enduring material for a maximum of 128 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

While offering CME credits noted above, this activity is not intended to provide extensive training or certification in the field.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 128 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.

  Learner Objectives
  Learner Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, learners should be able to:

  • Employ appropriate case selection and patient management strategies selection and patient management,
  • Apply the latest major clinical trial data for coronary intervention,
  • Define the indications and appropriate utilization of coronary intervention in the management of ischemic heart disease.
  • Discuss appropriate lesion-based techniques for coronary intervention.
  • Identify the issues of coronary imaging, radiation risks and safety as they relate to intervention techniques,
  • Cite the current basic information relating to vascular biology, including plaque formation, injury and restenosis,
  • Demonstrate the appropriate utilization of pharmaceuticals in coronary intervention, including antiplatelet agents, thrombolytics, anticoagulants, antiarrhythmics and vasoactive drugs.

Date of Release: June 7, 2017

Term of Approval/Date of CME & MOC Expiration: June 6, 2020

60-Day Risk-Free Return Policy

ACC guarantees its educational products. If you are dissatisfied with your product within 60 days of purchase, you may return the product at your expense. Please contact ACC Member Care (toll-free 800-253-4636, x5603; direct dial 202-375-6000, x5603; email resource@acc.org) for return instructions. Please note that if you have already claimed CME or MOC credit for the product, you will not be eligible for a refund