Activity information

The certificate of this workshop includes 1 CME credits. To complete the workshop you need to solve all cases. Only participants with an active Pro Membership will be able to claim CME. If you want to claim CME too, please upgrade to a Pro Membership.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of CME Consultants and Medmastery GmbH. CME Consultants is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

CME Consultants designates this Internet Enduring Material Activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Desired Outcomes

Practice and strengthen the skills and principles covered in the ICD Essentials course:
  1. Define ICDs, differentiate them from pacemakers and identify patients who need them.
  2. Interpret device electrograms and detect arrhythmias.
  3. Identify the most common discriminators, or tools, that ICDs use to determine the type of arrhythmia.
  4. Tailor ICD settings to provide treatment for abnormal rhythm.
  5. Troubleshoot the most common ICD issues.
  6. Devise an appropriate treatment plan and answer the most common questions that ICD patients have.

Target Audience

This activity is geared to meet the educational requirements of Non-Interventional Cardiologists, Internists, Internal Medicine, Subspecialists (e.g., Nephrologists, Endocrinologists, etc.), Surgeons, and General Practitioners.

Core Competencies

This activity will encompass the following desirable physician attributes: Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Professionalism, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, and Practice-Based Learning & Improvement.

Cultural Linguistic Competency and Implicit Bias

Important information regarding Cultural Linguistic Competency and Implicit Bias in CME can be found at:


The presentational methods for this activity are Lecture and Case Presentation.

Instructions for participation

Each participant must watch all the video lessons, successfully pass all quizzes of this activity with a grade of 100% and complete a post-evaluation form. Once completed, your certificate will be made available immediately for download. If you receive a score of 99% or less, you may retake the quiz until successful.

Hardware and software requirements

Medmastery requires a modern Web browser (Internet Explorer 10+, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome) and the latest version of Adobe Flash. Moreover, a PDF-Reader is required in order to view certain downloads. For questions or technical support, please contact [email protected]

Disclosure statement

Commercial Support

There is no commercial support for this activity.


The planners of this activity have nothing to disclose.


Kristian Webb, CCDS was an independent contractor for digital material production for Medtronic. The course content has been peer-reviewed for content validity and found to be evidenced-based, fair, balanced, and free from commercial bias.

Privacy statement

Medmastery is committed to protecting the privacy of personal and other information of its members. Medmastery will not release personally identifiable information to a third party without the individual’s consent, except such information as is required for reporting purposes to the ACCME. Medmastery will keep your personal and credit information confidential when you participate in a CME Internet-based program. Medmastery collects only the information necessary to provide you with the services that you request. Additional information regarding Medmastery’s Privacy Policy can be viewed at:

Release Date

This activity was originally released for credit March 28, 2017.

Review Date

This activity was reviewed on January 29, 2019, March 21, 2021, and on March 16, 2023.

Termination Date

This activity is valid for credit through March 27, 2025.