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 OutcomesPractice and strengthen the skills and principles covered in the ICD Essentials course:
- Define ICDs, differentiate them from pacemakers and identify patients who need them.
- Interpret device electrograms and detect arrhythmias.
- Identify the most common discriminators, or tools, that ICDs use to determine the type of arrhythmia.
- Tailor ICD settings to provide treatment for abnormal rhythm.
- Troubleshoot the most common ICD issues.
- Devise an appropriate treatment plan and answer the most common questions that ICD patients have.
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.
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: https://cmeconsultants.com/clcandib/.
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]
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.
This activity was originally released for credit March 28, 2017.
This activity was reviewed on January 29, 2019, March 21, 2021, and on March 16, 2023.
This activity is valid for credit through March 27, 2025.