2014 Arrhythmia Symposium at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute

Los Angeles, California
Friday, December 05, 2014

2014 Arrhythmia Symposium at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Friday, December 05, 2014 7:15 AM - 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)

Cedars-Sinai Harvey Morse Conference Center
8701 Gracie Allen Drive
Los Angeles, California 90048
United States

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Course Description and Statement of Need

Arrhythmias or heart rhythm disorders remain a major clinical and public health issue both in the USA, as well as globally. In particular, the burden of atrial fibrillation continues to grow significantly and sudden cardiac arrest accounts for half of all cardiovascular deaths. In recent years there have been significant developments in diagnostic as well as therapeutic modalities for management of arrhythmias. The overall goal of this program is to provide clinically relevant, state of the art information to healthcare providers regarding the diagnosis, triage, management and tertiary referral of patients presenting with heart rhythm disorders. Special care has been taken to provide attendees with the opportunity to learn from and interact with individuals who are experts in the field.

Target Audience

This educational activity is intended for practicing physicians involved in the care and treatment of patients with heart rhythm disorders, including cardiologists, internists, physicians-in-training and allied healthcare professionals.

Educational Objectives

  • Discuss national approaches to assessing outcomes in patients who receive primary prevention implantable defibrillators.
  • Use new and improved approaches to patients with heart failure who may benefit from electrical devices.
  • Apply clearly defined recommendations to practice to reduce risk of arrhythmias as well as stroke related to atrial fibrillation.
  • Provide an organized clinical approach to drugs vs. ablation procedures in patients with heart rhythm disorders.
  • Provide state of the art information regarding resuscitation from sudden cardiac arrest.

Accreditation Statement

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  

Credit Designation Statement

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


The California State Board of Registered Nursing accepts courses approved by the ACCME for category 1 credit as meeting the continuing education requirements for license renewal.    

Policy on Disclosure

It is the policy of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities.  Cedars-Sinai Medical Center assesses conflict of interest with its faculty, planners and managers of CME activities.  Conflicts of interest that are identified are resolved by reviewing that presenter’s content for fair balance and absence of bias, scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity, and patient care recommendations.   While Cedars-Sinai Medical Center endeavors to review faculty content, it remains the obligation of each physician or other healthcare practitioner to determine the applicability or relevance of the information provided from this course in his or her own practice.


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