Archived Webinars

If you are interested in accessing the archived webinars for CME/CNE credit, please complete the following form. An email containing the links to the pre- and post-test evaluation for CME/CNE plus the archived webinars will be sent to you shortly.

Accreditation & Designation Statement

Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) and the Adult Congenital Heart Association. The ACCF is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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

Nurses: The American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The ACCF designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 continuing education hour. Requirements for successful completion are attendance in this presentation its entirety and completing the evaluation tool.

Target Audience:  Cardiovascular Physicians (adult, pediatric, surgeons); Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists; Physician Assistants.

Date of Release: October 2012

Term of Approval/Date of CME Expiration: October 2013

Learner Bill of Rights

Method of Participation and Claiming Credit

The archived webinars feature pre/post-test questions and captured lecture content. To be eligible for credit, you must complete the pre-test and post-test questions included in the activity.

Requesting AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit for this Activity

To request credit, you must:

  • Read all the text, view all the figures/tables/videos, and answer the multiple-choice pre/post test questions before and after the activity. 
  • You must answer all 3 post test questions correctly to receive credit for this webinar.  
  • ACCF will provide the necessary links to complete the pre/post test questions and the evaluation questions to claim your CME/CNE certificate.

Activity Program Directors

Michael Landzberg, MD, FACC 

Director, BACH Program, Children’s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA
Disclosures:  Research/Research Grants: Gilead Science, Actelion

Curt Daniels, MD, FACC
Director, COACH Program, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH    
Disclosure:  Nothing to disclose

Nurse Planners

Christina Chadwick, RN, MSN

Associate Director, CE Accreditation and Compliance
American College of Cardiology
Disclosure: Nothing to disclose

Cardiovascular Institute for Rhode Island Hospital and the Miriam Hospital
Disclosure: Nothing to disclose


Amy Verstappen, MEd   
Adult Congenital Heart Association
Disclosure: Nothing to disclose

The views expressed by the contributors to this program are their own, and not necessarily those of the American College of Cardiology Foundation.

Please select the archived webinar(s) you would like to access: (please select at least one webinar*)

Presenter: Gary Webb, MD, FACC (Director, The Cincinnati Adolescent and Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program, The Heart Institute, Division of Cardiology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center)
Nothing to disclose.

This webinar will review the prevalence of the ACHD population as well as discuss long term outcomes of this population. The ACC/AHA guidelines and epidemiologic and outcomes research for ACHD patients will also be discussed and information to provide a better understanding of the guidelines for ACHD evaluation and care will be addressed. Examples for next steps to improve patient outcomes and quality care will also be presented.

Learning Objectives:         

  • Relate the increasing prevalence of adults with congenital heart disease and address complications that can result from lifelong congenital heart disease.
  • Apply the ACC/AHA guidelines for the evaluation and care of adults with congenital heart defects.
  • Identify and discuss several complex congenital heart lesions and apply appropriate management options.

Presenter: Curt Daniels, MD, FACC (Director, COACH Program: Columbus Ohio Adult Congenital Heart Disease & Pulmonary Hypertension Program, The Heart Center Nationwide Children's Hospital, The Ohio State University)    Nothing to disclose.

This webinar will provide information about atrial septal defects including anatomic descriptions, physiology, invasive evaluation, therapeutic options, and recommendations for follow up.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the anatomy and physiology of the various forms of ASDs
  • Define the evaluation and treatment options for those with an ASD
  • Review the ACC/AHA guidelines for follow up of ASD patients

Presenter: Arwa Saidi, MB, FACC   (Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program, Associate Professor, University of Florida) Disclosure: Principle Investigator: Actelion

This webinar will discuss the challenges and the management strategies for a successful pregnancy and provide information surrounding patient advisement of appropriate birth control. Risk factors and care management guidelines will also be discussed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Outline appropriate birth control options when providing advice to the CHD patient
  • Summarize the counseling of patients with congenital heart disease regarding pregnancy
  • Identify and discuss the management of the pregnancy and delivery in the congenital heart disease patient when developing a care plan.

Grant Acknowledgement

This presentation was made possible in part by an unrestricted educational grant from Actelion.