Continuing Education - BCVS Scientific Sessions 2021

Instructions for Claiming CME/CE Credits

You will need to claim credit commensurate with the hours of accredited content viewed over the three days. CME credit is claimed in our Lifelong Learning Center. A message will be sent to each participant alerting them of their ability to claim credit within 24 hours after the event ends. Follow the steps below to claim credit.

  1. Access https://learn.heart.org.

  2. Click Your Activities in Progress.

  3. Enter your Username and Password, and click Sign In.
    1. If you do not remember your Username or Password, click the Forgot Password? link.
    2. If you are unable to sign in contact Customer Service at 1-888-242-2453.

  4. Select the BCVS 2021 Scientific Sessions activity.

  5. Review the Activity Overview, scroll to bottom and click Continue.

  6. View the contents of Activity Materials as needed and click Continue.

  7. Complete an evaluation of the conference. This step is required to claim credit. Once complete, click Submit, and Continue.

  8. Claim your credit by clicking the Claim button for the appropriate accreditation.
    1. ACCME allows claiming of variable credit. You will be given the option to claim all or part of the activity credit if applicable to your user profile. Select the credit amount, commensurate with your participation, prior to clicking the Claim button.

  9. Click Continue to generate your certificate.

  10. Move your cursor into the preview window to display links to print or save the certificate.

  11. Click Finish. The activity is stored under Transcript.

You are strongly encouraged to claim your CME/CE credit within 30 days of the conference. CME/CE credit expires:

  • ACCME – 6 months after the event date

For customer support please contact our National Engagement Center at 1-888-242-2453 (between 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Central Standard Time) or email learn@heart.org.

Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2021 Scientific Sessions Virtual Event - August 23-25, 2021 - (Internet Live Activity)

Joint Accreditation Statements

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


AMA Credit Designation Statement - Physicians
The American Heart Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


AAPA Credit Acceptance Statement – Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 12.75 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.


AANP Credit Acceptance Statement – Nurse Practitioners
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

**AMA Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. Credit will no longer be available to claim after February 25, 2022.


Disclosure Policy
All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CE activities provided by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience all financial relationships with any commercial supporters of this activity as well as with other commercial interests whose lines of business are related to the CE-certified content of this activity. In addition, presenters will disclose unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations. Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.