CME Events/News

The ABC Sponsors and Co-Sponsors several Medical Educational Symposiums each year, and has been accredited by the ACCME since 1995. The Annual Dr. Booker Memorial Symposium has been held for past 25 years. Below are links to some of the classes and events offered.

Events and Programs

ABC offers continuing education opportunities that provide the most current, evidence-based information to health care practitioners. The ABC and its collaborating partners design educational programs to foster professional development and enhance the provision of patient care. The expected results are to increase professional competence, improve performance in practice and improve patient outcomes.

On-Demand Sessions l ABC Conferences & Symposias l Live Conferences l Cardiovascular Courses l Accreditation
The Immunization Resource Center


On-Demand Sessions

Medscape Education

This activity is intended for primary care physicians, cardiologists, and diabetologists/endocrinologists. The goal of this program is for learners to be better able to understand how social determinants of health manifest as health inequities and contribute to CVD-related morbidity and mortality.

With ABC Members: Karol E. Watson, MD, PhD and Modele O. Ogunniyi, MD, MPH
Credit available: 0.25 CME / ABIM MOC

 

 


 

Eliminating Disparities in PAD Care: Key Considerations for Practicing Clinicians

Join Lee Kirksey, MD, FACS, MBA and Charisse Ward, MD, MPH to review the factors that contribute to disparities in care for Black patients with peripheral artery disease and gain key strategies for optimizing the use of guideline-directed antithrombotic therapy in Black patients with PAD. This activity is intended for cardiologists, surgeons, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners and nurses. Developed through a collaboration between the ABC and Medscape Education and supported by an independent educational grant from Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Credit available: 0.25 CME / ABIM MOC

 

 


 

Expert Perspectives on Improving Cardiovascular Disease Management in Women

Medscape Education

Join Michelle Johnson, MD, ABC Board Member and Rachel M. Bond, MD, Co-chair for the ABC Cardiovascular Disease in Women and Children Committee, to gain a better understanding of strategies to enhance CVD management, including cardio-prevention, in women. This activity is intended for primary care physicians, cardiologists, and diabetologists/endocrinologists. Developed through a collaboration between the ABC and Medscape Education and supported by an independent educational grant from Bayer.

Credit available: 0.25 CME / ABIM MOC

 


 

 

 

 

 

Considerations for Heart Failure Management in the African American Population

  • Identify patient-centric risk factors for development and progression of HF in a racially diverse patient population
  • Review best-practice recommendations for pharmacological management of HF, with a focus on African American patients
  • Discuss safety, efficacy, and clinical-outcomes data related to new and emerging therapies for HF
    With ABC Members Drs. Martha Gulati and Clyde Yancy

Credit available: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™


 

Addressing Inequities in CAD/PAD Care: A Call to Action and a Way Forward

Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC

Join Fakorede Foluso, MD, Co-Chair of the ABC PAD Initiative, and Joshua A. Beckman, MD, MS, Director, Vascular Medicine Vanderbilt University Medical Center, for a two-episode series on health disparities in the care and management of coronary artery disease (CAD) and peripheral artery disease (PAD). This activity has been designed for general cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, vascular surgeons, hospitalists, primary care providers, podiatrists, endocrinologists, nurse practitioners, PAs, and other clinicians who are interested in the diagnosis and management of patients with CAD and/or PAD.

This series is provided by Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC. In collaboration with the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC).


 

 

Decreasing Disparities: Bridging Gaps in Immunization to Decrease the Burden of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Faculty for this course:
Elena Rios, MD, MSPH, MACP
Lakesha M. Butler, PharmD
Zeke J. McKinney, MD, MHI, MPH, FACOEM

 

 

 

 

 



Obstacles and Opportunities: How Do We Increase Adult Immunization Rates?

Faculty for this course:
LJ Tan, MS, PhD
Robert H. Hopkins, Jr., MD
Mitchel C. Rothholz, RPh, MBA

 

 

 

 

 


 

Progress and Perils: Expert Perspectives on Adolescent Immunization During COVID-19 and Beyond.

Faculty for this course:
Henry (Hank) Bernstein, DO, MHCM, FAAP
Tamera Coyne-Beasley, MD, MPH, FAAP, FSAHM
Patricia (Patsy) A. Stinchfield, RN, MS, CPNP

 

 

 

 

 



The Immunization Resource Center: Advancing Protection Against Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

 

Downloadable Slide Kit

 

 

 

ABC Conferences & Symposia

Upcoming Live Conferences


Cardiovascular Courses (Managed by NACE)

Managing Heart Failure in Primary Care: Taking Control and Driving Better Patient Outcomes Webcast

COURSE SUMMARY

Cost: Free

Start Date: 6/24/2022

Expiration Date: 6/23/2023

Target Audience: Primary care physicians, nurse practitioners , physician assistants, and other clinicians managing patients with heart failure

Format: Webcast

Estimated Time To Complete CME Activity: 1.0 hour

Credits:
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
1.0 AANP Contact hour which includes 0.50 pharmacology hours

Hardware/Software Requirements: Any web browser

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Getting on Track and Staying There: Lipids and ASCVD Risk

COURSE SUMMARY

Cost: Free

Start Date: 10/1/2022

Expiration Date: 9/30/2023

Target Audience: Primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other clinicians managing patients with hypercholesterolemia

Format: Webcast

Estimated Time To Complete CME Activity: 1.0 hour

Credits:
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
1.0 AANP Contact hours which includes 0.75 pharmacology hours

Hardware/Software Requirements: Any web browser

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Advances in HFrEF – New Guidelines and Evolving Options

COURSE SUMMARY

Cost: Free

Start Date: 11/1/2022

Expiration Date: 10/31/2023

Target Audience: cardiologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other clinicians engaged in the care of patients with heart failure.

Format: Webcast

Estimated Time To Complete CME Activity: 1.0 hour

Credits:
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
1.0 AANP Contact hour which includes 0.50 pharmacology hours

Hardware/Software Requirements: Any web browser

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Advances in PAH Care – Are You on the Right Path?

COURSE SUMMARY

Cost: Free

Start Date: 11/1/2022

Expiration Date: 10/31/2023

Target Audience: Cardiologists and primary care clinicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other clinicians engaged in the care of patients with cardiac conditions.

Format: Webcast

Estimated Time To Complete CME Activity: 1.0 hour

Credits:
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
1.0 AANP Contact hour which includes 0.5 pharmacology hours

Hardware/Software Requirements: Any web browser

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Novel Treatment Options in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

COURSE SUMMARY

Cost: Free

Start Date: 11/1/2022

Expiration Date: 10/31/2023

Target Audience: Cardiologists and primary care clinicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other clinicians engaged in the care of patients with cardiac conditions.

Format: Webcast

Estimated Time To Complete CME Activity: 1.0 hour

Credits:
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
1.0 AANP Contact hour which includes 0.5 pharmacology hours

Hardware/Software Requirements: Any web browser

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Individualizing Lipid Lowering to Impact Cardiac Risk

COURSE SUMMARY

Cost: Free

Start Date: 12/1/2022

Expiration Date: 11/30/2023

Target Audience: Cardiologists and primary care clinicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other clinicians engaged in the care of patients with cardiac conditions

Format: Webcast

Estimated Time To Complete CME Activity: 1.0 hour

Credits:
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
1.0 AANP Contact hour which includes 1.0 pharmacology hour

Hardware/Software Requirements: Any web browser

Register Now


2018-2024 ACCME CME Accreditation

ACCME Accredited with Commendation Certificate through 2018-2024