24th Annual State-of-the-Art Arrhythmia Symposium

Course details

  • 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 7.50 Certificate of Attendance (Designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™)
  • 7.00 nursing contact hours
Price: $1.00
Title & description


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Program Description: 


Program Overview & Target Audience:

This program is designed to provide electrophysiologists, cardiologists, internists, and associated professionals with state-of-the-art information on invasive and non-invasive electrocardiographic and electrophysiologic tools used in the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of cardiac rhythm disorders. Attendees of the symposium will develop an understanding of the best practice approaches to diagnosing and treating patients with atrial fibrillation, other atrial and ventricular tachycardias, and risk factors for sudden death.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Compare and contrast the various oral anticoagulants, dosing, risks, and contraindications
  • Identify and modify risk factors to improve atrial fibrillation outcome
  • Review the use and value of new techniques and technologies employed for complex EP device and ablation cases
  • Discuss the use of genetic testing for patients and family members of patients with inherited arrhythmia syndromes
  • Assess value of ECG screening of athletes to assess risk of sudden death
  • Discuss the monitoring techniques available for arrhythmia detection and appropriate patient selection
  • Identify the role rhythm management and pacing in the treatment of heart failure
  • Review the appropriate evaluation and treatment plans of patients with syncope

Meeting Location:

The Twenty Fourth Annual State-of-the-Art Arrhythmia Symposium will take place at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing, 201 South Christopher Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA. The hotel’s main number is 215-928-1234. If you need overnight reservations, please call 1-800-233-1234. Please visit the Hilton’s website at for directions and additional information.

The Hilton parking garage is located just past the hotel’s main entrance. The parking fee is included in your registration fee. Your parking in the Hilton garage will be validated at the registration desk on the day of the conference. For information on additional overnight accommodations or what to do or see while you’re in Philadelphia, please go to

Registration Fees:

The registration fees for the Twenty Fourth Annual State-of-the-Art Arrhythmia Symposium are $120 for physicians and industry employees, $100 for nurses and healthcare professionals, and $65 for residents, fellows and retired physicians. Penn Medicine employees, faculty, staff and students will receive special course rates of $100 for physicians, $65 for nurses, healthcare professionals, residents and fellows and $60 for students. A valid Penn Medicine ID is required to receive the special rate. The registration fee includes attendance to the symposium, a course booklet and a link to view the presentations online, continental breakfast, mid-morning and afternoon refreshments, lunch, post-symposium reception and garage-only parking at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing.

To pay by check, complete the registration form and mail it in with your check. We cannot accept faxed or mailed registration forms with credit card information. Please see the top of the registration form for mailing information. All registrations will be confirmed in writing if your registration form and fee are received by September 2, 2016.

Accreditation & Designation of Credit:

Physicians: The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Nursing Education, Innovation and Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, and an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Nursing Education, Innovation and Professional Development awards this activity 7.0 contact hours.

Cancellation & Refund Policy:

In order to process refunds for course withdrawals, cancellations must be received in writing by September 2, 2016 (subject to a $15 service charge). No refunds will be issued thereafter. The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of cancellation or postponement, the University will refund registration fees but is not responsible for related costs or expenses to participants, including cancellation fees assessed by hotels, airlines, and travel agencies.

Live event: 
Live event
Event date: 
Sat, 09/17/2016 - 7:15am - 6:00pm
Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing
201 South Christopher Columbus Blvd.
Grand Ballroom
Philadelphia, PA, 19106
United States
This activity closed on September 12th, 2017 and is no longer available for enrollments.
Available credit:
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 7.50
  • Certificate of Attendance (Designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™): 7.50
  • nursing contact hours: 7.00
Activity Documents
Office of Continuing Medical and Interprofessional Education
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Philadelphia, PA 19104-6061
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In support of improving patient care, Penn Medicine 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.