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Scientific Sessions OnDemand™
This event features five days of the best in science and cardiovascular clinical practice covering all aspects of basic, clinical, population and translational content. The scope and quality of the scientific exchange make Scientific Sessions the premier cardiovascular research and instructional meeting in the world.
Date of Release: November 12, 2017
Program End Date: November 11, 2019
American Heart Association®
This activity is intended for all professionals involved in delivering cardiovascular and stroke care, with particular emphasis on physicians, scientists, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, EMS and practice administrators. Medical students and trainees, technicians, dietitians and other health care professionals will also benefit.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the activity the leaner will be better able to:
•Identify major advances in key areas of cutting-edge research and technology in heart failure, atherosclerosis, stroke, cardiovascular genetics, molecular biology and arrhythmias.
This activity has been planned and implemented by American Heart Association and Midwest Stoke Action Alliance. The American Heart Association is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
AMA Credit Designation Statement - Physicians
The American Heart Association designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 43.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The American Heart Association is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Presenter Disclosures are available on the AHA site.
Method of Participation and CME Certificate
The Scientific Sessions OnDemand™product includes approximately 400 hours of lectures/sessions recorded at Scientific Sessions 2017, and offers up to 43.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for successfully completing all CME-eligible sessions of this activity.
This product includes selected CME-eligible sessions. Not all sessions are eligible for CME credit, to filter by sessions with CME credit Check the CME option and click Apply Filters. Those with CME credit will have a CME information and credit amounts next to the session. To receive CME credit for this product, you must:
Note: You should not claim credit for an OnDemand™ session if you claimed credit for the same session at the Live Meeting. You must watch the entire session and complete the post-test to receive credit for the session. However, you do not have to view all presentations in the session and complete the test at the same time. You can take a test at any time after watching a session. The CME certificate generated will be cumulative and will list all sessions/tests completed.
Medium or Combination of Media Used
Scientific Sessions on Demand™ is available in the following formats:
Please see SessionsOnDemand.org for the most current list of system requirements.
Provider Contact Information
For Customer Support, contact support@OnDemand.org or Toll Free: (800) 501-2303 (U.S.A. only)
Society Contact Information
American Heart Association®
7272 Greenville Ave
Dallas TX 75231
Acute Coronary Syndromes
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, Vascular Biology
Cardiac Development, Structure and Function
Cardiometabolic Health and Diabetes
Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology
Electrophysiology and Arrhythmias
Epidemiology, Big Data and Precision Medicine
Genetics and Genomics
Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies
Hypertension and Nephrology
Imaging and Nuclear Medicine
Lifestyle & Behavioral Medicine
Metabolism and Physiology
Nursing Research and Clinical
Prevention, Health and Wellness
Quality of Care
Resuscitation Science Symposium
Stroke & Neuroscience
Surgery & Anesthesia
Vascular Disease and Thrombosis
Women and Special Populations
How to Access Scientific Sessions OnDemand™ Online
To access Scientific Sessions OnDemand, Click the Login tab at AHA.OnDemand.org using your AHA username and password. Then Click My Account to see your sessions. Please note: Your AHA Username is the email address that you used to register for the meeting and/or is associated with your AHA account. You must use this email to access your OnDemand content.
If you have updated your AHA account or changed your email with AHA, you must contact support@OnDemand.org to have your OnDemand account updated as well.
Forgot your username or password?
Your username is the email associated with your AHA Member account. If you do not remember your password, you can use the Forgot Password by going to professional.heart.org and select Login. If you do not know your AHA username, please contact AHA call 1-800-AHA-USA-1.
A. Insert USB connector into the USB port of your computer.
B. Connect the USB 3.0 Micro B Connector into the side part of the drive.
Close any automatic prompts (such as “AutoPlay”) that you receive upon connecting the hard drive to your computer.
For PCs: Open My Computer and select the USB drive, then double click Play.
For MACs: Double click on the USB drive icon which will appear on your desktop and then double click Play.
If you do not have Silverlight or an HTML5 compatible operating system/browser, you may need to be online the first time you use the hard drive. To download Silverlight, go to www.microsoft.com/getsilverlight. Once you download Silverlight, the hard drive product can be used without an Internet connection.
1. How do I play a session?
Login into My Account using your AHA username and password. Then select a conference from my account. That will display the sessions associated with that conference. Each session will have multiple presentations. Press play on a presentation.
2. What if I don’t know my AHA Username and Password?
Your AHA username is the email that you used to purchase the product or registered for the meeting, if you were a meeting attendee. If you do not remember your password, you can use the Forgot Password by going to professional.heart.org and select Login. If you do not know your AHA username, please click here to contact AHA at 1-888-242-2453 or direct 1-214-570-5935.
3. Are there thumbnail/preview slides?
Yes, to view the thumbnails, you must be watching a presentation in full screen mode. To get to full screen mode, place your mouse over the video window while you are playing a presentation and a control panel will appear. Select the icon with box and arrow in the top right corner. The presentation will go into full screen mode and thumbnails will appear on the bottom of the screen.
4. I can’t hear the presentation. How do I fix that?
You may have up to three places that control the volume. Within the video window (place your mouse over the video window and there is a volume control on the bottom right), on your computer and on your speakers if you have external speakers.
5. How do I download presentations?
The videos cannot be downloaded. Presenters typically prefer to not have their presentations be downloadable. You can however download MP3s of the audio and PDFs of the Slides (6 slides per page). These will be available approximately 3 to 4 weeks post meeting. Once they are available, you will see links for MP3 and PDF at the individual presentation level.
6. Do I have to be online to watch presentations?
If you purchased a hard drive that it be automatically sent to you. The hard drive contains the same presentations as the online version, but you do not have to be online to watch the presentations on the portable drive. If you did not purchase the hard drive, then you must be online to watch presentations.
7. How do I watch presentations on my mobile device?
Scientific Sessions OnDemand™ is automatically formatted to play on most mobile devices. Simply log-in at AHA.OnDemand.org with your AHA Username and Password on your mobile device. We cannot guarantee compatibility with every mobile device as operating system requirements are constantly changing.
You must be online to stream sessions on your mobile device. Sessions cannot be downloaded to your mobile device. Most sessions should work over 3G/4G in addition to WiFi, however the quality will depend on the bandwidth available at any given location and time.
8. How long will I have online access for?
Sessions will be available online for 2 years from the date of the Meeting. If you purchased the hard drive, you can access sessions on your hard drive indefinitely.
9. I can’t find the session I want to watch, but it was listed as part of the product. How do I find it?
We can only publish presentations with speaker permission, which can change at any time. We do our best to keep the content list up-to-date; however printed materials may not reflect the most accurate content listing if a speaker has requested their presentation not be published after the content list was printed.
10. Can I get CME credit for watching the OnDemand videos?
Yes, you can claim CME credits for selected Scientific Sessions OnDemand™. Not all sessions are eligible for CME credit, to filter by sessions with CME credit Check the CME option and click Apply Filters. Those with CME credit will have a CME information and credit amounts next to the session. To claim credit, you must complete the post-test and evaluation. Once you’ve completed the test and evaluation, there will be an option to generate a CME Certificate or Certificate of Participation depending upon your professional designation.
11. I still need help. Who do I contact for support?
You can contact support@OnDemand.org or call us at 818-844-3299 (Toll Free 800-501-2303). Support Hours of Operation are 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM PST.
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Refunds for the OnDemand Buy All products will be permitted within 30 days of receiving online or digital access to your product. Refunds for LIVE products will be permitted 24 hours prior to the beginning of the first live session. There are no refunds for Session Bundles or individual sessions.
The following conditions apply for refunds of OnDemand BuyAll products: