HFSA Board Review Course (Updated 07/24/12)
September 27-30, 2012
Prepare for the 2012 ABIM Board Certification Exam in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant
Cardiology by attending the HFSA Board Review Course,
September 27-30, 2012, Minneapolis Airport Marriott Hotel.
About The Course
This expanded three-day CME course will provide an extensive summary of all aspects of heart failure including
epidemiology, causes of HF, pathophysiology, evaluation, management of chronic and acute HF, comorbidities,
cardiac surgery, heart transplant, mechanical circulatory support and PAH. Lectures will offer insight on how
to think through Board questions and prepare for the exam. The curriculum will also provide a comprehensive
and in-depth review for attendees not planning to take the ABIM Board exam.
The program includes a combination of didactic lectures and case based presentations with emphasis on guidelines,
evidence and standards of practice. Multiple-choice board-type questions and an Audio Response System will be
used to compare your answers with your peers and faculty experts.
Can't make the HFSA Board Review Course?
Learn how you can review the course materials on-line for purchase.
Program Outline & Faculty List
Download the program outline and faculty list. (PDF 114 KB)
To help with travel plans the course will begin with an afternoon session (2:00-6:30 PM), Thursday, September 27 and conclude at NOON on Sunday, September 30, 2012.
Recommended Reading List
It is recommended that the course participants familiarize themselves with the following guidelines, white papers, and key articles. In the event
articles are added, an updated list will be provided to each registrant.
Download the recommended reading list for the 2012 board review course. (PDF 171 KB)
Download registration information. (PDF 129 KB)
The Heart Failure Society of America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical
Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Heart Failure Society of America designates this live activity for a maximum
of 22.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with
the extent of their participation in the activity.
To be eligible for ABIM Certification in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology,
individual must be ABIM certified in CV Diseases and meet the standards set by the ABIM for specialists in
advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology.
To learn more about this Certification visit: www.abim.org.
ABIM Certifying Exam Date: October 23, 2012
To sit for the exam, those eligible must register at www.abim.org, March 1 - June 1, 2012 (late fee after May, 2012).
Hotel Reservation: Marriott Airport Hotel, Bloomington, MN
A limited number of rooms has been set aside at a rate of $92/night for the HFSA 2012 Board Review. To make a reservation call 1-800-228-9290 and identify yourself as a "HFSA or HFSA Board Review Conference Attendee." The Marriott Airport Hotel is
2020 American Boulevard East, Bloomington, Minnesota 55425.
About the Hotel
The hotel, which is 100% smoke free, is located next to Mall of America. The
Marriott Minneapolis Airport Hotel is just minutes away from Minneapolis/ St . Paul Airports. Complimentary airport shuttle and on-site parking are available for guests. The hotel's beautiful courtyard
with a gazebo is the perfect location for relaxing and enjoying meeting breaks during this Fall HFSA Board Review course.
To help you arrange your travel on any airline at the lowest fair available at the time of booking contact:
Global Meetings & Incentives (GMI)
14012 NE 80th Street
Vancouver, WA 98682
Can't Attend the Course But Want to Purchase the Post Course Materials On-line?
If you cannot attend the HFSA Board Review Course September 27-30, 2012 you can purchase the course materials
to review on-line
. (Approximately 24 hours after the live course is completed). There is currently a special rate
if you pre-purchase these materials by September 1, 2012