HFSA Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting 2020

September 30, 2020 - October 6, 2020 | Virtual


The HFSA Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting sessions will be available OnDemand right in the virtual meeting platform at virtual.hfsa.org through December 31, 2020. Attendees, excluding exhibitors and one day registrants, will have complimentary access to recorded content during this time. You may continue using the email with which you registered for access.

Accessing 2020 HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting OnDemand (Available through December 31, 2020)

You may continue using the email with which you registered for the meeting to gain access to the OnDemand platform through December 31, 2020. To access recordings and slides, follow these instructions: 

Session Recordings + Slides: Lobby Monitors

Scroll to the bottom of the monitors in the Scientific Sessions Theater lobby and the Industry Theater lobby to see available OnDemand sessions. Click "Watch On Demand." Once the session opens, you may access materials, including session slides and links to claim CE credits, via the tabs below the presentation window.

Slides: Resources Area

All session slides will be available in the Resources area once production concludes. Click "Resources" from the top-level menu. Select "Presentation Resources" from the drop-down and then click on the folder for a presentation to see available slides.

Claiming CEU Credits
Joint Accreditation Logo - JA

In support of improving patient care, The Heart Failure Society of America 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. 

How to Claim CE Credit for OnDemand Sessions

While watching a Scientific Session or Satellite Symposia ondemand, click the "Claim CE Credit" tab that appears below the session player to access evaluations.

  • Evaluations must be completed in order to receive credit certificates.
  • All evaluations will be electronic and are mobile optimized. 

To select a particular session from a list of all sessions containing CE/MOC credits, you may also use this link: https://ceu.experientevent.com/HFS201

MOC Credit: Additional Details

Learners seeking to claim contact hours in the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program, must complete the evaluation and pass the post-test assessment with a 75% score. Learners must provide the HFSA with their ABIM number along with their Date of Birth (MMDD). The HFSA will report all successfully obtained MOC contact hours directly to the ABIM.

The deadline to claim MOC credit is 11:59 PM EST on Friday, November 20, 2020.

Pharmacy Credit: Additional Details

Learners seeking to claim continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit hours must complete the online evaluation for each presentation attended and submit their NABP ID and DOB (MMDD). Once evaluations are completed, CPE will be uploaded to CPE monitor within 60 days of the close of the activity. Evaluations are available in the "Claim CE Credit" tab housed within the session player for a session offering CPE credits.

Pharmacists must fill out evaluation to claim credit by 11:59 PM EST on Friday, November 20, 2020.

Brand New OnDemand Sessions Coming Soon!

Be our the lookout for the launch of our International Series featuring:

  • Joint Session with Interamerican Society of Cardiology on Revascularization
  • Joint Session with China National Heart Failure Society (CNHFS) & Chinese Heart Failure Association (CHFA) on Co-morbidities 
  • Joint Session with Heart Failure Council of Pakistan
  • Joint Session with Egyptian Society of Cardiology 
Additional Platform Activities

In addition to accessing session recordings and slides, the virtual Exhibit Halls and Poster Hall will remain open through December 31, 2020. Feel free to explore abstracts, ePosters, and exhibit companies while the platform is available.

Please Note: Responses to inquiries sent through the platform in Poster Chat, Exhibitor Chats, technical support, or HFSA Help Desk may be delayed or unavailable after the meeting concludes on October 6, 2020. Questions for HFSA staff should be directed to info@hfsa.org to avoid delays.

Purchasing OnDemand Access

Before December 31, 2020 at 11:45 PM EDT 

If you did not register for the HFSA Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting but would like to purchase the OnDemand content before December 31, 2020, you must register to gain access to the virtual meeting platform at virtual.hfsa.org. To register, you will need to sign in to your HFSA Member Portal account. If you do not have an HFSA Member Portal account you will need to create one during the registration process by clicking “Create an Account.” Register here.

After December 31, 2020 at 11:46 PM EDT

The OnDemand product will be available for purchase in the HFSA Learning Center after December 31, 2020. More information will be available about this at a later date. We urge you to register before December 31, 2020 at 11:45 PM EDT to benefit from early access at reduced rates.