Scheduling, event, exhibit hall, CME, and other information for attendees of the AHA 2010 Scientific Sessions.
WHAT: American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2010
WHERE: Chicago, IL
WHEN: November 13-17, 2010
The AHA 2010 Scientific Sessions are structured around “seven cardiovascular cores that reflect the evolution of scientific investigation and practice; include and integrate basic, clinical, population and translational science.”
This year’s meeting is intended to:
for more information about the learning objectives for the AHA 2010 Scientific Sessions.
Schedule and Program
Several options for viewing the final online 2010 AHA Scientific Sessions program are available here. The virtual program features easy-to-navigate page-turning technology. Click here to download the program to your iPad, Kindle, Nook, Sony eReader, iPhone, Droid, and/or BlackBerry.
The Mobile Meeting Guide app allows you to easily navigate the sessions to plan your schedule. Attendees can also download a PDF Schedule-at-a-Glance and PDF schedules of the sessions and events that make up the seven core content areas of the meeting:
Core One: Cardiovascular Imaging
Core Two: Epidemiology and Prevention of CV Disease: Physiology, Pharmacology and Lifestyle
Core Three: Genetics, Genomics and Congenital CV Disorders
Core Four: Heart Rhythm Disorders and Resuscitation Science
Core Five: Myocardium: Function and Failure
Core Six: Catheter-Based and Surgical interventions
Core Seven: Vascular Disease: Biology and Clinical Science
A PDF with more information about the core content areas is available here.
Abstracts, Late-breaking Trials, and Special Reports
There are 16 late-breaking clinical trial presentations scheduled for this meeting.
There are also 13 Clinical Science: Special Reports sessions scheduled for the 2010 AHA Scientific Sessions, each designed to highlight emerging clinical science, update trials previously presented, and data registries.
Click here to view a collection of “top scoring abstracts” from this year’s meeting.
Social Media and the AHA
Follow @AHAMeetings during Scientific Sessions 2010 and use the hashtag #AHA10. You can also follow the 2010 AHA Scientific Sessions on Facebook.
New to the meeting this year, "AHA Cardiovascular Evening Symposium: Translating Research into Practice" is a collection of six symposia: “Atrial Fibrillation: Integrating New Invasive and Pharmacologic Options,” “Common Decisions in the Adult Patient with Congenital Heart Disease,” “Revascularization in Ischemic Heart Disease,” “Stroke Therapy: Moving into the Interventional Age,” “Device Decisions in Heart Failure Management,” and “Managing Lipid Disorders.”
The American Heart Association designates this educational activity for a maximum of 42.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation has designated this CE activity for a maximum of 42.25 contact hours. More information here.
To earn CE/CME credit for attending the 2010 AHA Scientific Sessions:
Register and attend the conference.
Visit the AHA online CME/CE “Professional Education Center" website.
Sign in using your AHA username and password.
Complete the activity evaluation survey and print your CME/CE Certificate from your own printer.
There is no fee for CME/CE credits for this activity.
Visit Scientific Sessions 365 for exhibitor information, unofficial satellite event listings, and to build your personal schedule for Scientific Sessions 2010.
Science and Technology Hall Hours:
Sunday, November 14: 11:00am — 5:00pm
Monday, November 15: 9:00am- 5:00pm
Tuesday, November 16: 9:00am - 2:30pm