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  • Claim Your Credit

    ACC.19 attendees will be able to access the ACC.19 Credit System starting at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2019. If you are not already logged in, you will need to enter your ACC username and password to login.


    Follow these easy steps to claim your credit or Certificate of Participation:

    1. Visit the ACC.19 Online Planner and Credit System or select "Claim My Credit" in the ACC.19 App.
    2. Select "My Credits Cart/Certificate of Participation" from the top of the page to see your cart.
    3. Review your cart — it may be pre-populated based upon your session attendance. If all the sessions you attended are listed here, skip to Step 5.
    4. To add sessions, click "Add New Sessions to Cart" on the right side of the page, search for your sessions and select "Add to Credit Cart".
    5. To delete a session, click "Remove" next to the session title.
    6. To complete an optional Session Evaluation, click "Evaluate Session".
    7. Once you have finalized your cart, choose the appropriate certificate on the right side of the page under Available Certificates (CME/CNE/ECME/Participation/CPE or MOC claim document).
    8. Complete the Overall Meeting Evaluation (required).
    9. Click "Generate and Print/Email" your certificate or claim document.

    Note: The Online Program Planner and Credit System will assign credit only for the total time spent in certified education sessions. Credit cannot be doubly awarded for sessions taking place concurrently.

    For personal assistance, please stop by the Credit Claim and Technology Help Desk in the Level 1, Hall B Lobby. New! Attendees will have a Fast Track option for obtaining their Certificate of Participation. Look for signs for "ACC.19 Scan & Go".

    Please note that only one Certificate of Participation per badge may be printed and the sessions you attended will not be listed on the certificate.

    After the meeting, please contact ACC Member Care at 800-253-4636, Ext. 5603, 202-375-6000, Ext. 5603, or resource@acc.org.

    Having trouble? Find the answer with our Frequently Asked Questions below.

      General Support
      General Support
      Who, onsite, can help me with the credit claiming and evaluation process?
      Who, onsite, can help me with the credit claiming and evaluation process?

    Refer to the 9 Step Credit Claim Instructions above and these FAQs for answers to your questions when claiming credit or certificates. You may also stop by the Credit Claim and Technology Help Desk in the Level 1, Hall B Lobby for personal assistance.

      General Credit Help
      General Credit Help
      What is the difference between "My Itinerary" and "My Credits Cart/Certificate of Participation"?
      What is the difference between "My Itinerary" and "My Credits Cart/Certificate of Participation"?

    Use "My Itinerary" to plan the sessions you would like to attend and use "My Credits Cart/Certificate of Participation" to record the sessions you actually attended and the amount of time spent in each session.

      How do I claim partial credit for a session?
      How do I claim partial credit for a session?

    There is a slider bar next to the session title, slide the bar to claim partial credit for that session. If you are claiming credit for multiple sessions that occur during the same time period, the total amount claimed cannot exceed the total time period (i.e., for a 90-minute period, you could claim 30 minutes in one session and 60 minutes in another session, not to exceed the 90-minute period). Please note, pharmacists claiming CPE credit are not permitted to claim partial credit.

      Why are there some sessions already in my cart?
      Why are there some sessions already in my cart?

    RFID (Radio Frequency ID) is embedded in your name badge to help attendees automatically track their session attendance. When you attend a session, the RFID reader sends the information to the ACC.19 Online Planner and Credit System to populate the "My Credits Cart/Certificate of Participation" page. If there are sessions missing, follow the 9 Step Instructions to add a new session to your cart.

      How do I add sessions into "My Credits Cart/Certificate of Participation"?
      How do I add sessions into "My Credits Cart/Certificate of Participation"?

    Using the ACC.19 Online Planner and Credit System, search for your sessions, then select "Add to My Credit Cart". Using the ACC.19 App, search for your sessions, select the session to view session details, and then click on the ribbon icon to add the session to your Cart.

      How do I delete sessions from My Credits Cart/Certificate of Participation?
      How do I delete sessions from My Credits Cart/Certificate of Participation?

    Navigate to the "My Credits Cart/Certificate of Participation" page and select "remove" next to the sessions you want to delete.

      What is the Personalized Skills and Simulation Center?
      What is the Personalized Skills and Simulation Center?

    The Personalized Skills and Simulation Center, located inside the Lounge & Learn Pavilion, Hall B, allows you to personalize your curriculum in a unique self-directed, self-paced environment.

    The Skills Center will feature an area of individual computer kiosks with a selection of modules to choose from to augment the learning that takes place in the traditional classroom.

    New this year will be the Education Stage featuring Simulation Education Sessions at specified times each day of the conference. The computer learning stations will allow you to participate in:

    • "Drill and Practice", ECG and the new Heart Songs Meets Hand-Held Echo self-directed learning modules with Moderators available to assist
    • Facilitated hands-on virtual simulation case-based sessions featuring full-body mannequin, TEE/Echo, interactive touch-table and shared decision-making, role playing simulation exercises
    • ABIM MOC simulation self-assessment testing
    • Test your Knowledge question modules
    • Connect to ACC.19 AllAccess for ePosters, session slides and live streaming of sessions

    iPads and headphones are available for use in the Personalized Skills Center only.

    You may claim a maximum of 4 CME, CNE and MOC credits over Saturday, Sunday and Monday for activities in the Personalized Skills & Simulation Center.

      How do I obtain a list of all the sessions I attended?
      How do I obtain a list of all the sessions I attended?

    CME and CNE certificates automatically include a list of sessions attended. However, for a Certificate of Participation you will need to choose the "Certificate of Participation with Sessions".

      I attended the Training Program Directors' Symposium on Friday, March 15 which was certified for CME credit. Why is it not showing in the sessions list on my certificate?
      I attended the Training Program Directors' Symposium on Friday, March 15 which was certified for CME credit. Why is it not showing in the sessions list on my certificate?

    The Training Program Directors' Symposium (sessions 5001, 5002, 5003, and 5004) are certified for CME credit separately from other ACC.19 sessions. You will receive an evaluation link via email to claim credit for the Symposium.

      I attended an afternoon Clinical Focus Session which was certified for dual CME/MOC and CNE credit. Why is it not showing in the sessions list on my certificate?
      I attended an afternoon Clinical Focus Session which was certified for dual CME/MOC and CNE credit. Why is it not showing in the sessions list on my certificate?

    The Clinical Focus Sessions are certified for dual CME/MOC and CNE credit separately from ACC.19 sessions. You will receive an evaluation link via email to claim credit for the Clinical Focus Session(s) you attended.

      Is there a deadline for claiming my credit?
      Is there a deadline for claiming my credit?

    Yes, you may enter your sessions and claim credit until the ACC.19 Online Planner and Credit System closes on September 18, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. (ET).

    Pharmacists must claim CPE credit by April 15, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. (ET). Late claims cannot be accepted.

      Domestic/International Physicians
      Domestic/International Physicians
      How many AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ may I claim?
      How many AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ may I claim?

    Physicians may claim up to 28 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

      I am an International physician, how many ECME (External Continuing Medical Education) credits may I claim?
      I am an International physician, how many ECME (External Continuing Medical Education) credits may I claim?

    You may claim a maximum of 20 ECME credits for the entire conference. Please note that you may only claim a maximum of 7 credits on Saturday, 7 credits on Sunday and 6 credits on Monday.

      How do I claim ECME (External Continuing Medical Education) credits?
      How do I claim ECME (External Continuing Medical Education) credits?

    Please follow the 9-step process to claim ECME credit. Once you have selected the sessions you attended, choose the ECME certificate on the right side of the "My Credits Cart/Certificate of Participation" page.

      ABIM MOC
      ABIM MOC
      I understand that there is an opportunity to earn a maximum of 28 ABIM Medical Knowledge MOC Points for many CME sessions at ACC.19; how are those sessions identified and who may participate?
      I understand that there is an opportunity to earn a maximum of 28 ABIM Medical Knowledge MOC Points for many CME sessions at ACC.19; how are those sessions identified and who may participate?

    There are over 250 dual CME/MOC sessions at ACC.19. You may filter sessions by the type of credit offered in both the App and the Online Planner. The opportunity to earn ABIM MOC points is open to physicians who are ABIM Diplomates; however, attendance at these sessions is also open to all interested clinicians. ABIM Diplomates will be required to provide their accurate ABIM diplomate number and birth date (month/date/year – mm/dd/yyyy) in order to claim ABIM MOC points. To lookup your ABIM ID, click here. Note: ABIM MOC points claims may only be submitted once.

    During the dual CME/ABIM MOC sessions, attendees are required to actively participate by ARS (Audience Response System), accessible on mobile devices (through the ACC.19 App), answering presentation questions and asking or "upvoting" their favorite questions. Additionally, they are asked to complete a short session evaluation.

      How do I claim MOC points for the dual CME/ABIM MOC Sessions?
      How do I claim MOC points for the dual CME/ABIM MOC Sessions?

    To claim your MOC points, complete and submit the overall evaluation, click on the "ABIM MOC Claim Document" link to complete an online form which will be submitted directly to ACCME/ABIM to record your MOC points. Your MOC points will be transferred to ABIM and recorded in your ABIM Physician Portal.

    Please be aware that you will need to provide your accurate ABIM diplomate number and birth date (month/date/year, mm/dd/yyyy) on this form. Failure to do so will result in a significant delay in processing your MOC points claim. To lookup your ABIM ID, click here.

      After submission, why don't I see my MOC Points when I log into my ABIM Physician Portal?
      After submission, why don't I see my MOC Points when I log into my ABIM Physician Portal?

    It may take up to 48 hours post submission for your MOC points to be posted in your ABIM Physician Portal. It is also possible that you have entered an incorrect diplomate number and/or birthdate, which will result in a significant delay in processing your MOC points claim. Please contact ACC Member Care at 202-375-6000, Ext. 5603 or 800-253-4636, Ext. 5603 or resource@acc.org for assistance.

      How do I know which sessions are eligible for dual CME/ABIM MOC credit?
      How do I know which sessions are eligible for dual CME/ABIM MOC credit?

    There are multiple ways to see which sessions are eligible for dual CME/MOC credit:

    1. In the ACC.19 Online Planner and Credit System, select the session you wish to attend, the types and amount of credit will be listed on the left side of the page. You may also filter by credit type from the home page to see a list of all sessions that are eligible for dual CME/ABIM MOC.
    2. In the ACC.19 App, select the session you wish to attend, the types of credit offered will be listed in the "Credits Available" section. You may also filter sessions by "Credits Available" by selecting the filter icon in the "Browse Sessions" section and selecting "Dual CME/ABIM MOC".
    3. Download the list of sessions offering CME/ABIM MOC credit.
      ABP MOC
      ABP MOC
      I understand that there is an opportunity to earn a maximum of 21.25 Part 2 ABP MOC Points for many CME sessions at ACC.19; how are those sessions identified and who may participate?
      I understand that there is an opportunity to earn a maximum of 21.25 Part 2 ABP MOC Points for many CME sessions at ACC.19; how are those sessions identified and who may participate?

    There are more than 50 dual CME/ABP MOC sessions at ACC.19. You may filter sessions by the type of credit offered in both the App and the Online Planner. The opportunity to earn ABP MOC points is open to physicians who are ABP Diplomates; however, attendance at these sessions is also open to all interested clinicians. ABP Diplomates will be required to provide their accurate ABP diplomate number and birth date (month/date/year – mm/dd/yyyy) in order to claim ABP MOC points. To lookup your ABP ID, click here. Note: ABP MOC points claims may only be submitted once.

    During the dual CME/ABP MOC sessions, attendees are required to actively participate by ARS (Audience Response System), accessible on mobile devices (through the ACC.19 App or by visiting http://acc19.cnf.io), answering presentation questions and asking or "upvoting" their favorite questions. Additionally, they are asked to complete a short session evaluation.

      How do I claim MOC points for the dual CME/ABP MOC Sessions?
      How do I claim MOC points for the dual CME/ABP MOC Sessions?

    To claim your MOC points, complete and submit the overall evaluation, click on the "ABP MOC Claim Document" link to complete an online form which will be submitted directly to ACCME/ABP to record your MOC points. Your MOC points will be transferred to ABP and recorded in your ABP Account.

    Please be aware that you will need to provide your accurate ABP diplomate number and birth date (month/date/year, mm/dd/yyyy) on this form. Failure to do so will result in a significant delay in processing your MOC points claim. To lookup your ABP ID, click here.

      After submission, why don't I see my MOC Points when I log into my ABP Account?
      After submission, why don't I see my MOC Points when I log into my ABP Account?

    It may take up to 48 hours post submission for your MOC points to be posted in your ABP Account. It is also possible that you have entered an incorrect diplomate number and/or birthdate, which will result in a significant delay in processing your MOC points claim. Please contact ACC Member Care at 202-375-6000, Ext. 5603 or 800-253-4636, Ext. 5603 or resource@acc.org for assistance.

      How do I know which sessions are eligible for dual CME/ABP MOC credit?
      How do I know which sessions are eligible for dual CME/ABP MOC credit?

    There are multiple ways to see which sessions are eligible for dual CME/ABP MOC credit:

    1. In the ACC.19 Online Planner and Credit System, select the session you wish to attend, the types and amount of credit will be listed on the left side of the page. You may also filter by credit type from the home page to see a list of all sessions that are eligible for dual CME/ABP MOC.
    2. In the ACC.19 App, select the session you wish to attend, the types of credit offered will be listed in the "Credits Available" section. You may also filter sessions by "Credits Available" by selecting the filter icon in the "Browse Sessions" section and selecting "Dual CME/ABP MOC".
    3. Download the list of sessions offering CME/ABP MOC credit.
      Nurses
      Nurses
      How many CNE credits may I claim?
      How many CNE credits may I claim?

    You may claim a maximum of 28 continuing nursing education credits, commensurate with your participation in the activity.

      How can I obtain CNE credit?
      How can I obtain CNE credit?

    Please follow the 9-step process to claim CNE. Once you have selected the sessions you attended, select the "CNE Certificate" from the options on the right side of the "My Credits Cart/Certificate of Participation" page. The certificate will include a list of sessions you attended. Please note that the CNE Certificate will automatically include pharmacotherapeutic credit (CNERX) earned.

      Is there a deadline to claim CNE credit?
      Is there a deadline to claim CNE credit?

    Yes, you must claim CNE credit by September 18, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. ET.

      How do I know which sessions are eligible for CNE and CNERX credit?
      How do I know which sessions are eligible for CNE and CNERX credit?
    1. In the ACC.19 Online Planner and Credit System, select the session you wish to attend, the types and amount of credit will be listed on the left side of the page. You may also filter by credit type from the home page to see a list of all sessions that are eligible for CNE and CNERX.
    2. In the ACC.19 App, select the session you wish to attend, the types of credit offered will be listed in the "Credits Available" section. You may also filter sessions by "Credits Available" by selecting the filter icon in the "Browse Sessions" section and selecting "CNE" or "CNERX".
      Pharmacists
      Pharmacists
      How many CPE credits may I claim?
      How many CPE credits may I claim?

    Pharmacists may claim up to 24 CPE credits. Pharmacists should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

      Is there an evaluation requirement to claim pharmacy credit?
      Is there an evaluation requirement to claim pharmacy credit?

    Yes, CPE credit requires completion of a brief Overall Meeting Evaluation. In addition, we request that you complete the optional session evaluations.

      How do I obtain CPE credit?
      How do I obtain CPE credit?

    Select the "CPE" option on the right side of the "My Credits Cart/Certificate of Participation" page. You will then be directed to a separate form to enter the ACPE-required information, including your NABP e-Profile I.D., your date of birth (mm/dd) and to select the CPE certified sessions you attended. Please note that you can only claim one session per time period. Partial credit cannot be awarded.

      Is there a deadline to claim CPE credit?
      Is there a deadline to claim CPE credit?

    Yes, you must request CPE credit by April 15, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. ET. Late claims cannot be accepted.

      How do I know which sessions are eligible for CPE credit?
      How do I know which sessions are eligible for CPE credit?

    There are multiple ways to see which sessions are eligible for CPE credit:

    1. In the ACC.19 Online Planner and Credit System, select the session you wish to attend, the types and amount of credit will be listed on the left side of the page. You may also filter by credit type from the home page to see a list of all sessions that are eligible for CPE.
    2. In the ACC.19 App, select the session you wish to attend, the types of credit offered will be listed in the "Credits Available" section. You may also filter sessions by "Credits Available" by selecting the filter icon in the "Browse Sessions" section and selecting "CPE".
    3. Download the list of sessions offering CPE credit.
      Others
      Others
      I am not a physician, nurse or pharmacist. How can I obtain a Certificate of Participation?
      I am not a physician, nurse or pharmacist. How can I obtain a Certificate of Participation?

    Once you have finalized your credit cart, select a "Certificate of Participation" or the "Certificate of Participation with Sessions List" from the right side of the "My Credits Cart/Certificate of Participation", complete the overall evaluation, and generate your certificate.

      Is there a fast way to get my Certificate of Participation onsite?
      Is there a fast way to get my Certificate of Participation onsite?

    New this year! Attendees will have a Fast Track option for obtaining their Certificate of Participation at the Credit Claim and Technology Help Desk located in Hall B Lobby. Look for signs for "ACC.19 Scan & Go" at the Help Desk. Please note that only one certificate per badge may be printed and the sessions you attended will not be listed on the certificate.

      Evaluation
      Evaluation
      Why do I need to complete the overall evaluation in order to receive credit?
      Why do I need to complete the overall evaluation in order to receive credit?

    ACC uses the feedback it receives from the overall evaluation to continuously improve the educational experience provided by the Annual Scientific Session.

      Do I need to evaluate every session I attend in order to receive credit?
      Do I need to evaluate every session I attend in order to receive credit?

    No. Session evaluations are optional, although your feedback is strongly encouraged and appreciated.

      Technical
      Technical
      How do I login on a PC?
      How do I login on a PC?

    Navigate to the ACC.19 Online Planner and Credit System, and log in using your ACC username and password.

      What browsers are supported by the system?
      What browsers are supported by the system?

    Internet Explorer 10 or above and the latest versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari.

      My ACC login information will not work – what should I do?
      My ACC login information will not work – what should I do?

    Verify your username is correct (in most cases this is your email address). Choose the "Forgot my Password" feature to reset your password. Please note that if you try to log in with the wrong password 6 times, you will be locked out of the account. If you are still having trouble while onsite, stop by the Credit Claim and Technology Help Desk in the Level 1, Hall B Lobby for personal assistance. After the meeting, contact ACC Member Care at 202-375-6000, Ext. 5603 or 800-253-4636, Ext. 5603 or resource@acc.org.

      I forgot my ACC username and/or password. How can I receive that information?
      I forgot my ACC username and/or password. How can I receive that information?

    When prompted to login, choose the "Forgot my Password" feature to reset your password. In most cases, your username is your email address. If you are still unable to log in while onsite, stop by the Credit Claim and Technology Help Desk in the Level 1, Hall B Lobby for personal assistance. After the meeting, contact ACC Member Care at 202-375-6000, Ext. 5603 or 800-253-4636, Ext. 5603 or resource@acc.org.

      I can log into the ACC.19 Online Planner and Credit System, but I don't see anything related to credits.
      I can log into the ACC.19 Online Planner and Credit System, but I don't see anything related to credits.

    The credit claim options can only be seen by those who have purchased an ACC.19 professional registration. If a professional registration has been purchased and you are still unable to view the credit claim options, stop by the Credit Claim and Technology Help Desk in the Level 1, Hall B Lobby for personal assistance. After the meeting, contact ACC Member Care at 202-375-6000, Ext. 5603 or 800-253-4636, Ext. 5603 or resource@acc.org.

      RFID: Radio Frequency ID
      RFID: Radio Frequency ID
      How does the RFID work?
      How does the RFID work?

    The Radio Frequency ID (RFID) scanners automatically read information from the RFID tags embedded on the attendee name badges. This "scan" is sent to ACC, and the information is used to populate an attendee's "My Credits/Certificate of Participation Cart". For accurate automatic capture and recording of your session attendance, be sure to enter and exit the meeting rooms through the designated entry door.

      Will ACC track the time I spend in each session?
      Will ACC track the time I spend in each session?

    ACC will not track the time spent in each session. We are using RFID to enhance your experience and make claiming credit easier.

      Can I opt out of the RFID, and if so, what are the consequences of opting out?
      Can I opt out of the RFID, and if so, what are the consequences of opting out?

    Attendees have the ability to opt out of the RFID process; however, by doing so, ACC will not be able to automatically populate your "My Credits/Certificate of Participation Cart". Please stop by the Registration Desk, in Hall F, Level 1 to opt out of the RFID process.

      Some of the sessions I attended are not in my Cart. How can I add them?
      Some of the sessions I attended are not in my Cart. How can I add them?

    Using the ACC.19 Online Planner and Credit System, search for your sessions, then select "Add to My Credit Cart". Using the ACC.19 App, search for your sessions, select the session to view session details, and then click on the ribbon icon to add the session to your Cart.

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