Q. Why was Cardiovillage created?
A. CardioVillage provides free continuing medical education (CME) credit in cardiovascular medicine. More than 80 hours of CME (8 CEUs) are currently available. Learn about issues in cardiology, cardiovascular disease, angiography, electrocardiography, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, preventive cardiology, interventional cardiology, hypertension, arrhythmias, cardiac catheterization, and cardiac imaging. Superb medical imagery found on the site includes angiograms, electrocardiograms (ECGs), echocardiograms, nuclear scans, hemodynamic pressure tracings, MRI scans, and heart sounds. Content is presented in a variety of formats including pretests and posttests, cases, tutorials, literature reviews, and medical board reviews.
Q. How do I earn CMEs on this site?
A. Earning CMEs on CardioVillage is easy! Use the “Sign Up” link to create a registration. Once you have registered, you can begin taking exercises and earning credits.
Q. What kind of Credits can I earn?
A. CardioVillage provides AMA PRA category 1 credits for physicians and Hours of Participation for non physicians.
Q. Who accepts CMEs from CardioVillage?
A. Please check with the governing body to whom you wish to submit your credits to confirm that they will accept these credit types.
Q. Does CardioVillage submit CMEs for me?
A. No. It is up to you to generate your Certificates and transcripts to send to your governing agency.
Q. I finished my course, where’s my certificate?
A. Now go to the “Certificates and Transcripts” page. You will see the exercise(s) that you completed under “Unclaimed Certification Credits.” Here you can claim your AMA PRA Category 1 credits as well as your “Hours of Participation.” Once claimed, the Certificates can be printed and submitted. Don’t forget to also submit the transcript!
Q. Why can’t I see the videos?
A. If you are having trouble with the videos, please try viewing them from a different browser. Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari work best.