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Looking for the Best Cardiovascular Disease Review?
Here’s Everything You Need to Pass:
|Instant access to pass-guaranteed course for 12 months (See Agenda)|
|1300+ Cardiovascular Disease practice questions|
|38+ hours of high-yield lectures featuring board-focused faculty|
|Illustrated course study guide (PDF)|
|Earn up to 70.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits™|
|38.5 ABIM® MOC Credits Included|
|NEW! iOS & Android mobile app|
|CME Vault for claiming and storing your CME certificates|
|Online study group with other course participants|
|Triple Trust Guarantee – Pass or get a 110% refund|
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LASER-FOCUSED LECTURES: A comprehensive library of video lectures precisely aligns to the Cardiovascular Disease Certification and Cardiovascular Disease MOC exam blueprints, so you focus on all exam topics and keywords with no wasted effort.
BOARD-EXPERIENCED FACULTY: Board-certified faculty are experienced in teaching Cardiovascular Disease board exam preparation. Thus, every lecture is up to date, medically accurate, and entirely board-relevant.
Cardiovascular Disease STUDY GUIDE: The included PDF provides the complete course syllabus, hundreds of pages long. (Printed version also available at checkout.)
Board-Style Practice Questions
COMPREHENSIVE QUESTION BANK: 1300+ Cardiovascular Disease multiple-choice questions (MCQs) are included. Each question carefully follows the ABIM board exam content outline and format.
REALISTIC TEST ENVIRONMENT: Prepare by taking practice tests in a format that’s just like the actual exam.
THE “QBL” METHOD: “Question-Based Learning” ensures that your review is 100% relevant to the ABIM® Cardiovascular Disease exam. This proven method works by embedding multiple-choice questions into course lectures.
OPTIMIZED FOR LEARNING: Unlike other Q Banks, The Pass Machine Cardiovascular Disease practice questions include referenced explanations, so you learn the “how” and “why” behind every question.
PEER COLLABORATION: A study community welcomes you. Ask and answer colleague questions, form study groups, and track your progress.
Strength in numbers: Help and be helped, stay motivated, and get connected. All with The Pass Machine!
Anytime, Anywhere Access
ON-THE-GO CONVENIENCE: Fit your Cardiovascular Disease board review around your busy schedule. Get 24/7 online access optimized for smartphone, tablet, and desktop.
MOBILE APP: Includes phone app for downloading lectures for viewing when out of Wi-Fi or cellular reach.
UNLIMITED REPEAT VIEWING: Watch lectures in any order, as many times as you need to, with unlimited access for 12 months.
CME CREDITS: Earn 70.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ – 38.5 credits from reviewing lectures plus 32.25 credits from completing the included Q Bank multiple-choice questions. Your annual employer-provided educational funds may be used to cover the costs of this CME activity.
Remember, the American Board of Internal Medicine tests you on the entire breadth of your specialty, beyond what’s practical in your day-to-day. Let our knowledgeable faculty guide you through a comprehensive review that covers exactly what the Cardiovascular Disease Exam Blueprint dictates.
Register and Study Within Minutes – No Hassles, Wasted Energy, or Delays!
“Here’s the challenge: this Cardiovascular Disease board review features 38+ hours of laser-focused lectures and 1300+ Q Bank questions, but all that great content means nothing if you don’t get through it in time for the exam. So, The Pass Machine makes your prep easy. For example:
- Listen to audio lectures on the app as you commute to and from work
- Answer a few MCQs on your lunch break
- Watch video lectures as you work-out on the stair climber or exercise bike
- Download lectures to your phone ahead of a flight or when out of wi-fi or cellular range
We’re dedicated to helping you pass your boards and that’s why we offer you a better-than-money-back pass guarantee. We don’t succeed unless you succeed.”
Yours in board exam success,
Jack Krasuski, MD, Executive Director
Read What Your Colleagues Are Saying About This Course
“I can honestly say that the only reason I passed the cardiology boards the last time I took them was because of The Pass Machine.The Pass Machine is the best board review course you can take. Unlike other courses,The Pass Machine is concise and only goes over what you really need to know for the boards. I previously took the Mayo Board Review course, which spent too much time reviewing things that were not needed for just taking the boards. I felt like this only made it harder to decide what was pertinent and what was not. The questions The Pass Machine gave to review were great for cardiology board preparation. I would highly recommend The Pass Machine as the only concise board review for the Cardiology boards.”
Jeffrey W. Bissing, DO, Shawnee Mission, KS
“I just received notification that I passed (with room to spare)! As an electrophysiologist, I needed to review general cardiology and thought your lecturers were on target and on content. I have already recommended your course to others planning to take the boards this fall.”
Raul Mintrani, MD, FACC, FHRS, Bay Harbor Islands, FL
“This course is excellent, as well as superior to any board review courses I’ve taken in the past! This course is driven to help you and guide you for the boards. Would highly recommend anyone to be part of this experience – you will never regret it.”
Orlando Almanza, MD, Miami, FL
“I’ve been to all the review courses through the years – ACCF, Mayo, Cleveland Clinic – and by far this was the best. The repetition and interdisciplinary approach to the program were excellent. All guideline-oriented - great job!”
Carl Thurmond, MD, Columbia, SC
“I was extremely pleased with the format of this course and the ability to review all lectures online over and over till mastered. The set of practice questions is designed for you to know exactly what the Boards expect from you. When you study from this course, your confidence and knowledge to pass is real. I recommend it highly.”
Victor Mejia, MD, Coguas, PR“Great conferences by great faculty who are up to date in guidelines. Helped me focus on specific topics for the cardiology board exam.”
Carlos O. Rodriquez, MD, Bogalusa, LA
“The content is succinct and board-directed, which is why I’m here, but at the same time clinically relevant and helpful for practice refresher.”
Arie Szatkowski, MD, Memphis, TN
"Well focused, about the right duration and intensity. Extremely helpful in preparation for MOC. Well-organized take-home binder and online access to lectures and exams."
Thor Markwood, MD, New Hartford, NY
"A superb, focused overview of cardiology with emphasis on board-relevant material while maintaining relevance to clinical practice."
Paul Kim, MD, Greenwood, SC
"Excellent & extremely comprehensive as well as geared toward board review. The best I have seen as compared to others available."
O.V. Almanza, MD, Greenwood, SC
"Excellent & extremely comprehensive as well as geared toward board review. The best I have seen as compared to others available."
Sylvester Ejeh, MD, Fayateville, NC
"Excellent, focused review. Well-organized with high quality speakers. Organized, comprehensive course material."
Divyesh Bhakia, MD, Louisville, KY
"Best board review course I’ve attended. Only focused on issues relevant to passing the test.”
Steven Correa, MD, Medford, OR
"Very useful, informative, in detail. Extremely helpful for both boards and private practice.”
Charles Villoch, MD
"I found this to be very helpful. I am changing my practice-patterns based upon what I’ve learned.”
Joseph E. Gardella, MD, Messena, NY
"Very thorough and focused to exam. Online presentations available immediately after the course.”
Mehdi Qamar, MD, Lancaster, OH
"An excellent review of Cardiology in a very short time-very efficient.”
Krishna Namsur, MD, Terra Haute, IN
"I liked that there was a fairly strict timeline and that there were breaks after every lecture.”
Ray Kawasaki, MD, Chicago, IL
“Very well-organized and precise for cardiology board review. One of the best I have attended.”
George Vettiankal, MD, Henderson, KY
“Excellent overall review. Illuminates areas that need further review before the test.”
Michael Fleissner, MD, St. Louis, MO
“Great course. My confidence has increased tremendously.”
Samantha Avery, MD, St. Pete, FL
“Up to date, focused review. Most ideal for passing the boards.”
Oliver Diaz, MD, Bristol, CT
“Excellent course. No-nonsense approach – what you need to know!”
Karamchand Paul, MD, Indianapolis, IN
“Helped me focus on what I need to concentrate on and prepare for the boards.”
Sophie Parkerl, MD, Norfolk, VA
“Wonderful program to laser focus your board review.”
Roland A. Filant, MD, Windermere, FL
“Comprehensive review for the Cardiology Boards!”
Sandra Dee, MD, Jaclem, TN
“Far more superior to ACC and Mayo courses.”
Joseph Gardella, MD, Messena, NY
“Excellent lectures and related services.”
Xixi Amley, MD, New York, NY
“Great course. Best I have been to!”
Anthony Alfieri, MD, Wilmington, DE
“The best board review course!”
Pradeep Kumar, MD, Fremont, CA
“Great overall review.”
Gordon Fries, MD, Stroudsburg, PA
“I plan to attend again.”
John Altierri, MD, Sebring, FL
“Overall great course.”
David Biglar, MD
Mark Jenkins, MD, Dallas, TX
Jeff Steinhoff, MD, Largo, FL
Cardiovascular Disease MOC Testimonials
“The Pass Machine was instrumental in preparing me for board recertification in the subspecialty of cardiology. I watched all the lectures at home on my iPad and PC. The boards require mastering of a large volume of material. I don't think that I would have passed the boards successfully without the help of The Pass Machine syllabus. Sample questions were also very helpful. The Pass Machine stands by their product by offering a refund if you are not successful in passing the boards. Thank you The Pass Machine. I will certainly use you again in 10 years.”
Bruce J. Kriegel, MD, FACC, Sharon, MA
“Your cardiovascular review course was excellent. I used my iPhone/iPad for the video lectures and questions. The speakers provided a great review of the pertinent points tested in the recertification exam. Also, the ability to access the information at any time via iPhone/ iPad made the review course a great learning tool in a busy private practice. The questions were relevant to the boards curriculum and the ability to receive a score analysis helped me focus on my study. I recently received the great news that I passed the recertification exam and I thank you for helping me reach my professional goals.”
Dan Deac, MD, FACC, West Palm Beach, FL
"The Pass Machine course was a very valuable time saving and organizing tool to review a large volume of material. In my case, I allotted less time then ideal to this review. Had I not had The Pass Machine materials, I would not have been able to manage the volume. Very well organized course. I passed."
Daniela Samoil, MD, FACC, Lake Oswego, OR
"I felt quite prepared after taking the review course. He brushed me up on topics that I don't encounter in my practice on a day-to-day basis, and also solidified my current practice management as up to date. I passed with flying colors!! Thanks for a great review course."
Judy Rippert, DO, Dover, DE
“I have personally told all my colleagues in town, the only reason I passed recertification was because of your course. It was a great overview as well. It streamlined the review process so I could do it, enjoy top notch lecturers, and fit it into a hectic private practice schedule.”
Nancy Cho, MD, Vero Beach, FL
“I just learned that I passed the Spring 2013 Cardiology Maintenance of Certification Examination. Your course was instrumental in passing the examination. The lectures and practice questions were very focused and exam-oriented and the overall course experience was excellent!”
Emmett B. Chapital JR., MD, MBA, FACC, FASNC, New Orleans, LA
"Excellent course, outstanding, super! Very well presented, I took the exam & passed, Thanks."
Mammen P. Zachariah, MD, Fort Lauderdale, FL
"This is a well organized course of basic cardiology topics guided for general cardiology practice as well as board recertification. The speakers in general do a very concise, organized presentation of their topics. I have recommended it to colleagues."
Walter Haught, MD, Huntsville, AL
"I watched the lectures over a 2-month period, taking a few notes and doing the practice exams along the way. The lectures are very focused and cover exactly what is needed to answer the exam questions with confidence. I highly recommend this course because it allows you to work at your own pace. I found it to be a much more effective way to review (and retain) material than trying to absorb the fast-paced barrage of information in a live course."
Brian Long, MD, Brentwood, TN
“The course was great! The info presented was pertinent to the board exam. I am on a 3rd time recert, and it’s the best board review I ever attended. Information is also very pertinent to daily practice of cardiology.”
Joseph Pedone, MD, Niceville, FL
“I would definitely recommend API for the Cardiology recertification, encompassed everything you should know.”
Joseph Pedone, MD, Niceville, FL
“Concise and to the point.”
Osamah Elattar, PhD, Los Angeles, CA
“Best. Review. Ever.”
Randall Morris, MD, Houston, TX
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease
Acute Coronary Syndrome/Acute Myocardial Infarction
Physiology & Biochemistry
ECG & Imaging
Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Exemplify a comprehensive knowledge of cardiovascular disease
- Explain diagnostic tests and develop treatment plans for patients with coronary artery disease
- Assess postoperative cardiac care
- Describe the physiology and biochemistry of the heart
- Recognize symptoms and recommend treatment for cardiovascular disease in women
- Evaluate and treat patients with congenital heart disease
- Demonstrate understanding of pharmacology, including drug interactions and alternative medicines
- Identify the various noninvasive modalities available for the evaluation of heart disease
- Interpret ECG, EKG, and echocardiographic tracings
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of PeerPoint Medical Education Institute and American Physician Institute for Advanced Professional Studies, LLC. PeerPoint Medical Education Institute is accredited by the ACCME to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.
MOC Accreditation Statement:
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 38.5 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM®) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM® MOC points.
Online Course v9.1, Release Date June 9, 2019, Termination Date June 9, 2022:
The PeerPoint Medical Education Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 38.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Exam Builder, Release Date June 20, 2021, Termination Date June 19, 2024:
The PeerPoint Medical Education Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 32.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses & Nurse Practitioners: For all your CE requirements for recertification, the ANCC will accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
Physician Assistants: The NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
Cardiovascular Disease Board Exam Dates
Cardiovascular Disease Certification Exam
Exam: October 4 - 5, 2021
Cardiovascular Disease MOC Exam
Exam: October 6, 2021
Knowledge Check In: September 17 - 18, 2021
Learn More About the Cardiovascular Disease Board Exams
The Pass Machine Cardiovascular Disease Board Review – Frequently Asked Questions
General Questions about The Pass Machine and American Physician Institute
Is The Pass Machine different from other board reviews?
Yes, in three main ways:
1. The Pass Machine board review is the most comprehensive option. More than just a Question Bank of practice questions, each course includes in-depth lectures in a familiar classroom setting presented by expert faculty. This means you get a topic-by-topic review of exactly what’s on the board exam in much greater detail than what you can get from Qbank answer explanations.
2. Because the physician’s schedule is typically a hectic one, The Pass Machine is optimized for on-the-go review. Components such as the audio-only lecture option, iOS and Andriod app for mobile review, and offline access capability, and a fully-illustrated board-mapped study guide make The Pass Machine review easy to incorporate at any point your daily routine.
3. The Triple Trust Guarantee not only gives you a full tuition refund if you don’t pass the exam the first time after taking the course, but it also gives you an extra 10% AND allows you continued access until you pass, for free. This unprecedented guarantee serves to assure you of the confidence we have that The Pass Machine content is exceptional.
Who produces The Pass Machine Courses? Where do you get your faculty?
The Pass Machine board review courses are produced by American Physician Institute for Advanced Professional Studies, LLC (API). API conducts dozens of courses and trains thousands of physicians each year to pass their boards and stay up-to-date in their fields. Every single one of American Physician Institute‘s educational courses has full editorial independence, is free of pharmaceutical and industry sponsorship and is backed by an unbeatable guarantee. Because of its reputation for excellence, American Physician Institute is able to enlist many of the top faculty from the best universities, teaching hospitals and research facilities in the country to provide you with Category 1 CME educational activities.
Do you provide board review for other medical specialties?
Yes! In fact, we provide preparation for dozens of other specialty and subspecialty board exams. Check out www.AmericanPhysician.com for the full list.
Is it likely that my employer will cover my tuition?
Because all The Pass Machine courses are approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, it is likely that your tuition will be reimbursed. You may be surprised at how many residency and fellowship training programs, group practices, and other employers pay for or reimburse you for such Category 1 educational activities. After all, it’s in everyone’s best interests to have you board certified. It really pays to ask your training director, medical director or administrator if you are eligible because some training programs and employers do pay for board exam training. And, if you work for the Federal Government, American Physician Institute is a certified business in the CCR database and can accept government checks and credit cards.
Does The Pass Machine offer any free board review resources?
Yes! Start with our Medical Board Review Blog. There are general articles featuring board prep tips, and articles on board prep that are more board-specific.
What is your DUNS Number?
American Physician Institute’s DUNS Number is: 016073724
Can I get a discount off course tuition?
Yes! American Physician Institute offers several board review course discounts:
- Group Discounts
- Multi-purchase discounts
- Referral earnings & discounts through our Ambassador Club
- The Residency & Fellowship Program Edition tailored for training programs.
Please call 877-225-8384 for more information, or visit the “Save & Earn” pages under the top menu.
What do I get when I register for the Cardiovascular Disease review course?
Course enrollment grants you access to your personalized online dashboard, which includes:
- 38+ hours Recorded Video Lectures
- 38+ hours of mp3 audio versions of lectures
- PDF of Illustrated Study Guide (option for printed edition)
- 1300+ Practice Questions Bank
- Earn up to 70.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits™
- 38.5 ABIM MOC Points
- CME Vault for claiming and storing your CME certificates
- Triple Trust Guarantee
Board Exam Results and The Triple Trust Guarantee
Is The Pass Machine Cardiovascular Disease review pass-guaranteed?
Yes, all full courses are pass-guaranteed, and backed by The Triple Trust Guarantee. At any time, you can view The Triple Trust Guarantee Terms & Conditions.
What does The Triple Trust Guarantee cover?
If you purchase an online course with “The Triple Trust Guarantee” and then do not pass your board exam, API will issue a 100% refund of your paid tuition *, plus an additional 10% payment. You’ll also continue to get online course access until you pass the exam, tuition-free. The guarantee expires in the event the exam for which this course is designed is no longer offered by the certifying board.
* Tuition is defined as the amount you paid for your base course, and does not include optional course add-ons, such as purchase of online access extensions, and/or the live course attendance option (where available). If any promotional items, such as gift cards, are included with your purchase, the value of that promotional item will be deducted from your tuition.
The Triple Trust Guarantee sounds too good to be true—is it for real?
Yes, it’s completely real. Rest assured, API has always honored its guarantees and always will. No other company does? The Triple Trust Guarantee is API’s way of demonstrating that it’s just as invested in your success as you are. After all, if you fail your board exam, API will pay a penalty. API will refund your course tuition in full, provide you with a bonus, and allow you continued access to the course tuition-free until you pass your exam for as long as the exam is offered by the certifying board. The guarantee ensures API doesn’t get paid for effort, only for passing results.
Does The Triple Trust Guarantee cover non-tuition course options and upgrades?
No. Course options and upgrades are non-tuition related. Therefore, these fees are not included in any guarantee-related refund payment made under the terms of The Triple Trust Guarantee.
What should I do if I don’t pass my board exam?
First, it’s important to remember that a non-passing result is not necessarily a reflection on your abilities as a physician. The way the ABIM tests you is not the same as the many ways you’re “tested” as a practicing physician. Check out this reassuring video from Dr. Jack - What To Do If You Fail Your Board Exam https://www.thepassmachine.com/video-what-to-do-fail-your-board-exam/
More to the point, American Physician Institute can work with you to help you get over this professional hurdle. Give us a call!
I didn’t pass my board exam. How do I activate my course guarantee?
To activate your guarantee, you must notify American Physician of your failure to pass your board exam and submit a copy of your exam notification and scores. To be eligible for the refund portion of the guarantee you must submit your documents within 45 days of the date of your exam fail notification. To notify American Physician and submit your documents, go to your course dashboard and click on the "Guarantee" tab. Complete the form and attach your exam notification and scores. You will receive an email confirmation of receipt and someone will contact you shortly. If you need assistance with this process or your course access is expired, please contact Customer Care at 877-225-8384
Cardiovascular Disease Course Access
When do I receive online access to Cardiovascular Disease review course materials?
When a credit card or debit is used for payment, access is immediate. When a check is used as payment, access will be granted once the check has been received and verified.
How long do I have access to my online materials? Does my course expire?
The Cardiovascular Disease prep course and all its associated online material remains active for a full 12 months from your date of purchase when you register now.
What if I'm not ready to take my exam? Can I extend my course?
Some physicians invest in a board-preparation course many years prior to their exam. In these cases, The Pass Machine allows course registrants to extend the life of their course by 12 months for an additional fee. If you wish to extend your access, please call 877-225-8384 prior to your course expiration date. NOTE: Extension options are not available to Group registrations.
What are your system requirements?
Our products only require Internet access and a web browser (e.g. Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari. Use of Internet Explorer is NOT recommended.). All content is compatible with current Mac and PC operating systems.
CME Credits & Board Info
How do I get my CME credits?
Online Courses – From your course dashboard, click on the Claim CME tab. You will see your CME test(s) and/or SA test here. Complete the test, and once you have passed with 50% or better, your CME certificate will be issued immediately and placed in your CME Vault. SA tests are not a graded activity. Your certificate is issued based on completing the activity. Live Courses - From your course dashboard, click on the Claim CME tab. You will see your CME test, CME survey, or SA test here. Complete the test, and once you have passed with 50% or better, your CME certificate will be issued immediately and placed in your CME Vault. SA tests and CME surveys are not a graded activity. Your certificate is issued based on completing these activities.
How do I access my earned CME credits?
The Cardiovascular Disease board review includes access to CME(TM)Vault for convenient storing and retrieval of CME-related documents. Access this area from the CMEVault tab in your course dashboard.
Where can I find information about taking my specialty's board exam?
For information about Cardiovascular Disease Board Exam, please visit The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM): www.ABIM.org
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