AHA Enduring Webinar: Non-ST Elevation-Acute Coronary Syndromes: Insights from the 2014 ACC/AHA Guidelines: Part I: Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Diagnostic Dilemmas and Risk Stratification of patients with NSTE-ACS
This distinctive AHA educational activity is an accredited webinar consisting of a didactic presentation, debate and interactive discussion over the NSTE-ACS Guidelines. The activity features an outcomes strategy that will enable the AHA to measure ongoing gaps in learning, leading to the development of new topics, and document the educational effectiveness of the program. The goal of this accredited education program will be to provide healthcare professionals with knowledge to address recognition/risk factors, prevention/treatment, practice and guidelines for NSTE-ACS.
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Non-ST Elevation-Acute Coronary Syndromes Insights from the 2014 ACC/AHA Guidelines Enduring Webinar:

Part I: Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Diagnostic Dilemmas and Risk Stratification of patients with NSTE-ACS

Participation and Successful Completion

Successful completion of this CE activity includes the following:

  1. Register and view the course online.
  2. View the content in its entirety.
  3. Complete a post-test with a minimum score of 80%.
  4. Complete a survey of your learning experience.
  5. Print your CME/CE Certificate from your own printer.

There is no fee for CME/CE credits for this activity.  The link to the CME/CE “Professional Education Center” website is learn.heart.org.

 

Hardware/Software Requirements
Internet Explorer 7 or greater
Firefox (Latest Version)
Google Chrome
Windows 7 or above
Safari (Latest Version)
Adobe Acrobat Reader
Internet Explorer is not supported on the Macintosh
Mac OS 10.4


Cost to Attend 

Free


Target Audience

Physicians -
Cardiology and Emergency Medicine

Nurses - 
Cardiology and Emergency Medicine

Pharmacists -
Cardiology and Emergency Medicine

Description

This distinctive educational activity consists of a didactic presentation and interactive discussion over the Non-ST-Elevation-Acute Coronary Syndromes Guidelines. This program will provide healthcare professionals with additional resources to address recognition/risk factors, prevention/treatment, practice and guidelines for patients with NSTE-ACS. This activity is a part of three webinar series that will comprehensively cover the topics outlined in “2014 ACC/AHA Non-ST-Elevation-Acute Coronary Syndromes Guidelines.”

Learning Objectives 

At the completion of this course, the learner will be better able to:

  1. Discuss the epidemiology, pathophysiology and clinical presentation of NSTE-ACS.
  2. Recognize diagnostic dilemmas of NSTE-ACS and the role of EKG and biomarkers
  3. Discuss risk predictors and risk stratification models of NSTE-ACS
  4. Identify the immediate management of NSTE-ACS and when to discharge patients with Chest pain from ED or CP units 5.


Course Agenda

Time

Presentation Title

Faculty

Corresponding learning Objective (list by number)

12:00 - 12:05

Non-ST-Elevation-Acute Coronary Syndromes

Insights from the 2014 ACC/AHA Guidelines

 Dr Hani Jneid

Dr. Ezra Amsterdam

Dr. Marc Sabatine

Michelle Pelter, RN

1

12:05 -12:15

Epidemiology, Pathophysiology and Initial Clinical 

Dr Hani Jneid

2, 3

12:15 - 12:30

The Roles of ECG and Biomarkers

Dr. Ezra Amsterdam

3, 4

12:30 -12:45

Prognostication and Risk Stratification Scores

Dr. Marc Sabatine

3,4

12:45 - 12:55

Immediate Management

When to discharge from the ED or Chest Pain Unit?

Michelle Pelter, RN, PhD

4

12:55 - 1:00

Closing Remarks

Dr. Hani Jneid

1,4

Faculty

Dr. Hani Jneid, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI

Associate Professor of Medicine |

Director of Interventional Cardiology

The Michael DeBakey VAMC |

Director of Interventional Cardiology Research |

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

 

Dr. Ezra Amsterdam, MD

Professor, Internal Medicine

Master Clinician Educator |

Associate Chief (academic affairs)

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine |

University of California School of Medicine Davis Sacramento, CA

 

Dr. Marc Sabatine, MD, MPH

Chairman | TIMI Study Group

Lewis Dexter, MD Distinguished Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine | Brigham and Women's Hospital

Professor of Medicine | Harvard Medical School

 

Michelle Pelter, RN, PhD

Assistant Professor

Director, ECG Monitoring Research Lab

Department of Physiological Nursing |

University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)



Accreditation Statements: 

 

IF NOT ALREADY IN PROGRAM MATERIALS, PLEASE INCLUDE EXACT REQUIRMENTS FOR A LEARNER TO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE THE PROGRAM, INCLUDING THE PASSING SCORE THAT MUST BE ATTAINED FOR ANY TESTS.  THIS IS TO SATISFY CURRENT ACCME AND ANCC REQUIREMENTS.]

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE:  12/09/2015

TERMINATION DATE:  12/08/2018

LAST REVIEW DATE: December 2015

JOINT ACCREDITATION TERM: 12/09/2015 12/08/2018

Joint Accreditation Statements

The American Heart Association is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

AMA Credit Designation Statement - Physicians

The American Heart Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA Credit Acceptance Statement – Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.00 hour of Category I credit for completing this program.

AANP Credit Acceptance Statement – Nurse Practitioners

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

**AMA Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. AMA credit will no longer be available to claim after 06/08/2016.

ANCC Credit Designation Statement - Nurses

The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 1.00 contact hour.

**ANCC Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. ANCC credit will no longer be available to claim after the 06/08/2016.

ACPE Credit Designation Statement - Pharmacists

ACPE Credit: 1.00 Contact Hour  |  Universal Program Number: 0256-0000-15-820-H01-P

**ACPE Credit must be claimed within 30 days of attendance. ACPE credit will no longer be available to claim after 01/07/2016.


Disclosures

All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CME/CE activities provided by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience all financial relationships with any commercial supporters of this activity as well as with other commercial interests whose lines of business are related to the CME/CE-certified content of this activity.  In addition, presenters will disclose unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.  Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.

 

Faculty Member

Employment

Research Grant

Consultant/
Advisory Board

Stock Shareholder (directly purchased)

Honoraria

Other

Speaker’s Bureau

Ezra Amsterdam

University of California School of Medicine

None

Astra Zeneca

None

None

None

Michele Pelter

University of California

NIH Research Grant

None

None

None

None

Sarah Spinler

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences

None

None

None

Consultant – Astra Zeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Daichi Sankyo

None

Hani Jneid

Baylor College of Medicine

None

None

None

None

None

Marc Sabatine

TIMI Study Group

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Abbot Labs, Amgen, AstraZeneca, Critical Diagnostics, Daiichi-Sankyo, Elsai, Gilead, GlaxoSmithKline, Intarcia, Merck, Roche Diagnostics, Sanofi-Aventis, Takeda

Alnylam, Amgen, AstraZeneca, CVS Caremark, Intarcia, Merck

None

None

None

 

This table represents the relationships of this educational activity’s faculty members that may be perceived as actual or reasonable perceived conflicts of interest as reported on the Disclosure Questionnaire which all AHA volunteers are required to complete and submit. The focus is on relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in the 12-month period preceding the time that the individual is being asked to assume a role controlling content.



Medium

This activity is an internet-based activity.

 

Contact Information

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Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality

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Copyright Information

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Commercial Support

This program is part of the American Heart Association’s Guideline Transformation & Optimization (GTO) program and is supported by an education grant from AstraZeneca. The AHA’s GTO program is a comprehensive, coordinated approach to accelerate guidelines into clinical practice. For more information visit heart.org/GTO

 


 

 


 

 

Type:  Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
FREE
Activity Price
969 Registered Users
Credits
1 Credits> Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education> AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

1 CEU> Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education> ACPE

0 Credits> American Heart Association> AHA

1 Contact Hours> American Nurses Credentialing Center> ANCC

1 Credits> Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education> Attendance Credit