AHA Enduring Webinar: Non-ST Elevation-Acute Coronary Syndromes Insights from the 2014 ACC/AHA Guidelines: Part II: Early Hospital Care, Medical and Invasive Therapies, Myocardial Revascularization
This distinctive educational activity consists of a case and 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."
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Non-ST Elevation-Acute Coronary Syndromes Insights from the 2014 ACC/AHA Guidelines:

Part II: Early Hospital Care, Medical and Invasive Therapies, Myocardial Revascularization

 

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

 

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 case and 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 online course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Summarize the basis for ACC/AHA guideline recommendations for management of patients with Non ST Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes.
  2. Apply evidence-based medical therapy for patients with Non ST Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes.
  3. Identify patients with Non ST Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes who are appropriate candidates for invasive therapy.
  4. Identify the immediate management of non-st-elevation acute coronary syndromes and when to discharge patients with Chest pain from ED or CP units.
  5. Recognize risk stratification models on which to base management of Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes in patients.

 


Course Agenda

Presentation

Non-ST-Elevation-Acute Coronary Syndromes Insights from the 2014 ACC/AHA Guidelines

Corresponding learning objective - 1

Early Hospital Care

Corresponding learning objectives – 2, 4

Inhibitors of Renin- Angiotensin- Aldersterone System

Corresponding learning objectives – 2, 4

Ischemia-Guided Strategy Versus Early Invasive Strategies

Corresponding learning objectives –3, 5

Algorithm for Management of Patients With Definite or Likely NSTE-ACS

Corresponding learning objectives – 3, 5


Estimated Time to Complete the Educational Activity

60 minutes

 

Faculty

Dr. Ezra Amsterdam, MD
Distinguished Professor, Internal Medicine
Master Clinician Educator
Associate Chief (academic affairs)
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
University of California School of Medicine Davis Sacramento, CA

Michele Pelter, RN
Assistant Professor
Director, ECG Monitoring Research Lab
Department of Physiological Nursing
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

Dr Sarah Spinler, Phar.D., FCCP, FCPP, FAHA, FASHP, AACC, BCPS-AQ Cardiology
Director, Residency and Fellowship Programs
Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Residency Programs Coordinator
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

Dr. Hani Jneid, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director of Interventional Cardiology
The Michael DeBakey VAMC
Director of Interventional Cardiology Research
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

 

Accreditation Statements

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE:  02/09/2016

TERMINATION DATE:  02/08/2019

LAST REVIEW DATE: February 2016

JOINT ACCREDITATION TERM: 02/09/2016 02/08/2019

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 08/09/2016.

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: 0256-0000-16-832-H01-P
**ACPE Credit must be claimed within 30 days of attendance. ACPE credit will no longer be available to claim after 03/10/2016.

 

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

Astra Zeneca

None

Michele Pelter

University of California

NIH Research Grant

None

None

None

None

Sarah Spinler

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences

None

Astra Zeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Daichi Sankyo

None

None

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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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
217 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