Dual Antiplatelet Therapy
The goal of the webinar is to provide a brief overview with facts on the importance of prescribing Dual Antiplatelet Therapy to NSTEMI patients that meet criteria for this treatment.
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Dual Antiplatelet Therapy

 

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. Claim your CME/CE Certificate.


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 10.4Z

Target Audience
Physicians - Cardiologist, Hospitalist, Emergency Medicine

Nurse Practitioners – Hospitalist

Nurses - Cardiology, Emergency Medicine

Description
The goal of the webinar is to provide a brief overview with facts on the importance of prescribing Dual Antiplatelet Therapy to NSTEMI patients that meet criteria for this treatment.
 

Learning Objectives 
At the completion of this online course, the learner will be able to: 

  1. Define the default DAPT duration for stable ischemic heart disease.

  2. Describe the default DAPT duration for stable ischemic heart disease verses high risk of bleeding.

  3. Describe DAPT duration after ACS.

  4. Recognize the prolongation of DAPT necessitates a fundamental tradeoff between decreasing ischemic risk and increasing bleeding risk.

  5. Identify patient, clinical, procedural, and stent related factors can be used to predict increased ischemic and bleeding risk.

  6. Recognize Individualized therapy is recommended, weighing ischemic and bleeding risk.

 

Course Agenda

Time

Presentation

Faculty

Objectives

15 min

Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Guidelines Simplified

John A. Bittl

1-3

30 min

Duration of DAPT in Patients with Stable CAD, ACS, and PCI: An overview of new guidelines

Glenn N. Levine

4-6


Estimated Time to Complete the Educational Activity
45 minutes

Faculty
John A. Bittl, MD
Interventional Cardiologist
Munroe Regional Medical Center
Ocala, Florida 

Glenn N. Levine, MD, FAHA, FACC
Professor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
Director, Cardiac Care Unit, Michael E. DeBakey Medical Center
Chair, ACC/AHA Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines 

Accreditation Statements

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE:  09/04/2017

TERMINATION DATE: 09/03/2020

LAST REVIEW DATE: June 2017

ACCREDITATION TERMS: Joint Accreditation – 09/04/2017- 09/03/2020

In support of improving patient care, the American Heart Association is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), 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 .75 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 .75 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.

ANCC Credit Designation Statement - Nurses
The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is .75 contact hours. **All Credit must be claimed prior to termination date. CME/CE will no longer be available to claim after the termination date.

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

John A. Bittl

Munroe Regional Medical Center

None

None

None

None

None

Glenn N. Levine

Baylor College of Medicine

None

None

None

None

None

Comilla Sasson

AHA

None

None

None

None

None

Thomas Hall

AHA

None

None

None

None

None

Marjorie King

Helen Hayes Hospital

None

None

None

None

None

Amber Hoover

AHA

None

None

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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Copyright Information
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Commercial Support
This activity is supported by independent medical educational grants from Astra Zeneca.

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

0 Credits> American Heart Association> AHA

0.75 Contact Hours> American Nurses Credentialing Center> ANCC

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