Clinical Review Guide AFIB - Web Course
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Clinical Review Guide: AFIB – Web Course

This course was released in 2013 before the current guidelines.

 

Participation and Successful Completion

Successful completion of this CE activity includes the following: (1) Register and view the course online. (2) Complete the post test with a score of 75 or higher (3) Complete the evaluation (4) 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 can also be found on www.my.americanheart.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

This activity is intended for members of the health care team involved in the treatment of patients with AF.

 

Description

Clinical Review in Cardiology: Antithrombotic Management of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation is a study guide focusing on guideline-recommended and emerging strategies for the prevention of stroke and thromboembolic events in patients with atrial fibrillation.

 

Learning Objectives 

At the end of the guide the learner will be better able to:

1. Assess stroke risk as compared to bleeding risk for anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation.

2. Communicate the risks and benefits of anticoagulation therapy to patients.

3. Select appropriate anticoagulation therapy for patients with atrial fibrillation.

 

Faculty

Nicole Bohm, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor, South Carolina College of Pharmacy

Charleston, SC

 

Julia Heisler Indik, MD, PhD, FACC, FHRS, FAHA

Associate Professor of Medicine

University of Arizona

Sarver Heart Center

Tucson, AZ

 

Ann Marie P. Mauro, PhD, RN, CNL, CNE

Clinical Associate Professor, College of Nursing

Fellow, Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing

Project Director and Program Liaison

RWJF New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program

New York University

New York, NY

 

Ron Neyens, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Neurosciences/Neurocritical Care

Adjunct Clinical Professor, South Carolina College of Pharmacy

Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC

 

Accreditation Statements

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE:  November 2013

TERMINATION DATE:  November 3, 2016

LAST REVIEW DATE: October 2013

 

ACCREDITATION TERMS:

  • ACCME/AMA (Physicians) – November 4, 2013 – November 3, 2016
  • ANCC (Nurses) – November 4, 2013 – November 3, 2016

ACPE (Pharmacists) – November 4, 2013 – November 3, 2016

 

ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS:

 

Continuing Medical Education Accreditation - Physicians

The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for 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.

All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CME/CE activities sponsored 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.

 

Continuing Medical Education Accreditation – 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.

 

Continuing Medical Education Accreditation – Nurse Practitioners

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

 

Continuing Education Accreditation - Nurses

The American Heart Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

 

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

 

Continuing Education Accreditation – Pharmacists


The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  ACPE Credit: 1.25 Contact Hours or 0.125 CEUs.  Universal Program Number: 0256-0000-13-685-H01-P.

Estimated Time to Complete the Educational Activity

60 minutes

 

Disclosures

Faculty Member

Employment

Research Grant

Consultant/
Advisory Board

Stock Shareholder (directly purchased)

Honoraria

Other

Speaker’s Bureau

Nicole Bohm, PharmD, BCPS

South Carolina College of Pharmacy

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Julia Heisler Indik, MD, PhD, FACC, FHRS, FAHA

University of Arizona

Sarver Heart Center

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Ann Marie P. Mauro, PhD, RN, CNL, CNE

New York University

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Ron Neyens, PharmD, BCPS

Medical University of South Carolina

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

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.

Unlabeled/Unapproved Uses of Drugs or Devices

This webinar will not include any discussion of off-label use.

 

Medium

This activity is an internet webcast/webinar

 

Contact Information

To contact the American Heart Association for any questions, please call our customer support center at 888-242-2453.

 

Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality

Please see the privacy link at the bottom of the Professional Education Center

 

Copyright Information
Please see the link at the bottom of the Professional Education Center

 

Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an independent medical educational grant from the Bristol-Myers Squibb/Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Partnership.

 

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

1.25 Contact Hours, 0.13 CEU> Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education> ACPE

1 Contact Hours> American Nurses Credentialing Center> ANCC