Spotlight Series - Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: New Concepts, Treatments, and Challenges
Participation and Successful Completion Successful completion of this CE activity includes the following: (1) Register and view the course online. (2) Complete the evaluation survey (3) 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 “Lifelong Learning” website is learn.heart.org.
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Cost to Attend There is no fee for CME/CE credits for this activity.
Target Audience Physicians - Cardiology, Primary Care/Family Practice Nurse Practitioners - Cardiology, Primary Care/Family Practice Nurses - Cardiology, Primary Care/Family Practice Pharmacists - Cardiology, Primary Care/Family Practice
Description Spotlight Series, which began in 2008, offers free, case-based presentations designed to educate healthcare providers on evidence-based practices. The target audience includes internists, family practice physicians and other primary care physicians; cardiologists, nurses, pharmacists, physician’s assistants and other clinicians involved in the treatment of patients with or at risk for cardiovascular disease
Anticoagulation is an important consideration in the management of atrial fibrillation. The goal of this accredited education program will be stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation including factors contributing to stroke risk, bleeding risk in AF patients and issues related to appropriate anticoagulants.
Learning Objectives At the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
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Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: New Concepts, Treatments, and Challenges
Faculty Mintu Turakhia, MD, MAS, FAHA Palo Alto VA Health Care System Stanford University
Consultant/ Advisory Board
Stock Shareholder (directly purchased)
Other Speaker’s Bureau
Palo Alto VA Health Care System
Medtronic, iRhythm, Gilead Sciences, SentreHeart
St. Jude Medical, Precision Health Economics, Medtronic, Janssen
Rush-Copely Medical Center
Univ of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Intermountain Heart Institute Rhythm Specialists
University of Louisville School of Medicine & Jewish Hospita
St. Jude Medical, Abiomed, Inc.
Pfizer/Bristol Myers Squibb
John Hopkins University School of Medicine
Biosense Webster, Medtronic, CardioSolv
University of California, San Diego
Celladon, Janssen Pharmaceuticals
Medtronic, St. Jude Medical
Michael D. Ezekowitz
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Jefferson University
Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr and Paoli Hospitals
BI, Pfizer Sanofi, Bristol Myers Squibb, Portola, Bayer, Daiichi Sankyo, Medtronic, Aegerion, Merck, J&J, Gilead, Janssen Scientific Affairs, Pozen, Inc, Amgen, Coherex, Armetheon
Bassam A. Omar
University of South Alabama Health System
University of Missouri
Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer
Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Daiichi Sankyo
Jonathan P. Piccini Sr
Duke Univeristy Medical Center
Janssen Pharma, ARCA Biopharma, Boston Scientific, ResMed, GE Healthcare, Medtronic, Spectranetics, Johnson & Johnson
Lankenau Institute for Medical Research
BMS, Pfizer, B-I, J & J, Daichi-Sankyo, Merck, Boston Sci
BMS, Pfizer, B-I, J & J, Daiichi-Sankyo, Merck, Boston Sci
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Bayer AG Healthcare,Boehringer Ingelhei, Daiichi Sankyo, Johnson & Johnson, Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharma, Pfizer, Sanofi-Aventis, AstraZeneca, Biotronik, Boston Scientific, Janssen, Medtronic
Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Arthur L Allen
VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System
VA Palo Alto Health Care System
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.
Accreditation Statements: ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: 2/1/2017 TERMINATION DATE: 2/2/2020 LAST REVIEW DATE: January 2017 JOINT ACCREDITATION TERM: 02/02/2017 –02/02/2020
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 live activity 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 hours of Category 1 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. Credit will no longer be available to claim after the 6 months claiming period.
ANCC Credit Designation Statement - Nurses The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 1.00 contact hours. **ANCC Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE will no longer be available to claim after the 6 months claiming period.
ACPE Credit Designation Statement – Pharmacists ACPE Credit: 1.00 Contact Hours. Universal Program Number: 0256-000-17-H01-P **ACPE Credit must be claimed within 30 days of participation. ACPE credit will no longer be available to claim after the 30 day claiming period.
Continuing Medical Education Accreditation - Physicians This Enduring Material activity, Spotlight Series: Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: New Concepts, Treatments, and Challenges , has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins 02/02/2017. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Medium This activity is a live or a virtual link activity depending on the location.
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Commercial Support This activity is supported by independent medical educational grants from Bristol-Myers Squibb/Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Partnership and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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