How should I screen my asymptomatic patients for cardiovascular disease in 2017?
In this activity, you will learn about the latest advances in clinical cardiovascular care presented at Scientific Sessions 2017 that should be incorporated into everyday practice. Get answers to questions about the cardiovascular screening of asymptomatic patients, atrial fibrillation, hypertension, heart failure, dyslipidemia, diabetes and metabolic syndrome, and genetics and pharmacogenomics from national experts.
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How should I screen my asymptomatic patients for cardiovascular disease in 2017?

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 100%.
  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 10.4

Target Audience
Physicians - All CV Specialties                 
Nurses - All CV Specialties
EMS - All CV Specialties
Pharmacists - - All CV Specialties

Description
In this activity, you will learn about the latest advances in clinical cardiovascular care presented at Scientific Sessions 2017 that should be incorporated into everyday practice. Get answers to questions about the cardiovascular screening of asymptomatic patients, atrial fibrillation, hypertension, heart failure, dyslipidemia, diabetes and metabolic syndrome, and genetics and pharmacogenomics from national experts.

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

  1. Translate emerging clinical science to clinical practice in patients with cardiovascular disease and stroke.
  2. Evaluate and implement new diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for treating cardiovascular disorders and stroke.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of newly developed concepts in the care of patients with common cardiovascular problems including atrial fibrillation, hypertension, heart failure, and dyslipidemia.
  4. Describe treatment strategies for cardiovascular problems that can be deployed in the outpatient setting and keep patients out of the hospital.
  5. Describe the relative merits of new therapies for cardiovascular problems with respect to efficacy and cost.


Course Agenda

Topic

Objectives

Screening vs. Decision Aids

1, 2, 3, 4

Who should be screened

2, 3

Incorporating decisions in discussions with patients

3, 4, 5


Estimated Time to Complete the Educational Activity
28 minutes

Faculty
Khurram Nasir, MD, MPH
Director
Center for Healthcare Advancement and Outcomes
Baptist Health South Florida

Accreditation Statements
ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE:  03/14/2018
TERMINATION DATE:  03/14/2021
LAST REVIEW DATE: March 2018
JOINT ACCREDITATION TERM: 03/14/201803/14/2021

 

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the American Heart Association. 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 live activity for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  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 0.50 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.

ANCC Credit Designation Statement - Nurses
The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 0.50 contact hours.

ACPE Credit Designation Statement – Pharmacists
ACPE Credit: 0.50 Contact Hours.  Universal Program Number: JA0000134-0000-18-016-H04-P

Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services
This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), for 0.50 Advanced CEHs, activity number 18-AMHA-F3-0018.

By claiming CAPCE credit, the claimant acknowledges the following: I understand that the American Heart Association as a requirement of CAPCE accreditation will submit a record of my course completions to the CAPCE AMS. I further understand that my course completion records may be accessed by or shared with such regulators as state EMS offices, training officers, and NREMT on a password-protected, need-to-know basis. In addition, I understand that I may review my record of CAPCE-accredited course completions by contacting CAPCE.

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

Khurram Nasir

Baptist Health South Florida

None

None

None

None

None

Karol Watson

UCLA

None

Boehringer-Ingelheim, Amgen

None

None

Boehringer-Ingelheim

Kiran Musunuru

Univ of PA

None

None

None

None

None

Yuliya Krokhaleva

UCLA

None

None

None

None

None

Paul Wang

Stanford University

None

None

None

None

None

Mikhail Kosiborod

University of Missouri-Kansas City

AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim

Intarcia, Glytec, Novartis, AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Amgen, Sanofi, Janssen, Eisai, Novo Nordisk, Merck, ZS Pharma.

None

AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Novo Nordisk, Merck

None

Barbara Riegel

Univ of PA

Australian Catholic University

None

None

None

None

Michele Hamilton

Cedars-Sinai

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 Pfizer, Merck, Chiesi, Amarin, Amgen, and Aegerion.

Type:  Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
$8.00
Members Price
$10.00
Non-members Price
7 Registered Users
Credits
0.5 Credits> Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education> AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

0.5 Contact Hours> Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education> ACPE

0 Credits> American Heart Association> AHA

0.5 Contact Hours> American Nurses Credentialing Center> ANCC

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

0.5 CEH> CAPCE> CAPCE Advanced