State of the Art Cardiovascular Care
In this accredited set of nine activities, 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.

Descriptions and accreditation for all nine activities are shown under Activity Information. Accreditation is claimed separately on each activity.

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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.

Estimated Time to Complete: 28 minutes
Accreditation Term: 03/14/18 - 03/14/2021
Accreditation Offered:
AMA/AAPA/AANP – 0.50 credit hours
ANCC – 0.50 contact hours
ACPE – 0.50 contact hours
CAPCE – 0.50 CEHs

Reducing Cardiovascular Risk: When to Use Non-Statin Lipid-Modifying Therapies
This activity focuses on strategies for reducing cardiovascular risk, including non-statin lipid modifying therapies and the trajectory of the studies on the topic from the 2013 AHA/ACC Cholesterol Treatment Guides to now. The importance of treating to risk, rather than treating to LDL goal is emphasized.

Estimated Time to Complete: 30 minutes
Accreditation Term: 04/04/18 - 03/14/2021
Accreditation Offered:
AMA/AAPA/AANP – 0.50 credit hours
ANCC – 0.50 contact hours
ACPE – 0.50 contact hours
CAPCE – 0.50 CEHs

Genetics and Pharmacogenomics: Are they Actually Useful for Patient Care?
This activity focuses on the current state of genetics and pharmacogenomics.

Estimated Time to Complete: 39 minutes
Accreditation Term: 04/04/18 - 03/14/2021
Accreditation Offered:
AMA/AAPA/AANP – 0.50 credit hours
ANCC – 0.50 contact hours
ACPE – 0.50 contact hours
CAPCE – 0.50 CEHs

Atrial Fibrillation: What should I do for patients on initial diagnosis and follow-up in the outpatient setting?
This session focuses on variety of issues related to managing atrial fibrillation including thromboembolism prophylaxis, rate and rhythm control, and guideline directed management.

Estimated Time to Complete: 33 minutes
Accreditation Term: 03/14/18 - 03/14/2021
Accreditation Offered:
AMA/AAPA/AANP – 0.50 credit hours
ANCC – 0.50 contact hours
ACPE – 0.50 contact hours
CAPCE – 0.50 CEHs

Atrial Fibrillation: Which Patients Should I Refer for Advanced and Definitive Therapies?
This session provides an overview of atrial fibrillation and discusses recent clinical trials and guidelines, including recommendations for advanced and definitive therapies.

Estimated Time to Complete: 21 minutes
Accreditation Term: 03/14/18 - 03/14/2021
Accreditation Offered:
AMA/AAPA/AANP – 0.25 credit hours
ANCC – 0.25 contact hours
ACPE – 0.25 contact hours
CAPCE – 0.25 CEHs

Panel Discussion A
This panel session answers questions from the audience related to cardiovascular diseases and atrial fibrillation.

Estimated Time to Complete: 33 minutes
Accreditation Term: 03/14/18 - 03/14/2021
Accreditation Offered:
AMA/AAPA/AANP – 0.50 credit hours
ANCC – 0.50 contact hours
ACPE – 0.50 contact hours
CAPCE – 0.50 CEHs

Evidence-based cardiovascular therapies for patients with diabetes or metabolic syndrome
This session discusses the various approaches to treating patients with diabetes, including a discussion of guidelines from the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, American Diabetes Association and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.

Estimated Time to Complete: 44 minutes
Accreditation Term: 03/14/18 - 03/14/2021
Accreditation Offered:
AMA/AAPA/AANP – 0.75 credit hours
ANCC – 0.75 contact hours
ACPE – 0.75 contact hours
CAPCE – 0.75 CEHs

Heart Failure: the science and application of self-care
This session discusses key considerations regarding self-care in patients with heart failure, concentrating on issues related to self-care maintenance and self-care management. The presentation concludes with a discussion of symptom detection, interpretation and management.

Estimated Time to Complete: 30 minutes
Accreditation Term: 03/14/18 - 03/14/2021
Accreditation Offered:
AMA/AAPA/AANP – 0.50 credit hours
ANCC – 0.50 contact hours
ACPE – 0.50 contact hours
CAPCE – 0.50 CEHs

Heart Failure: Medical Strategies to Keep my Patients out of the Hospital
This session discusses the prevalence of heart failure in the population, the impact of government regulations on treatment, and guideline recommended therapies. It also discusses new medical treatments for heart failure and the importance of these treatments on reducing and preventing hospitalizations.

Estimated Time to Complete: 37 minutes
Accreditation Term: 03/14/18 - 03/14/2021
Accreditation Offered:
AMA/AAPA/AANP – 0.50 credit hours
ANCC – 0.50 contact hours
ACPE – 0.50 contact hours
CAPCE – 0.50 CEHs

 

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