AHA Webinar: Stroke Work-up: The Role of Atrial Fibrillation and Cardiac Rhythm Monitoring
This webinar will discuss the prevalence of atrial fibrillation (AF) with cryptogenic stroke and identification of cardiac monitoring modalities including opportunities to improve its diagnosis to prevent a stroke recurrence
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AHA Webinar: Stroke Work-up: The Role of Atrial Fibrillation and Cardiac Rhythm Monitoring

Participation and Successful Completion
Successful completion of this CE activity includes the following: (1) Register and attend. (2) Complete the evaluation survey (3) Claim your CME/CE Certificate.  The link to the CME/CE Lifelong Learning Center website is learn.heart.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
Physicians, Physician Assistants - Cardiologists, Neurologists, Hospitalists, Family Practice, and Internal Medicine
Nurses, Nurse Practitioners - Cardiologists, Neurologists, Hospitalists, Family Practice, and Internal Medicine
Other - Medical Professionals who treat, diagnose ad care for patients at risk for stroke.

Description

Atrial Fibrillation is a leading cause of cryptogenic stroke but is underdiagnosed and undertreated. Participants will be educated on the prevalence of AF with cryptogenic stroke and identification of cardiac monitoring modalities including opportunities to improve its diagnosis to prevent a stroke recurrence. Learn how you can improve your patient’s outcomes!

 

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

  1. Discuss the prevalence of atrial fibrillation after cryptogenic stroke and its role in recurrent stroke
  2. Identify cardiac monitoring modalities for patients with cryptogenic stroke

 

Course Agenda

Time

Presentation Title

Faculty

Corresponding learning Objective (list by number)

60 minutes

Stroke Work-up: The Role of Atrial Fibrillation and Cardiac Rhythm Monitoring

 

Nazem Akoum

 

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Faculty
Nazem Akoum, MD, MS, FAHA, FACC, FHRS 
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Accreditation Statements:
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 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. credit will no longer be available to claim after the 6 months claiming period.

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.
 

Medium
This activity is a live or a virtual link activity depending on the location.

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 Lifelong Learning Center.
 

Copyright Information
Please see the link at the bottom of the Lifelong Learning Center.

 

Commercial Support
This activity is supported by independent medical educational grants from Medtronic.

 

 



Type:  Internet Live Course
FREE
Activity Price
239 Registered Users
Live Meeting Information
Start: Monday, July 23, 2018 - 12:00 PM
End:
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 1:00 PM

Location: American Heart Association
Webinar
Dallas, TX
US

Credits
1 Credits> Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education> AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

0 Credits> American Heart Association> AHA

1 Contact Hours> American Nurses Credentialing Center> ANCC

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