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Target Audience

Cardiovascular Physicians - Adult, Pediatric, Surgeons

Cardiovascular Sub-specialists - ACHD, EP, HF, Interventional

Cardiology Fellows-in-Training - Adult, Pediatric, Advanced

Nurses and Clinical Nurse Specialists

Nurse Practitioners

Physician Assistants

Pharmacists

CV clinicians including but not limited to dieticians, rehab specialists, sonographers, and cath lab technicians.

Learning Objectives

CV Team Symposium

  • Identify appropriate technology and management strategies for telehealth visits, the use of anticoagulants surrounding PCI and the non-pharmacologic approaches to AFIB, dosing and choices of pharmacotherapy surrounding cardiogenic shock, and the emerging science behind SGLT2 inhibitors.
  • Identify specific roles and effective skills as a member of a Pulmonary Embolism Response Team. (PERT)


In the Heart of the Healer

  • Recognize current and proposed legislation that will impact the delivery of Cardiovascular Medicine care and public health.
  • Identify ACC initiatives that support Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace
  • Identify strategies for supporting the personal and professional well-being of the Cardiovascular Care teams during a crisis.

Eagle's Perpectives

  • Identify the importance of mentors, who can guide and support career development .
  • Identify the top ten issues regarding aortic dissection and pre-operative risk assessment.


Is There a Right Answer? The Art of the Science

  • Describe the emerging role of SGLT2 inhibitors in heart failure therapy, and optimal duration of DAPT following PCI, including the pros and cons of left main revascularization.


Statement of Need

In the face of rapidly changing patterns of care, the cardiovascular team requires ongoing updates in the latest science and practice guidelines for delivery of high quality patient centered care.

Overall Goal

The overall goal of this activity is to provide learners with strategies for evidence driven, team-based approaches in atrial fibrillation, heart failure and the emerging role of SGLT2 inhibitors, pulmonary embolism, aortic dissection, and coronary artery disease including options of revascularization and antiplatelet therapy. Additionally, it will highlight clinician wellness, diversity and inclusion, and telehealth strategies that improve the practice environment.

Learner Bill of Rights

The American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) recognizes that you are a life-long learner who has chosen to engage in continuing medical education to identify or fill a gap in knowledge or skill; and to attain or enhance a desired competency. As part of ACCF’s duty to you as a learner, you have the right to expect that your continuing medical education experience with ACCF includes the following.

Content that:

  • Promotes improvements or quality in healthcare
  • Is current, valid, reliable, accurate and evidence-based
  • Addresses the stated objectives or purpose
  • Is driven and based on independent survey and analysis of learner needs, not commercial interests
  • Has been reviewed for bias and scientific rigor
  • Offers balanced presentations that are free of commercial bias
  • Is vetted through a process that resolves any conflicts of interest of planners and faculty
  • Is evaluated for its effectiveness in meeting the identified educational need

A learning environment that:

  • Is based on adult learning principles that support the use of various modalities
  • Supports learners’ abilities to meet their individual needs
  • Respects and attends to any special needs of the learners
  • Respects the diversity of groups of learners
  • Is free of promotional, commercial and/or sales activities




Michigan Chapter, American College of Cardiology
11793 VFW Road
Eaton Rapids, MI 48827 9708
Phone: 517-663-6622  Fax: 517-579-8576
www.accmi.org

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