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