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CME/CE

It's Elementary: The Case of Sudden Cardiac Arrest After PCI

  • Authors: Sunil V. Rao, MD; James B. Hermiller, MD
  • CME/CE Released: 11/27/2013; Reviewed and Renewed: 12/24/2014
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
  • Valid for credit through: 12/24/2015
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for electrophysiologists, interventional cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, clinical cardiologists, cardiology nurses, nurse practitioners, and other allied healthcare professionals.

The goal of this activity is to reinforce the risk for sudden cardiac death among patients with reduced ejection fraction undergoing revascularization.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the mortality risks and risk for sudden cardiac arrest for patients immediately after undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)
  2. Formulate management plans for patients at risk for sudden cardiac death after undergoing PCI


Disclosures

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Medscape, LLC, encourages Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.


Author(s)

  • Sunil V. Rao, MD

    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center; Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Sunil V. Rao, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP; Lilly; Terumo Medical Corporation; The Medicines Company
    Received grants for clinical research from: Ikaria, Inc.; Sanofi

    Dr Rao does intend to discuss off-label uses of drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

    Dr Rao does intend to discuss investigational drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics not approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

  • James B. Hermiller, MD

    Director, Interventional Cardiology, St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: James B. Hermiller, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Abbott Laboratories; Boston Scientific; Medtronic, Inc.; St. Jude Medical
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Lilly; The Medicines Company

    Dr Hermiller does intend to discuss off-label uses of drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

    Dr Hermiller does intend to discuss investigational drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics not approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

Editor

  • Ronald K. Miller, PhD

    Scientific Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Ronald K. Miller, PhD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Steering Committee

  • Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH

    Chief of Cardiology, VA Boston Healthcare System; Senior Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Senior Investigator, TIMI Study Group, Boston, Massachusetts

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Received grants for clinical research from: AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP; Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; Eisai Inc.; Ethicon, Inc.; Medtronic, Inc.; sanofi-aventis; The Medicines Company; Medtronic, Inc.

  • Roberta C. Bogaev, MD

    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas; Private Practice Cardiologist, Schnitzler Cardiovascular Consultants, San Antonio, Texas

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Roberta C. Bogaev, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Ted E. Feldman, MD

    Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Evanston, Illinois

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Ted E. Feldman, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Abbott Laboratories; Boston Scientific; Coherex Medical, Inc.; Edwards Lifesciences; Intervalve; Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.; Lilly; W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Boston Scientific
    Received grants for clinical research from: Abbott Laboratories; Boston Scientific; Edwards Lifesciences; St. Jude Medical; W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

  • Jagmeet P. Singh, MD, PhD

    Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiac Arrhythmia Service, Massachusetts General Hospital Heart Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Jagmeet P. Singh, MD, PhD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: BIOTRONIK; Boston Scientific; Medtronic, Inc.; St. Jude Medical; Sorin Group; CardioInsight Technologies Inc.; Thoratec Corporation
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: BIOTRONIK; Boston Scientific; St. Jude Medical; Sorin Group
    Received grants for clinical research from: BIOTRONIK; Boston Scientific; St.

CME Reviewer

  • Nafeez Zawahir, MD

    CME Clinical Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Nafeez Zawahir, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CE Reviewer

  • Laura A. Stokowski, RN, MS

    Nurse Planner, Continuing Professional Education Department, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Laura A. Stokowski, RN, MS, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Nurse Planner

  • Laurie E. Scudder, DNP, NP

    Nurse Planner, Continuing Professional Education Department, Medscape, LLC; Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Allied Health, George Washington University, Washington, DC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Laurie E. Scudder, DNP, NP, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


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    For Physicians

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    Medscape, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Medscape, LLC staff have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships.

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    For Nurses

  • Medscape, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    Awarded 0.25 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education for RNs and APNs; 0.25 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology.

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This activity is designed to be completed within the time designated on the title page; physicians should claim only those credits that reflect the time actually spent in the activity. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity online during the valid credit period that is noted on the title page. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must receive a minimum score of 75% on the post-test.

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CME/CE

It's Elementary: The Case of Sudden Cardiac Arrest After PCI

Authors: Sunil V. Rao, MD; James B. Hermiller, MDFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED

CME/CE Released: 11/27/2013; Reviewed and Renewed: 12/24/2014

Valid for credit through: 12/24/2015

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