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CME

Remote Patient Management: Strategies to Protect the Patient After an MI

  • Authors: Rahul N. Doshi, MD; James L. Januzzi, MD; Sunil V. Rao, MD; Ulrika Birgersdotter-Green, MD
  • CME Released: 3/24/2015; Reviewed and Renewed: 7/5/2016
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
  • Valid for credit through: 7/5/2017
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for electrophysiologists, interventional cardiologists, and clinical cardiologists.

The goal of this activity is to inform physicians on management strategies for patients at risk for sudden cardiac death when an ICD is not an option.

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

  1. Discuss how to better manage and protect patients in the 90-day period post-MI
  2. Review actionable data to consider in that period based on patient characteristics and how to implement into clinical practice


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.


Moderator(s)

  • Rahul N. Doshi, MD

    Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of California at Irvine; Director, Electrophysiology, University of California at Irvine Medical Center, St. Jude Medical Center, Irvine, California

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Rahul N. Doshi, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: St. Jude Medical
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Boston Scientific; St. Jude Medical

    Dr Doshi does not intend to discuss off-label uses of drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

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

Panelist(s)

  • James L. Januzzi, MD

    Hutter family Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Roman W. DeSanctis Endowed Clinical Scholar, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: James L. Januzzi, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Critical Diagnostics; Roche; sphingotec GmbH
    Received grants for clinical research from: Siemens AG; Singulex; Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

    Dr Januzzi does not intend to discuss off-label uses of drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

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

  • Sunil V. Rao, MD

    Associate Professor of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center; Director, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, 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: Medtronic, Inc.; Terumo Medical Corporation; The Medicines Company
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speaker’s bureau for: Medtronic, Inc.
    Received grants for clinical research from: Bellerophon Therapeutics

    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.

  • Ulrika Birgersdotter-Green, MD

    Professor of Medicine; Director, Pacemaker and ICD Services, University of California, San Diego, California

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Ulrika Birgersdotter-Green, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or a member of a speakers bureau for: Boston Scientific; Medtronic, Inc.; St. Jude Medical

    Dr Birgersdotter-Green does not intend to discuss off-label uses of drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

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

Editor(s)

  • George Boutsalis, PhD

    Scientific Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: George Boutsalis, PhD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Ronald K. Miller, PhD

    Scientific Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

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

CME Reviewer(s)

  • Amy Bernard, MS, BSN, RN-BC

    Lead Nurse Planner, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Amy Bernard, MS, BSN, RN-BC, 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 0.50 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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CME

Remote Patient Management: Strategies to Protect the Patient After an MI

Authors: Rahul N. Doshi, MD; James L. Januzzi, MD; Sunil V. Rao, MD; Ulrika Birgersdotter-Green, MDFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED

CME Released: 3/24/2015; Reviewed and Renewed: 7/5/2016

Valid for credit through: 7/5/2017

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