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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

Preventing SCD Post-Hospital Discharge: Practice Your Skills

  • Authors: Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH; Rod Gimbel, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 5/30/2018
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED FOR CREDIT
  • Valid for credit through: 5/30/2019, 11:59 PM EST
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for cardiologists, primary care physicians, and nurses.

The goal of this activity is to is to build healthcare professionals’ confidence in strategies for the individualized treatment of the patient at elevated risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) after hospital discharge and to ensure that best practices are applied across a variety of clinical presentations.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will have greater competence related to:

  • Patient assessment for SCD risk
  • Use of effective strategies to prevent SCD in patients following a myocardial infarction (MI)
  • Follow-up and monitoring strategies post-hospital discharge to prevent SCD


Faculty

  • Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH

    Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School
    Executive Director
    Interventional Cardiovascular Programs
    Brigham and Women's Hospital Heart and Vascular Center
    Boston, Massachusetts

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Deepak L Bhatt, MD, MPH, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Received grants for clinical research from: Abbott Labs; Amarin; Amgen Inc.; AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP; Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; Chiesi; Eisai; Ethicon; Forest Laboratories; Ironwood; Ischemix; Lilly; Medtronic, Inc.; Pfizer Inc.; Regeneron; Roche; Sanofi-Aventis; The Medicines Company

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

  • Rod Gimbel, MD

    Columbia-St. Mary's Hospital System
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Rod Gimbel, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Medtronic, Inc.; Zoll Medical Corporation
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Medtronic, Inc.; Zoll Medical Corporation

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

Editor

  • Doug Blevins, MD

    Scientific Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Doug Blevins, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Mark Via

    Writer, Chichester Associates Inc., Phoenix, Arizona

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Mark Via has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CME Reviewer

  • Nafeez Zawahir, MD

    CME Clinical Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

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

Nurse Planner

  • 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.

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


Accreditation Statements


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In support of improving patient care, Medscape, LLC 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.

    For Physicians

  • Medscape, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 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.

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Aggregate participant data will be shared with commercial supporters of this activity.

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    For Nurses

  • Awarded 1.0 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education for RNs and APNs; 0 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 70% on the post-test.

Follow these steps to earn CME/CE credit*:

  1. Read the target audience, learning objectives, and author disclosures.
  2. Study the educational content online or printed out.
  3. Online, choose the best answer to each test question. To receive a certificate, you must receive a passing score as designated at the top of the test. We encourage you to complete the Activity Evaluation to provide feedback for future programming.

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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

Preventing SCD Post-Hospital Discharge: Practice Your Skills

Authors: Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH; Rod Gimbel, MDFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED FOR CREDIT

CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 5/30/2018

Valid for credit through: 5/30/2019, 11:59 PM EST

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ABOUT THIS ACTIVITY
Enhance your clinical skills as you engage with patients in an objective and realistic interactive simulation. Treat patients, diagnose medical conditions, and prescribe medications. There are no limits to your choices—order from thousands of labs, diagnoses, devices, and drugs using an intuitive patient chart-based interface.

Powerful metrics track your performance and provide instant expert feedback on your decisions. Upon completion, results will be presented, along with author commentary on each case.

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