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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

WCD to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death: Remote Patient Management and Telemedicine to Optimize Outcomes

  • Authors: Robert L. Salazar, MD; Doug Horstmanshof, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 1/26/2021
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
  • Valid for credit through: 1/26/2022
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for cardiologists, primary care clinicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals who care for patients at risk for sudden cardiac death (SCD).

The goal of this activity is to enhance the knowledge about wearable cardioverter-defibrillators (WCDs) and discuss the clinical data on effectiveness of WCD and effective strategies to implement its use in clinical practice to optimize outcomes in patients at risk for sudden cardiac death (SCD).

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Benefits of remote patient management strategies related to effective use of WCD to reduce the risk for SCD
  • Have greater competence related to
    • The use of effective remote patient management strategies to optimize care for patients at risk for SCD


Disclosures

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Faculty

  • Robert L. Salazar, MD

    Interventional Cardiologist
    Texas Cardiology Associates of Houston
    Kingwood, Texas

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Robert L. Salazar, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Abiomed; Penumbra; Zoll
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Abiomed; Penumbra; Zoll
    Received grants for clinical research from: Abiomed; Penumbra

  • Doug Horstmanshof, MD

    Co-Director of INTEGRIS Advanced Cardiac Care (IACC)
    Program Director, Heart Failure Institute (HFI)
    INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Doug Horstmanshof, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Abbott Medical; Zoll
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Abbott Medical

Editors

  • Meghan Coulehan, MPH

    Senior Director, Clinical Content Development, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Meghan Coulehan, MPH, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Cheryl Perkins, MD, RPh

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Cheryl Perkins, MD, RPh, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Sowmya Daram, MPharm, PhD

    Scientific Content Manager, WebMD, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Sowmya Daram, MPharm, PhD has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CME, CE Reviewer/Nurse Planner

  • Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

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

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:

​Served as an advisor or consultant for: Abbott Labs 


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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

WCD to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death: Remote Patient Management and Telemedicine to Optimize Outcomes

Authors: Robert L. Salazar, MD; Doug Horstmanshof, MDFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED

CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 1/26/2021

Valid for credit through: 1/26/2022

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