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Part 1: High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin in the Modern World: Are You Up to Speed?

  • Authors: James L. Januzzi, Jr, MD, FACC, FESC; Lori Daniels, MD, FACC
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 9/27/2021
  • Valid for credit through: 9/27/2022, 11:59 PM EST
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

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

The goal of this activity is to Improve understanding of the utilization of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin (hs-cTn) in the emergency department (ED) to improve timely rule in and rule out of acute myocardial infarction (AMI).

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Rationale for use of hs-cTn in the assessment of patients to rule in or out AMI
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Strategies to effectively integrate hs-cTn into appropriate clinical settings to improve timely rule in and rule out of AMI


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  • James L. Januzzi, MD, FACC, FESC

    Professor of Medicine,
    Division of Cardiology    
    Massachusetts General Hospital 
    Faculty, Baim institute Clinical Research Institute
    Harvard Medical School, 
    Boston, Massachusetts 


    Disclosure: James L. Januzzi, Jr, MD, FACC, FESC, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Advisor or consultant for: Abbott; Janssen; Novartis; Roche Diagnostics
    Grants for clinical research from: Abbott; Applied Therapeutics; Innolife; Novartis
    Other: Trustee: American College of Cardiology

  • Lori Daniels, MD, FACC

    Professor of Medicine
    Director, Coronary Care Unit
    Division of Cardiology
    UC San Diego
    San Diego, California


    Disclosure: Lori Daniels, MD, FACC, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Advisor or consultant for: CureMetrix; Quidel; Roche Diagnostics; Siemens
    Ownership of an ineligible company: Vektor Medical
    Other: Clinical endpoint adjudication committee member for: Abbott; Applied Therapeutic


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    Senior Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC


    Disclosure: Joy P. Marko, MS, APN-C, CCMEP, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Fred Stange, DO.

    Scientific Content Manager, Medscape, LLC. 


    Disclosure: Fred Stange, DO has disclosed no relevant financial relationships. 

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  • Esther Nyarko, PharmD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


    Disclosure: Esther Nyarko, PharmD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

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Served as an advisor or consultant for Abbott Labs

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Part 1: High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin in the Modern World: Are You Up to Speed?

Authors: James L. Januzzi, Jr, MD, FACC, FESC; Lori Daniels, MD, FACCFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 9/27/2021

Valid for credit through: 9/27/2022, 11:59 PM EST


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