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Part 2: High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin: Expert Insights From the Lab

  • Authors: James L. Januzzi Jr, MD; Brad S. Karon MD, PhD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 10/29/2021
  • Valid for credit through: 10/29/2022, 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 use 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
    • Use of hs-cTn assays in clinical practice to rule in or rule out AMI
    • Key features of available hs-cTn assays
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Selection and integration of hs-cTn assays into clinical practice


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  • James L. Januzzi Jr, MD

    Hutter Family Professor of Medicine
    Division of Cardiology
    Harvard Medical School
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Boston, Massachusetts


    Disclosure: James L. Januzzi Jr, MD, 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

  • Brad S. Karon, MD, PhD

    Professor of Medicine and Laboratory Sciences
    Co-Director, Laboratory Services
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
    Mayo Clinic
    Rochester, Minnesota


    Disclosure: Brad S. Karon, MD, PhD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Advisor or consultant for: Radiometer America; Roche Diagnostics
    Grants for clinical research from: Instrumentation Laboratories


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    Senior Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC


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    Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC 


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  • Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


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Part 2: High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin: Expert Insights From the Lab

Authors: James L. Januzzi Jr, MD; Brad S. Karon MD, PhDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 10/29/2021

Valid for credit through: 10/29/2022, 11:59 PM EST




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