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CPD

Cardiovascular Virtual Case Challenge: How Well Can You Implement the Guidelines?

  • Authors: Antoni Bayes-Genis, MD, PhD; Shelley R. Zieroth, MD, FCCS, FHFSA(hon), FESC, FACC, FHFA, FRCPC
  • CPD Released: 9/21/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 9/21/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Non-US Physicians - maximum of 1.00 CPD

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This educational activity is intended for an international audience of non-US cardiologists, primary care physicians, and nephrologists.

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to treat patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) and comorbidities with optimal guideline-directed medical therapy.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have greater competence related to
    • Recognition of heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) 
    • Treatment of patients with HFrEF using guideline-directed medical therapy 
    • Treatment of patients with dyslipidemia using guideline-directed medical therapy 


Disclosures

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All relevant financial relationships for anyone with the ability to control the content of this educational activity are listed below and have been mitigated. Others involved in the planning of this activity have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.

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Faculty

  • Antoni Bayes-Genis, MD, PhD

    Head, Heart Institute
    Hospital Germans Trias
    Badalona, Barcelona, Spain

    Disclosures

    Antoni Bayes-Genis, MD, PhD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Abbott, Boehringer Ingelheim, Roche Diagnostics
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Abbott, Boehringer Ingelheim, Novartis, Roche Diagnostics, Vifor
    Research funding from: Boehringer-Ingelheim

  • Shelley R. Zieroth, MD, FCCS, FHFSA(hon), FESC, FACC, FHFA, FRCPC

    Professor, University of Manitoba Director
    Director, St. Boniface Hospital Heart Failure and Transplant Clinics
    Head, Medical Heart Failure Program, Cardiac Sciences Manitoba
    Manitoba, Canada

    Disclosures

    Shelley Zeiroth, MD, FCCS, FHFSA(hon), FESC, FACC, FHFA, FRCPC, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Abbott, Akcea, Alnylam, Amgen, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Eli Lilly, Merck, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Otsuka, Pfizer, Servier, Vifor
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Amgen, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Eli Lilly, HLS Therapeutics, Janssen, Novartis, Servier, Vifor
    Research funding from: Servier, Novartis
    Contracted researcher for: Amgen, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Eidos, Merck, Novartis

Editors

  • Anne M. Sendaydiego, PharmD

    Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC 

    Disclosures

    Anne M. Sendaydiego, PharmD, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Terra M. Sumstine

    Writer, Chichester Associates Inc, Phoenix, Arizona

    Disclosures

    Terra M. Sumstine has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CNE, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance

    Disclosures

    Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CNE, CHCP, has no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

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


Accreditation Statements

    For Physicians

  • The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (FPM) has reviewed and approved the content of this educational activity and allocated it 1.0 continuing professional development credits (CPD).

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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 participating in the activity. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity online during the credit eligibility period that is noted on the title page.

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CPD

Cardiovascular Virtual Case Challenge: How Well Can You Implement the Guidelines?

Authors: Antoni Bayes-Genis, MD, PhD; Shelley R. Zieroth, MD, FCCS, FHFSA(hon), FESC, FACC, FHFA, FRCPCFaculty and Disclosures

CPD Released: 9/21/2022

Valid for credit through: 9/21/2023

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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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