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CME / ABIM MOC

Can You Crack the Case? Applying Advances in Pericarditis to Solve Clinical Challenges

  • Authors: Allan L. Klein, MD, FRCP(C), FACC, FAHA, FASC, FESC; S. Allen Luis, MBBS, PhD, FRACP, FACC, FASE; Antonio Abbate, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA, FESC
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 9/20/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 9/20/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 0.50 ABIM MOC points

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

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

The goal of this activity is for learners to enhance diagnosis of pericarditis and selection of appropriate treatment to improve disease management.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have greater competence related to
    • Identification of clinical presentation and selection of diagnostic strategy for suspected pericarditis
    • Initiation of appropriate therapy, including novel agents, for patients diagnosed with pericarditis
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Identify and treat recurrent pericarditis based on patient history, clinical symptoms, and assessment


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Faculty

  • Allan L. Klein, MD, FRCP(C), FACC, FAHA, FASC, FESC

    Professor of Medicine
    Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
    Director, Center for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pericardial Diseases 
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine 
    Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Institute
    Cleveland Clinic
    Past-President, American Society of Echocardiography
    Secretary/Treasurer, National Board of Echocardiography
    Cleveland, Ohio

    Disclosures

    Allan L. Klein, MD, FRCP(C), FACC, FAHA, FASC, FESC, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Cardiol Therapeutics; Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals; Pfizer
    Research funding from: Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals; Pfizer

  • S. Allen Luis, MBBS, PhD, FRACP, FACC, FASE

    Associate Professor of Medicine
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
    Associate Dean, Student and Faculty Affairs
    Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences
    Associate Chair of Education
    Co-Director, Pericardial Diseases Clinic
    Rochester, Minnesota

    Disclosures

    S. Allen Luis, MBBS, PhD, FRACP, FACC, FASE, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals; Medtronic

  • Antonio Abbate, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA, FESC

    Ruth C. Heede Professor of Cardiology
    Department of Medicine
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
    Heart and Vascular Center
    Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center
    University of Virginia
    Charlottesville, Virginia

    Disclosures

    Antonio Abbate, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA, FESC, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals
    Research funding from: Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals; Sobi Pharmaceuticals

Editors

  • Joy P. Marko, MS, APN-C, CCMEP

    Senior Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

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

  • Asha P. Gupta, PharmD, RPh

    Associate Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Asha P. Gupta, PharmD, RPh, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Yaisanet Oyola, MD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Yaisanet Oyola, MD, has no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

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


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CME / ABIM MOC

Can You Crack the Case? Applying Advances in Pericarditis to Solve Clinical Challenges

Authors: Allan L. Klein, MD, FRCP(C), FACC, FAHA, FASC, FESC; S. Allen Luis, MBBS, PhD, FRACP, FACC, FASE; Antonio Abbate, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA, FESCFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 9/20/2022

Valid for credit through: 9/20/2023

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