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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

Optimizing Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Success: Evidence and Practicalities From the Experts

  • Authors: Karl B Kern, MD; Zachary Shinar, MD; Joseph E Tonna, MD, MS
  • CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 10/27/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 10/27/2023
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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

    Nurses - 0.50 ANCC Contact Hour(s) (0 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology)

    IPCE – 0.50 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for cardiothoracic surgeons, interventional cardiologists, cardiologists, emergency medicine specialists, critical care specialists, pulmonologists, heart failure specialists, nurses, and perfusionists.

The goal of this activity is for learners to be better able to build awareness of the appropriate use of extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation in appropriate patients who experience cardiac arrest.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Utilization of ECPR in cardiac arrest (CA) for patients refractory to conventional cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
    • Evidence on the impact of ECPR on the survival of CA patient
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Selection of ideal patient for ECPR based on risk profile
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Collaborate with the interprofessional team around the use of effective algorithms/protocols to standardize the optimization of ECPR utilization across patient care settings


Disclosures

Medscape, LLC requires every individual in a position to control educational content to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies that have occurred within the past 24 months. Ineligible companies are organizations whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

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.


Faculty

  • Karl B Kern, MD

    Professor Emeritus
    Medicine/Cardiology and Physiological Sciences - GIDP
    Member of the Graduate Faculty
    Sarver Heart Center
    University of Arizona
    Tucson, Arizona

    Disclosures

    Karl B Kern, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: LivaNova; Stryker Inc.; ZOLL Medical Corp.
    Research funding from: Stryker Inc.

  • Zachary Shinar, MD

    Chief of Emergency Medicine
    Department of Emergency Medicine
    Sharp Memorial Hospital
    San Diego, California

    Disclosures

    Zachary Shinar, MD, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Joseph E Tonna, MD, MS

    Associate Professor
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Department of Surgery
    Section Head, Cardiothoracic Critical Care
    Medical Director, Cardiovascular ICU/Cardiothoracic Critical Care
    Associate Director, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Services
    University of Utah
    Salt Lake City, Utah

    Disclosures

    Joseph E Tonna, MD, MS, has no relevant financial relationships.

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.

  • Kalanethee Paul-Pletzer, PhD

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Kalanethee Paul-Pletzer, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer/Nurse Planner

  • Lisa Simani, APRN, MS, ACNP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Lisa Simani, APRN, MS, ACNP, has no relevant financial relationships.


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This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 0.50 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

    For Physicians

  • Medscape, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Aggregate participant data will be shared with commercial supporters of this activity.

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    For Nurses

  • Awarded 0.50 contact hour(s) of nursing continuing professional development for RNs and APNs; 0.00 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology.

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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

Optimizing Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Success: Evidence and Practicalities From the Experts

Authors: Karl B Kern, MD; Zachary Shinar, MD; Joseph E Tonna, MD, MSFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 10/27/2022

Valid for credit through: 10/27/2023

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