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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

Heart Failure and Myocardial Disease

  • Authors: Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA; Shelley Zieroth, MD, FRCPC, FCCS, FHFSA(hon), FESC, FACC, FHFA; Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD, FHFSA, FACC, FAHA, FESC; Nasrien Ibrahim, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA; Martha Kingman, FNP, DNP; Mikhail Kosiborod, MD; Thomas M. Maddox, MD, MSc; Ahmad Masri, MD, MS; Ileana L. Piña, MD, MPH, FAHA, FACC, FHFSA; Fatima Rodriguez, MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA; Brett W. Sperry, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 1/4/2023
  • Valid for credit through: 1/4/2024
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 2.50 ABIM MOC points

    Nurses - 2.50 ANCC Contact Hour(s) (1.5 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology)

    IPCE - 2.50 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 cardiologists, diabetologists and endocrinologists, primary care physicians (PCPs), nephrologists, nurses, nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs) and any other healthcare practitioners (HCPs) involved in the care of patients at risk for cardiovascular (CV) events.

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to identify and manage patients with heart failure per new therapeutics and guideline-directed medical therapy (GDMT).

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Current and emerging therapeutic approaches for the treatment of heart failure (HF) across the spectrum of ejection fractions (EFs)
    • Way to provide patient education by the interprofessional care team for improved adherence to guideline recommendations for the management of HF
    • Current and emerging treatment options for rare cardiac conditions
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Application of guidelines and evidence to optimize the use of GDMT in the treatment of HF


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Co-Chair

  • Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA

    President, Baylor Scott and White Research Institute
    Dallas, Texas, United States
    Distinguished Professor of Medicine
    University of Mississippi
    Jackson, Mississippi, United States

    Disclosures

    Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Abbott; Adrenomed; Amgen; Applied Therapeutics; Array; AstraZeneca; Bayer; Boehringer Ingelheim; Bristol Myers Squibb Company; CVRx; G3 Pharma; Impulse Dynamics; Innolife; Janssen; LivaNova; Luitpold; Medtronic; Merck; Novartis; Novo Nordisk; Relypsa; Roche; Sequana Medical; Vifor Pharma
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: AstraZeneca; Boehringer Ingelheim; Janssen; Lilly; Novartis

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

    Professor, University of Manitoba
    Director, St Boniface Hospital Heart Failure and Transplant Clinics
    Head, Medical Heart Failure Program, Cardiac Sciences Manitoba
    Immediate Past President, Canadian Heart Failure Society
    SPC Chair, Canadian Cardiovascular Congress
    Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

    Disclosures

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

  • Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD, FHFSA, FACC, FAHA, FESC

    The Mary and Gordon Cain Chair in Cardiology
    Professor of Medicine
    Associate Provost of Faculty Affairs
    Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Development
    Director, Winters Center for Heart Failure Research
    Associate Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute
    Vice-Chair of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
    Medicine Chief, DeBakey VA Medical Center
    Houston, Texas, United States

    Disclosures

    Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD, FHFSA, FACC, FAHA, FACP, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Abbott; AstraZeneca; Amgen; Baxter Healthcare; Boehringer Ingelheim; Bristol Myers Squibb Company; Relypsa; Roche; Sanofi-Aventis; SC Pharmaceuticals; Vifor Pharma
    Other: DSMB: LivaNova
    Steering Committee Member: Relypsa; Renovacor

  • Nasrien Ibrahim, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA

    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Harvard University Commonwealth Fund Fellow in Minority Health Policy
    Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
    MPH in Health Policy Candidate
    Boston, Massachusetts, United States

    Disclosures

    Nasrien Ibrahim, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Cytokinetics
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Medtronic

  • Martha Kingman, FNP, DNP

    Nurse Practitioner
    Pulmonary Services, Heart and Lung Center
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Dallas, Texas, United States

    Disclosures

    Martha Kingman, FNP, DNP, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Aerovate; Gossamer Bio; Janssen; Johnson & Johnson; Liquidia; Merck; United Therapeutics

  • Mikhail Kosiborod, MD

    Vice President, Research
    Saint Luke's Health System
    Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
    University of Missouri-Kansas City
    Kansas City, Missouri, United States

    Disclosures

    Mikhail Kosiborod, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Alnylam; Amgen; Applied Therapeutics; AstraZeneca; Bayer; Boehringer Ingelheim; Cytokinetics; Esperion; Janssen; Lexicon; Lilly; Merck; Novo Nordisk; Pharmacosmos; Sanofi; Vifor Pharma
    Research funding from: AstraZeneca; Boehringer Ingelheim

  • Thomas M. Maddox, MD, MSc

    Vice President, Digital Products and Innovation
    BJC HealthCare/Washington University School of Medicine
    Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
    Washington University School of Medicine
    Trustee, American College of Cardiology
    St Louis, Missouri, United States

    Disclosures

    Thomas M. Maddox, MD, MSc, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Ahmad Masri, MD, MS

    Director, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center
    Director, Cardiac Amyloidosis Program
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Knight Cardiovascular Institute
    Oregon Health & Science University
    Portland, Oregon, United States

    Disclosures

    Ahmad Masri, MD, MS, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Attralus; BridgeBio; Bristol Myers Squibb Company; Cytokinetics; Ionis; Tenaya
    Research funding from: Akcea; Ionis; Pfizer; Ultromics

  • Ileana L. Piña, MD, MPH, FAHA, FACC, FHFSA

    Professor of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University
    Chief of Quality for the CV Line
    Clinical Professor of Medicine, Central Michigan University
    Adjunct Professor of Epi/Biostats
    Case Western Reserve University
    Detroit, Michigan, United States

    Disclosures

    Ileana Piña, MD, MPH, FAHA, FACC, FHFSA, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Vifor Pharma

  • Fatima Rodriguez, MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA

    Assistant Professor in Cardiovascular Medicine
    Stanford Prevention Research Center
    Stanford, California, United States

    Disclosures

    Fatima Rodriguez, MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Amgen (former); Healthpals; Novartis; Novo Nordisk

  • Brett W. Sperry, MD

    Cardiologist
    Associate Program Director
    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation Fellowship
    Co-Director, Institutional Review Board
    Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute
    Kansas City, Missouri, United States

    Disclosures

    Brett W. Sperry, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Alnylam; BridgeBio
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Pfizer
    Research funding from: Pfizer

Editors

  • Asha P. Gupta, PharmD, RPh

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

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

  • Joy P. Marko, MS, APN-C

    Senior Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

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

  • Cheryl Perkins, MD, RPh

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Cheryl Perkins, MD, RPh, has disclosed 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.

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.

Peer Reviewer

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


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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

Heart Failure and Myocardial Disease

Authors: Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA; Shelley Zieroth, MD, FRCPC, FCCS, FHFSA(hon), FESC, FACC, FHFA; Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD, FHFSA, FACC, FAHA, FESC; Nasrien Ibrahim, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA; Martha Kingman, FNP, DNP; Mikhail Kosiborod, MD; Thomas M. Maddox, MD, MSc; Ahmad Masri, MD, MS; Ileana L. Piña, MD, MPH, FAHA, FACC, FHFSA; Fatima Rodriguez, MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA; Brett W. Sperry, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 1/4/2023

Valid for credit through: 1/4/2024

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Contents of This CME Activity

All sections of this activity are required for credit.

The Present and Future of Device-Based Care in HF

Where can devices play a role in the detection of worsening HF and management with medical therapy? Dr Butler shares his insights.
Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA

Optimizing GDMT Today: Are You Up to the Challenge?

How do you optimize the 4 pillars of guideline-directed medical therapy for HF? Find out Dr Ibrahim's strategies for success!
Nasrien Ibrahim, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA

Newest Pillar in HF: What You Need to Know About SGLT2 Inhibitors

SGLT2 inhibitors are not just diabetes drugs anymore! Dr Kosiborod outlines their “full house” effect in patients with HFrEF, HFpEF, and acute HF.
Mikhail Kosiborod, MD

The Ever-Evolving Heart Failure Treatment Armamentarium:​ Focus on New and Emerging Strategies for Advanced Disease​

It's a new era in the management of HF! Dr Piña discusses about future targets and approaches.
Ileana L. Piña, MD, MPH, FAHA, FACC, FHFSA

Breaking Ground in HFpEF​ Evolving Data and Treatment Options

Get an in depth look at the diagnosis and treatment of HFpEF. Dr Zieroth explains the complexities with HFpEF and discusses therapies that are phenotype-specific, with proven benefit, and on the horizon.
Shelley Zieroth, MD, FRCPC, FCCS, FHFSA(hon), FESC, FACC, FHFA

Unfolding the Mystery of ATTR:​ What Do HF Specialists Need to Know?​

Not sure how to identify cardiac amyloidosis? Dr Sperry solves the mystery with this overview of the signs, diagnostic work up, and treatment.
Brett W. Sperry, MD

The Role of Digital Health in Heart Failure

How can digital health help with predicting HF decompensation and improving patient outcomes? Dr Maddox gives the download.
Thomas M. Maddox, MD, MSc

RV Dysfunction in My Patient: Approaches to Conquer the Diagnosis and Treatment​

Pulmonary arterial hypertension can cause right ventricular dysfunction which leads to right heart failure and death. Dr Kingman explains strategies to lower your patient's risk for disease progression with appropriate diagnosis and early treatment. Time is of the essence!
Martha Kingman, FNP, DNP

New Heart Failure Guidelines

What's new in the 2022 ACC/AHA/HFSA guidelines for the management of HF? Learn about important updates from Dr Bozkurt, who is a leading author.
Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD, FHFSA, FACC, FAHA, FESC

Beyond a Thick Heart​: New Horizons in HCM and Implications for Your Practice​

Out with the old, in with the new! Dr Masri talks about new therapies that target the underlying pathophysiology of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Ahmad Masri, MD, MS
 

Educational Impact Challenge

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to identify and manage patients with heart failure per new therapeutics and guideline-directed medical therapy (GDMT).

Before you begin this activity, please assess your clinical knowledge by completing this brief survey. Answering these questions again after the activity will allow you to see what you learned and to compare your answers with those of your peers.

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