5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

AMS – 2020-07IMcp-Internal Medicine – Common Problems: Atrial Fibrillation; Chest Pain; Depression

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Title: IMcp-Internal Medicine – Common Problems: Atrial Fibrillation; Chest Pain; Depression

Faculty: Vandana Y. Bhide, M.D., David A. Horowitz, M.D., Gerald Smetana, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2020  Expiration Date: July 1, 2023

TOPIC 1: Atrial Fibrillation in the Hospitalized Patient.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL

  1. Assess and evaluate treatment options for atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response, as per the 2010 HFSA Guidelines.
  2. Employ appropriate anticoagulation strategies for atrial fibrillation.
  3. Distinguish the advantages of rhythm versus rate control treatment strategies, 2014 ACC/AHA Guidelines for atrial fibrillation management.
  4. Determine the possible underlying causes of CHF exacerbations

TOPIC 2: Approach to the Management of Chest Pain.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Evaluate the complaint in the context of history, physical exam, and EKG findings.
  2. Develop a strategy to use cardiac biomarkers in the evaluation of ACS.
  3. Use recent research studies and guidelines to develop an approach to the patient with chest pain.

TOPIC 3: Rational Management of Depression in Primary Care.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Employ an appropriate initial approach to use of the updated USPSTF Guidelines for screening of the patient with depression.
  2. Determine the proper role of second generation antidepressants as per the ACP Guideline.
  3. Assess the effectiveness of augmentation and switching strategies.
  4. Specify the most common side effects, as per the 2016 ACP Guidelines, of commonly used antidepressants.


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Title: IMcp-Internal Medicine – Common Problems: Atrial Fibrillation; Chest Pain; Depression

Faculty: Vandana Y. Bhide, M.D., David A. Horowitz, M.D., Gerald Smetana, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2020  Expiration Date: July 1, 2023

TOPIC 1: Atrial Fibrillation in the Hospitalized Patient.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL

  1. Assess and evaluate treatment options for atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response, as per the 2010 HFSA Guidelines.
  2. Employ appropriate anticoagulation strategies for atrial fibrillation.
  3. Distinguish the advantages of rhythm versus rate control treatment strategies, 2014 ACC/AHA Guidelines for atrial fibrillation management.
  4. Determine the possible underlying causes of CHF exacerbations

TOPIC 2: Approach to the Management of Chest Pain.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Evaluate the complaint in the context of history, physical exam, and EKG findings.
  2. Develop a strategy to use cardiac biomarkers in the evaluation of ACS.
  3. Use recent research studies and guidelines to develop an approach to the patient with chest pain.

TOPIC 3: Rational Management of Depression in Primary Care.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Employ an appropriate initial approach to use of the updated USPSTF Guidelines for screening of the patient with depression.
  2. Determine the proper role of second generation antidepressants as per the ACP Guideline.
  3. Assess the effectiveness of augmentation and switching strategies.
  4. Specify the most common side effects, as per the 2016 ACP Guidelines, of commonly used antidepressants.

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