Title: Internal Medicine – Women’s Health: Coronary Artery Disease, Parts 1 & 2; Anemia
Course ID: IMwo
Alyson N. Owen, M.D
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University; Director of Quality Assurance, Echocardiography Laboratory, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Herbert L. Muncie, Jr., M.D.
Professor of Family Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Original Release Date: July 1, 2020 Expiration Date: July 1, 2023
TOPIC 1: Women and CAD, Part 1: Risk Factors
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP
- Distinguish the different effects of risk factors on women and risk factors that are unique to women
- Appropriately assess cardiovascular risk and order appropriate screening tests
- Recognize the differences in the presentation of acute coronary syndromes in women
- Utilize evidence-based therapies for the treatment of ACS in women
TOPIC 2: Women and CAD, Part 2: The Woman with Chest Pain and MI
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP,EBM
- Recognize the different ways that coronary artery disease may manifest in women
- Use appropriate testing strategies for women with chest pain using evidence-based medicine
- Distinguish the etiologies of chest pain in women without obstructive coronary artery disease
- Apply appropriate strategies for the counseling and treatment of women with chest pain
TOPIC 3: Anemia – A Finding, Not Yet a Diagnosis.
Upon completion of this session, using the Cochrane Abstract Database and AAFP Guidelines, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP
- Distinguish the etiologies for the common anemias.
- Construct the diagnostic evaluation to determine the etiology of each
- Develop the therapeutic options for each identified anemia.
- Formulate the appropriate follow-up evaluations for assessing the treatment efficacy