Title: HMca-Hospital Medicine- Cardiology-Valvular Heart Disease; Sudden Cardiac Death, Bradycardia and Atrioventricular Block; Diastolic Heart Failure and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.
Faculty: Nicholas Ruggiero II, M.D. and Alyson N. Owen, M.D.
Original Release Date: July 1, 2021 Expiration Date: July 1, 2024
TOPIC 1: Valvular Heart Disease.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, EBM, COMP
- Indicate when to order echocardiography for heart murmurs.
- Recognize the appropriate interval of repeat echocardiography imaging.
- Determine the timing of intervention for severe valvular heart disease as per the ACC/AHA Guidelines.
- Integrate the indications, strengths and weaknesses of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) and Transcatheter mitral valve repair.
- Discriminate the current and past indications for endocarditis prophylaxis as per the ACC/AHA Guidelines.
TOPIC 2:Sudden Cardiac Death, Bradycardia and Atrioventricular Block.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP
- Determine which patients need additional evaluation and treatment of ventricular arrhythmias.
- Assess which patients need additional evaluation and treatment of cardiac conduction abnormalities as per ACC/AHA/HRS Guidelines.
- Recognize indications for permanent pacemakers.
TOPIC 3:Diastolic Heart Failure and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP
- Describe the prevalence and pathophysiology of diastolic heart failure.
- Identify effective treatment strategies for diastolic heart failure while considering Clinical Trials such as OPTIMIZE-HF, TOPCAT, PARAMOUNT, etc.
- Assess prognosis in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
- Apply appropriate treatment strategies in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
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