AMS – IM – Cardiology: Heart Failure/Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy; Valvular Heart Disease; Acute Coronary Syndromes

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Title: Internal Medicine – Cardiology: Heart Failure/Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy; Valvular Heart Disease; Acute Coronary Syndromes
Faculty: Alyson N. Owen, M.D., Gregary D Marhefka, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.P., John Bielinski, PA-C

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Diastolic Heart Failure and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.

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

  1. Describe the prevalence and pathophysiology of diastolic heart failure.
  2. Identify effective treatment strategies for diastolic heart failure while considering Clinical Trials such as OPTIMIZE-HF, TOPCAT, PARAMOUNT, etc.
  3. Assess prognosis in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
  4. Apply appropriate treatment strategies in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

TOPIC 2: Valvular Heart Disease.

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

  1. Indicate when to order echocardiography for heart murmurs.
  2. Recognize the appropriate interval of repeat echocardiography imaging.
  3. Determine the timing of intervention for severe valvular heart disease as per the ACC/AHA Guidelines.
  4. Integrate the indications, strengths and weaknesses of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) and Transcatheter mitral valve repair.
  5. Discriminate the current and past indications for endocarditis prophylaxis as per the ACC/AHA Guidelines.

TOPIC 3: Acute Coronary Syndromes in the Elderly.

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

  1. Detect pitfalls in the diagnosis of acute coronary syndromes in the elderly.
  2. Assess global risk of elderly patients.
  3. Select guideline based management strategies when managing acute coronary syndromes in the elderly.
  4. Prepare a roadmap to recovery and autonomy after acute coronary syndromes.
  5. Integrate and employ secondary prevention methods in the elderly.

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Title: Internal Medicine – Cardiology: Heart Failure/Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy; Valvular Heart Disease; Acute Coronary Syndromes
Faculty: Alyson N. Owen, M.D., Gregary D Marhefka, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.P., John Bielinski, PA-C

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Diastolic Heart Failure and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.

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

  1. Describe the prevalence and pathophysiology of diastolic heart failure.
  2. Identify effective treatment strategies for diastolic heart failure while considering Clinical Trials such as OPTIMIZE-HF, TOPCAT, PARAMOUNT, etc.
  3. Assess prognosis in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
  4. Apply appropriate treatment strategies in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

TOPIC 2: Valvular Heart Disease.

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

  1. Indicate when to order echocardiography for heart murmurs.
  2. Recognize the appropriate interval of repeat echocardiography imaging.
  3. Determine the timing of intervention for severe valvular heart disease as per the ACC/AHA Guidelines.
  4. Integrate the indications, strengths and weaknesses of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) and Transcatheter mitral valve repair.
  5. Discriminate the current and past indications for endocarditis prophylaxis as per the ACC/AHA Guidelines.

TOPIC 3: Acute Coronary Syndromes in the Elderly.

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

  1. Detect pitfalls in the diagnosis of acute coronary syndromes in the elderly.
  2. Assess global risk of elderly patients.
  3. Select guideline based management strategies when managing acute coronary syndromes in the elderly.
  4. Prepare a roadmap to recovery and autonomy after acute coronary syndromes.
  5. Integrate and employ secondary prevention methods in the elderly.

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