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CME : 6.00

Pharmacists and the Heart: Advancing Care for Patients with Cardiovascular Disease by American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)

Nov 16, 2018   |   Beirut, Beirut  Lebanon
Length: NA
Specialties : Clinical Pharmacology   |   Cardiology
Conference Brochure

Pharmacists and the Heart: Advancing Care for Patients with Cardiovascular Disease is organized by American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) and will be held on Nov 16, 2018 at Hilton Beirut Habtoor Grand, Beirut, Lebanon. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours.

Target Audience:
The symposium is designed for pharmacists caring for patients with cardiovascular diseases in all practice settings.

Symposium Goal:

The symposium will discuss recent updates to guidelines for the management of common chronic and acute cardiovascular diseases and analyze findings from key practice-changing clinical trials that advance healthcare. Sessions will employ case-based learning to engage participants in activities that enable them to translate published evidence into daily practice and improve outcomes associated with patient care services.

Symposium Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of the symposium, the participant should be able to:
• Apply current guidelines and recent clinical trial evidence for managing hypertension, dyslipidemia, and heart failure.
• Provide evidence-based, individualized recommendations for therapy with antithrombotic agents.
• Recommend optimal strategies for the pharmacological management of patients presenting with acute coronary syndrome.
• Devise outcome measures to assess, document, and advance the quality and cost-effectiveness of patient care services provided by pharmacists.

Session Learning Objectives:

Clinical Guidelines: Updates in Hypertension, Dyslipidemia, and Heart Failure:
At the conclusion of the session, the participant should be able to:
• Develop a guideline-based treatment plan for patients with hypertension, dyslipidemia, and heart failure.
• Recognize the limitations of recent trials in patients with hypertension, dyslipidemia, and heart failure in developing individualized treatment plans.
• Devise suitable monitoring plans to ensure safe use of medications in patients with hypertension, dyslipidemia, and heart failure.
Antithrombotic Agents: Clinical Evidence and Agent Selection:

At the conclusion of the session, the participant should be able to:
• Differentiate between common chronic antithrombotic agents used in the management of patients with atrial fibrillation, and patients with ischemic heart disease.
• Recommend an individualized treatment plan to reduce stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation.
• Determine a suitable antithrombotic regimen for patients with stable ischemic heart disease.

Acute Coronary Syndrome: Optimal Pharmacotherapy Strategies:

At the conclusion of the session, the participant should be able to:
• Develop an acute treatment plan for a patient presenting with acute coronary syndromes.
• Choose a suitable antithrombotic regimen for patients with acute coronary syndromes.
• Create a secondary prevention plan after an acute coronary syndrome.

Measuring Outcomes Associated with Pharmacist Services:

At the conclusion of the session, the participant should be able to:
• Ascertain target cardiac conditions which may benefit from pharmacist services.
• Identify potential measures for examining pharmacist services in cardiology.
• Develop an outline for a program to measure the quality of outcomes associated with pharmacist services in cardiology.

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Registration Desk

Contact No. (913) 492-3311
Email
accp@accp.com

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Venue Address

Hilton Beirut Habtoor Grand
Charles De Gaulle Street
Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

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