Cardiology, Preventive Cardiology, and Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Cardiology, Preventive Cardiology, and Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine is organized by Continuing Education, Inc. and will be held from Jun 06 - 13, 2021 at Celebrity Equinox, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America.
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists
Credit Designation for Physicians:
Continuing Education, Inc. designates this live activity for 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Credit Designation for Nurses:
Continuiung Education, Inc. designates this continuing nursing education activity for 14 contact hours.
Credit Designation for Pharmacists:
This knowledge-based activity is approved for 14 hours of pharmacy continuing education credit.
Up to 7 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program
The overall purpose of these seven lectures is to provide clinicians in general adult medicine with useful, updated information of management of their patients with risk factors for cardiovascular disease. We will cover evidence based information on the ideal diet for patient with coronary artery disease and those at risk.
We will discuss the epidemic of obesity and the effect of the cardiometabolic syndrome on the cardiovascular system. We will provide the clinician with the newest information on the evaluation and management of hypertension and on the new class of drugs for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia-PCSK9 inhibitors.
We will explore issues and treatment strategies for patients who could benefit from statins but who are intolerant of these medications. We address a very common issue for midldle-aged men, erectile dysfunction. We will discuss prevalence, mechanisms and potential therapies for ED. Finally we will review evidence based guidelines for the pre-operative evaluation of adult patients with and without cardiovascular disease.
• Obesity and Cardiometabolic syndrome
○ Describe the pathophysiology of the cardiometabolic syndrome
• The Mediterranean diet and other heart healthy diets
○ Describe the evidence supporting the beneficial effects of the Mediterranean diet
• Hypertension-new treatment recommendations
○ Outline the major changes in the new AHA/ACC guidelines regarding the treatment of hypertension
• Erectile Dysfunction-The hard evidence
○ Explain the prevalence and the pathophysiology of erectile dysfunction.
○ Describe three treatment strategies for ED
• Statin intolerance-the tricks of the trade
○ Describe the prevalence of statin intolerance
○ Describe three treatment strategies for statin intolerance
• Alirocumab and Evolocumab–PCSK9 inhibitors
○ Explain the pharmacologic mechanism of PCSK9 inhibitors in the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
• Pre-Operative evaluation for noncardiac surgery
○ Explain the risk stratification for patients anticipating noncardiac surgery
- CME : 14
- Contact Hours : 14
- Credits : 14
- Hours : 14
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