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Hospital Medicine - Cardiac Care : Chest Pain; Post-Arrest Care; Preventable Hospital Readmissions is organized by American Medical Seminars (AMS) and will be held during Jul 01, 2017 - Jul 01, 2020.

The target audience for this medical event is Primary Care Practitioners in the specialties of Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and even Specialists who would like practical and clinically relevant reviews and updates in Primary Care Medicine.This module is approved for 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and includes access to download your Audio MP3, Color Digital Syllabus and Online Testing.

TOPIC 1: Update on the Evaluation of Chest Pain

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:
• Based on recent standard of care publications, review the contribution of history, physical exam, and EKG findings to the evaluation of chest pain.
• Distinguish ischemic EKG changes from their common mimics.
• Apply the use of novel and standard cardiac biomarkers to the diagnosis of ACS.
• Based on the guidance from the ACC/AHAS and recent significant research studies, determine the best evaluation strategy for the individual chest pain patient.

TOPIC 2: Post-Arrest Care

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:
• Develop goals for oxygenation and ventilation in the patient with return of spontaneous circulation following cardiac arrest.
• Identify the optimal mean arterial blood pressure in post-arrest patients.
• Employ appropriate use of targeted temperature management in post-arrest patients.
• Determine which post-arrest patients should be sent for emergent cardiac catheterization.

TOPIC 3: Strategies to Address the Issue of Preventable Hospital Readmissions

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:
• Identify the factors which contribute to increase risk of readmission.
• Stratify the risk for readmission utilizing evidence-based tools.
• Develop a transition of care strategy to reduce the likelihood of a preventable readmission.

If you prefer hard copies, for an additional $69 per module, we will send you CDs/DVDs, a Full Color Printed & Bound Syllabus, and Printed Testing Materials.

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

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Emergency Medicine, Cardiology, Hospital Medicine

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Activity Fee : USD $99.00

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