This program will examine several seemingly unrelated complicated disease states and explore common underlying pathologic features that confer increased risk of major adverse cardiovascular events. Diseases such as complex dyslipidemia, diabetes mellitus, and chronic kidney disease all commonly lead to adverse clinical events that reflect underlying cardiovascular disease. As such, this program describes the inter-relationships of pathologic processes that converge and manifest as cardiovascular risk elements.
Complex Cardiovascular Cases will inform physicians about the latest clinical data and new therapeutic insights regarding treatment options to reduce the risk of major adverse cardiac events in patients with a variety of complex disease states. It will also provide physicians with the latest informed thinking about how to incorporate new therapeutic insights into clinical practice, in order to reduce risk of major adverse cardiovascular events in their at-risk patients.
This activity is intended for cardiologists and other physicians who manage patients with complex cardiovascular risk.
This program is designed to address the following IOM competencies: provide patient-centered care and employ evidence-based practice.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to demonstrate the ability to:
- Examine the relative effectiveness of intensive statin treatment and existing HDL raising therapies to reduce CVD risk in dyslipidemic patients
- Explain the clinical data that illustrate the effectiveness of renin system modulation and lipoprotein management to reduce CVD risk in patients with chronic kidney disease
- Discuss the complexities of reducing CVD risk in patients with diabetes mellitus
- Incorporate multifaceted CVD risk factor reduction strategies into the management of patients with complicated health issues that put them at risk of major
- adverse cardiovascular events
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Potomac Center for Medical Education and Rockpointe. The Potomac Center for Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Potomac Center for Medical Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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All persons in a position to control the content of a continuing medical education program sponsored by PCME are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest to PCME as well as to learners. All conflicts are identified and resolved by PCME in accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support in advance of delivery of the activity to learners. Disclosures will be made known to the participants prior to the activity.
The content of this activity was vetted by an external medical reviewer to assure objectivity and that the activity is free of commercial bias.
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION
In order to successfully complete this activity, participant must attend the live meeting and complete the participant evaluation. Participants will receive a certificate of credit at the program from onsite logistical staff upon receipt of the evaluation.
There is no fee associated with this program.
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