Best Practices in SIHD Management: Advancing a Partnership between Patients, Physicians, and the Heart Care Team



Registration Statement


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Registration

  VenueCityStateDate
View Agenda  The MeritageNapaCA Thursday
Jun 4, 2015 12:20 PM
View Agenda  The Broadmoor Colorado SpringsCO Saturday
Oct 10, 2015 11:00 AM
View Agenda  Hotel 1000SeattleWA Saturday
Nov 14, 2015 10:00 AM
View Agenda  Palace Hotel San FranciscoCA Friday
Dec 18, 2015 12:00 PM


Presentation Slides


Download (PDF) Click here to view the presentation slides and physician reference handout from this CME-certified series held at select American College of Cardiology state chapter meetings.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The 2012 guidelines for the diagnosis and management of stable ischemic heart disease (SIHD) present an extensive assessment of the evidence and key issues involved in the diagnosis, risk assessment, treatment, and follow-up of known or suspected SIHD. The guidelines also recommend involving patients in all diagnostic and treatment decisions regarding their care. Overall, the guidelines present a comprehensive summary of the management of SIHD and complement the Appropriateness Criteria for Revascularization, which state that percutaneous coronary intervention should only be considered for SIHD patients who have persistent symptoms, despite guideline-directed medical therapy (GDMT).

From initial diagnosis through chronic-disease management in SIHD, physicians should integrate the information from their clinical evaluations with patient preferences when making management decisions. Effective patient education and counseling should be based on a collaborative approach that acknowledges individual patient needs through an understanding of cognitive, behavioral, and social/cultural factors. Patients actively involved in care decisions are more likely to follow a treatment plan and engage in behaviors that can improve their health. 

Faculty


Christopher P. Cannon, MD
Executive Director of Cardiometabolic Trials
Harvard Clinical Research Institute
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Senior Physician, Cardiovascular Division
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

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Peter P. Toth, MD, PhD, FAAFP, FICA, FAHA, FNLA, FCCP, FACC
Director of Preventive Cardiology, CGH Medical Center
Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine
University of Illinois School of Medicine
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Michigan State University
Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Sterling, IL

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Target Audience


This program is intended for community cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, and other professionals who treat patients with SIHD.  

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Incorporate evidence-based approaches to the diagnosis and risk assessment of SIHD patients, particularly those with atypical symptoms who might otherwise be improperly treated
  • Adopt ACC/AHA SIHD guideline recommendations which state that all SIHD patients should initially be treated with guideline-directed medical therapy (GDMT)
  • Develop methods for educating and engaging patients to empower and involve them in treatment decisions and monitoring of disease state

Accreditation


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership 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.

Designation Statement


The Potomac Center for Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

For questions regarding CME credit or the evaluation, please email contact@potomacme.org


Disclosure Information

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The content of this activity was vetted by an external medical reviewer to assure objectivity and that the activity is free of commercial bias.

FDA Disclosure


The contents of some CME activities may contain discussions of non-approved or off-label uses of some agents mentioned. Please consult the prescribing information for full disclosure of approved uses.  

Method of Participation


To complete the activity and receive credit, the participant must attend the program and complete the evaluation form. A CME certificate will be emailed 2 weeks after submission of a completed evaluation form.

There is no fee associated with this program.


SPECIAL SERVICES


 Event staff will be glad to assist you with any specials needs (e.g. physical, dietary, etc.).  Please email specialservices@rockpointe-pcme.com at least 5 days prior to the program.

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Supported By


This activity has been supported by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences Medical Affairs

Registration Statement


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Registration is for planning purposes only. Seating is limited and will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.



Registration

  VenueCityStateDate
View Agenda  The MeritageNapaCA Thursday
Jun 4, 2015 12:20 PM
View Agenda  The Broadmoor Colorado SpringsCO Saturday
Oct 10, 2015 11:00 AM
View Agenda  Hotel 1000SeattleWA Saturday
Nov 14, 2015 10:00 AM
View Agenda  Palace Hotel San FranciscoCA Friday
Dec 18, 2015 12:00 PM