Cardiovascular


Past Activities

Online Activities

Addressing Acute Chest Pain Syndrome: Approaches to Prompt Diagnosis and Personalized Treatment of NSTE-ACS Patients

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An on-demand CME-certified webcourse designed to update community cardiologists and other health care professionals on advances in the management of acute chest pain.

CVD Risk Reduction and Lipid Management: State of the Science in HDL Therapy

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In this CME-certified webcourse, participants will learn to recognize residual risk associated with even intense statin therapy to lower LDL, as well as the limitations of current therapies to increase HDL, while building an awareness of the prospects of novel therapies to increase HDL and reduce CVD risk in ACS patients.

CVD Risk Reduction and Lipid Management: State of the Science in HDL Therapy

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This CME-certified enduring activity examines the importance of lipoprotein management for secondary prevention of major adverse cardiac events in post-ACS patients. It is intended for cardiologists and primary care physicians involved in the treatment of patients with dyslipidemia.

COMPLEX CARDIOVASCULAR CASES: NOVEL TREATMENT STRATEGIES FOR HIGH RISK PATIENTS

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This CME-certified webcourse informs 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.

Acute Coronary Syndromes: From the Emergency Department to the Coronary Care Unit to the Office

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This program explores the state-of-the-art treatment of patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS), and analyzes the latest clinical trial results on new treatment options, while identifying particular patient characteristics that favor one treatment option over another.

The Emergent Science of HDL and its Metabolism: Mechanistic Understanding of CETP Antagonism and Beyond

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This program is designed to provide clinicians with a sophisticated understanding of the science of lipoprotein metabolism, and a stronger grasp on the complicated mechanisms by which HDL particle number and functionality can be bolstered to enhance the anti-atherogenic properties of HDL and reduce CVD risk.

HYPONATREMIA & CIRRHOSIS: NEW INSIGHTS, NEW THERAPEUTIC CHOICES

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This CME-certified webcourse informs physicians about new insights regarding the therapeutic and management options for the treatment of hyponatremia in patients with advanced cirrhosis.

CHALLENGES AND NEW STRATEGIES FOR ANTIPLATELET THERAPY IN ATHEROTHROMBOSIS

This CME-certified webcourse informs physicians of the complex nature of platelet activation and the fact that currently available dual antiplatelet therapies may not provide comprehensive inhibition of platelet activation.
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RECONSIDERING OPTIMAL CARE: CONTROVERSIES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF STABLE ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE

This CME-certified webcourse describes the key clinical trial data that question the rationale for early interventional treatment of patients with chronic stable ischemic heart disease; discusses the implications of a new treatment option as a first- or second-line therapy for optimal medical treatment; and explains the importance of multifaceted comprehensive management in SIHD patients that includes lifestyle modification, aggressive contemporary polypharmacy approaches, and interventional options when needed.
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CONTROLLING HYPERTENSION: FROM MECHANISMS TO MANAGEMENT

Participants in this case-based, interactive, CME/CE-certified activity will become more competent in recognizing and managing their patients to blood pressure goals, thereby reducing cardiovascular disease risks and improving patient outcomes.
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ANTIPLATELET STRATEGIES TO PROTECT ACS PATIENTS AND MINIMIZE RISK

This CME-certified program examines the central role of platelet activation and aggregation in both acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and ischemic complications following percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) provides a rationale for the use of antiplatelet agents in the prevention and management of these conditions.
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ACHIEVING CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTOR CONTROL: THE ROLE OF RAAS IN CARDIOMETABOLIC DISEASE

This CME-certified newsletter and webcourse are designed to provide support for physicians' continuous improvement of clinical competency and performance to optimize cardiovascular care. The desired result is to improve physicians'/healthcare providers' management of cardiometabolic risk factors with evidence-based therapies to increase the percentage of patients being treated to therapeutic goals.
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Live Activities

ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME: Risk Stratification and Antiplatelet Agent Decisions

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A series of CME-certified live activities presented for the COMMUNITY OF CARDIOLOGY FELLOWS that aims to provide exposure and training to increase physicians' knowledge, competence, and confidence when presented with an ACS emergency.

FROM HOSPITAL TO HOME: Continuation of Care for Acute Coronary Syndrome after Discharge

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This live CME-certified lunch symposium takes place on Wednesday, September 25 at the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina. It is designed to keep PCPs abreast of new findings regarding antiplatelet therapies and ensure that therapies are maintained as indicated.

Severe Hypercholesterolemia: Better Patient Outcomes Through Early Diagnosis and Therapeutic Advances

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This live CME/CE-certified breakfast symposium will take place on Saturday, June 1 at the Red Rock Hotel in Las Vegas and will educate lipidologists and specialists in cardiology and endocrinology about recent advances and how to adopt novel treatments to reach appropriate targeted goals for homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH) patients.

Rethinking SIHD: Assessment, Therapeutic Decision-making, and New Standards for Optimal Care

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A Series of CME-certified Symposia at select ACC Chapter Meetings that will explore several key issues regarding the diagnosis and management of stable ischemic heart disease (SIHD).

Addressing Acute Chest Pain Syndrome: Approaches to Prompt Diagnosis and Personalized Treatment of NSTE-ACS Patients

This is a Grand Rounds Program


A series of live grand rounds programs and an on-demand CME-certified webcourse designed to update community cardiologists and other health care professionals on advances in the management of acute chest pain.

Management of Hyponatremia in Hospitalized Patients: The Key Role of Pharmacists

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This live CE symposium is intended to inform health-system pharmacists and other health care practitioners about new insights regarding the pathobiology of hyponatremia and the current and emerging options for the treatment of this condition.

CLARIFYING ORAL ANTIPLATELET THERAPY: A STRAIGHTFORWARD APPROACH FOR TODAY'S PRACTITIONERS

A series of in-hospital CME-certified Grand Rounds programs, and an accredited online webcourse designed to inform physicians and others who treat ACS patients of the importance of inhibiting platelet activation to reduce the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events. The program also provides valuable information about the complexities of antiplatelet therapy and strategies to deal with those complications.
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MANAGEMENT OF STABLE ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE: RECONCILING THE TREATMENT OPTIONS

A series of in-hospital CME-certified Grand Rounds programs. To learn more, please contact Rachon Cottman at 443-539-4599 or at rcottman@potomacme.org.


CHALLENGES AND NEW STRATEGIES FOR ANTIPLATELET THERAPY IN ATHEROTHROMBOSIS

A series of in-hospital CME-certified Grand Rounds programs intended for cardiologists, hospitalists and other medical professionals who treat patients at risk for atherothrombosis.
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