New Approaches in the Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease
A series of Live Grand Rounds Programs and an On-demand Webcourse
New Approaches in the Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease.
This CME-certified initiative is intended for interventional cardiologists, general cardiologists, and other physicians who manage patients with CAD. This includes those specialists who provide early evaluation of acute chest pain and diagnosis of CAD, prompt referral and continuity of care on hospital admission, and long-term management of ACS patients in post-discharge care. A series of live CME-certified programs are being presented at selected hospitals, and an online CME-certified web course will be available in fall of 2016.
Coronary stents have been proven to save lives during a heart attack and in patients with critical blockages that cause unstable symptoms.
New Approaches in the Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease reviews the existing treatment options and their efficacy and safety profiles and explores when each is appropriate to use in which patients. The CME activity also examines emerging and new innovations, such as drug-eluding stents (DES) with anti-proliferative drugs and antibodies, DES with biologically inert polymers, and fully bioabsorbable stent scaffoldings.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to demonstrate the ability to:
Understand whether PCI is an appropriate management choice to improve clinical outcomes of patients with CAD
Implement patient treatment strategies based on an understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of available stent and scaffolding technologies
Analyze emerging stent and scaffolding technologies and assess how best to use these technologies to improve patient outcomes
The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Related Online Offerings
Click here to access the CME-certified web course associated with this program.
LIVE PROGRAM MATERIALS FOR SPEAKERS AND ADMINISTRATORS
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I. Administrator Material
II. Speaker Material
Thank you for joining us as an expert speaker for the 2016 Grand Rounds series, New Approaches in the Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease. This orientation will familiarize you with the complete slide set, provide insight from the program steering committee, and address potential questions. During the audio orientation, the following key topics will be discussed:
- Whether PCI is an appropriate management choice to improve clinical outcomes of patients with CAD
- Patient treatment strategies based on an understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of available stent technologies
- Emerging stent technologies and how best to use these technologies to improve patient outcomes
Transcript of Speaker Orientation Download (PDF)
Audio download of Speaker Orientation
CME-certified Program Slides
The content of this activity was carefully reviewed and vetted by the SCAI Education Committee to assure objectivity and that the activity is free of commercial bias This version of the program slides has been CME-certified, and only these slides are to be used for this activity. Download (PDF)
As part of SCAI’s ACCME compliance activities, SCAI collects disclosure information from all faculty and staff members indicating relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. Faculty disclosure information will be made known to the participants prior to the activity. No SCAI staff member disclosed any financial relationships with any commercial interest for the year 2016.
Steering Committee Biographies
Cindy Grines, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Vice President, Quality and Academic Affairs
DMC Heart Hospital
Professor, Wayne State School of Medicine
Cindy Grines, MD, FACC, FSCAI has a long history of research, publications, and designing clinical trials. In addition, she has served as a Cath Lab Director for 15 years, as well as Program Director for the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program. She currently holds the position of Vice President of Quality and Academic Affairs at the Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Heart Hospital and serves as a Professor of Medicine at Wayne State University in Detroit.
Dr. Grines serves on the editorial boards of many leading journals, and has co-edited several medical handbooks, as well as serving as the editor of the Journal of Interventional Cardiology. She has authored more than 400 publications, numerous book chapters, and hundreds of medical journal articles regarding cardiac catheterization, percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), acute myocardial infarction, gene therapy, and heart disease in women. Despite her academic credentials, she remains very active clinically and maintains a practical perspective to research studies.
James B. Hermiller, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
Director, Interventional Cardiology
St. Vincent Medical Group
James B. Hermiller, MD, FACC, FSCAI graduated summa cum laude from both Miami University in Oxford, OH (undergraduate degree) and from the Ohio State School of Medicine, in Columbus, OH (medical degree). He completed an internal medicine internship and residency at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD, where he was also Chief Resident. He completed his cardiology fellowship at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC.
Dr. Hermiller joined St. Vincent Medical Group in 1992. He serves as Director of Interventional Cardiology for St. Vincent Medical Group at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, IN and serves as Director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program at St. Vincent.
Provided by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Abbott Vascular