This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of cardiologists, surgeons, internists, trainees, investigators, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and allied health care staff who participate in the care of patients with coronary, peripheral, and structural cardiovascular diseases.
The goal of this activity is to provide participants with knowledge and state-of-the-art management information on how to evaluate and treat patients with coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, and valvular, structural heart and arrhythmic heart diseases.
Identify and assess risk factors leading to procedural complications
Describe optimal diagnostic and treatment strategies (including coronary revascularization, medications, and lifestyle interventions) for patients with both chronic coronary artery disease and acute coronary syndromes
Discuss the guideline-based indications and best-practice recommendations for the use of hemodynamic support devices, intra-vascular imaging, coronary physiologic, structural heart devices, antiplatelet, lipid-lowering and antithrombotic drug interventions
Identify potential complications associated with endovascular treatment of carotid disease, acute and chronic DVT, pulmonary embolism, CTEPH, thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms, and CLI
Describe state-of-art strategies for obtaining vascular access, overcoming challenges, and preventing and promptly treating access complications
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 CMEsolutions and Cardiovascular Innovations Foundation. The CMEsolutions is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The CMEsolutions designates this enduring internet activity for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Continuing Nursing Education Group, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.