Internal Medicine: Cardiology
|Event Date/Time: Sep 05, 2012||End Date/Time: Sep 15, 2012|
13.25 AAFP Prescribed Credit(s)
14 Contact Hours
Physicians - $695
All Others - $450
Plus the cost of the cruise
Cardiologists, Primary Care Physicians, Internists, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
Statement of Purpose: To review the healthcare management of adults in a clinical setting, with special emphasis on cardiac disease and prevention.
Preliminary Objectives for Activity: At the conclusion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:
â€¢ Discuss adjunctive therapy following acute myocardial infarction
â€¢ Compare the historical and modern definitions of congestive heart failure
â€¢ Review the pathophysiology of acute coronary syndromes
â€¢ Discuss why myocardial infarction in the elderly results in worse outcomes
â€¢ Review trends in risk factor for CHD
â€¢ Review effective strategies for treating metabolic syndrome
â€¢ Assess CHD risk in patients
â€¢ Recommend the best diet for CHD prevention
â€¢ Compare the polypill versus polymeal approach to preventing CHD
â€¢ Review current developments in pulmonary hypertension
â€¢ Identify the three principal presentations of unstable angina
This Live activity, Internal Medicine: Cardiology Cruise Conference, with a beginning date of September 5, 2012, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 13.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Conference Sessions generally take place during the days at sea (as cruise itinerary allows) to avoid conflicts with Ports of Call or evening entertainment.