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Cardiovascular Medicine Collection 2018 Edition

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NEW: Topical Collections

For elite physicians – broaden your perspective on the hottest medical topics with the wisdom of a wide array of experts.

Our Topical Collections take an interdisciplinary team-based approach to key topics by offering physicians access to lectures from a wide range of specialists all with different perspectives and backgrounds to help close the circle of care.

Take a fresh look at essential topics in a succinct and carefully curated format – because we know that you have no time to waste.

We currently offer 5 Topical Collections with more to come.

59.5 CREDITS

5 PLAYLISTS

50 LECTURES

25+ HOURS OF LISTENING

Highlights from Customers:

Interventional Cardiology for the Non-Cardiologist: Innovations and Guidelines by Krishan Soni, MD, MBA

“Very informative and engaging discussion. Held my attention. Very practical and user friendly clinical pearls.”


Nutritional Supplements for the Treatment of Dyslipidemia by Mark Houston, MD, MS

“I loved this talk! I have patients screaming for non-statin alternatives. I will be implementing the information from this talk in my practice!”


Hypertension and Hyperlipidemia in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes by Steven E. Nissen, MD, MACC

“Best lecture this year. Gold standard lecture. Concise. Applicable. Thank you.”


Infectious DiseasesPlaylists in Cardiovascular Medicine and key learning objectives:

Hyperlipidemia
• Summarize the effects of therapy with statin drugs and non-statin lipid-lowering agents in patients with diabetes.
• Recognize the indications for, and possible adverse effects of, each class of cholesterol-lowering drugs.
• Counsel patients about using supplements, such as niacin and omega-3 fatty acids, to improve lipid profiles.
• List indications for use of non-statin therapy in adults with atherosclerotic cardiovascular risk.
• Select appropriate patients for treatment with high-intensity, moderate-intensity, or low-intensity statins.
Hypertension
• Recommend the optimal regimen for treating resistant hypertension based on the patient’s comorbidities and risk factors.
• Compare diets with differing levels of sodium and potassium with regard to their effects on the incidence of hypertension.
• Teach patients to accurately measure blood pressure at home.
• Diagnose pediatric hypertension.
• Diagnose hypertensive disorders in pregnancy.
Myocardial Infarction
• Decrease time between identification of STEMI and definitive treatment.
• Determine which patients should undergo primary percutaneous coronary intervention vs fibrinolysis.
• Describe the appropriate work-up for possible chest pain caused by coronary artery disease based on clinical factors.
• Recognize etiologies of circulatory failure.
• Identify patients with abdominal pain who are at high risk for mortality and/or requiring intervention.
• Determine a patient’s risk for major adverse cardiovascular outcomes within 6 weeks based on the HEART score.
Stroke
• Identify the symptoms of subtle, atypical, and evolving strokes.
• Explain the benefits and risks of current treatments for acute ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.
• Educate patients on the prevention of secondary stroke.
• Evaluate and treat patients who have both cancer and stroke.
• Map out a pedigree to identify patterns of inheritance in the families of patients with stroke.
• Identify stroke patients who may benefit from intravenous tissue plasminogen activator and/or thrombectomy.
Heart Failure
• Recognize the clinical signs of compensated and decompensated systolic heart failure.
• Select appropriate therapy for patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.
• Summarize the results of studies comparing the efficacy of available drugs for the treatment of patients with heart failure.
• Develop an effective pharmacologic approach to prevent or reduce readmissions for end-stage heart failure.
• Discuss the structural, metabolic, and autonomic changes that occur with diabetes and heart failure.
• Select patients with type 2 diabetes who would be likely to benefit from sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitor or glucagon-like peptide drugs.
• Identify the antidiabetes drugs that can worsen heart failure.


  • This is a digital only product - that means access from anywhere, anytime and no risk of delays.
  • Most CME credits in this product will be current for over 2 years, longevity varies by lecture.
  • Includes CME credit tracking and CME certification.

These lectures are for general CME/CE use, and do not necessarily meet your state’s and/or institution’s specific CME/CE requirements for patient safety, risk management, opioid prescribing, etc. Check your individual state and institution to verify continuing education requirements related to licensure and certification.


No cancellations or refunds permitted with this offer. No other discounts apply and offers may not be combined.

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