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Cryptogenic Stroke: Diagnostics and Tools to Determine Root Cause

Activity Type:

  • Course

Release Date: 10/12/2016

Expiration Date: 12/31/2017

  • CE/CNE: 2.5
  • CME: 2.5

Description

NSA-HRS Cryptogenic stroke program

Cryptogenic Stroke: Diagnostics and Tools to Determine Root Cause

Access and obtain your CME credit 

This complimentary activity is jointly provided by the Heart Rhythm Society and National Stroke Association.

The program will educate healthcare professionals through a multi-platform case study based CME initiative, which will highlight the connection between cryptogenic stroke and atrial fibrillation, and identify cardiac monitoring as an effective tool in determining root cause.

The Heart Rhythm Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Heart Rhythm Society designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTMPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Learning Objectives

Through participation in this activity, learners should be able to:

  • Explain the relationship between cryptogenic stroke and atrial fibrillation
  • Discuss different types of cardiac monitoring and define which patients might benefit
  • Identify points at which cardiac monitoring is appropriate during the course of treatment
  • Report greater confidence in recommending diagnostic tests to monitor and test for atrial fibrillation

Target Audience

Cryptogenic Stroke: Diagnostics and Tools to Determine Root Cause is for healthcare professionals in neurology, cardiology, and electrophysiology. This activity is also appropriate for other stroke specialists who may have the opportunity to educate peers within their facility.

Faculty

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Philip B. Gorelick, MD, MPH, FACP
Professor, Translational Science & Molecular Medicine
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Medical Director, Mercy Health Hauenstein Neurosciences

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Mark Richards, MD, PhD, FACC, FHRS
Director, Arrhythmia Services Northwest Ohio Cardiology Consultants

Faculty Disclosures

Name of Faculty Reported Financial Relationship
Philip B. Gorelick, MD, MPH, FACP   Speaker’s Bureau or Provision of Lectures: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Medtronic Inc.
Mark Richards, MD, PhD, FACC, FHRS Clinical Trials: Biotronik, Boston Scientific, Sorin, St. Jude Medical
Faculty/Consultant: Biotronik, Boston Scientific, Janssen, Medtronic, Boehringer-Ingleheim, Pfizer, BMS
SAB: Cardialen, Boston Scientific, Biotronik

Support

Cryptogenic Stroke: Diagnostics and Tools to Determine Root Cause is supported by an educational grant from Medtronic, Inc.

CME Information

Credit Designation

The Heart Rhythm Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Heart Rhythm Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

American Academy of Physician Assistants

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

This activity is designed for individual participation and each individual must register for the event. For those seeking continuing education, both the post-assessment and evaluation forms must be completed in order to receive credit.

Accreditation will be handled through the Heart Rhythm Society. A link to complete both the post-assessment and evaluation forms will be shared with you about one week after the live program. Your certificate will be available immediately after you complete the forms and receive a score of 80% or better.  There are no fees for participation or receiving credit for this activity.

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