CME Symposium - The Acute Coronary Syndrome Patient

This CME Symposium takes place during The American College of Physicians Internal Medicine 2014 Educational Program on Thursday April 10, 2014 from 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM at the Rosen Centre Hotel, Grand Ballroom A and B in Orlando, Florida.
 
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CME 2014
CME 2014
ORLANDO, Fla. - Feb. 28, 2014 - PRLog -- Click to Register Online

The Acute Coronary Syndrome Patient: Surveying the Landscape of Antiplatelet Therapy and Best Practices in Secondary Prevention

Chair
Gregg W. Stone, MD
Professor of Medicine
Columbia University
New York, New York

Faculty
Jeffrey Berger, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
New York University School of Medicine
New York, New York

Jessica L. Mega, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

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Internists play a critical role in the long-term management of patients who have experienced an acute coronary syndrome (ACS).  The landscape of antiplatelet therapy has changed with the addition of newer drugs; it is important for internists to be aware of similarities and differences between therapies and their use in post-ACS management. Optimal patient interactions after an ACS require a comprehensive knowledge of guideline-recommended lifestyle and pharmacologic therapies, as well as intensity, dosage, and duration of therapies.  Patient adherence to a secondary prevention strategy, and effective internist-patient and internist-cardiologist communication are important to reduce the risk of adverse cardiovascular events.  This program will provide internists with a current overview of antiplatelet therapy for ACS patients, and state-of-the-art risk factor reduction strategies from recently released guidelines.

Voxmedia LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Voxmedia LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Voxmedia International gratefully acknowledges the educational grant provided by AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP.

Pre-registration is for planning purposes only.
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