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Pathological Cardiac Remodeling: Mechanisms
and Therapies

Date of Online Release: October 22, 2008
Recent Review: November 2013
Termination Date: November 13, 2015
Credits: .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
See link to Course Materials below.


CME Information - Overview

This presentation discusses the pathophysiology of load-induced heart disease and examines several pathways which may emerge as novel therapeutic targets.

Educational Objectives
The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to-

 
  • Recognize fundamental aspects of the pathophysiology of load-induced heart failure and strategies to slow, arrest, or reverse disease progression.
  • Describe the role of autophagy in the cardiomyocyte response to stress.
  • Summarize the role of HDACs and FoxO as potential targets of novel therapy.
  •  

Target Audience
The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes cardiologists and others with an interest in the pathology of cardiac remodeling.

Method of Instruction / Participation
This online enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio derived from a live cardiology grand rounds presentation with post activity assessment and evaluation.

Evaluation / Feedback
We value your feedback; please send your suggestions and comments to the office of continuing medical education at Texas Heart Institute.

Speaker

   Joseph A. Hill, MD, PhD



Joseph A. Hill, MD
, PhD
University of Texas
Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Accreditation / Credit Designation 

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

Texas Heart Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Estimated Study Time
The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 45 minutes.

Repurposing Statement
If you previously completed and received credit for the live CME-sponsored grand rounds entitled, Pathological Cardiac Remodeling, on September 19, 2008, please note that you will not receive credit for completing this activity. Participants who take part in an identical activity, even in order to validate learning or to clarify specific topics, cannot claim, nor will the Texas Heart Institute award, duplicate credit for the activity.

Disclosure of Relationships
It is the intent of the Texas Heart Institute to ensure that its educational mission and its continuing medical activities in particular, should not be influenced by the special interests of individuals associated with its program.

Faculty Disclosure
In accordance with the guidelines of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, faculty members have disclosed their relationships, either with one or more of the manufacturers of commercial products discussed, or with one or more of the corporate organizations offering educational grants for the live continuing medical education activity.

Dr. Hill does not have any disclosures relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit 

This online enduring material comprises one presentation. By clicking on the Course Materials link below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit for this activity.

Course Materials

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