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Selected Problems with Anticoagulation

Date of Online Release: November 6, 2008
Recent Review: August 2013
Termination Date: August 1, 2015
Credits: .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
See link to Course Materials below.

CME Information - Overview
This presentation is a discussion of bridging patients with AT and valvular heart disease, triple therapy in stents and valvular heart disease in pregnancy.

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

 
  • Distinguish approaches to bridging in patients on long-term anticoagulants.
  • Assess the problems of using warfarin, heparin and LMWH in pregnancy with valve disease.
  • Describe the risks and benefits of disease adding oral anticoagulants to antiplatelet therapy in stent patients.

Target Audience
The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes cardiologists, internists, obstetricians, and other physicians involved in the care of patients on anticoagulants.

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
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Speaker

   Jack Hirsh, MD



Jack Hirsh, MD

McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada


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, Selected Problems with Anticoagulation, on October 10, 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. Hirsh 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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