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Vascular Injury: The Interface Between Inflammation and Coagulation

Date of Online Release: December 11, 2008
Recent Review: July 2013
Termination Date: July 31, 2015
Credits: .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
See link to Course Materials below.

CME Information - Overview

This presentation discusses the inter-relationship of vascular hemostasis with the procoagulant / inflammatory upregulation that results in direct response to endothelial injury.

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

  • Describe at least three intersections between inflammatory upregulation and procoagulation.
  • Identify ways that control of thrombin generation can restore hemostasis following injury.
  • Describe a simple series of laboratory measurements that define DIC.

Target Audience
The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes cardiologists, internists, and surgeons.

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

   W. Keith Hoots, MD



W. Keith Hoots, MD

The University of Texas Medical School
Houston, 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, Vascular Injury: The Interface Between Inflammation and Coagulation, on November 21, 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. Hoots discloses the following, relevant to this program: Consultant/Honoraria and Research Grants--Baxter, Bayer, CSL Behring, Novo Nordisk, Inc., Wyeth and Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals.
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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