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Speaker
Elizabeth A. Jackson MD, MPH

Speaker Affiliation
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
University of Michigan Health Systems
Ann Arbor, MI

Title
: Preventing Stroke in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: New Concepts and Controversies
Activity/Course #:
: NCMEB287
Cost:
: $25.00
Release/Start Date:
: Feb 02 2017
Expiration Date:
: Feb 01 2018
Topics:
: Cardiovascular
Target Audience:
: Primary Care Providers
Format:
: Webcast
Estimated Time To Complete CME Activity:
: 1.0 Hour
Credit(s):
: 1.0 AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)
1.0 AANP Contact hour(s) which includes 0.75 pharmacology hour(s)
Hardware/Software Requirements:
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Welcome to the National Association for Continuing Education webcast that was recorded at the NACE Emerging Challenges in Primary Care 2015 conference in San Diego, CA. The topic of this webcast is  Preventing Stroke in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: New Concepts and Controversies.

Learning Objective(s):

After completing this program participants should be able to:

  1. Recognize the risk of cardioembolic stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and the importance of prophylaxis
  2. Discuss current recommendations for cardioembolic stroke risk reduction in individual patients
  3. Recognize the need for good clinician-patient communication about the benefits and risks of antithrombotic therapy for stroke risk reduction, and the importance of persistence with therapy
  4. Describe the management of bleeding in AF patients on oral anticoagulant therapy for stroke risk reduction

How To Obtain Your CME Certificate

  1. Register for the course at http://naceonline.com
  2. View the content.
  3. Complete and submit the post-test and evaluation.
  4. A minimum passing score of 80% must be earned on the post-test in order to complete the CME activity.
  5. Print your CME certificate.
Sponsored and Certified By
National Association for Continuing Education
Accreditation Designation Statement
The National Association for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The National Association for Continuing Education designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The National Association for Continuing Education is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. AANP Provider Number 121222. This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 0.75 pharmacology hours).
Faculty Disclosure Policy
It is the policy of the accredited providers to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all activities. All faculty participating in CME activities sponsored by the accredited providers are required to present evidence-based data, identify and reference off-label product use and disclose all relevant financial relationships with those supporting the activity or others whose products or services are discussed. Faculty disclosure will be provided in the activity materials. Faculty disclosures are provided below.

Elizabeth A. Jackson MD, MPH, Speaker, serves as an editor for American Journal of Medicine; Consultant for McKesson, Inc.; Investigator/Reviewer for National Institute of Health; Author for Up-to-Date and Spry Publishing; Consultant/Editor for American College of Cardiology; Expert Witness for Motley Rice, LLC.

Gregg Sherman, MD, Course Director, has no relationships to disclose.

Harvey C. Parker, Ph.D., Activity Planning Committee, has the following relationships to disclose: co-owner of Specialty Press, Inc. and Health Link Systems, Inc.

Michelle Frisch, MPH, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.

Alan Goodstat, LCSW, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.

Sheila Lucas, CWEP, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.

Cheryl C. Kay, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.
Commercial Support
No commercial support was received for this activity.