Cardiac Care Pathways: Heart Failure, Atrial Fibrillation

The Cardiac Care Pathway process reflects a collaborative effort by Aurora primary care providers and cardiovascular specialists to assemble and condense the most current guidelines, best practices and assessment tools to manage patients.This course will walk you through two important pathways for Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure by assisting you in effective and efficient management of patients as well as give you resources within Aurora Health Care.

The course presents the Heart Failure Pathway content followed by a short quiz, and then the Atrial Fibrillation Pathway content followed by a short quiz. You must pass both quizzes with 100% to receive credit. At the end of each slide presentation, you will need to close the window to return back to the main course content.

Estimated Time needed to complete this Educational Activity (same as the number of credit hours designated): 1 hour

Target Audience

Aurora Health Care Cardiologists and Primary Care Providers

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify high risk patients
  2. Identify treatment algorithms
  3. Identify patients who may benefit from advanced treatment options
  4. Reduce re-admissions for HF and AF.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.00 Attendance
    Attendance Credit
Course opens: 
07/28/2017
Course expires: 
11/01/2018
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Faculty

Course Directors:

Vinay Thohan, MD; Advanced Heart Failure Therapies, Medical Director Advanced Cardiac Care/Heart Transplant/VAD Programs Aurora Health Care

Indrajit Choudhuri, MD; Physician Cardiology Electrophysiology, Aurora Health Care

Disclosures:

As an accredited provider of the WI Medical Society, Aurora Health Care must ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in its educational activities.  Course Directors, planning committees, faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest to participants of the educational activity.  An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she (or spouse/partner) has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the CME activity content over which the individual has control.

No faculty, presenters, planners, or anyone controlling content have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.00 Attendance
    Attendance Credit

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/28/2017
Course expires: 
11/01/2018

Price

Cost:
$0.00

Enrollment Restricted

You do not have permission to enroll into this course

This course is available to Aurora Health Care providers (employed and independent) and caregivers only. If you are not already logged in, please use "Aurora Login" to access the course.  Then update your profile. If you need help enrolling or logging in, please contact the Aurora CPD Office at CPDDepartment@aurora.org or at (414) 219-5490.