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Arrhythmias and Cardiomyopathy in Women

About This Activity

Program Overview

This continuing education activity will explore new and emerging risk factors for women’s heart disease while highlighting areas of discrepancy in care management related to gender. The goal of this activity is to improve outcomes for women with cardiovascular disease and arrhythmias as well as provide educational interventions for both primary and secondary prevention.


Educational Objectives

After completing this internet enduring material, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss cardiovascular disease, conditions and risk factors which are more common and/or unique to women.
  • Identify the varied and atypical presentation of heart disease and arrhythmia in women.
  • Reflect on the underutilization of standard medical and device therapies in women compared to men.
  • Explore gender differences in the management of heart failure, valvular disease, and arrhythmia with a focus on the paucity of data for women.

Agenda

Arrhythmia and Palpitations in Women

Poulina Uddin, MD

 

Gender Differences in Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Outcomes

Christina Adams, MD

 

Ablation and Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Device in Women Versus Men

Douglas Gibson, MD

 

Case Presentations

Drs. Adams, Gibson and Uddin

 

Cardiac Device Disparities: Pacer/CRT-D/AICD in Women

John Rogers, MD

 

Gender Differences in Cardiomyopathies

Namee Kim, MD

 

Heart Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension in Women

J. Thomas Heywood, MD

 

Case Presentations

Drs. Heywood, Kim and Rogers

Enduring Material Details

Released On

April 15, 2021


Expires On

October 15, 2021


Media Type

Internet enduring material


Completion Time

240 minutes / 4 hours


Credit Available

Maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™


Target Audience

This activity is intended for physicians and other health care practitioners who see and treat female patients with cardiovascular conditions.

Disclosure Policy

In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, course directors, planners, moderators, faculty, and all others in control of the educational content of the continuing education activity must disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies that they may have had within the past 24 months. If an individual refuses to disclose financial relationships, they will be disqualified from being a part of the planning and implementation of the activity. Owners and/or employees of an ineligible company with business lines or products relating to the content of the activity will not be permitted to participate in the planning or execution of any accredited program. All relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies listed for individuals in control of content have been mitigated. A complete listing of disclosures for this activity is below.

Last Name

Role in Activity

Commercial Interest

Nature of Relevant Financial Relationship

What Was Received

Nature of Relevant Financial Relationship

For What Role

Adams

Co-course Director, Speaker

  • None
  • N/A
  • N/A

Gibson

Speaker

  • Abbott, Acutus, Biosense Webster, Inc., Boston Scientific Corporation
  • Honorarium
  • Consultant, Proctor, Speaker

Heywood

Speaker

  • Abbott, Impedimed, Vital-Metrix
  • Abbott, Actelion Pharmaceuticals, AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Impedimed, Summacor, Vital-Metrix
  • Grant Support
  • Honorarium
  • Honorarium
  • Research Support
  • Speaker
  • Consultant

Kim

Co-course Director, Speaker

  • None
  • N/A
  • N/A

Rogers

Speaker

  • Abbott
  • Medtronic, Inc.
  • Honorarium
  • Honorarium
  • Advisory Board. Consultant, Speaker
  • Advisory Board, Consultant, Speaker

Shen

Peer Review

  • None
  • N/A
  • N/A

Uddin

Course Director, Speaker, Moderator

  • Abbott
  • Medtronic, Inc.
  • Honorarium
  • Honorarium
  • Speaker
  • Advisory Board, Consultant, Speaker

CME Committee

CME approval, all final decision-making on courses

  • None
  • N/A
  • N/A

Scripps Conference Services & CME

Plan, manage, implement, and reconcile activity

  • None
  • N/A
  • N/A

Accreditation and Conflict of Interest Mitigation

Physicians

Scripps Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

Scripps Health designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Nurses and Nurse Practitioners

For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

 

For the purpose of re-licensure, the California Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for attendance at structured learning activities offered by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

 

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certified Program (AANPCP) and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.


Physician Assistants

PAs may claim a maximum of 4 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

 

Resolution of Conflicts of Interest (COI)

Scripps Health is required by ACCME to identify, evaluate, and mitigate all potential conflicts of interest. Scripps Health has identified and mitigated all COI prior to the start of this activity using a multi-step process including independent peer review of all presentations.

Event details

Content Available

Thu, Apr 15, 2021 - Fri, Oct 15, 2021

Duration
4 hours
Fee
$35.00