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Cardiology Grand Rounds

Latest Findings on Drug-Eluting Stents and CABG Surgery in New York

Date of Online Release: November 30, 2008
Date of Original Grand Rounds: November 14, 2008
Credits: .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
See link to Course Materials below.


CME Information - Overview
 


This presentation describes findings from the latest studies in New York on the comparison of outcomes of DES and BMS. It also describes the latest findings on the comparison of outcomes of DES and CABG surgery.

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

 
  • Determine the appropriate candidates for DES and CABG surgery.
  • Analyze the methods used to risk-adjust the outcomes of DES and CABG patients.

Target Audience
The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, internists and others with an interest in the management of coronary artery disease.

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

   Edward L. Hannan, PhD, FACC



Edward L. Hannan, PhD, FACC

University at Albany SUNY
Rensselaer, New York


Acknowledgement of Support
We acknowledge the following for their support of the live event from which this activity was derived: Cordis Corporation. No grants were received for the production of this online enduring material.

Accreditation / Credit Designation 

Texas Heart Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Texas Heart Institute designates this educational activity for a maximum of .5 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 30 minutes.

Repurposing Statement
If you previously completed and received credit for the live CME-sponsored grand rounds entitled, Latest Findings on Drug-Eluting Stents and CABG Surgery, on November 14, 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.

Term of Approval  
November 30, 2008 through November 30, 2011. Continuation of CME credit from November 30, 2011 depends on a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review
In November 2008, this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Patrick J. Hogan, MD, FACC, Director, Learning Resource Center and Co-Chairman, Medical Education Committee—Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Texas.

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. Hannan 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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