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Cardiology Grand Rounds

Recreational Drugs and Your Heart 

Date of Online Release: September 18, 2013
Date of Original Grand Rounds: August 16, 2013
Credits: .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
See link to Course Materials below.


CME Information - Overview

This presenter will discuss the cardiovascular effects of recreational drug use, with an emphasis on recognition and treatment.

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

  • Appraise the extent of recreational drug use 
  • Describe the cardiovascular consequences of recreational drug use  
  • Choose appropriate therapy for individuals with recreational drug induced heart disease

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

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, cme@texasheart.org.

Speaker

   
Richard Lange, MD



Richard Lange, MD
Professor and Executive Vice Chairman, Department of Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, 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 educational activity for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the 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, Recreational Drugs and Your Heart on August 16, 2013, 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  
September 18, 2013 through September 18, 2016. Continuation of CME credit from September 18, 2016 depends on a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review
In August 2013, 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. Dr. Hogan does not have any disclosures relevant to this program.

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, with either the manufacturers of commercial products discussed, or the corporate organizations offering educational grants for the live continuing medical education activity.

Dr. Lange does not have any disclosures relevant to this program.   

The Planning Committee has nothing to disclose
The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose
The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose.

Course Materials and CME Credit 

This online enduring material comprises one presentation. By clicking on the course materials link, 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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