Cardiology in the Time of COVID-19 | On Demand

CME/MOC On Demand
Online Education

In response to the evolving pandemic, THI launched an online educational forum, Cardiology in the Time of COVID-19, to create a forum for discussing emerging topics related to the current COVID-19 and cardiovascular care literature relevant to preparing for and taking care of all patients being treated during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Current Status of the Pandemic

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Cardiology in the Time of COVID-19 – Current Status of the Pandemic
CMET event #: 9218
Date of Online Release: August 10, 2020
Date of Original Presentation: April 2, 2020
Credits: 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 1.00 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss cardiac complications with COVID-19 infection and the commonality and association with elevated troponin, acute myocardial infarction and/or myocarditis. COVID-19 frequently causes endothelial dysfunction, elevation of inflammatory markers, such as Interleukin 6 that can cause cytokine storm and eventually multiorgan ischemia and death.

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Cite the literature and list the most common cardiac manifestation of COVID-19 infection.
  • Discuss the similarities and differences between Corona viruses.
  • List and interpret the results of various clinical trials for COVID-19.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 60 minutes

Term of Approval

August 10, 2020, through August 10, 2021. Continuation of CME credit from August 10, 2021 depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On July 17, 2020, this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Patrick Hogan MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship and CME Committee Co-Chair; Baylor College of Medicine.

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 this continuing medical education activity.

Stephanie Coulter, MD, FACC, FASE has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Mohammad Madjid, MD has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.

CATH Lab & STEMI

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Cardiology in the Time of COVID-19 – CATH Lab & STEMI
CMET event #: 9219
Date of Online Release: August 10, 2020
Date of Original Presentation: April 2, 2020
Credits: 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 0.50 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss how COVID-19 infection has caused major changes in cardiology practice, including the use of PPE, utilization of the cardiac cath lab, ECHO lab and how to triage and treat patients with STEMI. Certain measures are mandatory to protect the personnel and to streamline the flow and treatment of patients with COVID-19.

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Apply proper measures to protect the medical personnel when treating COVID-19 positive patients.
  • Assess and triage patients with COVID-19 infection.
  • Select the most appropriate tests and treatment of patients with COVID-19 infection.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 30 minutes

Term of Approval

August 10, 2020 through August 10, 2021. Continuation of CME credit from August 10, 2021, depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On July 15, 2020 this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Patrick Hogan MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship and CME Committee Co-Chair; Baylor College of Medicine.

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 this continuing medical education activity.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Emerson Perin, MD, PhD has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

George Younis, MD has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.

Troponin Assessment Telemetry & Echo Lab

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Cardiology in the Time of COVID-19 – Troponin Assessment Telemetry & Echo Lab
CMET event #: 9220
Date of Online Release: August 10, 2020
Date of Original Presentation: March 31, 2020
Credits: 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 0.75 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss troponin elevation is common in patients with COVID-19 infection and should alert the physician to implement proper measures to identity the cause.  Patients with elevated troponin have worse outcomes and should be evaluated with echocardiography and monitored in a telemetry unit.

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Describe and discuss the cardiac manifestations of COVID-19 infection.
  • Apply recommendations for treatment of patients with troponin elevation.
  • Interpret the literature related to the cardiac manifestations of COVID-19 infection.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty, and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.75 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 45 minutes

Term of Approval

August 10, 2020 through August 10, 2021. Continuation of CME credit from August 10, 2021 depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On July 17, 2020 this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Patrick Hogan MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship and CME Committee Co-Chair; Baylor College of Medicine.

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 this continuing medical education activity.

Stephanie Coulter, MD, FACC, FASE has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Juan Carlos Plana, MD has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Raymond Stainback, MD has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.

Digital Medicine

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Cardiology in the Time of COVID-19 – Digital Medicine
CMET event #: 9221
Date of Online Release: August 10, 2020
Date of Original Presentation: April 2, 2020
Credits: 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 0.50 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss telemedicine and the use of digital technologies has increased significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic to treat the patients without exposing them and the medical personnel to the infection.  This approach is rapidly gaining popularity and is here to stay.

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • List telemedicine programs that are HIPPA compatible.
  • Utilize digital medicine devices.
  • Practice telemedicine with their patients.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 30 minutes

Term of Approval

August 10, 2020 through August 10, 2021. Continuation of CME credit from August 10, 2021 depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On July 15, 2020 this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Patrick Hogan MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship and CME Committee Co-Chair; Baylor College of Medicine.

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 this continuing medical education activity.

Tony Das, MD has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

William Cohn, MD has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Eduardo Hernandez, MD has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.

Testing, Treatments & Vaccines

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Cardiology in the Time of COVID-19 – Testing, Treatments & Vaccines
CMET event #: 9222
Date of Online Release: August 10, 2020
Date of Original Presentation: April 7, 2020
Credits: 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 0.75 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss the COVID-19 pandemic and the frequent cardiovascular and respiratory complications associated with this virus. Early identification with testing, the use of PPE and social distancing are the most effective measures to prevent spreading of this infection. In spite of multiple ongoing trails, no effective treatment is available at the present time. Several vaccines are being tested in early clinical trials.

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the most common symptoms of COVID-19 infection.
  • Use the information provided to evaluate and treat patients with COVID-19 infection.
  • Differentiate the features and presentation of COVID-19 infection from other infections.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.75 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 45 minutes

Term of Approval

August 10, 2020 through August 10, 2021. Continuation of CME credit from August 10, 2021 depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On July 8, 2020 this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Patrick Hogan MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship and CME Committee Co-Chair; Baylor College of Medicine.

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 this continuing medical education activity.

Galant Chan, MD has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Stephanie Coulter, MD, FACC, FASE has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.

Artificial Intelligence & Arrhythmia

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Cardiology in the Time of COVID-19 – Artificial Intelligence & Arrhythmia
CMET event #: 9223
Date of Online Release: August 10, 2020
Date of Original Presentation: April 16, 2020
Credits: 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 0.50 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss digital medicine and artificial intelligence and the rapidly gaining popularity for treatment of patients during COVID-19 pandemic. Current advances in wearables and implantable devices have offered remote management of cardiac patients without exposing them and medical personnel to COVID-19 infection.

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Cite and identify the currently available devices for telemedicine.
  • Provide care and explain to patients the benefits of telemedicine.
  • Utilize wearable devices and tell patients the benefits of these devices.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty, and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 30 minutes

Term of Approval

August 10, 2020 through August 10, 2021. Continuation of CME credit from August 10, 2021 depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On July 9, 2020 this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Patrick Hogan MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship and CME Committee Co-Chair; Baylor College of Medicine.

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 this continuing medical education activity.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Wilson Lam, MD has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Surendar Magar has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Mehdi Razavi, MD has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.

Cell Therapy to Modulate Inflammation

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Cardiology in the Time of COVID-19 – Cell Therapy to Modulate Inflammation
CMET event #: 9224
Date of Online Release: August 10, 2020
Date of Original Presentation: April 9, 2020
Credits: 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 0.50 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss COVID-19 infection that can cause myocardial injury, myocardial infarction, STEMI, and Non-STEMI. Early detection and treatment are essential to avoid severe cardiomyopathy, malignant ventricular arrhythmias, and death.

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Define and recall common cardiac manifestations of COVID-19 infection.
  • Practice proper care of patients with COVID-19 infection.
  • Select and utilize the most appropriate treatment of patients with COVID-19 cardiac manifestations.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 30 minutes

Term of Approval

August 10, 2020, through August 10, 2021. Continuation of CME credit from August 10, 2021 depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On July 9, 2020 this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Patrick Hogan MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship and CME Committee Co-Chair; Baylor College of Medicine.

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 this continuing medical education activity.

Stephanie Coulter, MD, FACC, FASE has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Emerson Perin, MD, PhD has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.

Peripheral Vascular Medicine

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Cardiology in the Time of COVID-19 – Peripheral Vascular Medicine
CMET event #: 9225
Date of Online Release: August 10, 2020
Date of Original Presentation: April 9, 2020
Credits: 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 0.50 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss an update on the endovascular treatment of lower extremity PAD.

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Assist in making informed decisions and lower patient risks with the use of the interventional devise for treatment of lower extremity PAD.
  • Demonstrate improved knowledge of treatment options of PAD and be prepared to employ new techniques for treatment.
  • Describe the importance and methodology in successful restoration of blood flow to the lower extremities.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 30 minutes

Term of Approval

August 10, 2020 through August 10, 2021. Continuation of CME credit from August 10, 2021 depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On July 17, 2020 this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Patrick Hogan MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship and CME Committee Co-Chair; Baylor College of Medicine.

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 this continuing medical education activity.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Miguel Montero-Baker, MD receives consulting fees and honoraria from Abbott, Bard, Boston Scientific, Cook, Limflow, and Philips; and equity from Profusa and Thermapeutics.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.

Thrombotic & Embolic Complications

The On-Demand video is located at the end of the Course Materials. Please read all Course Materials before participating in this activity.

Course Materials

CME Information

Title of program: Cardiology in the Time of COVID-19 – Thrombotic & Embolic Complications
CMET event #: 9226
Date of Online Release: August 10, 2020
Date of Original Presentation: May 8, 2020
Credits: 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
MOC: 0.50 MOC  points
CME Information – Overview

Overview

This presentation will discuss thrombotic and embolic complications with COVID-19 infection are common and can present itself in many ways.  These complications could have serious consequences and should be anticipated and treated following the latest guidelines.

Educational Objectives

The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge. At the conclusion of this symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the most common thrombotic and embolic complications in patients with COVID-19 infection.
  • Analyze and apply treatment modalities for patients with COVID-19 infection that experience thrombosis or embolization.
  • Name the most common acquired and hereditary hypercoagulable states.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this continuing medical education activity includes physicians, faculty and fellows/residents.

Method of Instruction / Participation

This enduring material comprises slide sets with text and audio 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.

Program Director

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC

Affiliation: Texas Heart Institute; Houston, Texas

Acknowledgment of Support

No grants were received for the production of these online enduring materials.

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 enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Estimated Study Time

The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials and completion of the course assessment is 30 minutes

Term of Approval

August 10, 2020 through August 10, 2021. Continuation of CME credit from August 10, 2021 depends upon a thorough review of the content for currency and accuracy.

Peer Review

On July 20, 2020 this continuing medical education activity was reviewed for currency and accuracy of content by Patrick Hogan MD; Texas Heart Institute Teaching Staff, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship and CME Committee Co-Chair; Baylor College of Medicine.

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 this continuing medical education activity.

Briana Costello, MD has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Stephanie Coulter, MD, FACC, FASE has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, FACC has nothing to disclose relevant to this presentation.

The Planning Committee Members have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The THI CME Staff have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

The Program Reviewers have nothing to disclose relevant to this program.

Course Materials and CME Credit

This internet activity comprises of 1 presentation. By participation of the Course Materials, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided. After viewing the presentation, you must complete an assessment and evaluation to obtain CME credit and/or MOC credit for this activity.

Please do not hesitate to contact the THI Office of Continuing Medical Education for further assistance at cme@texasheart.org.


By completing the Course Materials below, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the CME information provided above.

The video includes a Course Evaluation Survey and link to download your Certificate of Completion at the end.

COURSE MATERIALS

*By providing the information above, I agree to allow the Texas Heart Institute to contact me about news and events.