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Duke Perspectives From the American Heart Association Annual Meeting
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Duke Perspectives From the American Heart Association Annual Meeting


This activity was developed by Med-IQ in collaboration with Duke Health.

Med-IQ      Duke Medicine
 

Released:
12/10/18
Expires:
12/9/19

Maximum Credits:

0.5
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Released:
12/10/18

Expires:
12/9/19

Maximum Credits:
0.5
PDF Publication PDF Publication
By clicking "Continue," you are confirming that you have reviewed the CME information and read, understood, and unconditionally agreed to the Privacy Notice and Terms of Use.

Released:
12/10/18
Expires:
12/9/19


Maximum Credits:
0.5


Overview: This publication summarizes pertinent new research findings that were presented at the 2018 American Heart Association meeting held November 10 to 12 in Chicago, IL. In addition, Manesh Patel, MD, professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Cardiology provides interesting perspectives on the study results.

CME Information:

Faculty
Manesh Raman Patel, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief of the Division of Cardiology
Chief of the Division of Clinical Pharmacology
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC
 
Activity Planners
Christie Avraamides, PhD
Clinical Content Manager
Med-IQ
Baltimore, MD
 
Lisa R. Rinehart, MS, ELS
Director, Editorial Services
Med-IQ
Baltimore, MD
 
Samantha Gordon
CME Specialist
Med-IQ
Baltimore, MD
 
Kathryn Schaefer, MSN, RN, CPHRM
Senior Manager, Accreditation and Compliance
Med-IQ
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Writer
Christine Welniak
Playa del Rey, CA
 
Learning Objective
Upon completion, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss pertinent new studies presented at AHA and consider ways to apply this information to clinical practice
Target Audience
This activity is intended for cardiologists.
 
Statement of Need
More than 130 research finding presentations were shared by faculty members, residents, and fellows from the Duke Department of Cardiology and Duke Clinical Research Institute at the 2018 American Heart Association meeting held November 10 to 12 in Chicago, IL. Herein, we summarize information from select presentations and gain insight from Manesh Patel, MD, professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Cardiology, with the goal that this information will help cardiologists remain up to date on current research from the Duke Division of Cardiology.

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This activity was developed by Med-IQ in collaboration with Duke Health.

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Med-IQ designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Medium/Method of Participation
This CME activity consists of a 0.5-credit publication. To receive credit, read the introductory CME material, read the publication, and complete the evaluation, attestation, and post-test, answering at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly.
 
Initial Release Date: December 10, 2018
Expiration Date: December 9, 2019
Estimated Time to Complete This Activity: 30 minutes
 
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Disclosure Statement
The content of this activity has been peer reviewed and has been approved for compliance. The faculty and contributors have indicated the following financial relationships, which have been resolved through an established COI resolution process, and have stated that these reported relationships will not have any impact on their ability to give an unbiased presentation. 
 
Manesh Raman Patel, MD
Consulting fees/advisory boards: AstraZeneca, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Contracted research: AstraZeneca, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, HeartFlow, Inc., Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
 
Christine Welniak
Other: Corindus Vascular, Livongo

The peer reviewers and other activity planners have no financial relationships to disclose.

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