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Clinical Cardiology Alert (Vol. 36 No. 2) - February 2017

Specialty: Cardiology Format: Text 
Course #: 14001  Price: $43.20  
Release date: 2017-01-25  Valid through: 2020-02-28  
Publication: This activity appeared in Clinical Cardiology Alert, published on 2017-02-01. 
Review date: 2017-01-25 
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Release date: February 2017

Valid through: February 2020

Target Audience

This activity is intended for the cardiologist.


  • NOACs in Patients Requiring Anticoagulation Post-PCI
  • Orbiting the Truth of Heart Failure Incidence and Implications in Those with Prevalent Atrial Fibrillation
  • A New Risk Score for Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation
  • Utility of Serial Coronary Calcium Scores
  • Troponin Highly Prognostic in Decompensated Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction


  • Discuss the most current information related to cardiac illness and the treatment of cardiac disease.
  • Explain the advantages and disadvantages, as well as possible complications, of interventions to treat cardiac illness.
  • Discuss the advantages, disadvantages, and cost-effectiveness of new and traditional diagnostic tests in the treatment of cardiac illness.
  • Discuss current data regarding outpatient care of cardiac patients.

Credit Available


  • Maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 2.25 ABIM MOC Credits


This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

Accreditation Statement

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 2.25 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.

Credit Designation


AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty Listing

Cara Pellegrini, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Cardiology Division, Electrophysiology Section
San Francisco VA Medical Center


Van Selby, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Cardiology Division
Advanced Heart Failure Section


Jeffrey Zimmet, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
San Francisco VA Medical Center



Physician Editor: Michael Crawford, MD, Professor of Medicine, Chief of Clinical Cardiology University of California, San Francisco

Peer Reviewer: Susan Zhao, MD, Director, Adult Echocardiography Laboratory, Associate Chief, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

Nurse Planner: Aurelia Macabasco-O'Connell, PhD, ACNP-BC, RN, PHN, FAHA, Associate Professor, Azusa Pacific University School of Nursing

Executive Editor: Leslie Coplin, AHC Media

Assistant Editor: Jonathan Springston, AHC Media

Financial Disclosure

Clinical Cardiology Alert’s Physician Editor Michael H. Crawford, MD, Peer Reviewer Susan Zhao, MD, Nurse Planner Aurelia Macabasco-O’Connell, PhD, ACNP-BC, RN, PHN, FAHA, Assistant Editor Jonathan Springston, and Executive Editor Leslie Coplin report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.


Drs. Pellegrini, Selby, and Zimmet report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

Copyright 2017, AHC Media. All rights reserved.

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