Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is a leading cause of cryptogenic stroke but is underdiagnosed and undertreated. Participants will be educated on the prevalence of AF with cryptogenic stroke and identification of cardiac monitoring modalities including opportunities to improve its diagnosis to prevent a stroke recurrence. Learn how to improve your patient’s outcomes.
After completing this activity, participants should be able to:
All faculty participating in CME/CE activities sponsored by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience (1) significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of products from the commercial supporter(s) and/or the manufacturer(s) of products or devices discussed in their presentation, and (2) unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentation. Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.
*Disclosure Statements reflect faculty disclosure during content development period only
|PLANNING COMMITTEE/AUTHOR DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS*|
|Faculty Member||Employment||Research Grant||Consultant/|
|Stock Shareholder (directly purchased)||Honoraria||Other Speaker’s Bureau|
|Shadi Yaghi, MD||Rhode Island Hospital||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Shreyansh Shah, MD||Duke University Health System||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Nazem Akoum, MD, MS, FAHA, FACC, FHRS||University of Washington||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Elsayed Z. Soliman, MD||Wake Forest School of Medicine||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Norma D. McNair, PhD, CNRN, RN, FAHA||UCLA Medical Center||Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses||National Multiple Sclerosis Society||N/A||N/A||N/A|
This table represents the relationships of this educational activity’s faculty members that may be perceived as actual or reasonable perceived conflicts of interest as reported on the Disclosure Questionnaire which all AHA volunteers are required to complete and submit. The focus is on relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in the 12-month period preceding the time that the individual is being asked to assume a role controlling content.
The American Heart Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.00 hour of Category I credit for completing this program.
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
**AMA Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. Credit will no longer be available to claim after the 6 months claiming period.
The American Heart Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 1.00 contact hour.
**ANCC Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. Credit will no longer be available to claim after the 6 months claiming period.
Each attendee must successfully complete the following steps:
* At the event, the site coordinator will hand out instructions on completing the online Evaluation Survey and Claiming your CME/CE Certificate
For continuing professional education/accreditation questions, please contact the AHA National Support Center.
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Medtronic.