Professional Education Podcasts

Podcasts are bite-sized shows that you can listen to or watch online.

Professional Education podcasts cover a range of topics relevant to health care professionals.

Featured Series

Improving Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation Patient Care and Outcomes

Breaking the Clot Code:

A Deep Dive into Anticoagulation in Non-valvular Atrial Fibrillation
In this podcast we aim to highlight and discuss the updated evidence regarding stroke prevention in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF), we will explore the indications for starting anticoagulation upon diagnosis of NVAF, as well as evidence of stopping and restarting anticoagulation for procedures. Listen Now!

Clot Matters:

Navigating Atrial Fibrillation Anticoagulation in Special Populations
We will provide a case-based approach to these challenging situations with multidisciplinary perspectives from pharmacy and cardiology. Listen Now!

When Medication is Not Tolerated or Not Enough:

Interventional and Surgical Approaches to Atrial Fibrillation
We will provide a review of interventional approaches including AF ablation for the management of atrial fibrillation and briefly discuss left atrial occlusion devices. Additionally, surgical techniques will be described in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Listen Now!

Heart In Sync:

A-fib and Lifestyle Links
We will discuss the current evidence related to common patient-reported triggers, as well as the latest evidence-based guidelines related to risk factor modification for prevention of AF onset, slowing of AF progression, and improved AF-related outcomes. Listen Now!

Insomnia Insights:

Navigating Sleep Disorders for Healthcare Professionals
Learn more in this vodcast about the characteristics and etiologies of insomnia. We also discuss how to assess insomnia in an office visit and what other conditions may present with insomnia.


Getting to the Heart of Sleep Health

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These informative podcasts discuss the implications of sleep for our cardiovascular health and how, at a population level, sleep quality, or lack of it, is a public health concern.

Recurrent Pericarditis

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Recurrent pericarditis presents major short-term and long-term challenges for clinicians and patients alike. This series examines diagnosis, treatments, and more.

Improving VTE Patient Care/Outcomes

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Experts discuss the evidence-based management of VTE. Listen and learn how to appropriately diagnose, treat, and refer patients with VTE.

Selecting the Right Anticoagulation

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Watch a panel of experts discuss existing VTE treatment options, algorithms, corresponding safety and efficacy profiles along with safety and efficacy data, and protocols to addressed treatment pathways. Claim CE and MOC Credit.

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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Podcast Series

Enhance and expand your understanding of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy so you are better able to discuss its impact with your patients. Listen, learn, and increase your knowledge of the latest HCM science.

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AHA HeartBEATS from Lifelong Learning™

HeartBEATS from Lifelong Learning™ Science Series is a podcast series curated by the AHA. Tune in as experts explore highlights on the most up-to-date information to inform your clinical practice.

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Know Diabetes by Heart™

Explore these professional tools to learn more on the link between cardiovascular disease (CVD) and type 2 diabetes (T2D) with up-to-date standards of care, guidelines and their implications, approaches to shared decision making, and more.

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Online Learning

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