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Satellite Symposium: Synchronized Care


Synchronized Care: Strategies to Improve Patient and Healthcare Outcomes in Heart Failure



Credits: None available.

Description

SYNCHORONIZED CARE: Strategies to Improve Patient & Healthcare Outcomes in Heart failure

An online educational activity based on a CME Satellite Symposium presented at the 20h Annual Meeting of the Heart Failure Society of America in Orlando, FL.

This activity is intended for cardiovascular specialists, cardiovascular nurses and nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals caring for patients with heart failure.

Date of Release: December 1, 2016
Program End Date: November 30, 2017

Program Objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Review the current data on the prevalence and impact of heart failure on healthcare outcomes and patient quality of life, healthcare related factors that contribute to heart failure readmission rates, and poor care transitions
  • Evaluate the clinical application and integration of new therapies and guideline-directed medical care for heart failure
  • Develop strategies for the management of patients with heart failure that include transitional care and discharge planning, and the incorporation of new therapies and guideline-directed medical therapy to decrease hospital readmission rates, overall costs, and improve outcomes

Accreditation Statement
The Heart Failure Society of America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Heart Failure Society of America designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course Content - SYNCHORONIZED CARE: Strategies to Improve Patient & Healthcare Outcomes in Heart failure

Program Overview
Barry H. Greenberg, MD, FHFSA

Current Trends in Heart Failure Care
James L. Januzzi, Jr., MD

Current Evidence-Based Treatment. Options for Heart Failure
Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA

New Treatment Options and Synchronized Care
Barry H. Greenberg, MD, FHFSA

Panel Discussion
Faculty Panel

Disclosures
As a provider accredited by ACCME, HFSA ensures balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Course Directors, planning committee members, and speakers are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships. Faculty will also disclose off‐label or investigational uses of pharmaceuticals or devices discussed in their presentations. All potential conflicts have been resolved in accordance with ACCME guidelines for commercial support and content validation.

Speaker Disclosures:
Barry H. Greenberg, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
Served as an advisor or consultant for Bristol-Myers Squibb; Celladon Corporation; Johnson & Johnson; Mast Therapeutics, Inc.; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Relypsa, Inc.; Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.; and Zensun USA, Inc.
Received Speaker Honoraria from Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; and Relypsa, Inc.

Javed Butler, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
Served as an advisor or consultant for Amgen, Inc.; Bayer Corporation; Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH; CardioCell LLC.; Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Merck & Co., Inc.; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Relypsa, Inc.; Stealth BioTherapeutics Inc.; Trevena Inc.; and ZS Pharma, Inc.

James L. Januzzi, Jr., MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
Served as an advisor or consultant for Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation and Roche
Received grants for clinical research from: Amgen, Inc.; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Prevencio, Inc.; Roche; Siemens AG; and Singulex, Inc.

HFSA Planner / Reviewer Disclosures:
John Burnett, Jr., MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Mona Fiuzat, PharmD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Gregg Fonarow, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
Received grants for clinical research from: National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Served as an advisor or consultant for: Amgen Inc.; Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Medtronic; and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; St. Jude; and ZS Pharma

Kenneth Margulies, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
Received grants for clinical research from: CardioCell, LLC; Merk; Sharp and Dohme; and St. Lukes Hospital (Kansas City)
Served as an advisor or consultant for: GlaxoSmithKline; Merk; Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; and Sharp and Dohme.

Debra Moser, DNSc, RN, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Marc Semigran, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Received grants for clinical research from: CVRx. Inc.; St. Jude Medical; and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. Served as an advisor or consultant for: Amgen Inc.; and Broadview.

David Whellan, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Jaime Abreu, MBA, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

MedEd Consulting, Inc. staff have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Commercial Support
Support for this enduring activity was provide through an independent educational grant from Amgen

Method of Participation and CME Certificate
The information provided in this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical/clinical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

To receive CME credit for this product, the participant must:

  1. Read the CME Information including target audience, learning objectives, and faculty disclosures.
  2. Complete the pre-test.
  3. View the presentations.
  4. Complete the post-test and evaluation by choosing the best answer to each question. You must score 80% or higher on the post-test. You will have the opportunity to re-take questions missed until the 80% score is achieved.

After successfully completing the post-test and evaluation, your CME certificate will be generated and immediately available for print.

Medium or Combination of Media Used
This enduring activity is available in these format offerings:

  • Online access via the HFSA Website under Online Education
  • Downloadable MP3 files
  • Mobile version for most mobile devices
Provider Contact information

Heart Failure Society of America
6707 Democracy Blvd., Suite 925
Bethesda, MD 20817
Website: www.hfsa.org Email: info@hfsa.org

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