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Heart & Vascular -- Abdominal Aneurysm

 

Release Date: July 3, 2017
Expiration Date: July 3, 2020

 

Target Audience: Cardiologists and primary care physicians
Disclosure: Dr. Beck has no financial relationships related to the content of this activity to disclose. There is no commercial support for this activity.

 

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Learning Objective / Overview: Adam Beck, MD, illustrates how grafts are successfully placed in complex abdominal aortic aneurysms with respect to type of grafts used and surrounding anatomy. After completion of the course, participants should be able to describe aortic aneurysms and their inherent risks to the patient. Additionally, participants should be able to discuss the contemporary treatment of aortic aneurysms.

Accreditation statement:The University of Alabama School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Alabama School of Medicine designates this online enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 


 
Heart Failure Guidelines Prabhu Tallaj

 

Release Date: July 3, 2017
Expiration Date: July 3, 2020

 

Target Audience: Cardiologists and healthcare professionals
Disclosure: Dr. Prabhu has the following financial relationships with commercial interests: Sanofi Genzyme

Dr. Prabhu does not intend to discuss the off-label use of a product. No other speakers, planners or content reviewers have any relevant financial relationships to disclose. There is no commercial support for this activity.

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Heart Failure Guidelines and Program

Learning Objective / Overview: Sumanth Prabhu, MD, director of the division of cardiovascular disease, and Jose Tallaj, MD, professor of medicine in the division of cardiovascular disease discuss the advanced heart failure program and the types of patients that could benefit from the disease management offered at UAB Medicine. Upon completion of this CME activity, participants should be able to understand the overall disease burden of advanced heart failure, discuss the clinical predictors of prognosis and mortality in heart failure, and define the indications for patient evaluation by a specialized advanced heart failure and transplant program.

Accreditation statement:The University of Alabama School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Alabama School of Medicine designates this online enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

 
 
Care of the Adult with Congenital Heart Disease

More than 20,000 adults enter the Adult Congenital Heart Disease population every year, but 60% are lost to follow-up care. View this CME program presented by UAB’s Marc G. Cribbs, MD, and James K. Kirklin, MD, to learn how to recognize and educate these vulnerable patients about the ongoing, specialized care they need to live longer, healthier lives.


 
Circadian Considerations During Ischemic Heart Disease

Martin Young, PhD, discusses circadian cycles and how that might affect Ischemic Heart Disease. Also read, the UAB Mix story about daylight savings and heart attacks, here

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James Kirklin Congenital Heart Disease Program
Evolution of UAB Congenital Heart Disease Program
James K. Kirklin, MD, traces the evolution of the UAB congenital heart disease program.

James K Kirklin Congenital Heart Program
Why UAB Congenital Heart Program
James K. Kirklin, MD, explains why patients choose UAB's congenital heart program.

James Kirklin Congenital Heart Disease
Caring for Congenital Heart Disease Patients
James K. Kirklin, MD, discusses caring for congenital heart disease patients and the importance of adult programs.

James Kirklin Cardiac Surgery Program
History of the UAB Cardiac Surgery Program
James K. Kirklin, MD, discusses the history of the UAB cardiac surgery program.

James Kirklin Congenital Heart Conditions and Procedures
Overview of Congenital Heart Conditions and Procedures
James K. Kirklin, MD, gives an overview of congenital heart conditions and procedures