Cardiovascular Update for the Primary Care Provider
presented by Cleveland Clinic
Global Center for Health Innovation, 1 St. Clair Avenue NE, Cleveland, OH
This activity provides a contemporary update on the latest advances in the diagnosis and management of cardiovascular diseases commonly encountered in the primary care setting.
- Recognize the reduction of cardiovascular risk with optimally managed dyslipidemia, hypertension, and diabetes
- Summarize the issues with primary prevention therapy in elderly patients
- Incorporate recent evidence on screening, diagnosis, and treatment options into management strategies for patients with cardiovascular disease
- Incorporate the evidence on degenerative mitral regurgitation, ischemic mitral regurgitation, aortic stenosis, and gender differences into clinical decision-making for patients with structural heart disease
- Describe the cardiovascular impact of cancer treatments and interpret the implications for primary care
- Analyze the evidence on new and established medical and surgical therapies for managing patients with heart failure
- Describe the optimal surveillance strategies and treatment options for patients with an aortic aneurysm
- Analyze the emerging evidence and options for prevention, detection, risk assessment, rhythm and rate management, and stroke prevention and incorporate it into primary care strategies for atrial fibrillation
Providers who care for patients with acute and chronic cardiovascular conditions, including internal medicine specialists, primary care providers, family physicians, cardiologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurses.
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