Ace the Case: A 53-Year-Old Woman with Shortness of Breath on Exertion

0.25 CME
0.25 ABIM MOC
15 MINS
$0 FEE
SAVE
Cardiology Activity

Overview

Provider Statement

This continuing medical education activity is provided by Vindico Medical Education.


Support Statement

There is no commercial support for this activity.


Target Audience 

The intended audience for this activity is cardiologists and other health care professionals.


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be better able to assess and treat patients presenting with signs and symptoms of pulmonary hypertension.


Faculty

Kaci Durbin, MD, MBA
St. Louis, MO


Reviewers

Ronald A. Codario, Jr., MD
David J. Davidson, MD


Accreditation

Vindico Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Credit Designation

Vindico Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 0.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants who opt-in will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

This enduring material is approved for 1 year from the date of original release, April 15, 2019 to April 14, 2020.


How to Participate in this Activity and Obtain CME Credit

To participate in this CME activity, you must read the objectives, view the case, and complete the CME posttest and evaluation. Provide only one (1) correct answer for each question. A satisfactory score is defined as answering the posttest question correctly. Upon receipt of the completed materials, if a satisfactory score on the posttest is achieved, Vindico Medical Education will issue an AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ Certificate.


Disclosures

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support, all CME providers are required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the CME activity content over which the individual has control. Relationship information appears below.

The authors disclose that they do have significant financial interests in any products or class of products discussed directly or indirectly in this activity, including research support.

Faculty member reports the following relationship(s)

Kaci Durbin, MD, MBA
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Reviewers report the following relationship(s)

Ronald A. Codario, Jr., MD
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

David J. Davidson, MD
Consulting Fee: Akcea, Ideal Protein
Speakers Bureau: Akcea, Amgen, Regeneron, Sanofi
Contracted Research (Paid to Institution): AstraZeneca, Ionis, Novo Nordisk

Vindico Medical Education staff report the following relationship(s)

No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Signed disclosures are on file at Vindico Medical Education, Office of Medical Affairs and Compliance.


Unlabeled and Investigational Usage

The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain references to unlabeled uses of FDA-approved products or to products not approved by the FDA for use in the United States. The faculty members have been made aware of their obligation to disclose such usage. All activity participants will be informed if any speakers/authors intend to discuss either non-FDA approved or investigational use of products/devices.


Copyright Statement

Created and published by Vindico Medical Education, 6900 Grove Road, Building 100, Thorofare, NJ 08086-9447. Telephone: 856-994-9400; Fax: 856-384-6680. Printed in the USA. Copyright © 2019 Vindico Medical Education. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced without written permission from the publisher. The material presented at or in any of Vindico Medical Education continuing medical education activities does not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Vindico Medical Education. Neither Vindico Medical Education nor the faculty endorse or recommend any techniques, commercial products, or manufacturers. The faculty/authors may discuss the use of materials and/or products that have not yet been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. All readers and continuing education participants should verify all information before treating patients or utilizing any product.

CME Questions?

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