Spotlight on New Guidelines to Identify and Manage Aortic Stenosis

Spotlight on New Guidelines to Identify and Manage Aortic Stenosis

Spotlight on New Guidelines to Identify and Manage Aortic Stenosis

This activity presents a thoughtful framework for how to manage patients with asymptomatic and symptomatic valvular disease.

Available credits: 0.50

Time to complete: 30 minutes


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  • Overview

    New guidelines on valvular heart disease from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology have recently been published. In this activity, Dr. Latib and Dr. Kohnstamm discuss the etiology of aortic stenosis, as well as apply the new ACC/AHA guidelines to clinical practice.  

  • Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. GLC resolves all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs.

    Azeem Latib, MD
    Director, Interventional Cardiology  & Structural Heart Interventions
    Montefiore Medical Center
    Bronx, NY 

    No relationships to report

    Sarah Kohnstamm, MD, FACC
    Michigan Medicine Cardiovascular Medicine
    Assistant Professor
    Ann Arbor, MI 

    No relationships to report

    Reviewers/Content Planners/Authors:

    • Ben Caref, PhD, has nothing to disclose.
    • Libby Lurwick has nothing to disclose.
    • Milly Marte has nothing to disclose.
  • Learning Objectives

    After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

    • Apply recent guideline recommendations and evidence on aortic stenosis management
    • Explain the need for a heart team approach to manage aortic valve disease
  • Target Audience

    This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of cardiologists, IMCs, and other health care professionals who identify and treat patients with aortic stenosis.

  • Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

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    Global Learning Collaborative designates this enduring material for a maximum of .50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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    Dedicated to the creation and execution of the highest quality, evidence-based continuing medical education (CME) initiatives, we utilize multiple learning opportunities for the primary goal of improving healthcare delivered to patients through sharing of research, knowledge, and clinical practice skills.

  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Medtronic.

  • Disclaimer

    The views and opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of GLC and Medtelligence. This presentation is not intended to define an exclusive course of patient management; the participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience and diagnostic skills in applying or adopting for professional use any of the information provided herein. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients’ conditions and possible contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. Links to other sites may be provided as additional sources of information. Once you elect to link to a site outside of Medtelligence you are subject to the terms and conditions of use, including copyright and licensing restriction, of that site.

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