What You Should Know When Addressing GDMT For ID in Heart Failure

What You Should Know When Addressing GDMT For ID in Heart Failure

What You Should Know When Addressing GDMT For ID in Heart Failure

Tune in for strategies on applying guideline-directed medical therapy to patients with heart failure and iron deficiency: the who, why, and how.

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  • Overview

    Despite being an important and common comorbid condition in patients with heart failure, iron deficiency remains underdiagnosed and undertreated. Join Dr. Piotr Ponikowski, Dr. Andrew Sindone, and Dr. Adrian Hernandez as they discuss using guideline-directed medical therapy to overcome the morbidity, mortality, and very poor quality of life experienced by patients with heart failure and iron deficiency.

  • Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence, 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 ineligible company. GLC mitigates all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs. 

    Piotr Ponikowski, MD, PHD, FESC, FHFA
    Medical University, Centre for Heart Disease
    University Hospital in Wroclaw
    Wroclaw, Poland

    Consulting Fees: Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Novartis, Servier, Vifor Pharma

    Adrian F. Hernandez, MD, MHS
    Vice Dean and Executive Director
    Clinical Research Institute
    Duke University School of Medicine
    Durham, NC

    Contracted Research: American Regent, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim, Merck, Novartis, Verily
    Consulting Fees: Bayer, Boston Scientific, Lilly, Novartis

    Professor Andrew Sindone
    Director Heart Failure Unit and Department of Cardiac Rehabilitation
    Concord Hospital
    Head of Department of Cardiology, Ryde Hospital
    Sydney, Australia

    Consulting Fees: Abbott, Amgen, Astra Zeneca, Bayer, BIOTRONIK, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol Myer Squibb, CSL, Menarini, MSD, Mylan, Novartis, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Pfizer, Roche, Sanofi, Servier, Viatris, Vifor Pharma

    Reviewers/Content Planners/Authors:

    • Megan Clem has nothing to disclose.
    • Cindy Davidson has nothing to disclose.
    • Ann Early has nothing to disclose.
    • Amanda Hilferty has nothing to disclose.
    • James Seternus, DO, has nothing to disclose.
    • Mario Trucillo, PhD, MS, has nothing to disclose.
  • Learning Objectives

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

    • Apply guideline recommendations for screening and diagnosis of iron deficiency in patients with heart failure
    • Discuss the clinical impact of iron deficiency on patients with heart failure
    • Evaluate the evidence-based treatment differences in clinical trial design with specific IV Iron products and their application in heart failure
  • Target Audience

    This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of cardiologists, nephrologists, primary care physicians, and all other professionals involved in the identification and treatment of HF.

  • Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

    In support of improving patient care, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    The American Medical Association has an agreement of mutual recognition of Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits with the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), the accreditation body for European countries. Physicians interested in converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to UEMS-European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education CME credits (ECMECs) should contact the UEMS at mutualrecognition@uems.eu.

    Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) designates this Podcast PLUS activity for a maximum of .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) designates this activity for .25 nursing contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from CSL Vifor.

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