6 Weeks, 2 hours per week
About This Course
Objective of the course: To be able to Diagnose and Treat Acute Coronary Syndrome.
Cardiovascular causes are the primary cause of mortality in the adult population around the world. Coronary atherosclerosis and its complications are responsible for the vast majority of these. Whereas coronary atherosclerosis may remain silent for many years in many people, the acute manifestations result in Non ST segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (NSTEMI) and ST segment elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) diagnosed by characteristic ECG changes and elevations in cardiac serum biomarkers . Early diagnosis, prompt and appropriate management have dramatic impact on outcome and long term prognosis. Otherwise, patients are faced with the prospect of early demise, compromised left ventricular function or complex ventricular arrhythmiasRead More
Meet the Instructor
Dr. Michael FaulxCleveland Clinic.
Dr. Michael Faulx, MD, FACC, is a staff cardiologist in the Section of Clinical Cardiology within the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute and Associate Program Director for Cleveland Clinic's Internal Medicine Residency Program. He also serves as an instructor at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, where he is in the process of becoming an assistant professor of medicine. Dr. Faulx has a keen interest in medical education and clinical research. He has authored several review articles and book chapters on a variety of core cardiovascular medicine topics and he continues to remain active in clinical research, primarily exploring the relationship between obstructive sleep apnea and hear
Dr. Grant ReedCleveland Clinic.
Dr. Grant Reed, MD, MSc, FACC is an interventional cardiologist in the Invasive and Interventional Cardiology Section of the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute. He sees patients at Cleveland Clinic main campus.His special interests are Interventional cardiology, percutaneous coronary intervention, interventions for structural heart defects, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), balloon aortic valvuloplasty, patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure, atrial septal defect (ASD) closure, percutaneous mitral valve repair, left atrial appendage closure, paravalvular leak closure, peripheral vascular intervention.
What you will learn
At the completion of this course the participant will be able to:
- familiarize participants with the clinical entities which constitute acute coronary syndromes.
- discuss the presentation, prognosis and diagnostic methods
- discuss comprehensive management including pharmacological therapy and the role of revascularization
The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by DocMode. In no event will DocMode be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.
The following faculty have indicated they have no relationship which, in the context of their presentations, could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:
Dr. Michael Faulx
Dr. Grant Reed
Dr. Paul Cremer
Dr. Ann Gage
Dr. Joseph Campbell
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General Physician, Consulting Physician, Cardiologist.
The course is organized into 6 modules and includes additional on resources specific to each one. Registration for the course is always open and participants may begin the course at any time.
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Yes, some background knowledge pertaining the subject will be necessary. This course is directed towards MBBS/MD doctors and who have done their post-graduation in Cardiology as well as Cardiology residents.
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