Other CME Course: ACP Practice Advisor – Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation
ExpiresDecember 1, 2023
CME Provider: American College of Physicians
Description of CME Course
Since more and more patients with AF are being treated within the primary care setting, this module will help more generalist clinicians to identify patients with AF and to initiate anticoagulation therapy.
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ABMS Lifelong Learning CME Activity
NOTE: If a Member Board has not deemed this activity for MOC approval as an accredited CME activity, this activity may count toward an ABMS Member Board’s general CME requirement. Please refer directly to your Member Board’s MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.
Increase the comfort level of primary care physicians initiating anticoagulation
Consider anticoagulation sooner in patients who are found to have atrial fibrillation with at least one risk factor for stroke
Consider referral to cardiologist or electrophysiologist when it is clear that desired patient outcomes (rate, rhythm or symptom control) are not being met with prescribed therapy
Atrial Fibrullation, Anticoagulant
Medical Knowledge, Patient Care & Procedural Skills
CME Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Academic Medicine, Outpatient, Rural, Urban