Activity ID



December 1, 2023

Format Type


CME Credit




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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Educational Objectives

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

Practice Setting

Academic Medicine, Outpatient, Rural, Urban

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