Activity

Activity ID

3608

Expires

June 12, 2021

Format Type

Enduring

CME Credit

0.5

Fee

$30
CME Provider

JAMA

Description

For many years guidelines have recommended against obtaining ECGs for low-risk patients undergoing routine health examinations. Yet about a fifth of all patients having these exams get an ECG. Why? Are clinicians just stubborn or uninformed or are the guidelines missing something clinicians are concerned about?

Disclaimers
1. This activity is accredited by the American Medical Association.
2. This activity is free to AMA members.

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Educational Objectives

To understand the rationale for recommendations against obtaining ECGs during routine health examinations for low-risk patients.

Keywords

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Risk Factors, Guidelines, United States Preventive Services Task Force

Competencies

Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning & Improvement

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Practice Setting

Inpatient, Rural, Urban

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