ACS and Heart Failure

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 minutes

ACS and heart failure

Learning Objectives

  1. Establish the diagnosis and therapy of acute coronary syndrome.
  2. Formulate the indications for fibrinolysis, glycoprotein llb/lIla agents, and angioplasty in acute coronary syndrome.
  3. Analyze the difference between systolic and diastolic cardiac dysfunction.
  4. Differentiate the therapies that increase the chance for  survival in patients with heart failure and those that only improve symptoms.
  5. Review the role of neurohormonal activation in systolic heart failure.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
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Jonathon Firnhaber, MD, FAAFP, Associate Professor, Residency Director, Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

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  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

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