Ischemic Heart Disease--Acute Coronary Syndrome: The Heart Has Its Seasons

Return to all Care of Cardiovascular Conditions 1st Edition sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 mins.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Implement evidence-based secondary prevention recommendations in post-ACS patients.
2. Use evidence-based criteria in determining safe and effective medications to prescribe at discharge post-ACS, to include the duration of dual antiplatelet therapy.
3. Counsel patient to address concerns in the period immediately following discharge for ACS, with an emphasis on assessing and monitoring for psychosocial issues that may impact post-ACS outcomes.
4. Prescribe cardiac rehabilitation for post-ACS patients, emphasizing coordination of care and follow-up.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
04/02/2021

David M. Schneider, MD, FAAFP, Faculty Physician/Team Leader/Didactics Director/Procedures Director, Santa Rosa Family Medicine Residency; Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine, UCSF, Santa Rosa, California

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
04/02/2021
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