Perioperative Risk Evaluation
Return to all Care of Cardiovascular Conditions 1st Edition sessions.
Estimated time to complete session: 60 mins.
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Evaluate perioperative risk for patients undergoing noncardiac surgery using evidence-based tools and recommendations.
2. Determine the need for perioperative testing for patients with differing comorbidities.
3. Assess patients for the need for beta-blocker, statin and aspirin therapies to prevent cardiovascular complications, and prescribe the appropriate treatment regimen.
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Chuck Carter, MD, FAAFP, Residency Program Director, Palmetto Health Family Medicine Residency; Associate Professor of Family Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia
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