NSAIDs and Cardiovascular Risk

Estimated time to complete session: 45 mins.

Learning Objectives

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

1. Outline the comorbidities and specific cardiovascular risk factors that should be considered when prescribing NSAIDs.
2. Compare and contrast selective and nonselective NSAIDs and the degree of risk of adverse effects associated with each.
3. Evaluate patients for OTC and prescription NSAID use with consideration for cardiovascular risk.
4. Use the most recent evidence-based recommendations and validated algorithms to determine the safest and most appropriate NSAID therapy for patients at increased CV risk.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
09/26/2021

Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP, Program Director, Florida Hospital Family Medicine Residency; Associate Professor, University of Central Florida College of Medicine; Clinical Associate Professor, Florida State University College of Medicine; Centre for Family Medicine, Winter Park, Florida

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
09/26/2021
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