Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
Estimated time to complete session: 75 mins.
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Compare and contrast diagnostic testing modalities as they apply to symptomatic vs asymptomatic patients in the determination of cardiovascular disease risk.
2. Apply evidence-based global risk calculators to assess the risk for heart disease in adult patients.
3. Outline recommendations for use of aspirin and statin therapies in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
4. Using shared decision-making, determine appropriate risk reduction strategies for patients at increased cardiovascular risk.
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Kathleen Rowland, MD, MS, FAAFP – Rush-Copley Family Medicine Residency; Assistant Professor, Rush University
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