What Are the 10 Key Takeaways for the 2023 ACC/AHA/ACCP/HRS Guideline for AF?

ACC/AHA/ACCP/HRS Guideline Updates in the Management of Atrial Fibrillation

What Are the 10 Key Takeaways for the 2023 ACC/AHA/ACCP/HRS Guideline for AF?

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  • Overview

    The recently published 2023 ACC/AHA/ACCP/HRS Guideline for the Diagnosis and Management of Atrial Fibrillation: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines are based on systematic methods to evaluate and classify evidence and provide a foundation for the delivery of quality cardiovascular care. This program will help distill these valuable clinical guidelines to help healthcare professionals better understand these recommendations to incorporate into their clinical practice.

  • Target Audience

    This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of the interprofessional team, which includes cardiologists, internal medicine clinicians, as well as other healthcare providers involved in the management of patients with atrial fibrillation.

  • Learning Objectives

    After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to: 

    • Recognize the current and emerging evidence-based guidance on the identification of and management of care for patients with AF 
  • Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

    A logo for a credit company Description automatically generatedIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) and Total CME, LLC. GLC is jointly accredited by the American Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 1.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

  • Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

    Disclosure Policy
    In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any ineligible company. GLC mitigates all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all educational programs. 

    The following faculty have disclosed:

    Manesh R. Patel, MDA, chair for this educational event, received research grants from AstraZeneca, Bayer, Janssen, Mytonomy, and Procyrion; and received consulting fees from Bayer, Janssen, and Novartis. 

    Mina K. Chung, MD, faculty for this educational event, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.

    Sean Pokorney, MD, faculty for this educational event, received research grants from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer, Philips, Medtronic, Boston Scientific, Milestone Pharmaceuticals, and received consulting fees from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer, Philips, Medtronic, Boston Scientific, Milestone Pharmaceuticals, Sanofi, and Zoll. 

    Kevin Thomas, MD, faculty for this educational event, received consulting fees from Boston Scientific, BMS, Biosense Webster, and Johnson & Johnson.

  • Planners and Managers Disclosure List

    The following planners/reviewers/managers have disclosed:

    William Mencia, MD, FACEHP, CHCP, reviewer for this educational event, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.

    Total CME, LLC, planners, and managers have no relevant commercial relationships to disclose.

    All the relevant financial relationships for these individuals have been mitigated.

  • Disclaimer

    The views and opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of GLC and Total CME, LLC. This presentation is not intended to define an exclusive course of patient management; the participant should use their clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic skills in applying or adopting for professional use any of the information provided herein. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient's conditions and possible contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. Links to other sites may be provided as additional sources of information. Once you elect to link to a site outside of MedEd On The Go you are subject to the terms and conditions of use, including copyright and licensing restrictions, of that site.

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  • Provider(s)/Educational Partner(s)

    Jointly provided by Global Learning Collaborative (GLC), Duke Heart, and Total CME, LLC.

  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC.

  • Instructions for Completion

    During the period 03/15/2024 through 03/15/2025, registered participants wishing to receive continuing education credit for this activity must follow these steps:
    1. Read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures.
    2. Answer a pre-program question.
    3. View the program.
    4. Complete the post-test with a score of 100%. 
    5. Complete activity evaluation.
    6. Apply for credit and either bank your credits or print your certificate.

    For Pharmacists: Upon successfully completing the post-test with a score of 100% and the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service. This may require you to add or update the e-profile ID/date of birth information saved in your account.

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