Target Audience:

All Physicians, Pharmacists, Physicians Assistance, and Nurse Practistioners 


Links:

Lunch RSVP: Lunch will be ordered for the first 120 people

WebEx (Please MUTE yourself upon entry): https://kponline.webex.com/kponline/j.php?MTID=m1976b64708b27d47f1cc3df5462044b3

Post Presentation Survey (By 12/28/2017) : https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XKRPH3J


Speakers:

  • Ashok Krishnaswami, MD, MAS, FACC, Department of Cardiology, Staff Cardiologist/Clinician Researcher, Kaiser Permanente San Jose
  • Leona Zhu, Pharm.D., PGY1 Pharmacist Resident
  • Jennifer Cohen, MD, Internal Medicine, Palliative Care, Kaiser Permanente San Jose

Planners:

  • Ava Afshari, Pharm.D., Drug Education Coordinator, Kaiser Permanente San Jose
  • Tu Tran, Pharm.D., Drug Education Coordinator, Kaiser Permanente San Jose
  • Sarala Raja, MD, Chair of P&T, HBS Physician, CME Committee Member/Planner,  Kaiser Permanente San Jose
  • Ashok Krishnaswami, MD, MAS, FACC, Department of Cardiology, Staff Cardiologist/Clinician Researcher, Kaiser Permanente San Jose

Session Objectives:

At the conclusion of this event, patients will be able to: 

  1. Initiate both a beta-blocker AND an ACE-inhibitor (or ARB) in patients presenting with heart failure with reduced ejection
    fraction (LVEF<40%).
  2. Increase appropriate referrals of patients presenting with HFrEF (heart failure with reduced ejection fraction) to the Heart
    Failure Clinic.
  3. Increase POLST, Advanced Care Directives, and NEXT step referrals in patients referred to the Heart Failure Clinic.

Content:

  1. Role of the Heart Failure Clinic & Appropriate Referral to the Clinic
  2. Changing Epidemiology of Heart Failure
  3. Overview of Treatment for HF with Preserved Ejection Fraction (previously known as diastolic HF)
  4. Overview of Treatment for HF with Reduced Ejection Fraction (previously known as systolic HF)
  5. Miscellaneous Topics: BNP & Be Careful What We Ask For…
  6. The Role of Palliative Care in Heart Failure

Disclosure:

The speakers and planning committee have no financial relationships to disclose. 


Credit Statement:

**Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.   
Kaiser Permanente San Jose takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.                
**Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center designates this Live Course for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™        
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Session date: 
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Location: 
Kaiser Permanente San Jose
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Geriatrics
  • 1.00 Pain/EOL
Location: 
Building: 
San Jose Medical Center
Conference room: 
Hospital Large Conference Room

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