Baptist Health Standardized Evidence-based Approach to Atrial

Miami, FL US
November 15, 2017

This course provides practitioners with the latest, evidence-based guidelines for the appropriate management of atrial fibrillation.

Target Audience

Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute affiliated physicians as well as any interested Cardiologists, Interventional Cardiologists, Hospitalists, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants.

Learning Objectives

Explain the evidence supporting standardization of treatment options to reduce treatment variation for atrial fibrillation.

  • Utilize evidence-based protocols and guidelines developed which include a prevention-based protocol for cardiothoracic patients, inpatient cryptogenic stroke algorithm and long term anticoagulation management protocol for pre/post surgical procedure.
  • Employ the oral anticoagulant card in clinical practice as a resource for the long term use of anticoagulation in the acute care and outpatient settings and explain to patients how/when to use this card.
  • Assess the indications for use of Diltiazem bolus and continuous infusion protocol and explain the nursing implications of this protocol.
  • Implement standardized evidence-based approach of anti-thrombotic agents in the peri-operative/procedural setting utilizing the Bridging Therapy Guideline Statement and the Triple Anti-Thrombotic Therapy algorithm.


Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/15/2017 - 8:30am EST
Event ends: 
11/15/2017 - 9:30am EST
Baptist Hospital
8900 N. Kendall Dr
Miami, FL 33176
United States

Jonathan Fialkow, M.D.  
Physician Chair, Atrial Fibrillation Committee
Medical Director, Cardiac Rehab, EKG, Stress Testing, Chest Pain Center
Baptist Hospital of Miami

Jonathan A. Fialkow, M.D., is a member of the Speakers’ Bureau for Amgen, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer and Amarin Corporation.

Atrial Fibrillation committee members, non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.



Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing
medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded  Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-629570, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
Please login or register for a Baptist Health CME account to take this course.