Evidence-based Clinical Care: Acute Myocardial Infarction Clinical Pathway
The course will discuss a standardized approach to acute myocardial infarction (AMI) documentation, as well as a common definition and classification system, to harmonize levels of care for AMI clinical pathways across Baptist Health South Florida. Inpatient code rescue and chest pain protocols will also be reviewed.
Note to Physicians: Be sure to bookmark this course to access all protocols, pathways, policies and procedures at your convenience via your CME Portal account. All power plans are available in Cerner. All EBCC deliverables will be available on the EBCC website.
Original Release Date: August 2018
Review Date: January 2022
Cardiologists, Interventional Cardiologists, Emergency Department Physicians, Hospitalists, Intensivists, Anesthesiologists, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Cardiovascular Technicians, Healthcare Administrators/Leaders and HIM/Medical Record Coders.
- Recognize the necessity of Baptist Health’s standardization of treatment options for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) based on current evidence-based practices.
- Implement current AMI clinical pathways and power plans consistently in the acute care settings.
- Adhere to the definition of AMI and universal classification of myocardial infarction (MI) – developed by a national consensus of experts – in an effort to improve medical record clinical documentation and coding.
- Utilize the Chest Pain Code Rescue protocol effectively.
- Identify alternative treatment options for AMI patients when PCI is not an appropriate intervention.
Percy Aitken, M.D.
Medical Director of Cardiology
Coral Gables, Florida
Percy Aitken, M.D., conference director and speaker of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Eric Schroeder, M.D., conference director of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.
*Ineligible companies -- Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
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 enduring material 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 contributes to the CME component of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s redesigned Maintenance of Certification in AnesthesiologyTM(MOCA®) program, known as MOCA 2.0®. Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA 2.0 requirements.
Your participation information will be shared with specialty boards through the ACCME's PARS reporting system. Successful completion of a course examination is required. Submissions are recorded in approximately 48 hours. You will receive an email when your credits have been processed.
- 1.00 ABA MOCA II
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
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