The Twenty-first Century Paradigm Shift in Cardiovascular Medicine: The Emerging Role of Prevention for Optimal Patient Management

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for people of most ethnicities in the United States, including African Americans, Hispanics and white Americans. This course will address the need for more considerable effort to support evidence-based best practice strategies to prevent cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality by applying the principles of cardiovascular disease prevention with lifestyle intervention and medical therapy.  

 

Target Audience

Family Physicians, General Internists, Cardiologists, Hospitalists and Physician Assistants.

Learning Objectives

  • Implement appropriate nutritional, physical activity and stress management therapies into patient care in order to reduce chronic disease risk when treating and counseling individuals on how to carry out healthy lifestyle changes.
Additional information
Bibliography: 

American Heart Association. Heart disease and stroke statistics—2006 update. Dallas, Texas: American Heart Association; 2006. 

18. Selby JV, Tiffany P, Karter AJ, Alexander M, Sidney S, Lian J, et al. High rates of co-occurrence of hypertension, elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and diabetes mellitus in a large managed care population. The American Journal of Managed Care. 2004;10(pt 2):163–170.

http://www.cdc.gov/nutrition/downloads/R2P_life_change.pdf

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 ABIM MOC
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
12/30/2016
Course expires: 
12/30/2017

Michael Ozner, M.D., FACC, FAHA
Medical Director, Center for Prevention and Wellness
Baptist Health South Florida
Voluntary Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) 
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Michael Ozner, M.D., FACC, FAHA, has indicated that he is a consultant on the scientific advisory boards for Nordic Naturals and Life Extension and that his discussion will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage.

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

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

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 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC 

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 0.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

Your participation information will be shared with the ACCME, which will in turn report your points to ABIM. Successful completion of a course examination is required to earn ABIM MOC points.

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 ABIM MOC
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/30/2016
Course expires: 
12/30/2017
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