This program is intended for primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician associates/physician assistants, pharmacists, and other members of the healthcare team who manage patients at risk for NVAF.
The goal of this activity is to improve the knowledge, competence, and performances of learners regarding the implications of undiagnosed NVAF, methods to improve detection and NVAF management, and strategies for reducing disparities in NVAF care.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
Identify potential consequences of undiagnosed NVAF and the effect of SDOH and disparities in care on NVAF outcomes
Screen at-risk patients for NVAF in accordance with guideline recommendations and evidence-based techniques in a variety of healthcare settings, such as primary care and pharmacies
Incorporate guideline recommendations, clinical trial evidence, and patient-specific factors to select DOACs for appropriate patients diagnosed with NVAF
Implement strategies for collaborative, patient-centered care and to address SDOH to improve NVAF management and reduce health disparities
Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial conflicts of interest (COI) they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant COI are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to CCO policy. CCO is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.
The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies related to the content of this educational activity:
Larry R. Jackson II, MD, MHSc
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
Adult Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Durham, North Carolina
Larry R. Jackson II, MD, MHSc: consultant/advisor/speaker: Biosense Webster, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Pfizer, Sanofi, Zoll LifeVest.
Stephanie Jalaba, MMS, PA-C
Assistant Professor/ Physician Assistant
Department of PA Medicine
Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
East Lansing, Michigan
Stephanie Jalaba, MMS, PA-C, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Kathleen A. Lusk, PharmD, BCPS, BCCP
Department of Pharmacy Practice
University of the incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy
San Antonio, Texas
Kathleen Lusk, PharmD, BCPS, BCCP, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
The planners and content peer reviewers from Clinical Care Options, LLC, Practicing Clinicians Exchange, and ProCE, LLC do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 1 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, learners must follow these steps during the period from April 28, 2023, through April 27, 2024:
1. Login or Sign Up for an account by clicking at the top of this page.
2. Read the target audience, learning objectives, and faculty disclosures.
3. View and study the content in its entirety.
4. Submit answers to the posttest questions and evaluation questions online.
You must receive a test score of at least 65% and respond to all evaluation questions to receive a certificate. After submitting the evaluation, you may access your online certificate by selecting the certificate link on the confirmation page. Records of all CME/CE activities completed can be found on the "My Certificates" page. There are no costs/fees for this activity.
This program has been made available online.
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. 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 and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation 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.
Physician Continuing Medical Education
CCO designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing Continuing Professional Development
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Nursing Continuing Professional Development activity is 1.00 contact hours.
Continuing Pharmacy Education
CCO designates this continuing education activity for 1.00 contact hours (0.10 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Universal Activity Number - JA4008176-0000-23-122-H01-P.
Type of Activity: Application
Upon successfully completing the post-test with a score of 65% and the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 60 days.
Physician Assistant/Physician Associate Continuing Medical Education
Clinical Care Options, LLC has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1.0 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credit. Approval is valid until April 27, 2024. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.