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Multidisciplinary Case Challenges in NVAF Care: Reducing the Burden of NVAF Through Improved Screening and Management

Join us for an interactive session where expert faculty will discuss the importance of reducing the burden of NVAF through improved screening and management and strategies for reducing disparities in care. 

Nurse Practitioners/Nurses: 1.00 Nursing contact hour

Pharmacists: 1.00 contact hour (0.1 CEUs)

Physicians: maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

This event has expired. No longer available for credits.

Who Should Attend

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.

Time and location

Thursday, March 23, 2023

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Eastern Time (ET)


Kathleen A. Lusk, PharmD, BCPS, BCCP

Associate Professor
Vice Chair
Department of Pharmacy Practice
University of the incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy
San Antonio, Texas

Stephanie Jalaba, MMS, PA-C

Assistant Professor
Department of PA Medicine
Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
East Lansing, Michigan

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


  • Welcome, Opening Remarks, Preactivity Polling 
  • Recognition of Consequences of Undiagnosed NVAF and Health Disparities
  • Screening Methods for NVAF
  • Stroke Prevention with Timely and Evidence-Based DOAC Therapy 
  • Patient-Centered Care and Collaboration to Reduce Health Disparities – Interactive Panel Discussion 
  • Conclusion, Postactivity Polling 
  • Question and Answer Session


Program Overview
Address NVAF screening and management while focusing on strategies to identify and address healthcare disparities and social determinants of health.

Goal Statement
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. 

Target Audience
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.

Learning Objectives
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


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

Designation of Credit

CCO designates this live activity 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.

Nursing Continuing Education

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hour.

Continuing Pharmacy Education

CCO designates this continuing education activity for 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Universal Activity Number: JA4008176-0000-23-040-L01-P

Type of Activity: Application

Upon successfully completing 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 CME credits for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credit. PAs should only claim commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest 
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.


Supported by an educational grant from Bristol Myers Squibb and Pfizer Alliance

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Clinical Care Options, LLC
12001 Sunrise Valley Drive
Suite 300
Reston, VA 20191

Additional Information

There are no fees required to participate in this activity.

Americans With Disabilities Act 
Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (eg, physical, dietary). Please contact prior to the live event.