To receive credit, participants are required to participate in the live activity and complete the evaluation sent via email following the meeting. Once the evaluation is completed, a certificate will be immediately available and also emailed. There is no fee to participate in the activity or for the generation of the certificate.
Inquiries may be directed to ACHL at (877) 444-8435, ext. 160.
Joint Providership Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL) and the International Symposium on Left Atrial Appendage (ISLAA). ACHL is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CBRN – Nurses
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 17273 for 16 contact hours.
The program will address the following learning objectives:
Compare and contrast NOACs for efficacy and safety, while emphasizing the patient populations for whom they are best suited.
Review evidence-based guidelines and best clinical approaches to thromboprophylaxis.
Assess the cost-effectiveness of systemic anticoagulation versus LAA exclusion technologies for stroke prophylaxis.
Review the role of oral anticoagulation in stroke prophylaxis.
Describe systemic thromboembolization and the role of LAA in patients with atrial fibrillation.
Express a working knowledge of the role(s) of LAA in specific patient subgroups (i.e., OAC treatment-(ineligible, prescription failure).
Discuss treatment options for the management of postoperative pericardial inflammation.
Identity needle devices which can be utilized in specific patients to minimize complications associated with epicardial access.
Review device types and techniques which may be employed to mitigate an incomplete LAA closure.
The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL) requires that the faculty participating in an accredited continuing education activity disclose all affiliations or other financial relationships.
(1) with the manufacturers of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services discussed in an educational presentation and (2) with any commercial supporters of the activity.
All conflicts of interest have been mitigated prior to this activity.
Faculty disclosures will be shown prior to the live activity.
Staff and Reviewer Disclosures
ACHL staff members and others involved with the planning, development, and review of the content for this activity have no relevant affiliations or financial relationships to disclose.