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2018 48th Annual Cardiology Teaching Day


Physicians & Advanced Practitioners (NP, PA)
This activity utilizes a flipped classroom design. This begins with a foundational self-study followed by Live Conference on 10/18/2017, where all participants will have the opportunity to interact with the faculty and other learners. This provides an opportunity to discuss more specific management questions and strategies of care.

How To Obtain Your CME Certificate
1.  Read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures.
2.  Physicians and Advanced Practitioners, who successfully, participate in the live component, complete the post-test and evaluation will receive CME credit.
3.  You must score 80% to for completion of the “Flipped Classroom” Material for a maximum of 9.5 additional credits.
4.  You must score 80% on the post-test to receive ABIM MOC credit for this activity. Click Here to take the post test  

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Flipped Classroom

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Karp, J. (September 30, 2008). Chasing Pheidippides: The Science of Endurance. Idea Fitness Journal. Retrieved from


1. Early Revascularization in Acute Myocardial Infarction Complicated by Cardiogenic Shock
Judith S. Hochman, M.D. et al,for the SHOCK Investigators* N Engl J Med 1999; 341:625-634
2. Randomized Trial of Complete Versus Lesion-Only Revascularization in Patients Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Coronary
Intervention for STEMI and Multivessel Disease The CvLPRIT Trial J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Mar 17; 65(10): 963–972.


The Registry of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization.
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severe 2009 influenza A(H1N1)
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2010 ACCF/AHA/AATS/ACR/ASA/SCA/SCAI/SIR/STS/SVM Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Patients With
Thoracic Aortic Disease
. Loren F. Hiratzka, MD, Chair*; George L. Bakris, MD†; Joshua A. Beckman, MD, MS‡, et. al. Circulation.


Lu et al. Noninvasive FFR Derived from Coronary CT Angiography. J Am Coll Cardiol Img 2017; 10: 1350-8.
Douglas et al. 1-Year Outcomes of FFRCT-Guided Care in Patients with Suspected Coronary Disease: The PLATFORM Study. J Am
Coll Cardiol 2016; 68: 435-45.

Norgarrd et al. Diagnostic Performance of noninvasive fractional flow reserve derived from coronary computed tomography angiography
in suspected coronary artery disease; the NXT trial. J Am Coll Cardiol 2014; 63: 1145-55.
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N Engl J Med. 2015 Nov 12;373(20):1937-46. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1505532. Sedlis SP1, Hartigan PM, Teo KK, Maron DJ, Spertus JA, Mancini GB, Kostuk W, Chaitman BR, Berman D, Lorin JD, Dada M, Weintraub WS, Boden WE; COURAGE Trial Investigators.
Risk of Aortic Dissection in the Moderately Dilated Ascending Aorta. Kim JB, Spotnitz M, Lindsay ME, MacGillivray TE, Isselbacher EM, Sundt TM 3rd. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Sep 13;68(11):1209-1219. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2016.06.025.

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