Care of the Athletic Heart: From Elite to Exercise Enthusiasts
Click the Register button above to be a part of Care of the Athletic Heart Virtual. Once you have registered, click HERE to access the course beginning Saturday, June 20 at 9 a.m. ET and login with your ACC username and password.
COURSE OVERVIEW/STATEMENT OF NEED
There are an estimated 5 million active athletes at the high school, collegiate, professional, and master's levels in the United States. Recently polled cardiologists indicated they see five patient athletes per week on average. As the athletic population continues to expand in all major demographic groups, a larger contingent of practice-ready clinicians who understand the contemporary care and practice management strategies for athletes is needed.
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At the end of this course, participants should be able to identify guideline-driven, practical, cardiovascular care strategies for the professional, recreational, occupational or tactical athlete.
Upon completion of this conference, participants should be able to:
- Identify emerging challenges associated with COVID-19 in the care and management of athletes.
- Select appropriate diagnostic studies and basic cardiac imaging for cardiovascular care of a broad spectrum of athletic patients.
- Demonstrate appropriate interpretation of an athletic patient's ECG, including use of the International Recommendations for Electrocardiographic Interpretation in Athletes.
The primary target audience is the clinician who provides CV Care including cardiologists and sports medicine clinicians, as well as advanced practice providers (NP, CNS and PA) for the professional, occupational, tactical, or recreational athlete. The secondary target audience is other clinicians caring for athletes, including sports medicine physicians, first responders, and athletic trainers.
Jonathan Kim, MD, MSc, FACC
Matt Martinez, MD, FACC
Morristown Medical Center
Dermot Phelan, BAO, MB BCh, PhD, FACC
Meagan Wasfy, MD, FACC
Aaron Baggish, MD, FACC, FACSM
Massachusetts General Hospital
Eugene Chung, MD, MSc, FACC
University of Michigan
Elizabeth Hill Dineen, DO
Jonathan Drezner, MD
University of Washington
Michael Emery, MD, MS, FACC
Jonathan Finnoff, DO
United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee
Céline Gounder, MD, ScM, FIDSA
NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Jeff Hsu, MD, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles
Gurukripa Kowlgi, MBBS, MD
Sheela Krishnan, MD
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Rachel Lampert, MD, FACC
Yale School of Medicine
Benjamin Levine, MD, FACC, FAHA, FACSM
University of Texas
Prashant Rao, MBBS
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Kathy Sietsema, MD
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Paul Thompson, MD, FACC
Faculty are subject to change without notice.
CONFLICT OF INTEREST (COI) POLICY/DISCLOSURES
ACCF committee members, faculty, staff and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships he/she and/or his/her spouse or domestic partner has, occurring within the past twelve months, with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. All relevant potential conflicts of interest that are identified are thoroughly vetted by course directors, ACCF education staff, and members of the Accreditation Compliance Workgroup through a process that includes appropriate peer review for fair balance, scientific objectivity and validity, and patient care and safety recommendations. Refer to the links below for committee member disclosures and course faculty disclosures. Please note ACCF staff and ACWG Reviewers involved with this course have nothing to disclose.
To register for the meeting, please click on the Register button at the top of the page.
Registration for Care of the Athletic Heart Virtual includes access to the virtual meeting stream on June 20 and On Demand access to the sessions and additional content through December 31, 2020.
|Please register me as:||Designation||Cost|
|Member Physician - Includes International Associate||MD, DO, PhD||$99|
|Non-member Physician (includes Industry Professional)||MD, DO, PhD||$149|
|Member and Non-Member Cardiovascular Care Team Member||PA, RN, NP, CNS, PharmD||$49|
|Fellow in Training (FIT)||FIT, Resident, and Student||Free|
In support of improving patient care, the American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) 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.
The ACCF designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 4 Medical Knowledge 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 provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
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Clinical Topics: Sports and Exercise Cardiology
Keywords: Sports, Athletes