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The article, “DOAC Use in the Geriatric Population with Atrial Fibrillation: Current Guidelines, Advances, and Gaps in Clinical Knowledge” was authored by Seetha Venkateswaran, MD, Joseph M. Parra, MD, MBA, FAAFP and Manish K. Bansal, MD, FACC, and has been approved for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit.TM
Seetha Venkateswaran, MD, Chief Resident, PGY-2, Family Medicine, Orange Park Medical Center. Joseph M. Parra, MD, MBA, FAAFP, Chief Medical Officer, North Florida Regional Medical Center. Manish K. Bansal, MD, FACC, Interventional Cardiologist, Vascular Surgery Associates of North Florida.
1. List the major outcomes of the four clinical trials (RE-LY, ROCKET-AF, ARISTOTLE and ENGAGE-AF).
2. Describe the purpose of the ARISTOPHANES study and its implications in guiding anticoagulation management.
3. Discuss the risks and benefits of direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs).
Date of Release: May 1, 2020
Date Credit Expires: May 1, 2022
CME Credit Eligibility:
A minimum passing grade of 70% must be achieved. Only one re-take opportunity will be granted.
Seetha Venkateswaran, MD, Joseph M. Parra, MD, MBA, FAAFP and Manish K. Bansal, MD, FACC report no significant relations to disclose, financial or otherwise with any commercial supporter or product manufacturer associated with this activity.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest:
St. Vincent’s Healthcare (SVHC) requires speakers, faculty, CME Committee and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this educations activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly evaluated by SVHC for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the presentation and educational materials used as basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.
Joint Sponsorship Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of St. Vincent’s Healthcare and the Duval County Medical Society. St. Vincent’s Healthcare designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit. TM Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.