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Course Director

Adrian Hernandez, MD, MHS
Adrian Hernandez, MD, MHS

Duke University, School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina

Accredited by

University of Cincinnati

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Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:0.5 Credits
Release Date:2019-Jun-12
Expiration Date:2020-Jun-11
Estimated Time for Completion:30 minutes
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free of Charge

Activity Description and Educational Objectives

In this infographic-based activity, an expert in cardiology shares insight on recognizing and treating iron deficiency in patients with heart failure to achieve better outcomes and quality of life.

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
  • Recognize the prevalence of iron deficiency (ID) in heart failure (HF) and its impact on patient outcomes and quality of life
  • Identify evidence-based guidelines and the latest clinical data on the efficacy and safety of currently available and emerging iron therapies for the management of ID in patients with HF
  • Apply evidence-based guidelines and the latest clinical data on available and emerging iron therapies to the treatment of ID in patients with HF

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of cardiologists and other clinicians involved in the management of patients with heart failure.

Requirements for Successful Completion

In order to receive credit, participants must view the activity and complete the post-test and evaluation form. There are no pre-requisites and there is no fee to participate in this activity or to receive CME credit. Statements of Credit are awarded upon successful completion of the post-test and evaluation form.

Media: Enduring Material
Release and Expiration Dates: June 12, 2019 - June 11, 2020
Time to Complete: 30 minutes

Faculty and Disclosure / Conflict of Interest Policy

In accordance with ACCME requirements, the University of Cincinnati has a conflict of interest policy that requires faculty to disclose relevant financial relationships related to the content of their presentations/materials. Any potential conflicts are resolved so that presentations are evidence-based and scientifically balanced.

Course Director

Adrian Hernandez, MD, MHS
Professor of Medicine
Vice Dean for Clinical Research
Duke University, School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina

Adrian Hernandez, MD, MHS, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant and/or Advisor for AstraZeneca; Bayer Corporation; Merck & Co., Inc.; and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.
Grant/Research Support from AstraZeneca; American Regent, Inc.; Merck & Co., Inc.; and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

CME Accreditation

Susan P. Tyler, MEd, CMP, CHCP
Director, Continuing Medical Education
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio

Susan P. Tyler, MEd, CMP, CHCP, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Heather Muskopf
Program Manager, Continuing Medical Education
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio

Heather Muskopf has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

CME Reviewer

Bruce C. Gebhardt, MD
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, Ohio

Bruce C. Gebhardt, MD, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Medical Directors

Angela McIntosh
PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education

Angela McIntosh has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Margery Tamas
PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education

Margery Tamas has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant for Fresenius Medical Care North America.

Providership, Credit, and Support

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 University of Cincinnati and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education. The University of Cincinnati is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Cincinnati designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Providership


This CME activity is jointly provided by the University of Cincinnati and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education.

Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from American Regent, Inc., a division of Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

The faculty of this educational activity may include discussions of products or devices that are not currently labeled for use by the FDA. Faculty members have been advised to disclose to the audience any reference to an unlabeled or investigational use.

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