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Faculty

Bradley P. Knight, MD, FACC

Director of Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Division of Cardiology
Northwestern Medical Center Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Jyothy Puthumana, MD, FACC

Assistant Professor
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Accredited by

American College of Cardiology

Course Description

After completing the activity, the learner will be better able to:
- Describe the mechanism and electrocardiographic appearance of typical atrial flutter (AFL).
- Differentiate typical AFL from other forms of supraventricular tachycardia including atypical AFL and atrial fibrillation (AF).
- Apply the CHA2DS2-VASc scoring system to determine the risk of stroke in a patient with AF.
- List the guideline indications for catheter ablation of AFL using the new 2015 ACC/AHA/HRS Guideline for the Management of Adult Patients With Supraventricular Tachycardia.
- Provide the rationale for cardioversion instead of ablation in some patients with AFL.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:0.25 Credits
Release Date:2015-Dec-15
Estimated Time for Completion:15 minutes
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:Free
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