The core objective of the lecture series is cover the continuum of basic of heart failure to the more advanced aspects of heart failure including temporary and durable mechanical circulatory support and heart transplantation. Topics to be covered include overview of diagnosis, evaluation and management of systolic and diastolic heart failure, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, infiltrative cardiomyopathies including amyloidosis, sarcoidosis, when to refer and consider for advanced therapies, diagnosis and management of cardiogenic shock amongst many others. At the end of the lecture series attendees will have a detailed understanding of the pathophysiology as well as management strategies on these clinical scenarios. Attendees will have the opportunity to be involved virtually or in person interactive discussion on the topic presented that day. Prior to the lecture attendees will be provided a list of objectives and goals for each of the lecture. Guest speakers will be invited for this lecture series as well.
The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET) designates this live activity for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Attendees should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. FACET is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education [Provider #0007001], and the California Board of Registered Nursing [Provider #CEP 17101]. This Series is also approved for MOC. Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 6.75 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 activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.