To Ablate Or Not To Ablate: Current Management of Atrial Fibrillation


January 11th, 2019 - January 11th, 2022
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours
1.00 MOC Points

Description

Today on MedNet21, we're going to discuss To Ablate Or Not To Ablate: Current Management of Atrial Fibrillation.

The discussion should inform the audience of the risks of atrial fibrillation and the relative risks and benefits of management with medical therapy vs. ablation and the timing of employment of treatment.

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Dates and Times

End Date: 1/11/2022

Objectives

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:  Understand the risks of atrial fibrillation; and Understand when to initiate a strategy to maintain sinus rhythm.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Clinical implications of atrial fibrillation
  • Patient selection for atrial ablation
  • The ablation procedure
  • Return to work and exercise
  • Medication management after atrial ablation
  • Maze procedure
  • Management of recurrent atrial fibrillation after an ablation procedure
  • Apple Watch EKG app

Webcasts Files

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Speakers

  • Dr. John Hummel, MD
    • To Ablate Or Not To Ablate: Current Management of Atrial Fibrillation

Accreditation

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 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.