Today on MedNet21, we're going to discuss Anticoagulant and Antiplatelet Update.
This presentation will review the anticoagulants available for use in atrial fibrillation and for the outpatient treatment of venous thromboembolism. Focus will be on the direct oral anticoagulants.
This presentation will review the antiplatelet recommendations for stable ischemic heart disease and acute coronary syndrome patients who may or may not have a percutaneous coronary intervention. The differences in the oral P2Y12 inhibitors, clopidogrel, prasugrel, and ticagrelor, will be covered.
Dates and Times
End Date: 12/4/2023
ObjectivesAs a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DETERMINE optimal oral anticoagulant based on patient-specific characteristics; RECOMMEND monitoring for direct oral anticoagulants; DESCRIBE the role of aspirin and oral P2Y12 inhibitors for patients with stable ischemic heart disease or acute coronary syndromes with or without percutaneous coronary intervention; and EVALUATE the advantages and disadvantages of the different P2Y12 inhibitors.
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.