This lecture will provide an update on Atrial Fibrillation, which is the most common irregular heart rhythm disorder. The updated guidelines on the diagnosis, risk assessment, and management of atrial fibrillation will be reviewed. The latest treatment options will also be reviewed.
• Learners will identify Atrial Fibrillation symptoms and risk factors.
• Learners will assess and analyze their patient's Atrial Fibrillation symptoms to help develop an effective treatment plan.
• Learners will analyze and apply knowledge gained from a patient evaluation with suspected atrial fibrillation.
• Learners will outline an evidence-based strategy for the management of atrial fibrillation to decrease symptoms and lessen complications.
• Learners will effectively assess patients' symptoms to diagnose atrial fibrillation and create an effective treatment plan to improve their patient's quality of life.
Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A CME credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation.
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditsä. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
None of the planners for this educational activity have a relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
Grievance Policy for AOA Credit:
All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance. Initially, all grievances should be directed to MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee. All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt. If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint in writing to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.