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 https://baystatehealth.zoom.us/j/97419027359

Meeting ID:

974 1902 7359

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For questions, please contact Edlaina Guy via email at edlaina.guy@baystatehealth.org

 
Objectives
After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1| Review the origins and rationale underlying of left atrial appendage occlusion.
2| Describe the current evidence and indications for left atrial appendage occlusion.
3| Survey the future of left atrial appendage occlusion including intracardiac echocardiography guidance, novel devices, shortened antiplatelet therapy, and expanded population eligibility.
 
Faculty
Andrew M. Goldsweig, MD, MS, FACC, FSCAI, FSVM, RPVI
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Director, Cardiovascular Clinical Research
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Baystate Health
 
 
Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity. 

Dr. Andrew Goldsweig is a consultant and speaker for the company Philips.

None of the other planners or faculty for this educational activity have 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. 

                                                                                                                                                



Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Physicians
Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 contact hour(s).  Nurses should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.  Baystate Health has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria.  This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits.  PA’s should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 


This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team and learners will receive 1.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

Session date: 
03/20/2024 - 8:00am to 9:00am EDT
Location: 
Baystate Medical Center - Hybrid
759 Chestnut Street
Chestnut 1 A/B Conference Room & Virtual
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credit
    Baystate Health has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PA’s should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 IPCE Credit Hour(s)

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