Proactive Management of Atrial Fibrillation

Managing atrial fibrillation is challenging. Get tips for talking with patients about their diagnosis and associated risks. Learn guideline-based treatment recommendations for stroke prevention and symptom management.

Atrial Fibrillation
Member Cost: $0Non-member Cost: $0
Credit Hours: 0.92 CE contact hours, 0.37 Pharmacology

Course Overview

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Preventing, Identifying and Managing Afib

Managing atrial fibrillation is challenging. Get tips for talking with patients about their diagnosis and associated risks. Learn guideline-based treatment recommendations for stroke prevention and symptom management.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this continuing education course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify risk factors for the development of atrial fibrillation.
  • List the benefits of early detection of atrial fibrillation.
  • Contrast the relative impact of rate versus rhythm management on long-term outcomes in non-valvular atrial fibrillation.
  • Summarize the role of ablation in the treatment of atrial fibrillation.

Faculty

  • Eileen Handberg, PhD, ARNP, BC, FAHA, FACC