Güncelleme… Guidelines Updated for Unstable Angina/Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction CME/CE.(ing)




Guidelines Updated for Unstable Angina/Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction CME/CE

News Author: Lisa Nainggolan
CME Author: Désirée Lie, MD, MSEd

CME/CE Released: 07/24/2012; Valid for credit through 07/24/2013

This article is intended for primary care clinicians, cardiologists, hospitalists, intensivists, emergency medicine specialists, and other specialists who care for patients with unstable angina/non-ST elevation myocardial infarction.

The goal of this activity is to provide medical news to primary care clinicians and other healthcare professionals in order to enhance patient care.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe recommendations by the American College of Cardiology Foundation and the American Heart Association for medical management of unstable angina/non-ST elevation myocardial infarction.
  2. Describe recommendations for invasive management of unstable angina/non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction.

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Lisa Nainggolan

Lisa Nainggolan is a journalist for theheart.org, part of the WebMD Professional Network. She has been with theheart.org since 2000. Previously, she was science editor of Scrip World Pharmaceutical News, covering news about research and development in the pharmaceutical industry, and a consultant editor of Scrip Magazine. Graduating in physiology from Sheffield University, UK, she began her career as a poisons information specialist at Guy’s Hospital before becoming a medical journalist in 1995. She can be reached at [email protected].

Disclosure: Lisa Nainggolan has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Brande Nicole Martin, MA

CME Clinical Editor, Medscape, LLC

Disclosure: Brande Nicole Martin, MA, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.