Activity Information and Completion Requirements

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TITLE: Cardiology Update 2019 (Pharmacology)
CME Credit: 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™          CE credit: 1.25    
CE# : 00192-EDII-976
Activity EM Approval Date: 1/1/2020    
CE Review / Reapproval Date:  12/1/2020          CE Expiration Date:  12/31/2021
Presented by: Barry Bertolet, MD, is an interventional cardiologist at Cardiology Associates of North Mississippi and affiliated with North Mississippi Health Services.  A graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Dr. Bertolet completed residency and fellowship at Shands Hospital-University of Florida in Gainesville.  Board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Vascular Medicine, Dr. Bertolet has extensive experience with cardiovascular disease and endovascular interventions, in addition to, continually providing education for hospital staff, professional associations, and local community organization.  Dr. Bertolet serves as Vice-President of the Mississippi Health Care Alliance and is a driving force behind development of initiatives for consistent treatment of myocardial infarctions and stroke throughout Mississippi.
Theresa M Lango, MD, is an interventional cardiologist with Tennessee Valley Cardiovascular Center and affiliated with North Alabama Medical Center in Muscle Shoals, Alabama.  Dr. Lango attended Univerisidad Central del este Dominican Republic and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Interventional Cardiology.  Dr. Lango has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders, Interventional Cardiology, and Cardiac Care than other specialists in her area.
Chris Bell, ACNP, is a board-certified acute care nurse practitioner who practices at Cardiology Associates of North Mississippi in Tupelo, Mississippi. His clinical expertise includes heart failure and arrhythmia management, multidisciplinary ICU experience, hemodynamic monitoring, the support and education of critically ill patients and their families, and monitoring protocol adherence. Chris earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from the University of Memphis in 1998. Wanting to further his education, he attended the University of Tennessee, graduating with his Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree in 2002.
Target Audience:
This activity is intended for internal medicine, family medicine and primary care physicians and advance practice clinicians.

Learner outcome(s):

 1)  Self-report knowledge gain related to evidence based guidelines for providing risk factor identification and implementation of preventive care in the primary care setting.
2)  Self-report knowledge gain of important pathophysiology concepts common to the care of patients using pharmaceuticals, describe the pharmacology of common medications, select the proper pharmacotherapeutics based on clinical presentation and incorporate evidence-based changes into practice.

Medium / combination of media used:

This activity consists of an educational component (slides, audio lecture) in an electronic format, followed by an online post-test and participant self-reflection / declaration of learning.  Estimated time to complete this activity, including review of materials is 75 minutes.

Required method of participation in the learning process: 

1.    Review activity information and completion requirements.
2.    View video. Estimated time = 60:00 minutes
3.    View support materials if applicable.  Estimated time = 5 mins
4.    Complete evaluation and learner assessment tool.  Estimated time = 10 mins         
Total time for completion:  75 mins/1.25 hour(s)     
Faculty Disclosure:  Dr. Bertolet, Dr. Lango, and Mr. Bell have indicated that there are no disclosures to be made regarding this presentation. Each member of the planning committee for this activity has indicated they have no actual or potential conflicts of interest to disclose. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationship(s) to disclose.

Commercial Support:
This activity is fully funded by the NMMC CME Program and is not supported by any commercial support monies.

Continuing Medical Education Credit (Physician):
North Mississippi Medical Center is accredited by the Mississippi State Medical Association to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians. 
NMMC designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education Credit (APC):
NMMC is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Mississippi Nurses Foundation, Inc., an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  This activity has been approved for 1.25 contact hour.   CE# 00192-EDII-976 (60 minutes = 1.0 contact hour)