Alternative Access Approaches and Techniques for TAVR: A Case-Based Webcast

Alternative Access Approaches and Techniques for TAVR: A Case-Based Webcast

On-Demand Webcast
FACULTY

James McCabe, MD - Chair
Medical Director, UW Cardiac Cath Labs
Associate Professor of Medicine
Craig Tall & Penny LeGate Term Professor of Interventional Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Ole De Backer, MD, PhD
Associate Professor Copenhagen University
Senior Interventional Cardiologist
The Heart Center - Rigshospitalet
Copenhagen, Denmark

Chandan Devireddy, MD
Associate Professor
Emory University School of Medicine
Director, Cardiac Catherization Laboratory
Emory University Hospital Midtown
Atlanta, Georgia

Pradeep Yadav, MD
Interventional Cardiology & Structural Heart Disease
Marcus Heart Valve Center
Piedmont Heart Institute
Atlanta, Georgia

PROVIDER STATEMENT

Provided by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC, an HMP Company.

INTENDED LEARNERS

This activity is designed for interventional cardiologists, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, nurses, PAs, vascular and interventional techs.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Understand the challenges associated with calcified iliac arteries
  • Understand the need for nonfemoral TAVR access, and identify various alternative access approaches before TAVR, the treatment algorithm, advantages, risks, and data supporting each
  • Identify potential approaches for incorporating intravascular lithotripsy for pre-TAVR access, including supporting data and potential cost impact
CLAIMING CREDIT

To be eligible for credit, participants must complete the online activity, a post-test assessment, and the evaluation by May 8, 2021. Upon completing the activity, there will be instructions on how to print a certificate or other documentation of credit.

Release Date: May 8, 2020
Expiration Date: May 8, 2021
Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour

There is no fee associated with this activity.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT

NACCME would like to thank the following company who has supported the "Alternative Access Approaches and Techniques for TAVR: A Case-Based Webcast" through educational grants and/or in-kind support: Shockwave Medical 

CONTINUING EDUCATION

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

PHYSICIANS

NACCME designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NURSING

This continuing nursing education activity awards 1 contact hour. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255 for 1.0contact hour.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

NACCME has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with the AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1 AAPA Category 1 credit. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

VASCULAR & INTERVENTIONAL RADIOGRAPHERS

Alternative Access Approaches and Techniques for TAVR: A Case-Based Webcast taking place on May 8, 2020 to May 8, 2021 has been approved for 1.0 A+ ARRT CE credits by the Association for Vascular and Interventional Radiographers (AVIR). The AVIR is an ARRT Recognized Continuing Education Evaluating Mechanism, (RCEEM).

USE OF PROPRIETARY NAMES

This continuing medical education activity may include device or medicine brand names for participant clarity purposes only, due to the presence of different branded versions of the same product. No product promotion or recommendation should be inferred.

UNAPPROVED AND/OR INVESTIGATIONAL USES OF DRUGS AND DEVICES

This activity may contain information about experimental and other uses of drugs or devices that are not currently approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) of the European Union or the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States. Participants are strongly encouraged to consult approved product labeling for any drug or device mentioned in this activity before use. The opinions expressed during this activity are the opinions of the respective authors, presenters or moderators and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of NACCME.

DISCLAIMERS

The material presented and related discussions are not intended to be medical advice, and the presentation or discussion of such material is not intended to create and does not establish a physician-patient relationship. Medical advice of any nature should be sought from an individual’s own physician.

Neither NACCME nor any of its subsidiaries or affiliates is affiliated with, or formally endorsed by a medical society.

The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and are not attributable to NACCME or HMP. Clinical judgment must guide each professional in weighing the benefits of treatment against the risk of toxicity. Dosages, indications, and methods of use for products referred to in this activity are not necessarily the same as indicated in the package insert for each product, may reflect the clinical experience of the presenters, and may be derived from the professional literature or other clinical sources. Consult complete prescribing information before administering.

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Clinical Reviewers

Peter Oettgen, MD
Preventive Cardiology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA

Nurse Planner: Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWOCN, Infectious Disease Consultants/San Diego Infusion Center, San Diego, CA

Planning Committee

In addition to the faculty listed below, NACCME planners and staff include Chris Bolwell, Samantha Conforti, Randy Robbin, Margie Stefan and Colleen Waters.  

Chris Bolwell is a shareholder of GlaxoSmithKline. GlaxoSmithKline is not supporting this activity, nor does any content relate to their product/service.

Faculty
The faculty has reported the following:

Dr. Devireddy: Consultant—Shockwave Medical ; Advisory Board— Medtronic; ReCor Medical 

Dr. McCabe: Consultant—Abiomed, Boston Scientific, CSI, Edwards, Teleflex; Research Funding—Abiomed

Dr. Yadav: Consultant—Shockwave Medical; Proctor and Faculty—Edwards Lifesciences; Stock holder—Shockwave Medical

Ms. Seaman: Speakers' Bureau—Next Science

Dr. De Backer and Dr. Oettgen has disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.

ADA STATEMENT

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