Exercise Stress Testing is a one-and-a-half-day course.
Course Schedule: Agenda
Faculty: Grant C. Fowler, MD, FAAFP
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Earn up to 12 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™ and AAFP Prescribed Credits
2017 Course Location Information
December 7-8 - HoustonJW Marriott Houston
- Online Reservations
5150 Westheimer Road
Houston, Texas 77056
Exercise Stress Testing Course Description
Delayed diagnosis of cardiovascular disease is one of the most common causes for a malpractice suit for primary care. Your patient population is aging and you need to rule out or manage coronary artery disease on a daily basis. This CME course covers the basics for cardiac ECG exercise stress testing (EST), including indications, contraindications, limitations, alternatives, equipment, and personnel needs. Whether you have been doing exercise testing for years or are now considering it for your practice, you will benefit from this course.
By the end of this activity, the participant should be better able to:
2017 Course Accreditation
- Review the epidemiology and presentation of coronary artery disease (CAD) and discuss management options for CAD.
- Review the history of ET.
- Define the cardiopulmonary and ECG changes with exercise, normal and abnormal.
- Review the indications and contraindications for ET.
- Discuss the various protocols for ET and learn to set up, perform and interpret ETs.
- Present the guidelines for training and the experience necessary for competence.
- Review ET cases and alternatives to ET for detecting CAD.
- Review the components of exercise prescription.
The Texas Academy of Family Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This Live activity, Exercise Stress Testing, from 01/01/2017 - 12/31/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 12.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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