Optimizing Stroke Prevention
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Estimated Time to Complete Educational Activity
In this web-based program, physicians will learn how recent advances in basic and clinical research have helped to advance the understanding of advances in stroke prevention in the setting of atrial fibrillation.
June 28, 2016
June 28, 2018
Method of Physician Participation Utilized in Learning Process
There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this activity. During the period June 28, 2016 through June 28, 2018, participants must 1) read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures; 2) study the educational activity, and are expected to view all 5 segments totaling 1.5 hours to successfully complete the activity and earn CME credit; 3) register and complete the evaluation form and post-test; 4) score 100% on the post-test; and 5) print out your CME certificate.
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Supported by an educational grant from Bayer Pharma AG.
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The University of Massachusetts Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Program Faculty and Disclosure
Professor Hans-Christoph Diener MD, PhD
Senior Professor of Clinical Neurosciences
Department of Neurology
Honoraria received for participation in clinical trials, contribution to advisory boards or oral presentations: Abbott, Allergan, AstraZeneca, Bayer Vital, BMS, Boehringer Ingelheim, CoAxia, Corimmun, Covidien, Daiichi-Sankyo, DPharm, Fresenius, GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen-Cilag, Johnson & Johnson, Knoll, Lilly, MSD, Medtronic, MindFrame, Neurobiological Technologies, Novartis, Novo-Nordisk, Paion, Parke-Davis, Pfizer, Sanofi-Aventis, Schering-Plough, Servier, Solvay, St. Jude, Syngis, Talecris, Thrombogenics, WebMD Global, Wyeth, Yamanouchi
Grant/Research Support: AstraZeneca, GSK, Boehringer Ingelheim, Lundbeck, Novartis
Professor A. John Camm, MD
Professor of Clinical Cardiology
St. George’s University of London
Consultant/honoraria: Mitsubishi, Laguna, Bayer, Biotronik, Richmond Pharmacology, Boehringer Ingelheim, Daiichi, Menarini, Novartis, St. Jude Medical, BMS, Pfizer, Medtronic, Servier, Boston Scientific, Eli Lilly and Company
Professor Pierre Amarenco, MD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Neurology and Stroke Centre
Consultant: Boston Scientific
Speaker’s Bureau: Pfizer
Grant/Research Support: Bayer, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Sanofi BMS
Professor Peter Verhamme, MD, PhD
Center for Molecular and Vascular Biology
Department of Vascular Medicine and Haemostasis
University Hospital of Gasthuisberg
Consultant: Daiichi-Sankyo, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim
Speaker’s Bureau: Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Daiichi-Sankyo, Pfizer
Grant/Research Support: Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Sanofi, LeoPharma
Program Managers and Web Editor Disclosure
Program Manager Gideon Bosker, MD has nothing to disclose. Program reviewer Denise Leary has nothing to disclose.
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