Diastolic Heart Failure: A Bad Name for A Bad Disease & Heat Exposure and the Implications for Human Health
Program Release: September 25, 2020
Expiration Date: February 25, 2021
Estimated time to complete: 60 Minutes
There are no prerequisites for participation.
James Simmons, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator
Nicholas Nassikas, MD
Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellow
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Residents & Fellows.
- Summarize current understanding of pathophysiology of heart failure with normal ejection fraction
- Clarify current methods of diagnosis of heart failure with normal ejection fraction
- Identify newer and future methods for evaluation of heart failure with normal ejection fraction
- Review the physiology related to heat exposure
- Describe the respiratory and mortality outcomes associated with heat exposure
- Identify disparities in heat exposure
- Present future implications for health related to heat in a changing climate
Method of Participation and How to Receive CME Credit
There are no fees for participating in and receiving credit for this activity.
- Review the activity objectives, faculty information, and CME information prior to participating in the activity.
- View the CME presentations
- Complete the CME activity evaluation at the conclusion of the activity in order to receive a credit certificate.
In accordance with the disclosure policy of the Brown University CME Office as well as standards set forth by the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), speakers have been asked to disclose any relevant financial relationship with the manufacturers of any commercial products and/or provider of commercial services discussed in any educational presentation and with any commercial supporters or exhibitors of this activity.
The intent of this policy is not to prevent a speaker with a potential conflict of interest from making a presentation but to identified openly so that the listener may form his/her own opinion. Any potential conflicts of interest have been resolved prior to this presentation.
This activity may include discussion of off-label or investigative drugs uses. Speakers are aware that it is their responsibility to disclose to the audience this information. Individual Faculty Disclosure information may be found in the conference handouts.
Faculty Disclosure/Conflict of Interest
The following planning committee members* have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships:
Eric Gartman, MD*
Matthew Jankowich, MD
Douglas Martin, MD*
Nicholas Nassikas, MD
James Simmons, MD
Maria Sullivan, BS*
Disclaimer: This educational program is designed to present scientific information and opinion to Health professionals, to stimulate thought, and further investigation.
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
Other Healthcare Professionals: Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for 1.0 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.00 AttendanceParticipants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.