Management of Fluid Overload: A Practical, Team-based Approach

Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 1.00
    • CNE: 1.00
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Nov 15, 2017
  • Expires: Nov 16, 2018
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s)
  • Average User Rating:
    ( Ratings)

Faculty

Jonathan Harland Jonathan Harland, MD
Medical Director of Atrius Health, CME Course Director

Needs Statement

The  goal of this program is to facilitate education between specialty departments and primary care. Specialists will teach primary care physicians (Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Pediatrics) about their area of expertise. Primary care physicians will teach specialists about global patient care challenges including Population Health, patient experience, family and social supports, communication and care coordination. Interactive discussion will be emphasized.

Our Atrius Executive Leadership Team received feedback from our primary care departments that they needed more education about medical specialties topics including Behavioral Health treatment.

Target Audience

Target audience:All Atrius Primary Care Clinicians

Objectives

Educational Objectives

 

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

 

  • 2 key principles that guide successful use of titration of oral diuretics
  • Pathophysiology of volume retention in CHF which has immediate implication on management decisions
  • 2 examples of clinical situations in which a decision to proceed to oral titration of a diuretic is appropriate and supported by cardiology and nephrology

Accreditation

Accreditation Statements

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Boston University School of Medicine and Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates.  Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians

 

Boston University School of Medicine designates this enduring activityfor a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Continuing Nursing Education Provider Unit, Boston University School of Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 

Contact Hours:  1.00 All pharmacology worthy

Faculty Disclosure

Disclosure Statements

 

CME Course Director

Jonathan Harland, MD does not have anything to disclose with regard to commercial interests.

 

CNE Course Advisor

Mary Fischer, NP, PhD, MSN does not have anything to disclose with regard to commercial interests.

 

Faculty

Andre Dejam, MD, Speaker, does not have anything to disclose with regard to commercial interests.

 

Boston University Planners

The lead nursing planner, Patti-Ann Collins, DNP, MSN, MBA/RN, and the BU program manager, Sakina Flint, do not have anything to disclose with regard to commercial interests.

Acknowledgement

This activity is jointly provided by Boston University and Atrius Health .

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

THIS CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM IS INTENDED SOLELY FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES FOR QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS. IN NO EVENT SHALL BOSTON UNIVERSITY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN IN RELIANCE ON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE PROGRAM. IN NO EVENT SHOULD THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE PROGRAM BE USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL CARE.  NO PHYSICIAN-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP IS BEING ESTABLISHED.

 

Atrius Health

How To Claim Credit/ Certificate

How to Claim Continuing Education Credits/Certificate of Participation:

  • New users: create an account at www.bucme.org, then go to www.bucme.org/getcredit
  • Enter Activity Code: MLS17286-15
  • Complete the post-test quiz questions with a minimum passing score 70% to claim credits/get certificate

Existing users: go to www.bucme.org/getcredit, enter above activity code and complete evaluation form to claim credits/get certificate