2017 Catalog: All Courses
DE0102: CVD Risk Assessment in Patients with Diabetes: Guidelines vs. Instinct
This webinar is offered through a collaboration with the IHS Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention, with the recording available on the DDTP website at https://www.ihs.gov/diabetes/training/cmece-online-edu/diabetes-online-cme-ce-education/. The course is LIVE on 5/23/17 but the recorded session is available until 5/22/2020.
Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of mortality. There are many risk factors that increase the likelihood of developing CVD, diabetes among them. There are many diagnostic tests which help identify patients at risk and those with CVD requiring intervention. It is important for providers and other health care team members to accurately identify and assess CVD risk and to appropriately treat/refer. This seminar will discuss assessment of risk factors for CVD in patients with diabetes, and provide an overview of diagnostic tools and guidelines available to augment clinical acumen.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Describe cardiovascular risk factors and cardiovascular equivalents.
2. Outline key elements of CVD risk assessment which should be considered in clinical decision making.
3. Explain what tests should be ordered in evaluating CVD in patients with/without diabetes.
It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.
None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.
Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.