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SGLT-2 Inhibitors - Another Piece of the Puzzle in Heart Failure

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  • Heart Failure

Available Credit:

  • 1 EBAC

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Overview

Presented, and recorded, at the ESC in Barcelona, this unique broadcast, ‘SGLT-2 Inhibitors - Another Piece of the Puzzle in Heart Failure’, is centred around the presentation of the latest SGLT-2 inhibition data and how this translates to the treatment of Heart Failure patients.

Radcliffe Medical Education is delighted to introduce the globally renowned faculty. Chaired by Prof Scott Solomon (Boston, US), this session brings together a leading international faculty of Prof John McMurray (Glasgow, UK), Prof Carolyn Lam (Singapore, SG) and Dr Muthiah Vaduganathan (Boston, US) to assess the latest data for SGLT2 inhibitors in heart failure (HF) and how to apply it in real-world practice.

Support Statement

This satellite symposium is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from AstraZeneca who had no involvement in the creation of the content.

Disclosure

In compliance with EBAC guidelines, all speakers/chairpersons participating in this programme have disclosed or indicated potential conflicts of interest which might cause a bias in the presentations. The Organising Committee/Course Director is responsible for ensuring that all potential conflicts of interest relevant to the event are declared to the audience prior to the CME activities.

Terms & Conditions

Radcliffe Education requires contributors to our CME programmes to disclose any relevant financial relationships that have occurred within the past 12 months that could create a conflict of interest. These will be identified in the faculty section if applicable.

The session, ‘SGLT-2 Inhibitors - Another Piece of the Puzzle in Heart Failure’ is accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) for 1 hour of external CME credits. 

Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that have actually been spent in the educational activity. EBAC works according to the quality standards of the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), which is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS).

Through an agreement between the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EBAC External CME credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EBAC credit to AMA credit can be found on the AMA website.

Instructions to Participants

There is no fee for taking part in this online learning activity.

Activities are designed to be completed within 60 minutes and must be completed by the registered user. Physicians should only claim credits for time spent on the activity. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity in full in the indicated time frame.

To complete the course and claim certification participants must:

  • Read the course outline information supplied and complete pre-test questions if supplied prior to starting the activity. Users must read and study the activity in its entirety before completing the post-test questions.
  • Your results will be automatically saved and if a pass score is achieved (where applicable), you may be eligible to claim credit for the activity and receive a certificate of completion.

Target Audience

This programme is intended to educate:

  • Global cardiologists
  • Heart failure specialists
  • Primary care physicians
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists

Learning Objectives

Upon participation in this programme, physicians will be able to:

  • Recall the results of key trials in HFmrEF in different patients' sub-groups
  • Describe how SGLT-2 inhibitors can be used across the range of LVEF
  • Apply emerging diagnostic approaches for HFpEF and HFmrEF
  • Implement best-practice strategies across the range of LVEF
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Chair

Scott Solomon

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, US / Harvard Medical School

Prof Scott D Solomon is the Edward D Frohlich Distinguished Chair at Harvard Medical School, Director of Noninvasive Cardiology and Senior Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

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Panelist

John McMurray

Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK

Prof McMurray is Professor of Medical Cardiology and Deputy Director (Clinical) of the Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences and honorary Consultant Cardiologist at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow.

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Carolyn Lam

National Heart Centre Singapore Duke-NUS, Singapore, SG

Dr Carolyn Lam is a Senior Consultant of the National Heart Centre, Singapore and Professor of Duke-NUS Cardiovascular Academic Clinical Program. Dr Lam’s clinical sub-specialty is heart failure, and she is recognized globally for her expertise in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.

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Muthiah Vaduganathan

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Heart and Vascular Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, US

Dr. Vaduganathan is a cardiologist and clinical trialist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He is co-director of the Center for Cardiometabolic Implementation Science at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

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1.00 European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC)

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