Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication

SHAPE Provider Certification - Educational Modules

CME Required Reading

Release Date: December 1, 2009
Expiration Date: December 31, 2013


Hardware / Software Requirements
The following hardware/software applications are required for the learner to complete the online educational modules: Internet access with web browser

How to Obtain CME Credit
To receive CME credit, participants must view all the talks / topics, and successfully complete the post-test and evaluation (successful passing score =70%).

Learning Objectives
Following the completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the benefits of early detection of coronary artery disease
  • Identify the increasing challenges of detecting CAD in the earliest stages allowing for optimal medical management
  • Discuss the latest data and published findings related to early detection of CAD and heart attack prevention
  • Select clinically appropriate patients for CAD screening
  • Employ the latest screening methodologies into their daily preventive medicine practice
  • Recognize published outcomes management strategies to improve clinical outcomes for their patients
  • Manage patients to reduce the incidence of acute coronary events and CAD related mortality
  • Recognize the key components of a successful heart attack prevention program

Disclosure Statement
It is the policy of Cine-Med, Inc. to insure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs. Faculty, course directors, and planners participating in an accredited program are required to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest. This pertains to relevant financial relationships within the past 12 months with a commercial interest and the opportunity to affect program content relevant to products or services of that commercial interest. The intent of this policy is to allow for a determination to be made as to whether that relationship may constitute a conflict of interest that must be resolved. Information that a faculty member, course director, or planner (including spouse/partner) has no relevant financial relationships will be provided to the learners. Faculty disclosures can be found under each Educational Module.

Accreditation
This educational activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Ciné-Med, Inc. and the Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Education. Ciné-Med, Inc. is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation
Cine-Med designates this educational activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Support
This program is NOT being supported by grants obtained from industry.

Technical Help / Questions
For technical assistance, please contact Dr. Jeff Fine (803) 360-4756.
For CME questions, please send your questions to Cine-Med CME Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please put ‘SHAPE Course’ in the subject line of your email.
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Educational Module Instructions
These simple instructions will guide you through the SHAPE Physician/Provider training
and certification process.

Step 1: Select the link below each module to begin the session. Note: You may stop and return at any time until you have completed all of the educational sessions. You may also repeat any modules, at any time, to increase your understanding of the material.

Step 2: When you have completed all 8 educational modules and understand
the contents click on the link labeled "Take the Exam":



Module 1
drnaghavi 1  qerfFaculty: Morteza Naghavi, MD
Founder/Chairman SHAPE, Houston, TX
Disclosure: Stockholder; Endothelix, Inc., CardioHealth, Inc.
Topic: SHAPE vs. Traditional Guidelines
Running Time: 14:29

 

Start Module 1

Module 2
KhurramNasir thumbFaculty: Khurram Nasir, MD, MPH
Harvard University, Boston, MA
Disclosure: No Relevant Financial Relationships to Disclose
Topic: Global Burden of CVD & Current Paradigms for Identifying the Asymptomatic, Vulnerable Patient
Running Time: 19:42

Start Module 2

Module 3
Erling Falk, MD, PhDFaculty: Erling Falk, MD, PhD
Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Disclosure: No Relevant Financial Relationships to Disclose
Topic: Why We Need Better Markers of Cardiovascular Risk (part 1)
Running Time: 18:00

Start Module 3

Module 4
Erling Falk, MD, PhDFaculty: Erling Falk, MD, PhD
Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Disclosure: No Relevant Financial Relationships to Disclose
Topic: Why We Need Better Markers of Cardiovascular Risk (part 2)
Running Time: 12:59

Start Module 4

Module 5
Erling Falk, MD, PhDFaculty: Erling Falk, MD, PhD
Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Disclosure: No Relevant Financial Relationships to Disclose
Topic: Risk Assessment Based on Subclinical Disease Rather than Risk Factors
Running Time: 18:15
 

Start Module 5

Module 6
Matthew BudoffFaculty: Matthew Budoff, MD, FACC
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Disclosure: No Relevant Financial Relationships to Disclose
Topic: Coronary Calcium Scoring for Risk Stratification and Guidelines
Running Time: 15:14
 

Start Module 6

Module 7
naqvi 3 1 Faculty: Tasneem Naqvi, MD
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Disclosure: No Relevant Financial Relationships to Disclose
Topic: Predictive Value of Carotid IMT Measurement
Running Time: 32:31


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Module 8
hetch 1 Faculty: Harvey Hecht, MD, FACC
Lennox Hill Heart & Vascular Institute, New York, NY
Disclosure: Speakers Bureau Philips Medical Systems
Topic: How to Practice The SHAPE Guidelines
Running Time: 11:29

Start Module 8

 

Take the Exam

 

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