ASNC, ReachMD Release New Free Cardiac Amyloidosis 'Practice Essentals' CME Activity

The latest addition to ASNC's rapidly expanding cardiac amyloidosis is a new video-based CME activity that answers the all-important question, “What recent advances can we put into practice to improve outcomes for our patients with ATTR-CM?” 
Developed jointly by ASNC leaders and the multi-platform educational juggernaut ReachMD, ASNC Presents: Cardiac Amyloidosis: Practice Essentials for Diagnosis and Management” offers general cardiologists, nuclear cardiologists, heart failure specialists, nuclear medicine physicians, radiologists and nuclear imaging technologists—
  • A concise review of the diagnosis and management of cardiac amyloidosis
  • A clear description of amyloidosis, including specific types, cardiac features and disease burden
  • Insights into the challenges of patient identification and early diagnosis
  • Guidance for diagnostic evaluation, including differential diagnosis using Tc-99m PYP imaging
  • How-to details for Tc-99m PYP imaging, including imaging protocol, semi-quantitative and quantitative scoring, interpretation and components of an appropriate report
  • A preview of current and emerging treatments
As program host, Prem Soman, MD, PhD, MASNC, draws out the expertise of panelists Sharmila Dorbala, MD, MPH, FASNC, Mathew S. Maurer, MD, and Frederick Ruberg, MD. “The result is an informative and enlightening 24-minute discussion that offers a very clear and concise discussion of cardiac amyloidosis across the spectrum of care,” says Dr. Soman. “ASNC is delighted to deliver this high-quality program with ReachMD, the largest learning platform for physicians and other healthcare professionals in the U.S. I hope our members will take advantage of this free CME resource.”
Physicians who complete the pre-test, view the video and submit the post-test and evaluation will earn up to 0.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. The program will be available on the ReachMD platform for one year, through June 13, 2020.