STEMI Watch 2023
Written with Mission: Lifeline® hospitals in mind, STEMI Watch 2023: Excellence in Diagnosis and Care provides physicians and staff with a concise and practical update on ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). In the eighth edition of this series, you'll gain valuable STEMI CME/CE while reviewing clinically relevant recommendations to improve consistency of cardiac care for patients.
Complete with tables, treatment algorithms, and ECG strips, STEMI 2023 is presented in five online modules allowing for per-module CME/CE testing. Gain insight on STEMI diagnosis, ECG analysis and review, legal issues, and more.
In the United States, someone has a heart attack every 43 seconds, and someone dies from heart disease every 90 seconds. STEMI 2023 provides tools to help you and your staff make positive changes.
- Expertly written articles on evidence-based treatments for STEMI
- Valuable ECG images with interpretation from experts
- Concise targeted articles that summarize the latest research and provide clinically relevant recommendations to improve patient care
- Opportunity to earn up to 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ or ANCC credits
- Improve the consistency of cardiac care for STEMI patients.
- Gain proven strategies to eliminate obstacles that prevent STEMI patients from accessing and receiving appropriate treatments.
- Easy module format for physicians and nurses to earn self-paced continuing education credits.
- Concise PDF format for convenient offline learning.
Table of Contents
Module 1: Diagnosis and Initial Therapy
Module 2: ECG Analysis and Review
Module 3: Prevention, Evaluation, and Therapy
Module 4: Treatment and Management
Michael H. Crawford, MD
Professor of Medicine, Lucy Stern Chair in Cardiology, Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco
Physician Peer Reviewers:
Elaine Chen, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Section of Palliative Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago
Kiran Gajurel, MD
Division of Infectious Diseases, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
Patrick Joseph, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Chief of Epidemiology, San Ramon (CA) Regional Medical Center
Frank Petito, MD
Professor of Clinical Neurology, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York
Gerald Roberts, MD
Senior Attending Physician, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, NS/LIJ Health Care System, New Hyde Park, NY
Steven M. Winograd, MD, FACEP
Attending Emergency Physician, Keller Army Community Hospital, West Point, NY
Susan Zhao, MD
Director, Adult Echocardiography Laboratory, Associate Chief, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, CA
Kay Ball, PhD, RN, CNOR, CMLSO, FAAN
Consultant/Educator, Adjunct Professor, Nursing, Otterbein University, Westerville, OH
Jane Guttendorf, DNP, RN, CRNP, ACNPBC, CCRN
Assistant Professor, Acute & Tertiary Care, University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing
Nicole Huff, MBA, MSN, RN, CEN
Director, Emergency and Trauma Services, Gunnison Valley Health, Gunnison, CO
Andrea Light, MS, BSN, RN, EMT, TCRN, CEN
Trauma Program Manager, Mt. Carmel East, Columbus, OH
Aurelia Macabasco-O’Connell, PhD, ACNP-BC, RN, PHN, FAHA
Associate Professor, Azusa Pacific University School of Nursing, Azusa, CA
Accreditation & Credit Designation Statements:
In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The Relias LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
10 ANCC contact hours will be awarded to participants who meet the criteria for successful completion. California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider CEP#13791.
After reading STEMI Watch 2023: Excellence in Diagnosis and Care, the participant will be able to:
- Discuss current scientific research and data regarding the diagnosis of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI).
- Discuss the pathogenesis and treatment of STEMI.
- Cite new information regarding new drugs for STEMI and new uses for traditional drugs.
- Identify ancillary issues of importance for healthcare providers who treat STEMI patients.
- Discuss advance in STEMI treatment.
How to Earn Credits:
Physicians and nurses participate in this CME/CE activity by reading the articles, using the provided references for further research, and studying the relevant questions at the end each module Participants will then be directed to a website, where they will complete an online assessment to show what they’ve learned. They must score 80% on the assessment to complete the activity, but they are allowed to answer the questions multiple times if needed. After they have successfully completed the assessment, they will be directed to an online activity evaluation form. Once that is submitted, they will receive their credit letter.
This activity is intended for cardiologists, coronary care nurses and staff, emergency medicine physicians and nurses, emergency medical service providers, ECG staff, percutaneous coronary intervention center staff, and freestanding emergency department staff.
Expiration: June 30, 2026