• Care of Cardiovascular Conditions Self-Study -
    3rd Edition

    Help Stop the #1 Killer of Adults in America

    Discover new ways to treat and manage your patients with cardiovascular conditions with the AAFP’s Care of Cardiovascular Conditions Self-Study activity. This resource tool allows you to both hone your clinical skills and review key issues that include heart failure, resistant hypertension, cerebrovascular aneurysm, atrial fibrillation, renovascular disease, and more—on a schedule that works best for you.

    This dynamic, 22-session video on demand tool was recorded from the AAFP Care of Cardiovascular Conditions live course. Use it to improve patient satisfaction while learning the latest required updates, focusing on the treatment of cardiovascular disease, and gaining the knowledge you can immediately apply in practice. 

    Approved for up to 27.5 AAFP Prescribed credits. CME credit is approved through October 19, 2024.


    • Online access to content
    • Downloadable PDF syllabus

    AAFP Member: $695

    New Physician: $645
    Student or Resident: $475
    Other Health Care Professional: $695
    Nonmember: $875

    • Interactive videos that include answering questions as you go
    • CME reporting and evaluation option after each presentation
    • Online post-test*
    • Online syllabus of slide presentations
    • Start or continue a presentation at any time

    *Post-test MUST be completed to claim CME credit.
    Estimated time to complete activity: 28 hours

    PC, Mac, smartphone, and tablet are compatible. 
    Note: Access to online content ends October 19, 2024.

    Upon completion of this CME activity, you should be able to:

    • Assess cardiovascular risk in patients and formulate strategies to educate and counsel patients on behavior modification to reduce the degree of risk.
    • Construct evidence-based strategies to diagnose and manage common cardiovascular conditions, including heart failure, coronary artery disease, hypertension and lipid disorders, cardiomyopathy, atrial fibrillation, common comorbidities, and more.
    • Assess to ensure patient understanding of diagnosis and treatment recommendations, including ongoing follow-up care as applicable.
    • Recognize when to refer or consult with other specialists to provide optimal patient care. 
    • Advanced Cardiac Imaging
    • Advanced Concepts – Hyperlipidemia: Beyond Statins
    • Aspirin Use for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Cardiovascular Nutrition and Exercise
    • Cardiovascular Physical Examination
    • Carotid Vessel Disease: Manifestations, Diagnosis and Treatment in 2021
    • Cerebrovascular Aneurysm - Diagnosis and Treatment of Stable Aneurysms
    • Coronary Artery Disease: Fire in the Arteries
    • ECG Interpretation
    • Heart Failure: Strategies to Decrease Readmission
    • Hyperlipidemia Guidelines
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertension Emergencies/Urgencies
    • Marvelous Medical Apps
    • Perioperative Evaluation: Not-Too-Risky Business
    • Post-Stroke Care
    • Renovascular Disease: Diagnosis and Management
    • Resistant Hypertension
    • The Abnormal ECG: Acute and Chronic Management in the Primary Care Setting
    • Venous Thromboembolism: Avoiding Delay
    • High-speed broadband connection required for online access.
    • Latest version of FirefoxSafari, or Chrome on Windows or Macintosh computers or tablets.
    • Latest version of Adobe Reader.

    The AAFP has reviewed Care of Cardiovascular Conditions 3rd Edition and deemed it acceptable for up to 27.5 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 10/19/2021 to 10/19/2024. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

    The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this for a maximum of 27.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit. 
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