Management of Extra-Cranial Carotid Artery Occlusive Disease
The General Surgery Didactic Program is an addition to Mercy Medical Center's expansive general surgery exposure. A wide variety of general surgical and subspecialty training is administered within the tertiary care facility and is taught by fellowship-trained faculty.
Nurses, physicians, surgeons, residents, medical students, and other interested health care professionals.
- Discuss the importance of evidence-based medicine and apply evidence-based medicine to the case study presented.
- Review and discuss cases of stroke, transient ischemic attack, and extra-cranial carotid stenosis.
- Critique patient outcomes for each case and discuss potential improvements or different manners in which to handle.
David K. Chew, MD, FACS, FRCS
Vascular Surgeon, Iowa Vascular Institute
Dr. Chew indicated no financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity.
Speaker(s) will disclose to attendees the nature of any financial relationships they have with the commercial firms providing support as well as the commercial manufacturers of products and/or the providers of services discussed in their presentations. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Continuing Education Credit
DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
- 1.00 AOA Category 2A