A Timely Case of Shortness of Breath

Des Moines, IA US
November 5, 2015

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Target Audience

DMU faculty, staff, students, residents, and the medical community.

CASE(S)

This presentation will review the following case(s):

  • 33 y/o female says her heart is "pounding"

Learning Objectives

  1. Generate a differential diagnosis for the patient complaining of shortness of breath.
  2. Understand the diagnostic work up of unexplained dyspnea.
  3. Review diagnostic criteria for the underlying condition.
  4. Discuss available treatment options. 
  5. Describe the Pulmonic and Systemic circulation of the heart.
  6. Describe the circulation pattern to return systemic venous blood to the heart
  7. Utilize knowledge of the borders and surfaces of the heart to understand cross sectional anatomy observed in radiological images of the thorax.  
    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 1.00 AOA Category 1­A
    • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
    Course opens: 
    11/05/2015
    Course expires: 
    11/05/2015
    Event starts: 
    11/05/2015 - 7:00am
    Event ends: 
    11/05/2015 - 8:00am
    Cost:
    $0.00
    Des Moines University
    3200 Grand Avenue
    Olsen Center
    Des Moines, IA 50312
    United States

    Aoki, Teresa-57073

    Teresa Aoki, MD
    Associate Professor, Internal Medicine and Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines University

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    Craig Clark

    Craig Clark, DO
    Associate Professor, Internal Medicine and Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines University

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    Matz, Donald-39344

    Donald Matz, PhD
    Chairperson, Department of Anatomy, Des Moines University

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    Relevant to the content of this continuing education activity, the speakers indicated they have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest to disclose.

    Accreditation Statements

    • MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS). Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). DMU and the AOA approve this activity for 1.0 hour of Category 1-A CME credit(s).
    • Other: This live activity is designated for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

    Educational Grants

    No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity. 

    DISCLOSURE

    Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. The speaker(s) will 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). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas.

    Disclaimer

    The information provided at this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.

    Available Credit

    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 1.00 AOA Category 1­A
    • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)

    Price

    Cost:
    $0.00
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