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    Anticoagulation: Bridging Challenges to Better Outcomes
Atrial Fibrillation: A CME Audio Home Study Program

Course Director: Roger Blumenthal, MD
January 1, 2004 - January 1, 2005

Medical evidence clearly shows that anticoagulant therapy provides major benefits in the prevention of stroke for patients with atrial fibrillation, but a recent survey showed that less than half of patients who are eligible for therapy receive it. Although atrial fibrillation is a condition of the elderly, older patients are less likely to receive therapy than younger patients. This educational activity addresses the issue of undertreatment of atrial fibrillation with anticoagulation therapy, providing the most recent clinical information to providers who diagnose and treat atrial fibrillation.

This program is intended for cardiologists, primary care providers, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care providers who treat patients with atrial fibrillation.

Accreditation Statement
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 category 1 credit toward the AMA Physicians' Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the activity.

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