Friday, March 17, 12:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
In the current environment, the care of patients depends more and more on teamwork involving physicians, nurses, pharmDs, physician assistants (PA), administrators and technicians. And results that elevate patient care depends on expert, practiced coordination among all the players. PharmDs have an important role as members of cardiovascular care team in today's world of coordinated medical care. The ACC.17 Pharmacology Program recognizes the whole team concept and contains topics important to all members of a cardiovascular care team, not just PharmDs.
This year’s topics are timely and deal with:
- Effective Medication Management in Older Adults with CVD
- The Scope of the Problem
- Strategies for Reducing Overuse and De-prescribing
- When Anticoagulation Needs to be Stopped — What Are the Options?
- Case Presentation of a Perioperative Patient that Needs to Have Anticoagulation Managed
- Contemporary Practice Highlights a Need for Clinical Pathways in Periprocedural Anticoagulation
- PPIs in the Era of Prolonged DAPT — Should We or Shouldn’t We?
- Debate on the Pros and Cons of PPIs for all Patients with Prolonged DAPT
The sessions make use of case presentations and debates to address these topics and brings together an excellent group of speakers and panel members who will impart knowledge, insight and clarity in these important, innovative and complex areas of cardiovascular patient care.