Core Knowledge in Action

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The Core Knowledge in Action series at ACC.21 will be guided by prominent clinicians and leaders and will focus on important fundamentals in managing and treating heart conditions, as well as reviews of updated clinical guidelines and best practices. Featured topics will include in-depth sessions covering the basics of HFpEF, aortic stenosis in everyday clinical practice, lipid management, and atrial fibrillation management. Each session is interactive with knowledge check-in and dedicated time for discussion. Whether you are a cardiovascular practitioner or a non-physician provider, this series will provide real-world guidance to improve the care of patients.

Core Knowledge in Action: What Everyone Ought To Know About HFpEF
Heart failure experts will guide attendees through the basics of HF-pEF, echocardiographic assessment, screening for secondary causes, and review of the 2017 ACC/AHA/HFSA Focused Update of the 2013 Heart Failure Guidelines.

Core Knowledge in Action: Return to the Basics of Aortic Stenosis
Master clinicians will focus on aortic stenosis in everyday clinical practice with case-based discussions on the natural progression of AS, differentiating physical exam findings, echocardiography evaluation of low flow low gradient AS, and utilization of cardiac CT. Additionally, there will a discussion on the guidelines and an interactive question and answer session with the experts.

Core Knowledge in Action: The Ultimate Guide to Lipids
Prominent leaders in lipid management will walk you through the basics of lipid biology, physical exam findings, lipid testing, risk stratification, medical management, and overview of the ACC/AHA 2018 Blood Cholesterol Guideline.

Core Knowledge in Action: Essentials of Atrial Fibrillation Management - Learn from the Experts
Leaders in electrophysiology will guide you through the basics of atrial fibrillation, including medical management, ablation, and overview of the 2019 ACC/AHA Focused Update of Atrial Fibrillation Guideline.

Core Knowledge in Action: Essentials of Stable Ischemic Heart Disease
Master clinicians will focus on the essentials of stable ischemic heart disease. There will be discussions on the pathophysiology of plaques, appropriate diagnostic evaluation, selection of appropriate medications, and revascularization strategies in stable ischemic heart disease.

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