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Preoperative Cardiac Evaluation: AHA Guidelines and Beyond

Product #: ARC2017-2018

Objectives

  • Be able to apply recent published guidelines in managing preoperative cardiac evaluation.
  • Be able to compare the procedure intensive approach of evaluation vs the biomarker intensive approach.
  • Be able to compare published risk indices Revised Cardiac Risk Index (RCRI) and American College of Surgeons National Quality Initiative (ACS-NSQUIP) to evaluate the risk of an adverse perioperative cardiac event.
  • Be able to recommend a rational approach for evaluation in the patient with known coronary artery disease.