THD Internal Medicine Grand Rounds - Thick Hearts Can’t Keep Up: Exercise Limitations in Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
This online educational enduring material is designed for physicians and clinical staff. Its purpose is to provide for the continuous educational need of the physicians to become more knowledgeable about the diseases in internal medicine subspecialties and become more efficient in the evaluation and management of concerns unique to their patients.
At the end of this online enduring material, participants should be able to:
- Discuss the importance of cardiorespiratory fitness in predicting overall and cardiovascular mortality, and understand the central and peripheral components that contribute to fitness
- Describe the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association eligibility and disqualification recommendations for competitive athletes with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) and recommendations for physical activity and sports participation for patients with HCM, as well as recognize theoretical risks if high intensity exercise in patients with HCM
- Summarize current evidence regarding exercise training in individuals with HCM, including potential exercise limitations
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
In support of improving patient care, Texas Health Resources is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.The Texas Health Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 Attendance