Live Webcast: Heart Disease in Athletes Young and Old

When:  Oct 16, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CT)

Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019  at 12 PM CT (1 PM ET)

Title: Live Webcast: Heart Disease in Athletes Young and Old

Speakers: Aaron L. Baggish, MD, Director of the Cardiovascular Performance Program at Massachusetts General Hospital 

This presentation will discuss the key clinical skills relevant to caring for competitive athletes, both young and old. 

Learning Objectives:

1. Familiarity with ACC/AHA athlete eligibility recommendations. 

2. Understand the pathogenesis and management of atrial fibrillation in athletes.

 3. Understand the pathogenesis and management of coronary artery calcification in athletes. 

Financial Disclosure:

All individuals who have the ability to control or influence the content of an educational activity have disclosed all relevant relationships within the past 12 months with any commercial interest. Relevant relationships are relationships with a commercial interest if the products and services of the commercial interest are related to the content of the educational activity.

Education Committee Chair:

Nadine A. Greco, MS Nothing to Disclose


Aaron L. Baggish, MD   Nothing to Disclose

CE Credit

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) and American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

AACVPR CE: this course has been approved by the AACVPR Professional Education Committee for a total of 1.0 AACVPR Continuing Education Credits.   
Nurse CE: Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 1.0 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accessing CE Credits: 
Successful completion is required in order to claim CE including 100% score on the knowledge assessment and completion of the course evaluation. All knowledge assessments and course evaluations are included in the Webcast Recording product. Instructions will be sent following the live webcast on how to access the Webcast Recording and take the knowledge assessment and course evaluation.

Please note that additional CE requests must identify the paid registrant with whom they are watching the Webcast. Additional CE will be available to purchase following the Live Event.