Webinars by Medical Specialty - Cardiology

The Genetics of Hearing Loss

Author: Lustig, Lawrence R., MD
Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr. Lustig reviews the history of understanding the genetics of hearing loss, including review of the anatomy of the ear, explains how the genetics of... Read more 

Hyperthyroidism: The American Thyroid Association Guidelines

Author: Ross, Douglas S., MD
Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr. Ross discusses the new paradigms for establishing the etiology of thyrotoxicosis and describes the utility of TRAb (thyrotropin receptor antibody) measurements during anti-thyroid drug... Read more 

Modernizing the LDL-C Calculation to Improve Patient Care

Author: Martin, Seth, MD
Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr. Martin will explain the limitations of Friedewald-estimated LDL cholesterol and identify patients in whom it is less accurate, and to be able to recognize... Read more 

New Guidelines and Offerings for Expanded Carrier Screening

Author: Gray, Kathryn J., MD, PhD
Date: Monday, September 11, 2017
Category: Webinar
Description: Dr. Kathryn Gray discusses traditional carrier screening and expanded carrier screening and describes the recommendations for expanded carrier screening.

At the conclusion... Read more 

Assessment of LDL-C in the Modern Era: Using a More Accurate LDL-C Estimate to Inform Personalized Clinical Decision-Making

Author: Martin, Seth, MD
Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr Martin explains the limitations of Friedewald-estimated LDL cholesterol; identifies patients in whom it is less accurate and how to recognize a more accurate, validated... Read more 

Osteoporosis: Overview of Evaluation and Management

Author: Maalouf, Naim, MD
Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr. Maalouf discusses the major risk factors underlying osteoporotic fractures, non-pharmacological approaches to patients with osteoporosis and the major classes of FDA-approved anti-osteoporosis medications. Read more 

From Distraction to Traction: Redefining Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) as a Major Metabolic Disorder

Author: Dunaif, Andrea, MD
Date: Thursday, December 22, 2016
Category: Webinar
Description: Dr. Dunaif discusses PCOS as an important, highly prevalent metabolic disorder associated with an increased risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome. She... Read more 

Management of Patients with Diabetes and Resistant Hypertension

Author: Fonseca, Vivian, MD
Date: Thursday, November 17, 2016
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr. Fonseca discusses the relationship between hypertension, diabetes, and related conditions, describes the diagnosis, treatment and management of the disease and explains the appropriate utilization... Read more 

Novel Biomarkers of Lipid and Lipoprotein Metabolism

Author: Mora, Samia, MD, MHS
Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr. Mora describes atherosclerotic cardiovascular events that occur despite low or normal LDL-cholesterol, explains the relevant additional cardiovascular risk information obtained from lipoprotein subfractions measured... Read more 

Atrial Fibrillation: From Mechanism to Treatment

Author: Ellinor, Patrick T., MD, PhD
Date: Thursday, October 13, 2016
Category: For Credit, Webinar
Description: Dr Ellinor discusses the prevalence and incidence of atrial fibrillation, describes the various risk factors for this condition, and reviews treatment and management options. Read more