EM1707F "Atrial Fibrillation in 2017: How Times Have Changed!" (IM-GR072817)

The purpose of this presentation is to update the audience regarding the management of patients with atrial fibrillation. This presentation will focus on more recent data regarding the risk factors for atrial fibrillation, the use of the direct acting anticoagulants, and the role of ablation in the management of atrial fibrillation.

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Target Audience

UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Know the risk factors for atrial fibrillation
  • Appreciate the indications for anticoagulation
  • Know the risks and benefits of the direct anticoagulants
  • Be familiar with the indications for ablation
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
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Photo: Mark Link, M.D.Mark Link, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology
Division of Cardiology

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA


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