Targeted Oral Anticoagulation in the Emergency Department:
Key Factors in Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hilton Chicago
720 South Michagan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Charles V. Pollack, Jr, MA, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FAHA, FCPP (Chair)
Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine
Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

Deborah B. Diercks, MD, MSc
Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern
Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
Dallas, TX
Gerald V. Naccarelli, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHRS
Bernard Trabin Chair in Cardiology
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Cardiology
Penn State University College of Medicine
Heart and Vascular Institute
Hershey, PA
This symposium is not part of the official ACEP14 conference educational program as planned by ACEP's Educational Meetings Committee.
6:00 PM – 6:30 PM
            Registration and Complimentary Buffet Dinner
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM            Clinical Program
                  • Welcome and Introduction
                  • Atrial Fibrillation in the ED: What We See
                  • Managing Atrial Fibrillation and Thromboembolic Risk
                  • The Oral Anticoagulants: Pharmacology and Administration (Warfarin and NOACs/TSOAs)
                  • Assessing the Degree of Anticoagulation
                  • Managing Anticoagulant-Associated Bleeding: Strategies in the ED, Present and Future 
                  • Q&A/Panel Discussion: Atrial Fibrillation: Treatment Challenges Faced by Emergency Providers

Target Audience
This activity has been designed to address the educational needs of emergency medicine physicians and other emergency medicine professionals, as well as other healthcare professionals involved in the management of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) in the hospital setting.
Accreditation Statement
The University of Cincinnati, Global Education Group, and Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC are each accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians, and have collaborated to design and execute this live activity.
For accreditation purposes, the University of Cincinnati is responsible for certification and documentation of attendance for this activity.
The University of Cincinnati is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Cincinnati designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 1.50 hour(s) of ACEP Category I credit.
Commercial Acknowledgement
We gratefully acknowledge the following companies for their educational grants in support of this educational activity:
• Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc
• Daiichi Sankyo, Inc
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
In accordance with ACCME requirements on disclosure, information about relationships with commercial interests (if any) for anyone contributing to content development will be included in materials distributed at the time of the activity. 
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