Joel Schilling, M.D., Ph.D.
Joel Schilling is Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pathology & Immunology, Section of Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation, Division of Cardiology, Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis, Missouri.
Within the past 12 months, Dr. Schilling has received grant support from Actelion Pharmaceuticals.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CCME staff, and interMDnet staff have nothing to disclose.
Estimated course time: 1 hour(s).
Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center 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.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®, you should be able to:
List the common presentations of acute decompensated heart failure
Select and prescribe appropriate diuretics and vasodilators for patients with decompensated heart failure
Discuss the role of ultrafiltration for volume management in acute decompensated heart failure
Apply the available options for mechanical support in acute heart failure complicated by cardiogenic shock.