Game Changers in Structural Heart Care: TAVR and MitraClip

Author(s): Laura Dechant

Contact Hours 1.00

CERP A 1.00

Expires Aug 15, 2026

Topics: Cardiovascular, Family-Centered Care

Population: Adult

Role: APRN

Member: Free
NonMember: $10.00

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Activity Summary

Required reading for all learners: Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes

The number of patients who qualify for percutaneous treatment of valvular heart disease grows along with the proportion of Americans who are Baby Boomers.. APRNs must understand and implement current guidelines in the care of this population. Review of current guidelines, CMS regulations and postprocedure care are discussed. Case studies are presented to tie concepts together.


  • Discuss American College of Cardiology (ACC) guidelines related to patient who require percutaneous TAVR or placement of MitraClip.
  • Identify necessary National Coverage Determination Criteria prior to scheduling procedures.
  • Review postprocedure management of TAVR and MitraClip.

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Learners must attend/view/read the entire activity, read Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes, and complete the associated evaluation to be awarded the contact hours or CERP. No partial credit will be awarded.


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