Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation (Online)
The AHA’s Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation (Online) Course is an eLearning course that supports the 2014 AHA/ACC/HRS Guideline for the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society, which was published in the journal Circulation in March 2014.
The Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation Course is a self-paced, continuing education (CE) product that requires participants to work through six patient cases with review questions. The course teaches the background, pathophysiology, symptoms, diagnostic tools, treatment options, stroke risks and patient education for atrial fibrillation.
How It Works: Students complete a series of online lessons and interactive questions. No skills session is required.
This course is designed for physicians, nurses and pharmacists who provide care for patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation.
- Self-paced eLearning course
- The first CE (continuing education) course to cover the new 2014 AHA guidelines
- Students have access to all information in the online course for 24 months, following activation of their course key
- Average completion time for the online portion is 1 ½ hours
- After passing the online test, participants can apply to receive CE credits, if desired.
- Online portion is compatible with Windows and MAC OS Operating Systems
- Atrial Fibrillation background
- Diagnostic tools
- Treatment options
- Stroke risks
- Patient education
- Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation: 2014 Guidelines and Evidence-Based Practice Course Key (AHA product 90-1439)
- Online, self-paced course
- Features six interactive modules that must be completed in order
- Students must pass the online exam with a score of 84% or higher
- This course has been tested on Windows XP and Mac OSX, with Internet Explorer 8+ or Firefox 2+. Please do not use the Internet Explorer 10 browser with this course. Programs are not supported by Apple Safari.
- Purchase the online access key and classroom-based skills assessment
- Initial (first-time) Providers: $60 (Access Key)
- Renewing Providers: $55 (Access Key)
A certificate of completion is provided upon successful completion of this course; this course does not offer an AHA course completion card.
- Continuing Medical Education Accreditation—Physicians
The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.The American Heart Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- Continuing Medical Education Accreditation—Physician Assistants
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.25 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.
- Continuing Education Accreditation—Nurse Practitioners
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
- Continuing Education Accreditation—Nurses
The American Heart Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 1.75 contact hours.
- Continuing Education Accreditation—Pharmacists*
The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE Credit: 1.00 Contact Hours or 1.50 CEUs. Universal Program Number: 0256-0000-14-702-H01-P.*Please be advised, learners must claim CME/CE pharmacy credit within 30 days after an activity concludes.
Scheduling & Discounts:
- Once the course fee has been received, our staff will give the student a Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation: 2014 Guidelines and Evidence-Based Practice Course Key (AHA product 90-1439 through email, phone, or at the facility to be used for online access to activate the course.
- Codes will be emailed as soon as possible or within 48 hours of orders placed between 7:30am to 5:30pm PST Monday through Friday. If order is placed on Friday after 5:00 pm PST, then the key code may be emailed Monday morning.
- Upon receipt of your access key code, activate and complete the ACLS course online at www.onlineaha.org, print out your online course completion certificate for your records.
- PDRE offers some desktop and laptop computer access for the course. Limited seating(s) apply.
- Please call us if you have any questions or for discounted group rates and seasonal promotions!
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