Reconsidering Our Approach to Syncope
syncope, unconsciousness, syncope - vasovagal, brain ischemia
Diseases | Internal Medicine | Medical Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences
Speaker: Yvonne J. Braver, MD, FACP
Program Director, Internal Medicine
Brandon Regional Hospital
HCA GME – West Florida Division
Purpose: This enduring material is designed to examine best practices in diagnosing, differentiating between, and managing the types of syncope.
Target Audience: This activity is designed for Physicians and Residents at HCA GME Hospitals.
Format: This presentation was pre-recorded for HCA GME National Grand Rounds Series.
Educational Objectives: Upon completion of this activity you will be able to:
Ø Examine best practice examination and diagnostic techniques for patients presenting with syncope.
Ø Review the underlying causes of differing types of syncope.
Accreditation: HCA Graduate Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit: HCA Graduate Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure: HCA Graduate Medical Education is committed to providing CME that is balanced, objective, and evidence-based. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Accreditation Requirements and Standards, all parties involved in content development are required to disclose any relevant conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity. HCA Graduate Medical Education has established mechanisms to resolve conflicts of interest should they arise. The disclosure summary follows:
Bruce Deighton, PhD, Course Director: No Conflicts
Jessica Wells, Course Co-Director: No Conflicts
Yvonne J. Braver, MD, FACP, Speaker: No Conflicts
Beverly Upchurch, Education Manager: No Conflicts
Jonathan Snider, CME Coordinator: No Conflicts
Chris Roe, CME Coordinator: No Conflicts
Release Date: July 17, 2019
Expiration Date: July 17, 2021
Braver, Yvonne L., "Reconsidering Our Approach to Syncope" (2019). Internal Medicine. 5.