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Barriers to risk factor control and adherence to medical therapy after an ACS

ACCA webinar

27/10/2017 18:00 27/10/2017 19:00 Europe/Paris Barriers to risk factor control and adherence to medical therapy after an ACS Acute Cardiovascular Care Association DD/MM/YYYY
Acute Cardiac Care
Acute Coronary Syndromes

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Learning Objectives:

By attending this webinar you will:

  • Learn the current status of long-term lifestyle and risk factor control after an ACS.
  • Learn the factors –dependent on the patient and on the healthcare system– that influence risk factor control and that could be targets for interventions.
  • Learn contemporary data on adherence to medical therapy after an ACS and the potential consequences of a reduced adherence.
  • Identify the barriers to an adequate adherence to therapy and learn strategies to improve adherence.

Watch the webinar recording



Kotseva_Kornelia_2016.jpgProfessor Kornelia Kotseva, FESC
Cardiovascular Medicine
Imperial College London
Royal Brompton Hospital
London - United Kingdom

Professor Sigrun Halvorsen, FESChalvorsen_sigrun-2015.jpg

Department Of Cardiology
University Hospital Ulleval
Oslo - Norway



Tavazzi Guido 2017.jpgDoctor Guido Tavazzi
Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Department
Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo
Pavia - Italy

Session information

This webinar addresses all professionals involved in the whole management process of patients with CVD specifically cardiologists, emergency specialists, intensivists and paramedics involved in acute cardiac care.

During the webinar, you will be encouraged to send your questions by chat and interact with our key opinion leaders who will provide feedback live.

An application has been made to the EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event.

Technical settings

The webinar is available on PC and Tablets. The use of a smartphone is not recommended.  

To answer the MCQs during the live, you must allow pop-up windows.

A high-speed Internet connection is required (minimum 2 Mbps).