Treating PAD and Diabetes: How the NOACs Can Help

The goal of this activity is to inform clinicians about clinical trial data and the latest recommendations supporting the use of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants (NOACs) in the setting of stable peripheral artery disease (PAD) and diabetes.
Educational Partner: Medscape, LLC
Medium: Online Presentation
Commercial Support: Supported by an educational grant from Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC

Target Audience

This activity is intended for cardiologists, primary care physicians, diabetologists, endocrinologists, nurses, and pharmacists.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Current treatment approaches for patients with PAD and diabetes;
    • Emerging role of NOACs in the setting of PAD and diabetes.
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
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Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 0.50 Participation
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
  Marc P. Bonaca, MD, MPH
  Associate Professor of Cardiology
  Director of Vascular Research
  University of Colorado School of Medicine
  Executive Director. The CPC
  Aurora, Colorado
  Anthony J. Comerota, MD
  Medical Director, Eastern Region
  Inova Heart and Vascular Institute
  Inova Alexandria Hospital
  Alexandria, Virginia
  Manesh R. Patel, MD
  Chief, Division of Cardiology
  Division of Clinical Pharmacology
  Duke University
  Durham, North Carolina
  Matthew Sorrentino, MD, FACC, FAHA
  Vice Chair for Clinical Operations
  Department of Medicine
  Section of Cardiology
  University of Chicago Medicine

Disclosure Declarations
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Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Accreditation Statements
In support of improving patient care, Medscape, LLC 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.
Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing Credit
Awarded 0.50 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education for RNs and APNs; 0.50 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology.
Pharmacist Credit
Medscape designates this continuing education activity for 0.50 contact hour(s) (0.050 CEUs) (Universal Activity Number: JA0007105-0000-19-460-H01-P).

Other Healthcare Professions Credit
Other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
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