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A 67-Year-Old Man with Repeated Heart Failure Hospitalizations Presents with Fatigue
This activity is part of the Clinical Spotlight Series: What’s New in HF Pharmacotherapies: The What, How, and Wow. 

Accreditation Statement 

In accordance with ACCME policy, prior to participating in this activity, you must review the information on this page. 

Joint Accreditation 
In support of improving patient care, the American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) 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. 


Credit Statement 

The ACCF designates this online enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.   
While offering the CME credits noted above, this program is not intended to provide extensive training or certification in the field.   
The ACCF designates this educational activity for a maximum of 0.25 continuing nursing education contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

MOC Information 

Successful completion of this certified activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.25 Medical Knowledge MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. 
Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.


Target Audience: 

This activity is intended for cardiovascular physicians, registered nurses, and pharmacists.

Important Dates: 
Date of Release: August 27, 2021 
Term of Approval/Date of ExpirationAugust 27, 2022 
Learner Objectives:  
Upon completion of this activity, you should be able to:  

  • Identify patient characteristics and clinical indications for soluble guanylate cyclase (sGC) stimulators.
  • Describe the dose/dose modification, contraindications, and adverse events associated with the use of sGC stimulators.

Educational grant support provided by: AstraZeneca, Cytokinetics, Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation 



Alanna Morris, MD, MSc, FACC
Alexis K. Okoh, MD


Peer Reviewers: 

Javed Butler, MBBS, FACC
Nasrien Ibrahim, MD, FACC

Availability: Retired
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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