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Low Gradient Aortic Stenosis in a Patient with Normal Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction
This activity was planned with a goal to enable participants to utilize guideline-driven assessment and diagnosis strategies leading to appropriate treatment options for patients with severe aortic stenosis. This activity is part of the Severe Aortic Stenosis: Essentials for Assessment and Diagnosis grant project.

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 .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only 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 .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 .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. 
Physician Assistants 
AAPA Credit Designation Statement 
The American College of Cardiology Foundation has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for .25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. 
Approval is valid until September 1, 2024. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

Target Audience: 

This activity is intended for general cardiovascular clinicians who assess and diagnosis severe aortic stenosis and engage in treatment option SDM.

Important Dates: 
Date of Release: September 1, 2021 
Term of Approval/Date of ExpirationSeptember 1, 2024 
Learner Objectives:  
Upon completion of this activity, you should be able to:  

  • Distinguish key assessment and diagnostic findings leading to the appropriate staging of aortic stenosis.

Educational grant support provided by: Medtronic.



Holly Gonzales, MD


Peer Reviewer: 

Brian R. Lindman, MD, FACC 

Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Sep 01, 2024
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
0.25 CME Credit
0.25 CNE Credit
0.25 AAPA Credit
0.25 ABIM-MOC Point
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