Peripheral Artery Disease in U.S. Veterans

Physicians, clinical researchers, residents, fellows, medical students, and other healthcare professionals involved in health services research need regular updates on new scientific evidence and methodologies in the field. This series aims to foster professional development, to increase learner competency, to refine research performance, to improve healthcare access, quality, and safety, and to promote diversity and equity in health services research.

Target Audience

Physicians, medical students, fellows, residents, and other health professionals.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the session, the participants should be able to:

  • Demonstrate greater understanding of the epidemiology of peripheral artery disease (PAD).

  • Identify the utility of ankle brachial index results when compared with diagnosis codes for identifying patients with PAD in electronic health record data.

  • Recall a novel approach to create a PAD registry in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs healthcare system.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
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Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
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