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On-Demand Chest Pain Center Certification Webinars

Key aspects of Chest Pain Center Certification and related topics are shared in the webinars that our Chest Pain Center (ACS) Clincial Product Manager has presented and are now available as on-demand recordings. Guest physicians or other clinical professionals have often served as co-presenters on these topical webinars.


Introduction to Chest Pain Center Certification

Presenter: Keri Morris, MBA-HM, BSN, RN, AACC, Clinical Product Manager for Chest Pain Center Accreditation

What's Covered: This presentation provides a high level overview of the challenges to both Critical Access Hospitals and FreeStanding EDs, value of the ACC’s Chest Pain Center Certification, and Essential Component requirements. Also highlighted is the commitment to partnership with pairing your facility with an Accreditation Review Specialist to walk the journey of certification, offering a yearly payment model, and providing a wealth of resources.


Presenters: Kimberly Crout, Cardiovascular Quality RN and Chest Pain Center Coordinator, and Mouhamad Abdallah, MD, Medical Director Chest Pain Center and Cardiac Cath Lab, Premier Health/Atrium Medical Center

What's Covered: This presentation reveals how Premier Health/Atrium Medical Center implemented High Sensitivity Troponin and the role troponin plays in the contemporary clincial envirnoment. This is a recording of a 2020 ACC Quality Summit presentation.


What's Covered: This webinar identifies advantageous strategies for transitioning Acute Coronary Syndrome patients out of the hospital and how to optimize post-discharge care. Representatives from Piedmont Newnan Hospital discuss how they built a Medication Delivery Program to: ensure patient medication reconciliation at discharge, eliminate barriers to obtaining medications for use at home, enhance understanding of prescribed medication, and to improve the patient's discharge experience, while anecdotally reducing hospital readmissions.



What's Covered: This webinar presents the importance of building and fostering relationships with EMS and partner referral or receiving centers is essential to the establishment of collaborative STEMI care networks

  • How EMS pre-hospital activation impacts STEMI care and outcomes
  • How important it is to develop solid processes at referral centers that ensure appropriate STEMI care by either lytic therapy or activation of the Cardiac Cath Lab team at the receiving center and transfer of the patient for Primary PCI
  • How to "hardwire" processes for patients who self-present with STEMI



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