CME/CE: Pneumonia and CVD: Small Study Suggests Link
By: Alere Staff
American Heart Association
January 20, 2015 – January 20, 2017
Physicians: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™
Family Physicians: 0.25 Elective credits
Nurses/Physician Assistants: CE credits
A study shows that hospitalization for pneumonia is associated with a marked increased risk for subsequent CVD in the early post-hospitalization days and remains significantly elevated for years afterward.