Live Webcast

Treatment of PAD with Exercise Therapy

April 8, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am CT
(11:00am ET, 9:00am MT, 8:00am PT)

Presented by: 

Peter Monteleone, MD

Cardiologist, Seton Heart Institute

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The presentation will begin with the epidemiology and natural history of PAD.  The pathophysiology will be explored followed by discussion of the severe morbidity and mortality of the disease.  We will then discuss the robust evidence supporting exercise therapy as a treatment modality, with success often matching performance of revascularization procedures.  We will conclude with discussion of the challenges we face as a community to spread utilization of this important treatment modality.

Learning Objectives

1.) Understand the natural history of PAD including the severity of its associated morbidity and mortality.
2.) Understand the mechanism by which exercise therapy improves clinical outcomes in PAD.
3.) Prepare for the challenges we face as a community to spread utilization of this important therapy.


Financial Disclosure:
All individuals who have the ability to control or influence the content of an educational activity have disclosed all relevant relationships within the past 12 months with any commercial interest. Relevant relationships are relationships with a commercial interest if the products and services of the commercial interest are related to the content of the educational activity.

Education Committee Chair:
Nadine A. Greco, MS, FAACVPR Nothing to Disclose


Peter Monteleone, MD Nothing to Disclose

CE Credit
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) and American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

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