ABFM's Heart Failure Self-Assessment Module Simulation Actions Vis-A-Vis Guideline Recommendations - American Board of Medical Specialties

This article provides an overview of the results from chronic heart failure (CHF) self-assessment modules (SAM) and simulations that were introduced in 2006. Results indicated that knowledge gaps were present regarding the use of American College of Cardiology Foundation and American Heart Association guidelines, but also that the knowledge assessment items themselves could better reflect the decision to use the guidelines. Overall, SAMs and use of simulation are valuable tools in the identification of knowledge gaps that may occur in patient management.

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