Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients over time: what are they at risk of and why? – The HCM Academy

This online learning module is designed to raise awareness for HCM and provide an understanding of how HCM progresses over time and the associated mortality. 

Cost: Free

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Details

This online learning module is designed to raise awareness for HCM and provide an understanding of how HCM progresses over time and the associated mortality. 

Learning Objectives

By the end of this activity, attendees will be able to:

  • Explain why early diagnosis of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM)
    potentially improves the natural history of HCM patients
  • Outline management strategies for asymptomatic patients and apply
    these to example patients
  • Recount heart failure symptoms in HCM patients
  • Recall how and why atrial fibrillation manifests in HCM
  • List the major non-invasive risk factors to identify HCM patients at high risk
    for sudden death and interpret these in the stratification of an example
    patient

Target Audience

GPs, family physicians, internists, general cardiologists, nurse specialists, pediatricians, emergency physicians.

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