Sudden death prevention – how do we do it? – The HCM Academy

This online learning module is designed to raise awareness for HCM and provide an understanding of how heart failure symptoms should be managed in HCM disease.

Cost: Free

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Details

This online learning module is designed to raise awareness for HCM and provide an understanding of how heart failure symptoms should be managed in HCM disease.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Explain recommended risk stratification for sudden cardiac death (SCD) in
    hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) patients and apply reasoning to a
    patient
  • Recall major risk factors for SCD in adult HCM patients and interpret these
    for an example patient case
  • Outline risk factors for SCD in pediatric HCM patients and analyze these in
    a sample patient
  • List the types of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) available for
    SCD prevention
  • Recall the indications for which different types of ICDs are appropriate

Target Audience

Target audience: GPs, family physicians, internists, general cardiologists, nurse specialists, pediatricians, emergency physicians. - The HCM Academy

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