Nick of Time Foundation invites you to a continuing medical education course (CME) titled “Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death in the Young” to be held at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle, WA on January 17 & 18, 2013.
Sponsored by the University of Washington School of Medicine, Dept. of Family Medicine and Office of Continuing Medical Education. In Collaboration with: Parent Heart Watch and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.
Who Should Attend?
Primary care providers – including family physicians, pediatricians, internists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants – as well as sports medicine physicians, cardiologists and others who conduct pre-participation sports physicals or have an interest in cardiovascular disease in athletes or children and preventing sudden death.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Define the leading causes of sudden cardiac death (SCD) in children and young athletes
- Recognize warning symptoms and physical examination findings suggestive of intrinsic cardiovascular disease in the young
- Describe the added value of electrocardiogram (ECG) as a screening and diagnostic tool in the cardiovascular care of young athletes
- Apply specific ECG criteria for distinguishing physiologic adaptations in athletes from abnormal ECG findings associated with conditions at risk for sudden death
- Outline the appropriate evaluation of abnormal ECG findings and the management of identified cardiac disorders
Follow the link for more course and registration details: http://depts.washington.edu/cme/live/
Register early as space is limited!