Register now! Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death in the Young. CME course (January 17 & 18, 2013)

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.

Course Objectives

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:

Register early as space is limited!


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