Preventing a Tragedy That Could Be a Heartbeat Away: Incorporating Cardiac Arrest Risk Assessment Protocol into Your Practice
Studies show cardiac consideration is an often overlooked area of assessment for youth and student athletes alike, with practitioners and parents largely unfamiliar with warning signs and risk factors that require follow up. Alarming, considering 1 in 300 youth has an undetected heart condition that puts them at risk, with more than half of youth stricken presenting with missed or misdiagnosed symptoms. As new guidelines recommend youth who’ve had COVID-19 exposure, symptoms or a diagnosis to get a comprehensive cardiac evaluation, now more than ever it’s critical to incorporate evidence-based diagnostic cardiac risk assessment protocol into your practice. This presentation will provide an in-depth discussion of how you can protect young hearts and equip youth to be their own heart health advocate.
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Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses
- Conduct a robust, effective cardiac assessment in youth utilizing industry resources
- Recognize warning signs and risk factors associated with SCA
- Gain confidence in making appropriate referrals for cardiac follow-up
- Discuss support necessary for families who have lost a member to SCA
- Empower young patients to become their own heart health advocates for families who have lost a member to SCA
• Empower young patients to become their own heart health advocates Recognize warning signs and risk factors associated with SCA
• Gain confidence in making appropriate referrals for cardiac follow-up
• Discuss support necessary for families who have lost a member to SCA
• Empower young patients to become their own heart health advocates
John Rogers, MD, FACC, FHRS: Vice Chairman of Cardiology for Scripps Prebys Cardiovascular Institute, Associate Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Scripps Clinic Medical Group, Cardiac Pacing and Tachyarrhythmia Device Therapy at Scripps Clinic, and a Cardiologist with Scripps Clinic Medical Group.
Dr. Rogers has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- 1.50 Contact hours