Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Resources for Providers

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) is the most common form of inherited heart disease, yet a large number of individuals with HCM are undiagnosed. Knowing more about HCM is critical for those working in cardiovascular practices. Learn more about HCM and how to help your patients reduce their risk.

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Conversations

Cardiovascular medicine is evolving rapidly and decision-making is becoming more complex. Sometimes, even the best scientific evidence cannot address the ambiguities in clinical presentation and responses to treatment. This is especially true in the clinical course of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy or HCM. Healthcare providers’ limited knowledge of HCM and the associated risks of the disease makes shared decision-making crucial in provider-patient interactions.

Tune into these videos to learn more as the speakers share relatable anecdotes, personal insights, and straightforward instructions to explore shared-decision making in the treatment and management of HCM.  The first video is a conversation between two nurse practitioners and the second is a video between two HCM patients.

Read the full transcript of the conversations here.

HCM HCP Guide

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: What healthcare providers need to know

This tool, designed for health care professionals, will help improve awareness of HCM, its underlying pathophysiology, common signs, symptoms, and complications, as well as the common steps toward diagnosis, treatment, and surveillance. A list of resources for patients and professionals is included for those looking for additional information about HCM.

Reviewed September 2022.

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