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 Partnerships: Primary Care and Centers of Excellence
Discover how team-based care with primary care, cardiology, and HCM Centers of Excellence can improve patient outcomes. Through case-based discussion, identify roles and responsibilities of each member of the HCM team from Jane Linderbaum, ARNP, CNP, FACC.
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Putting Diagnosis into Practice
What symptoms and test results might lead you to an HCM diagnosis? Learn how to differentiate HCM from other cardiovascular issues in this case-based discussion between two providers, Deatrah Dubose, APN and Carol Patrick, ACNP-BC, CCRN, NEA-BC, MS, RNFA.
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.
Reviewed July 2023
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.