Effective Diagnosis and Treatment of Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM)

Member Cost: $0Non-member Cost: $0
Credits: 1.0 CE contact hours

Course Overview

In this free ATTR-CM online course, Kathleen Byrne CRNP, FPCNA, CLS of Johns Hopkins Heart and Vascular Institute will take you through a journey through recognizing signs and symptoms of Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM). 

Member Cost: $0Non-member Cost: $0
Credits: 1.0 CE contact hours

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Learning Objectives

  1. Describe epidemiology, pathophysiology, and prevalence of ATTR, including hereditary and wild types.
  2. Review current best practices in the effective diagnosis and management of ATTR-CM.
  3. Describe barrier-reduction strategies to promote effective diagnosis and treatment of ATTR-CM.
  4. Explain the use of shared decision-making strategies to assist patients with ATTR-CM and their families/caregivers in increased understanding of ATTR and the role of patient engagement in the process.
  5. Discuss professional and patient education resources available for ATTR-CM.

Faculty

  • Kathleen Byrne, CRNP, FPCNA, CLS
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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Standards of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) through the joint providership of PCNA. PCNA is accredited by AANP as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 030602.