The QT Interval: Too Hot, Too Cold, Just Right

Learn the importance of the QT Interval and the risk of sudden cardiac death.

Diagnostics and Devices, Technology and CV Health
Member Cost: $0Non-member Cost: $0
Credits: 0.75 CE contact hours, 0.5 CE pharmacology hours

Course Overview

 

Dr. Michael Ackerman, Director of the Long QT Syndrome Clinic at Mayo Clinic, discusses the importance of the QT Interval and the risk of sudden cardiac death. This course covers the pathophysiology of common causes of cardiac syncope and the evaluation and management of cardiac syncope with a focus on counseling patients to return to work and sport.

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Learning Objectives

  1. Review the pathophysiology of common causes of cardiac syncope including long QT syndrome.
  2. Briefly describe steps in evaluation and management of cardiac syncope with a focus on counseling patients to return to work and sport.

Faculty

  • Mike Ackerman, MD