Making Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention Part of Your Practice

A Free Online CME Presented by John Rogers, M.D. and the Eric Paredes Save A Life Foundation

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Training provided by University of California, Irvine—Office of Continuing Education and San Diego State University Institute of Public Health  •  CME Accreditation: This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ •  Nursing Credits Granted By The Institute For Public Health: Provider approved by the California Board of Regis- tered Nursing, Provider Num- ber CEP17194, for 2 contact hours.

Studies show cardiac consideration is an often overlooked area of assessment, with practitioners, parents and patients largely unfamiliar with warning signs and risk factors that require follow-up. Participate in this in-depth discussion of what primary care practitioners can do to incorporate evidence-based sudden cardiac arrest prevention protocol into their practices and equip youth to be their own heart health advocates.

Course outline:

  • 􏰀  Incidence, Mortality, Disparities, Etiology
  • 􏰀  Prevention
    • 􏰀 Recognition of warning signs and symptoms
    • 􏰀 Tools and processes to assess risk
    • 􏰀 Family history solicitation
    • 􏰀 Physical exam
    • 􏰀 Diagnostic follow up
    • 􏰀 Screening and follow up with family members after SCD
  • 􏰀  Screening and follow up with family members after SCD
  • 􏰀  Championing prevention

About The Presenter Dr. Rogers, a cardiovascular disease and electrophysiology specialist at Scripps Health for nearly three decades, is passionate about SCA prevention in youth. He has been the volunteer Medical Director of the Eric Paredes Save A Life Foundation for ten years, facilitating free heart screenings for nearly 33,000 adolescents, finding more than 500 with previously undiagnosed cardiac abnormalities.


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