What to Do When There is a Family History of Heart Disease
This course highlights the importance of recognizing inherited cardiovascular diseases and documenting any family history of cardiovascular disease, as well as implementing family cardiovascular screening and determining which patients might need additional genetic testing.
You will learn:
- Recognize inherited cardiovascular diseases
- Implement family cardiovascular screening
- Offer genetic testing to the right patient
Author(s): Matthew J. Thomas, ScM
Estimated time to complete: .5
Credit hours: 30 minutes
Method and Medium: Learners participate in the interactive learning modules by correctly answering multiple choice questions dispersed throughout. Learners will be prompted to try again if a question is answered incorrectly.