Sessions on Cardiac Survival
This Practical Community Pediatrics Session is Presented by
The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital
The Practical Community Pediatrics (PCP) series was created to meet the needs of the primary care physician in the community.
To Screen or Not to Screen - David M. Drossner, MD
Review data that shows how coronary artery disease begins in childhood, review and justify universal lipid screening guidelines, introduce familial hypercholesterolemia
AAP Practice Guidelines for Pediatric Hypertension - James Enos, MD
Understand the new guidelines, Review diagnostic evaluations for patients with hypertension, Learn to identify patients that meet criteria for pharmacologic treatment of hypertension, and understand the pros and cons of the various medication options
Transcatheter Treatment of Cardiac Lesions - Lourdes R. Prieto, MD
Identifying common cardiac lesions that can be treated non-invasively, General overview of how common procedures are performed, Expected outcomes after transcatheter interventions
Syncope in the Pediatric and Adolescent Patient - Courtney Wein, DO
Recognizing elements in the history and physical examination that may indicate a cardiac cause of syncope, Describing the cardiovascular evaluation for a patient who presents with syncope, Identifying patients who may benefit from a cardiology consultation and understanding the therapeutic approach to various forms of syncope
Primary Care Physicians, Medical Students, Sub-Specialty Physicians, Office Staff, and Community Agencies
At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to:
- Identify common cardiac lesions that can be treated non-invasively in the current era
- Have a general concept of how the more common procedures are performed
- Know the expected outcomes after transcatheter interventions
|TBA||David Drossner, MD|
Pediatric and Fetal Cardiology
Director, Ambulatory Outpatient Cardiology
|Title: To Screen or Not to Screen|
|TBA||James Enos, MD|
|Title: AAP Practice Guidelines for Pediatric Hypertension|
|TBA||Lourdes Prieto, MD|
Pediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiology
|Title: Transcatheter treatment of cardiac lesions|
|TBA||Courtney Wein, DO|
Pediatric and Fetal Cardiology
|Title: Syncope in the Pediatric and Adolescent Patient|
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