Sudden Cardiac Death in Children - 16-GANN-F3-0029

Sudden Cardiac Death in Children

Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome, Long QT and Short QT Syndrome, and Brugada Syndrome

by Carolyn West Jones, PhD, NNP-BC and Guy H. Haskell, PhD, JD, REMT-P
16-GANN-F3-0029
(4.5 / 342 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Emergency Medical Services (1.00 CEH)

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Summary:

Sudden cardiac death is defined typically as a sudden unexplained death from a cardiovascular event occurring within one hour of the onset of symptoms. The general causes of sudden cardiac death are dysrhythmic or nondysrhythmic (structural or functional, and identified with echocardiography or at autopsy). Dysrhythmic events are most often caused by primary electrical disorders and inherited dysrhythmia syndromes such as Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome (WPW), long QT syndrome (LQTS) or Brugada syndrome (BrS). This module discusses the identifying characteristics of WPS, LQTS and BrS and the role these syndromes play in sudden cardiac death syndrome among children.

Objectives:

The goal of this sudden cardiac death continuing education program is to help paramedics understand the identifying characteristics of Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome (WPW), long QT syndrome (LQTS) or Brugada syndrome (BrS), and the role these syndromes play in sudden cardiac death among children. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Define sudden cardiac death and aborted sudden cardiac death
  • Identify the ECG characteristics of WPW, LQTS and BrS
  • Identify the treatment options for each and their role in preventing sudden cardiac death in children

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is designed for EMTs and Paramedics.
 
This CE activity is accredited for 1.0 Advanced CEH by OnCourse Learning, an organization accredited by Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE).
 
This course is also approved by the Florida Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (provider # 50-1489) for 01/26/2016 to 12/01/2016.
 
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Course Originally Released on: 1/15/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 8/28/2015
Course Termination/Update Date: 1/31/2019

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

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Ruben D - Lutz, FL  ·  Nov 10, 2018
Very interesting and helpful information as a refresher course.
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Josue E - Homestead, FL  ·  Oct 31, 2018
excellent information for learning
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JOHN F - Fort Myers, FL  ·  Oct 24, 2018
Well structured course that was quite relevant to my practice and very informative.
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William V - LAKELAND, FL  ·  Oct 18, 2018
very good thank you whvr jr
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Justin A - Redwood city, CA  ·  Oct 10, 2018
Very very good info!!!!
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