The goal of this program is to help paramedics understand the identifying characteristics of Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome; long QT syndrome, short QT syndrome; and Brugada syndrome and the role these syndromes play in sudden cardiac death syndrome 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 Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, long QT and short QT syndrome, and Brugada syndrome.
- Identify the treatment options for each and its role in preventing sudden cardiac death in children.
This course is designed for EMTs and Paramedics.
Gannett Education is accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS).
CEH Number and Category: 1.0 Advanced