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Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death in Children - 12-GANN-F3-0029
Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death in Children
Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome, Long QT and Short QT Syndrome, and Brugada Syndrome

12-GANN-F3-0029 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Mary Beth Kearney, RN, CCRN, MA, CPNP, and Preethum Prithviraj, MSHS, NREMT-P
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Objectives:
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.

 
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This course is designed for EMTs and Paramedics.
 
ContinuingEducation.com is accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS).
 
CEH Number and Category: 1.0 Advanced

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 1/15/2015

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