What to Do When There is a Family History of Heart Disease

Authors: Matthew J. Thomas, ScM
Credit/contact hours: .5
Estimated time to complete: 30 minutes
Publication Date: Nov 6, 2019
Expiration date: Nov 6, 2025



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

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.The course will open in a new tab – to exit the course, simply close the tab.