Pediatric Grand Rounds Archived Webcasts

Syncope vs. Sudden Cardiac Death

Recorded October 2, 2009 at 12:30 PM

Presented by:
Mitchell I. Cohen, MD, FAAC 
Section Chief, Pediatric Cardiology; Director of Electrophysiology & Pacing, Phoenix Children's Hospital, Phoenix, AZ Medicine

CME credit is no longer available for this program

This program is presented for educational purposes only and is no longer available for CME credit.

Clinical Content Reviewer: Juan Dumois, MD

Learning Objectives: As a result of attending this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Identify which children with syncope may be at risk for sudden cardiac death.
  • Discuss how to appropriately evaluate the child/adolescent with syncope
  • Explain the differential diagnosis of syncope.
  • Describe how to best utilize genetic testing for children at risk for sudden cardiac death including: long QT syndrome and other channelopathies.

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