TEST Internal Medicine Grand Rounds: Genetic Basis of Sudden Cardiac Death, 05/13/14

Dallas, TX US
May 13, 2014

This program is designed to:

1.       Provide an ongoing forum to obtain information about new developments in Internal Medicine utilizing lectures, slides, a detailed protocol including illustrations and extensive bibliography, and a Q&A format.

2.       Facilitate interactions between various subspecialties of Internal Medicine and broaden understanding of changes in practice patterns in other subspecialties.

Target Audience

Practicing Physicians, including UT Southwestern faculty and community physicians.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

1.       Discuss recent clinical and research advances in the various subspecialties of Internal Medicine.

2.       Be knowledgeable about current treatment approaches.

3.       Explain the genetic risk of sudden cardiac death.

4.       Illustrate molecular mechanisms responsible for sudden cardiac death particularly in the congenital long-QT syndrome.

5.       Present new findings on use of exome sequencing to discovery novel arrhythmia susceptibility genes.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/13/2014
Course expires: 
11/30/2014
Event starts: 
05/13/2014 - 2:00pm
Event ends: 
05/13/2014 - 3:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
UT Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Eugene McDermott Plaza, D1.502
Dallas, TX 75390
United States

Alfred L. George, Jr., M.D.

Grant W. Liddle Professor Medicine, Professor of Pharmacology
Chief, Division of Genetic Medicine, Director, Institute for Integrative Genomics,
Director, Physician-Scientist Training Program
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA
  • 1.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/13/2014
Course expires: 
11/30/2014

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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