This course reviews the pathology of myocardial disease and the results of diagnostic testing indicating the condition. Topics include causes and medical history, signs and symptoms, EKGs, palpation, auscultation, echo and cath presentations.
The course covers the 10 categories of myocardial disease from primary to secondary causes which describe
- Hypertensive disease
- Valvular causes
- Alcohol related
- Metabolic syndromes
- Peripartum cardiomyopathy
- Takotsubo cardiomyopathy
- Tachycardia Induced cardiomyopathy
- Spongiform or non-compaction diease
The course includes case studies, learning modules, and the proper steps in performing an examination.