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Heart Education Awareness Resource and Training through E-learning

11. Inherited and Congenital Cardiac Disease

Learning outcomes

  • Describe the two main inherited cardiac conditions (cardiomyopathies and channelopathies)
  • Describe the signs and symptoms of inherited cardiac disease
  • Identify when inherited cardiac disease should be considered as a diagnosis
  • Recognise the complications that may arise from inherited cardiac disease
  • Understand the role of specialist multidisciplinary clinics
  • Discuss management pathways for patients with inherited cardiac disease
  • Explore person centred approaches specific to living with inherited cardiac disease, across the lifespan

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Last updated: 04/11/2016

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