To decrease the death toll from Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), it is important for the public to understand what SCA is, what the symptoms and warning signs are, and how to respond and prevent SCA from occurring. Order your complimentary starter materials today to assist you in educating your patients and increase public knowledge about SCA. Additional components for distribution to patients are available for purchase.
Learn more about the Heart Rhythm Society’s updated iPad tool, used by healthcare professionals (HCP) to educate and inform patients about specific heart arrhythmias and possible medical options to treat the disease and improve quality of life.
To see our new patient educational information sheets, and learn how to order customizable sheets with your logo and contact information, check out our new patient education resource.
HRS has offered free on-demand educational web presentations on various topics related to SCA. Watch one or all for updates on the latest advances in SCA treatment and management.
Sudden Cardiac Death: What Have We Learned?
Robert Myerburg, MD
Long Term Follow-up in the Sudden Cardiac Death Heart Failure Trial
Jeanne Poole, MD, CCDS
Risk Factors for Sudden Cardiac Death in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Mark Link, MD, FHRS
Do Improvements in LV Ejection Fraction Alter Risk of Sudden Cardiac Arrest?
Audrey Uy-Evanado, MD
ICD Utilization in Patients at Risk for Sudden Cardiac Arrest
Kevin Thomas, MD
A Novel Strategy for Prediction of Sudden Cardiac Death in Patients with Heart Failure Receiving CRT
Deeptankar DeMazumder, MD, PhD
SCD Primary Prevention Protocols
The Sudden Cardiac Death Primary Prevention Protocols algorithm is a comprehensive response tool that is designed to increase accurate diagnosis and survival of individuals at risk of SCA.
SCA Clinician Resources (1 piece per unit)
SCA Patient Resources (25 per unit)
A number of organizations are involved in Sudden Cardiac Arrest awareness, education, and support. Note that this list is intended to serve as a convenience — inclusion of a link does not imply the Heart Rhythm Society' endorsement of either the linked website, the organization operating such website, or any products or services of that organization.