Concepts and Diagnosis of Cardiac Amyloidosis

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Chris Bell, ACNP

Learning Outcomes:

  • Compare the pathophysiology of Amyloid Light Chain (AL) Disease and Amyloid Transthyretin (ATTR) cardiomyopathies. 
  • Identify red flag symptoms that should prompt the initiation of diagnostic workup for Cardiac Amyloidosis.
  • Discuss the role of Genetic Counselors as well as Physical and Occupational Therapists in the diagnosis and treatment of Cardiac Amyloidosis.

Accreditation Statement

This activity is provided by the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN). The American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.

Disclosure/Conflicts of Interest
The planners and faculty for this activity do not have any relevant relationships to disclose unless listed below. Any resulting conflicts of interest have been resolved according to ANCC guidance.

Disclosure of Commercial Support
AAHFN did not receive commercial support from any organizations for this activity.   

Enduring Education Activity
Expiration Date: December 31, 2022
1.0 Contact Hours ANCC