Current State of Genetic Testing for Cardiomyopathies and Heart Failure

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Genetic cardiology is an emerging field with broad opportunity. This session, led by an expert in the field, will provide an overview of the current state of genetic cardiology, specifically educating the learners about genetic screening for cardiomyopathies and heart failure.


Daniel Judge, MUSC

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe scenarios for which Mendalian pattern of inheritance is suggested and when to proceed with panel testing for cardiomyopathy
  • Recall tools and testing methods for genetic screening available for patients with cardiomyopathies and heart failure

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