Pediatric Heart Murmurs

Return to all Care of Cardiovascular Conditions 1st Edition sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 mins.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Evaluate pediatric patients for heart murmurs by physical examination and history, and identify any red flags for pathologic murmur.
2. Recognize when to order echocardiography for further diagnostic evaluation, and when to consider referral to a pediatric cardiologist for children with heart murmurs. 
3. Coordinate referral and follow-up to a pediatric cardiologist for patients with a pathologic cardiac examination, or who have cardiac symptoms and questionable findings on the cardiac examination. 

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
04/02/2021

Jonathon M. Firnhaber, MD, FAAFP, Associate Professor, Residency Director, Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina College of Medicine; Centre for Family Medicine, Winter Park, Florida

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
04/02/2021
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