MODULE ONE: QT Interval in Clinical Practice
In 2021 AZCERT was awarded a grant from the Bert W. Martin Foundation, a philanthropic organization with significant contributions to healthcare. The grant has allowed us to expand our educational program and build on the success of our QTcCDS education modules.
Thanks to this support from the Martin Foundation, we have recently created an in-depth, four-part educational video series on “The QT Interval in Clinical Practice” in order to provide valuable educational materials to healthcare trainees and providers. The video modules are an essential resource to keep this underrepresented science alive to enhance medical knowledge and further their practical application.
While allowing for the understanding and free-sharing of this information to keep up with the proliferation of technological devices related to this science, the modules also provide the much-needed “how and why” of the QT measurement process which is often misunderstood or not utilized properly.
MODULE TWO: QTc Risk Clinical Decision Support
The presence of enduring materials on the CredibleMeds website provides a forum for updated information and continuing education. The work for QTc CDS Education Module Series Two was funded by grants from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), culminating in a series of four education modules for healthcare professionals—now available on the CredibleMeds website. The free educational program, “QTc Risk - Clinical Decision Support: A Primer For Healthcare Providers,” provides a valuable review of:
- how drugs affect the heart to induce TdP
- the clinical risk factors that determine a patient’s risk
- the categories of medications that have a risk of TdP
- how a clinical decision support program can identify a high risk population and mitigate the risk of prolonged QTc.
Following each module in the series, a short quiz is provided to test and reinforce the participant’s knowledge of the presented information