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Cardiac Issues in Young Athletes (Learner‑Paced)
Presented by: William “Penn” Laird, M.D.

William “Penn” Laird, M.D.William “Penn” Laird, M.D.
Dr. Laird received his medical degree at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He completed his residency in pediatrics and his fellowship in pediatric cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital.
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  1. Review structural and electrical cardiac problems that present in youth that can affect participation in exercise and competitive athletics
  2. Review current cardiac screening guidelines that help ensure safe participation in youth athletics
  3. Review current measures for identifying and treating cardiac issues that arise in relation to youth athletics

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The Children’s Health is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Credit Statement: 
The Children’s Health designates this live activity for a maximum of .50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

It is Children’s Health policy that participants in CME activities are aware of any affiliation or financial interest that may affect the speakers’ presentations. Each speaker has completed and signed a conflict of interest statement.

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Children’s Health Clinical Operation is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Athletic Trainer Credit: 
Children’s Health Andrews Institute (BOC AP# P10197) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of .50 Category A hours/CEUs. Athletic Trainers should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

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Children’s Health Andrews Institute reserves the right to cancel this course due to insufficient enrollment. Students will be notified of cancellations within 7 business days of the course start date. If a course is cancelled for any reason, CHAI will return any prepaid registration fees. CHAI is not responsible for airline penalties related to the cancellation of an CHAI course. Please be aware of the airline restrictions regarding non-refundable airline tickets when purchasing an airline ticket.

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