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Sudden Cardiac Death and the American Athlete

Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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MOMS - Minnesota
Scott Mikesell
53 Minutes
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Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the potential pathologic conditions that cause SCD in an athlete.
  • Describe the pathophysiology of hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.
  • Describe the potential cardiovascular workup for the American athlete.

Disclosure: Dr. Mikesell has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). The Minnesota Osteopathic Medical Society (MOMS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

Grievance Policy: ​Grievances regarding this program or AOA CME credit reporting will be handled on an individual basis. All grievances should be directed in writing to the MOMS Executive Director at or by mail to Minnesota Osteopathic Medical Society, 1747 Beam Avenue, Suite 100, St. Paul, MN 55109-1128. Grievances that cannot be resolved by MOMS will then be sent to the AOA Council on CME, 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.



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Dr. Mikesell is a board certified in nuclear cardiology and serve as staff physician in cardiology and interventional cardiology at St. Luke’s Hospital, in Duluth, MN. He is a graduate of Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Iowa. 

Dr. Mikesell is also the Cardiac Catheterization Lab Director at St. Luke’s, and an adjunct assistant professor and the University of Minnesota- Duluth Medical School.  He also co-chairs Minnesota Mission: Lifeline STEMI Project, and is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Intervention, and the Society for Vascular Medicine.



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