Healthcare Professionals Resources

We realize how busy healthcare providers are taking care of the various needs of their patients.

That’s why we are available to complement the high quality care you provide. We have tools for you and in-depth information on SADS conditions that you can make available to your patients. We hope you will see us as a valuable partner as you care for patients with inherited arrhythmia conditions.

Resources For You

As a medical healthcare professional, the SADS Foundation has many resources helpful to you in the diagnosis, treatment and management of patients with inherited arrhythmia disorders like Long QT syndrome, Brugada syndrome, ARVC, CPVT and other channelopathies. SADS has many services for you. Ask for medical management advice for a challenging clinical case, view drugs to avoid with LQTS or Brugada patients, participate in SADS Physician Referral Network, and attend one of our medical education webinars and conferences

Drugs To Avoid

Learn which drugs to avoid for Brugada Syndrome, drugs that prolong the QT interval, and other drugs to avoid for SADS conditions.

A Challenging Case

SADS medical advisors can provide suggestions on what treatment or next steps should be tried – based on published clinical evidence and experience.

Genetic Testing

Learn how genetic testing might be helpful for your family, who in your family should be tested, and what to expect during the process of genetic testing.

COVID Hub

How does COVID affect those of us with SADS conditions? Are the vaccines safe for the SADS community? Get answers to your COVID-related questions here. This page is updated frequently to reflect the most up-to-date information on COVID and SADS.

Medical Education

SADS hosts a variety of webinars and in-person conferences on cardiac channelopathies including the latest research and published clinical guidelines. Learn more on program offerings.

LQTS & Dental Survey

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Sudden Death Response Plan

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Young Investigator Awards

To encourage the next generation of researchers, the SADS Foundation annually offers its Courts K. Cleveland, Jr. Young Investigator Awards in Cardiac Channelopathy Research.

SADS Physician Referral Network

We provide many referrals to individuals and families each month. We invite you to join our SADS Referral Physician Network and receive patient referrals from us.

Heart Rhythm Society 2022

Annually, SADS physicians-scientists, allied health professionals, and staff participate in the HRS Scientific Sessions. Check out our Young Investigator Awards and sessions related to channelopathies.

Resources For Your Patients

We offer a wealth of information to help you enhance your care of patients with SADS conditions.

Our patient education materials provide the latest medical information on these conditions in easy-to-understand language. You can download individual copies or contact us to request a larger quantity at no charge.

In addition to our patient education fact sheets, we offer a tool to help your patients compile their family health history and support with health insurance denials. We can also connect your patients with other affected families who can offer support, guidance, and insight on living with a SADS condition through support groups and networking.

In addition, we offer specialized materials to support your young patients with SADS conditions. These include materials to help their parents work with their schools.