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Chest Pain Assessment and Management

Duration: 1 Day(s)
CPD Hours: 8
Start Time: 09:15
End Time: 04:30

OVERVIEW

 

An opportunity to learn about a structured assessment of chest pain. Primarily looking at Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS), but also other differentials such as myopericarditis, dissection.

Attendees should have a thorough understanding of ECG interpretation.

Suitable for Nurses, Advanced Practitioners, Paramedics, Junior Doctors and AHPs.

 

CONTENT

 

This day involves group work, case studies and advanced ECG interpretation.

Different mnemonics for chest pain assessment.

Explore the differentials of chest pain.

Investigations and treatment including ECG findings of non-ACS pathology, e.g. Pulmonary embolism, Aortic Dissection, Pericardial Effusion/Tamponade

Acute coronary syndrome:

  • Pathophysiology
  • Diagnosis
  • Risk stratification and management

Angina Management and Treatment

STEMI and high risk ACS ECG interpretation

STEMI ECG mimics

Complications of ACS, clinical signs on examination and symptoms

 

AIMS AND OUTCOMES

 

  • Comprehensively develop knowledge in the assessment of chest pain. Ensuring the understanding of how life threatening causes can present.
  • Understand treatment pathways for different pathologies especially ACS patients.

 

ATTENDED BY

  • Nurses
  • Paramedics
  • Cardiac Physiologist and Technicians
  • Junior Doctors

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