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Chest Pain Assessment and Management

Duration: 1 Day - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 8 - Price: £170.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

Opportunity to learn about a structured assessment of chest pain. Looking at primarily 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.

Course 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

Course Aims and Outcomes

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

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Tel: 017687 73030
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