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Primary Angioplasty and Cardiac Emergencies

Duration: 1 Day - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 8 - Price: £0.00

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

Course Overview

Prompt recognition and expedition of evidence- based treatment is extremely important in reducing mortality and morbidity. Awareness of what is happening during the rupture of a coronary plaque assists one in understanding why such a microscopic event can have such a catastrophic outcome.

Course Content

Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)

  • Definition
  • Predisposing factors
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Diagnosis
  • Pathophysiology
  • Therapeutic implications
  • Management/treatment

 Chest pain assessment

  • Systematic approach to chest pain assessment
  • Recognize common features of ACS pain

 The role of cardiac markers in the diagnosis and management of ACS

24 hour Primary PCI Service

History of AMI treatment

24hr PPCI

Pre and post AMI care

Case studies

Complications post AMI

  • Life threatening dysrhythmias
  • Pulmonary oedema
  • Cardiogenic shock
  • Ventricular rupture/VSD

Course Aims and Outcomes

  • Understand the pathophysiology of AMI
  • To promote prompt diagnosis and effective treatment thereafter
  • To enhance understanding of life threatening complications
  • To reduce mortality and morbidity in the AMI patient

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    This course is now only provided In-House for groups of people. Please contact us for a quote and further details on: or phone: 017687 73030.

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