Atrial Fibrillation and Screening Diagnostic Applications in ECG for Stroke Prevention - One day course

Posted by LumiraDx Care Solutions in Events
On 8 August 2019

Atrial Fibrillation


Atrial Fibrillation is the most common heart rhythm disturbance. It affects around two million people in the UK and those with the condition have a heightened risk of stroke. New for 2019, the National Centre for Anticoagulation Training Diagnostic Applications in ECG for Stroke Prevention is a one-day professional development course. Led by Professor David Fitzmaurice and leading primary care experts, this short course will enable students to develop both the theory and practical skills needed to assess and diagnose Atrial Fibrillation.

Who is the course for?
This course is designed for clinicians in primary care, who manage patients presenting with Atrial Fibrillation

• General Practitioners
• Practice Nurses
• Advanced Nurse Practitioners
• Pharmacists

This module is also suitable for clinicians working in secondary care and clinicians working in healthcare systems outside of the UK.

Healthcare professionals will gain knowledge and understanding of:

• Theoretical insight into pathophysiology, aetiology and epidemiology
• How to carry out an ECG
• How to interpret results
• The practicalities of diagnostics and investigation

Key Information
Date: Tuesday 1 October 2019 Location: Resuscitation and Clinical Skills Department at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trusts (UHCW). Fees: £350 Places: 25

Full Details and contact available on their website.

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