This course is suitable for any Health Care Professional who is involved in the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation.
The course covers epidemiology, pathophysiology, risk factors and diagnosis. The management of symptoms along with the importance of stroke risk reduction in people diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, through appropriate use of anticoagulation.
Units will include:
• AF – what is it and why does it matter?
• Risk factors, signs and symptoms
• Diagnosing atrial fibrillation
• Managing symptom
• Assessing stroke and bleeding risk
• Anticoagulation – warfarin and DOACs
• Carrying out a holistic review
By the end of this course, learners should be able to:
- Recognise key risk factors for atrial fibrillation
- Evaluate the diagnostic pathway recommended by national and international guidelines
- Implement management strategies aimed at reducing stroke risk and symptom burden
- Carry out a holistic review of an individual who is being treated for atrial fibrillation
Online course details
Please note: once you have completed the registration form, your details will be passed to the training provider who will contact you in due course with details on how to access the online learning.
Course length = 7.5 hours
Access = 1 month to complete
This CPD course is for Practice Nurses and Allied Health Care Professionals. Please check here if you are eligible for these funded courses.
Please note: By applying for any of these training courses, you/your practice will not be able to also claim your £333 allocated CPD funding.