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Atrial fibrillation: clinical review

Atrial fibrillation: clinical review

Format

Clinical Review

Time to Complete

2.5 hours

Published

April 29, 2015

Updated

April 29, 2015

Programme Description

This review article by Dr Andrew Money-Kyrle examines the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include making the diagnosis, managing rate control, rhythm control and reduction in stroke risk in patients with AF, prognosis and follow-up.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the healthcare professional should be able to:
  • Understand which patients are at risk of AF
  • Know how to diagnose AF
  • Manage rate control, rhythm control and reduction in stroke risk in patients with AF
  • Faculty

    Activity author
    Dr Andrew Money-Kyrle
    Consultant cardiologist
    Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan
    
GP
    
London

    United Kingdom

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 2.5 learning credits (2.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time. This activity is offered at no cost.

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    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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