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Brugada syndrome: clinical review

Brugada syndrome: clinical review

Format

Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours

Published

June 21, 2016

Updated

June 28, 2016
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Programme Description

Dr Keith Barnard discusses the aetiology and symptoms of Brugada syndrome. Key learning points for GPs and nurses include how to diagnose this rare but potentially fatal condition, and the importance of risk stratification.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, health professionals should be better able to:
  • Consider the aetiology of Brugada syndrome
  • Recognise signs and symptoms
  • Identify factors that can reveal Brugada syndrome
  • Understand how an automatic implantable cardiac defibrillator is used in treatment
  • Stratify the risk of sudden cardiac death
  • Develop an awareness of the prognosis for Brugada syndrome
  • Author

    Activity and test author
    Dr Keith Barnard
    Former GP
    Fareham
    Hampshire
    UK
    and former editor of Circulation: European Perspectives in Cardiology

    Instructions

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1.5 learning credits (1.5 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 and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs. This activity is offered at no cost.

    SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

    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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