In the dynamic landscape of medical practice, encountering patients with chest pain is a recurrent scenario, spanning both acute and non-acute settings. The ability to effectively discern between cardiac-related chest pain and other potential origins is a skill of paramount significance for healthcare practitioners.
Our comprehensive module, comprising an enlightening array of 10 meticulously crafted assessment questions, has been designed to guide you through the intricate realm of chest pain evaluation. By embarking on this educational journey, you will not only expand your understanding of the multifaceted causes underlying chest pain but also elevate your proficiency in accurate diagnosis.
Upon successful completion of this transformative module, coupled with the attainment of a minimum pass rate of 60%, you will be awarded a prestigious 1-hour Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Certificate. This certificate, a testament to your dedication to staying at the forefront of medical knowledge, can be seamlessly integrated into your CPD Portfolio.
After successful completion of this module, you will be able to:
Discuss the importance of effective history taking when assessing chest pain
Describe the key features of chest pain which affect the likely diagnosis
Broadly describe how to differentiate between cardiac and non-cardiac chest pain
Apply evidence-based guidelines when deciding how to manage chest pain at the initial presentation