1 CPD HOURS
The patient presenting with chest pain is very common in medical practice, in both the acute and non-acute settings. Differentiating cardiac chest pain from other causes can be a challenge for clinicians. This module, composed of 10 assessment questions, is designed to increase your knowledge of potential causes of chest pain and help improve your skills in its diagnosis.
Once you successfully complete the module - and achieve the minimum pass rate of 60% - you'll be awarded with a downloadable 1 hour CPD Certificate, which you can print or upload to 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
Available all year round with 24/7 online access and unlimited resits, you'll be able to learn around your busy schedule and get to grips with your CPD modules whenever you'd like - all you need is an internet connection.
Our CPD modules are written and edited by medical experts within their specialist fields, who have pedigrees in postgraduate education. Questions are reviewed on a regular basis to ensure that they remain relevant and up-to-date with new guidelines.
As a healthcare professional it's important for you to continuously expand on your clinical knowledge, skills and abilities. Our CPD modules will help you achieve this by providing you with a full explanation of answers, further reading, and the option to reflect using our online notes system.