Assessing Chest Pain

This resource composed of 5 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge on assessing chest pain.

Successful completion of the resource provides 1 hour of CPD delivered by Learna Ltd.


Aims and objectives

On completion of this resource, you should be able:

  • To discuss the importance of effective history taking when assessing chest pain.
  • To describe the key features of chest pain which affect the likely diagnosis.
  • To broadly describe how to differentiate between cardiac and non-cardiac chest pain.
  • To apply evidence based guidelines when deciding how to manage chest pain at the initial presentation.