This online module, taken from our primary Cardiology CPD, will assess your knowledge of chest pain. On successful completion of all 10 clinical cases, you'll be awarded with a 1 Hour CPD Certificate.
1 CPD HOURS
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine
CPD approved as part of Cardiology CPD course
Assessing Chest Pain | Module Overview
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.
Aims and Objectives
After successful completion of this module, you will be able to:
importance of effective history taking when assessing chest pain
the key features of chest pain which affect the likely diagnosis
describe how to differentiate between cardiac and non-cardiac chest pain
evidence-based guidelines when deciding how to manage chest pain at the
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
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.
Boosting Clinical Knowledge
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.