The course covers the diagnosis and management of patients with atrial fibrillation. It explores how to deal with both stable and acutely unwell patients with atrial fibrillation.
This course is part of the F|Docs Library for foundation doctors and will also be relevant to those in medical school or core training.
This course takes approximately 25 minutes to complete.
Foundation Programme Curriculum
This course covers the following Foundation Programme Curriculum areas:
9. Recognises, assesses and initiates management of the acutely ill patient
10. Recognises, assesses and manages patients with long term conditions
11. Obtains history, performs clinical examination, formulates differential diagnosis and management plan
13. Prescribes safely
16. Demonstrates understanding of the principles of health promotion and illness prevention
To view the rest of the curriculum and which courses correspond to each area, click here.
About the Presenter and Supervisor
Dr. Stephen Hamshere is a Registrar in Cardiology at Imperial NHS Trust and an Honorary Research Fellow at Barts Health NHS Trust.
About the Authors
Lucia Yin is a final year medical student and Medics Academy Fellow. She is interested in medical education, paediatrics and neurology.
Anna Harvey is a final year medical student and Medics.Academy Fellow. She is interested in women’s health, education and journalism. You can find her tweeting about writing, music and running at @a_c_harvey
Tharani Abeysekera is a final year medical student and Medics.Academy Fellow. Her main interests include primary care, leadership in health and medical education.
Sharmila is a third year medical student from King’s College London and a MedicsAcademy fellow. She is interested in research in medical education and research in neuro-oncology and neuro-trauma.