Samuel Finnikin

Academic Clinical Fellow,
University of Birmingham

Clare J Taylor

Academic GP, University of Birmingham

David Fitzmaurice

Professor of Primary Care,
University of Birmingham

Accredited by

BMJ Learning

Course Description

After completing this module you should:
- Be able to recognise the different presentations of atrial fibrillation and improve your detection of asymptomatic patients
- Know how to assess a patient with newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation
- Know how and when to follow a rate control or rhythm control treatment strategy
- Be able to assess a patient’s risk of stroke and bleeding and communicate this risk to the patient so they can make an informed decision about anticoagulation
- Be familiar with the options for anticoagulation and how to help patients decide which option is best for them
- Know how and when to follow up patients with atrial fibrillation.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2015-Mar-18
Expiration Date:2019-Mar-02
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes

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