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Acquired Heart Disease and Cardiomyopathy course for Medical Doctors

Speciality Classification
Medical Doctors
Time / Duration
60 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Endorsed By
NHS Health Education England

This session covers acquired heart diseases and cardiomyopathy - the causes, clinical features, investigations and management of common ones are considered.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • State acquired heart diseases and types of cardiomyopathy in children
  • Recognise the clinical features associated with common ones
  • Select the investigations you would need to help with the diagnosis
  • Describe the initial management of common acquired heart diseases

Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should have:

  • Knowledge in cardiac anatomy and physiology
Instructors / Speakers
Ari Kannivelu,
Consultant Paediatrician

Dr Ari Kannivelu is a consultant paediatrician with expertise in cardiology in Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS trust. He completed his paediatric specialist training in UK in 2009, including 2 years of tertiary paediatric cardiology training in Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Glenfield Hospital, Leicester. He has developed local paediatric cardiology services and works within a regional clinical network with Birmingham children’s hospital, where he holds an Honorary contract. He holds MRCPCH (UK) and has done an MSc in Paediatrics. He has also completed EACVI certification in echocardiography in congenital heart diseases.

He has specific interest in teaching and training, and has recently completed a diploma in medical education. He regularly teaches in regional and national courses in paediatric cardiology and echocardiography. He is currently honorary secretary to national Paediatricians with Expertise in Cardiology Special Interest Group (PECSIG).

Acquired Heart Disease and Cardiomyopathy course for Medical Doctors
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Child and family health, Child health/paediatrics/immunisation, Children and young peoples health, Maternal-child, Paediatric, Paediatric endocrinology, Paediatric and Neonatal Care, Paediatric Dentistry
Provider Type
Education Provider
Time / Duration
60 minutes
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