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Appropriate use of Serum Troponin Testing in General Practice

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
1 hour

This module is about the evidence regarding troponin testing in a community setting, particularly relating to new information on the utility of high sensitivity assays and within the context of contemporary guidelines for the management of chest pain and the acute coronary syndrome.

Learning Outcomes

  • Know of newly developed high sensitivity assays providing reliable detection of low troponin concentrations and early risk stratifications of patients with possible acute coronary syndrome
  • Follow adequate procedures around troponin testing in general practice and patients presenting with possible acute coronary syndrome
  • Ensure correct test labelling and having the right systems in place to ensure results are conveyed immediately

Provider name

Medical Journal of Australia

Provider number

N/A

Type

Reading: journal; textbook; book; literature review

Duration

1h : 0m

CPD Points/Hours

MBA: 1h : 0m

Topic

Cardiovascular Diseases

Audience

Medical Practitioner, Medical Student, Doctor-in-Training, Non-Vocationally Registered, Nurse / Midwife, Researcher, Retired, Specialist - Other, Specialist General Practitioner

Delivery
Title
Appropriate use of Serum Troponin Testing in General Practice
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Community health, Research
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
1 hour
CPD Points
MBA: 1h : 0m
Price
Free
Location
Online
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