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MJA Guideline Digest: Australian clinical guidelines for the management of acute coronary syndromes (2016)

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This module provides a digest of the Australian clinical guidelines for the management of acute coronary syndrome 2016 by the National Heart Foundation of Australia and Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand.

These clinical guidelines have been developed to assist in managing patients presenting with chest pain suspected to be caused by an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and those with confirmed ACS.

Resources
The Australian clinical guidelines for the management of acute coronary syndrome as published in the MJA 205 (3) 1 August 2016.

Type
2 hours Online Learning

Accreditation
ACRRM 2 hours

Learning Outcomes

  • Diagnose and understand risk stratification of ACS
  • Recognise acute reperfusion therapy and immediate post-fibrinolysis care for patients with ST segment elevation myocardial infarction
  • Utilise risk stratification, informing the use of routine versus selective invasive management for patients with non-ST segment elevation ACS
  • Demonstrate sufficient knowledge to administer antithrombotic therapies in the acute setting and considerations affecting their long term use
  • Implement an individualised secondary prevention plan that includes both pharmacotherapies and cardiac rehabilitation
  • Topics

    • ACS Guideline Digest module overview
    • ACS Guideline background
    • Assessment of possible cardiac causes of chest pain
    • Diagnostic issues, risk stratification and acute management of ACS
    • Acute reperfusion and invasive management strategies for ACS
    • Pharmacology for ACS
    • Discharge management and secondary prevention

    Focus 
    Management acute coronary syndrome 2016, National Heart Foundation of Australia and Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand

    Provider name

    Medical Journal of Australia / Australian Medical Association

    Provider number

    621057

    Type

    Online Education

    Duration

    2h : 0m

    CPD Points/Hours

    MBA: 2h : 0m
    ACRRM - Fellow: 2 pts
    ACRRM - Non Fellow: 2 pts

    AMA Member

    Free

    Non-AMA Member

    $44.00 inc. of GST

    Topic

    Cardiovascular Diseases

    Audience

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

    Delivery
    Title
    MJA Guideline Digest: Australian clinical guidelines for the management of acute coronary syndromes (2016)
    Interest Areas / Topics Covered
    Critical care ( ICU Cardiothoracic | High Dependency | Surgery ), Cardiothoracic surgery
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    2 hours
    CPD Points
    2
    Price
    44.00
    Price Details
    AMA Member - Free, Non-AMA Member - $44.00 inc. of GST
    Location
    Online
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