Atrial Fibrillation Classification and Treatment Options (C002)

Health Sciences → Cardiology


Description

This course comprises the latest guidelines classifying atrial fibrillation, teaches basics of risk stratification and outlines current treatment modalities including antiarrhythmic drugs (AAD's), novel oral anticoagulants (NOAC's) and traditional oral anticoagulants (OAC).

Content
  • Pre-Course case Study
  • Pre-Course Case Study
  • INTRODUCTION
  • Atrial Fibrillation Overview
  • Risk Factors for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke
  • Pathophysiology of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Classification of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Diagnosis of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Classification of Atrial Fibrillation.
  • Therapeutic Modalities
  • Treatment Considerations
  • Embolization Prevention
  • Rate & Rhythm Control
  • Antithrombotic Treatment Modalities
  • Ablation & Pacemaker
  • Surgical Maze Procedure
  • Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Summary
  • Summary
  • SELF ASSESSMENT
  • Final Test
  • Atrial Fibrillation Overview Course Evaluation
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: 2 years