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"Detection and Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation" Event

The Network is pleased to announce a "Detection and Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation" event to take place on Thursday June 23rd

"Detection and Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation" Event

The Shropshire and Staffordshire Heart and Stroke Network together with Staffordshire University are pleased to announce the programme for their forthcoming event focusing on the detection and treatment of atrial fibrillation.

Speakers on the day will include:

Dr Indira Natarajan - Network Clinical Lead - Stroke/Stroke Consultant
Dr John Creamer - Network Clinical Lead - Cardiac/Consultant Cardiologist
Chris Keighley - Senior Lecturer (Cardiology)
Dr Deepak Chandra - Consultant Haemotologist.

Provisional programme

o Aims and Objectives                          

o What is AF?

o Anatomy and Electrophysiology of the heart/Diagnosing AF/Symptomatic and non symptomatic AF/Rhythm and rate control

o AF in Primary Care

o Detecting AF in Primary Care/Diagnosis and management/Anticoagulation and the role of the GP/GRASP Tool Kit                          

o Practical Session

o Pulse Checks/Recording an ECG/Reading an ECG                          

o Questions for the Speakers

o Risk Stratification for anticoagulation

o Warfarin/Thrombin inhibitor/CHADS2 and CHADS2Vasc/Audit Results

o Warfarin

o BAFTA Study/Pharmacology/Side effects/Diet/Drug interactions/Yellow Card

 o AF in the Hospital Setting

o The role of anticoagulation services within the hospital setting                          

o Questions for Speakers
o Evaluation

CPD Accreditation applied for  

The event will be held in the Ashley Building, Staffordshire University, Leek Road, Stoke-on-Trent.

Directions: http://www.staffs.ac.uk/about_us/campuses_and_maps/stoke/#maps

If you would like to attend this event please contact the Network office on 01952 228490 or email barbara.caunce@shropshirepct.nhs.uk

A booking form and flyer are available from the "Documents" section of this website.