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Management of Atrial Fibrillation

Management of Atrial Fibrillation

The Course is designed to help Cardiologists and General Physicians in understanding the Management of Atrial Fibrillation. At the end of this course, the panel discussion of renowned doctors will help participants get insights on various aspects of Atrial Fibrillation.

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  • Language English

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About this Course

Objective of the course: To be able to Diagnose and Treat Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common type of arrhythmia. Disorder in the heart's electrical system is the cause for AF.It can lead to an increased risk of stroke.
In many patients, it can also cause chest pain, heart attack, or heart failure.

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Atrial fibrillation is the most common heart rhythm disturbance, affecting around 1 million people.It can affect adults of any age, but it's more common in older people. It affects about 7 in 100 people aged over 65. More men than women have atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation is more likely to occur in people with other conditions, such as high blood pressure (Hypertension), Atherosclerosis or a Heart valve problem.
This course will enhance the Management of Atrial Fibrillation and Antithrombic therapy post PCI of Afib patients.

Meet the Instructor

Prof. Augustus Oliver Grant

Duke University School of Medicine.

Prof.Grant attended the University of Edinburgh in Scotland where he earned undergraduate and Medical degrees, and then went on to the University of California at San Francisco to study pharmacology, completing a doctorate in 1975.He joining the faculty at Duke's School of Medicine in 1980.In 2003 Grant was elected president of the American Heart Association (AHA).In his research and clinical practice, Prof.Grant has focused on the understanding and treatment of patients with cardiac arrhythmias.Prof.Grant's work aims to identify new ways to diagnose, treat, and prevent arrhythmias.

Prof. Christopher P. Cannon

Harvard Medical School

Dr. Cannon is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, and senior physician in the Cardiovascular Division at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He earned his MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York and did internal medicine residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center.He has been principal investigator of more than 20 multicenter clinical trials, including TACTICS-TIMI 18 and PROVE IT, and the IMPROVE IT trials. Dr. Cannon serves as Executive Director of Cardiometabolic Trials at The Baim Institute. He is leading the RE-DUAL PCI trial, studying novel anticoagulant strategies in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing stenting,

Course FAQs

Cardiologist,GP, Residents and Medical Students.
The course is organized into 3 modules and includes additional on resources specific to each one. Registration for the course is always open and participants may begin the course at any time.
As soon as you enroll in a course, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments become available once your session has officially begun.
Yes, some background knowledge pertaining the subject will be necessary. This course is directed towards MBBS/MD doctors.
If you pay for this course, you will have access to all of the features and content you need to earn a Course Certificate. If you complete the course successfully, your electronic Certificate will be added on a link to your Dashboard page below the completed course - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile.
Yes, relevant work experience is beneficial as the courses on docmode.org help practicing and aspiring healthcare professionals.
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