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Cardiology series: Lecture 1 - ECG Interpretation and Management of ACS | Salman Ahmed Tariq

13th Dec 2023
11:00am - 12:00pm (GMT)
13th Dec 2023
11:00am - 12:00pm (GMT)
Hosted on MedAll
Attendance certificate available
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Step into the critical world of acute cardiac care with "Lecture 1 - ECG Interpretation and Management of ACS," a vital part of our Cardiology Series dedicated to preparing healthcare professionals for high-stakes situations. This webinar is designed to arm you with the knowledge and skills necessary to respond swiftly and effectively to cardiac emergencies.

You will learn how to recognise and manage common and complex cardiac emergencies, from acute myocardial infarctions to life-threatening arrhythmias.

Targeted at emergency physicians, cardiologists, nurses, and other emergency healthcare providers, this webinar will enhance your clinical proficiency and decision-making confidence. Enhance your capabilities in emergency cardiac care and be prepared to save lives. Join us for a session that could make all the difference in critical moments.

None of the planners for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Dr. Tariq, faculty for this educational event, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Summary

This lecture provided a comprehensive overview of electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation, specifically focusing on its role in the diagnosis and management of Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS). It began with a fundamental review of ECG components and patterns, emphasizing the identification of normal and abnormal rhythms. The session then delved into specific ECG findings associated with ACS, including ST-elevation, ST-depression, and T-wave inversions. The latter part of the lecture concentrated on the management strategies for ACS. It covered the latest treatment protocols, including pharmacotherapy (like antiplatelets and thrombolytics), lifestyle modifications, and interventional procedures such as angioplasty. The lecture also stressed the importance of timely intervention and the role of risk stratification in managing patients with ACS. By the end, attendees should gain valuable skills in ECG interpretation related to ACS and an updated understanding of current best practices in the management of these critical cardiac events.

Learning objectives

Objective 1 - Master ECG Interpretation for ACS: Enhance the ability to interpret electrocardiograms accurately, with a particular focus on identifying specific changes indicative of Acute Coronary Syndromes, such as ST-elevation, ST-depression, and T-wave abnormalities. Objective 2 - Understand ACS Pathophysiology and Presentation: Develop a thorough understanding of the pathophysiology of Acute Coronary Syndromes, including recognizing clinical presentations and symptoms that warrant an immediate ECG evaluation. Objective 3 - Implement Effective ACS Management Strategies: Gain knowledge of the latest treatment and management strategies for Acute Coronary Syndromes, encompassing pharmacological interventions, lifestyle modifications, and procedural techniques such as angioplasty.
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13th Dec 2023
11:00am - 12:00pm (GMT)
Hosted on MedAll
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Free
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