Atrial Fibrillation Comprehensive 

(6 hours Royal College CPD applied for)

About The Event

 

Objectives

 

The course will provide attendees with:

  • Up to date practical information on how to manage atrial fibrillation and its associated complications

  • A chance to review the evidence base for recommendations for detection, rhythm management and stroke prevention

  • An opportunity to share and exchange views and experiences with our expert faculty speakers

 

Target audience

 

  • Hospital physicians

  • Trainee doctors

  • Hospital pharmacists and pharmacy prescribers

  • Community pharmacists and pharmacy prescribers

  • Nurses and nurse prescribers

  • General practitioners

  • Critical care practitioners

  • Community and district nurses

Programme

 

 

08:30 – 09:15

Arrival and registration - tea and coffee

 

09:15 – 09:20

Welcome and Housekeeping – Chair – Dr Ali Ali

 

09:20 – 10:15

Risk factors, development and progression of AF – Dr Sami Omar, Consultant Cardiologist, GSK

 

10:15 – 11:10

Rhythm versus rate management - Dr Nick Kelland, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

 

11:10 – 11:30

Refreshments

11:30 - 12:25

Mapping and ablation technologies for AF - Dr Nick Kelland, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

 

12:25 – 13:20

Lunch

 

13:20 – 14:15

Anticoagulation for stroke prevention - trial and real world update - Dr Joost Van Veen, Consultant Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

 

14:15 - 15:10

Left atrial appendage closure - who, when and how? - TBC, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

 

15:10 - 15:30 

Refreshments

 

15:30 – 16:25

AF detection strategies – Dr Amit Kishore, Consultant Stroke Physician, Salford Royal Hospital

 

16:30

Evaluation and close

 

Sheffield Hilton Hotel

Quayside, Victoria Quays

Furnival Road

Sheffield

S4 7YA

Parking at venue included

Walking distance from central train station

Refunds for delegate fees will be made to 100% the value of purchase if requested more than 4 weeks prior to the course.

 

Refunds for delegate fees will be made to 50% the value of purchase if requested between 2 to 4 weeks prior to the course.

 

No refund can be offered if requests are made less than 2 weeks to course dates.

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