Atrial Fibrillation Comprehensive 

(6 hours Royal College CPD applied for)

About The Event




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




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


11:30 - 12:25

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


12:25 – 13:20



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 



15:30 – 16:25

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



Evaluation and close


Time is TBD
Sheffield Hilton Hotel, Quayside
Sheffield Hilton Hotel

Quayside, Victoria Quays

Furnival Road


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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