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AF 101

Lesson Features

Module: 1 | AF & Single-shot Basics

Prerequisite: None

Assessment: Yes

Certificate: Yes

Duration: 30 minutes

Lesson Details

This lesson aims to highlight the increasing incidence of atrial fibrillation and explain current thinking regarding the mechanisms, diagnosis and management of this common arrhythmia.

This lesson has been designed as an introduction to atrial fibrillation. Complete the lesson content and then take the knowledge check to assess your understanding.

The learning outcomes tab provides details of the required level of understanding.

This lesson provides learning on the following topics:

  • Introduction
  • What is Atrial Fibrillation?
  • AF Diagnosis
  • AF Therapy
  • Intracardiac Catheter Ablation
  • Summary.

On completion of this lesson you should be able to:

  1. Recognise the increasing incidence of atrial fibrillation and its consequences
  2. Describe the mechanisms of atrial fibrillation and clinical presentations
  3. Explain the diagnostic process and recognise ECG changes in atrial fibrillation
  4. Explain the various therapy options for patients with AF including intracardiac catheter ablation.

The questions within the lesson are there to help you with your understanding and will not be scored. On completion of the lesson, you will then be able to take the knowledge check. This knowledge check is comprised of six multiple-choice questions.

In order to complete this lesson, you will be required to achieve a score of 80% for the assessment.