Emergency Presentations – Chest Pain
Chest discomfort or pain is a common presenting complaint to the ED and can be associated with a number of different clinical conditions, several of which are associated with life-threatening pathology. Identification of cardiac-related chest pain is therefore important during initial assessment, examining pain characteristics such as intensity, location, radiation and other associated symptoms.
This short course can also be found as part of the more comprehensive CPD Course Emergency Presentations.
This short Course will cover:
- Presenting Symptoms and Incidence.
- Assessment, Monitoring and Diagnostics associated with common Chest Pain presentations.
- Candidate Diagnoses and Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome and Thoracic Aortic Dissection.