About this event

  • Date and time Mon 19 Dec 2022 from 8:55am to 5:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Cardiology

Watch the pre-recorded version of the first general day of the academic year for an overview of atrial fibrillation and its diagnosis, management and approaches.

The programme will explore the history of AF, its clinical and ECG diagnosis, epidemiology, pathophysiology and management strategies. The latter will include stroke prevention, rate and rhythm control and the role of interventional therapies such as catheter ablation and cardiac devices.

Participants will be able to:

  • Have a basic understanding of the epidemiology and pathophysiology of AF 
  • Diagnose AF via ECG recordings, and differentiate it from other arrhythmias 
  • Assess thrombotic risk and choose optimal stroke prevention strategies in AF 
  • Consider rate and rhythm control options for AF, and understand referral pathways 
  • Have a basic understanding of non-pharmacological approaches to managing AF 

This is a pre-recorded event that will be available seven days after the in-person event General day 1: Atrial fibrillation on Wednesday 21 December 2022. Event participants will be able to watch the webinar whenever they like, up to 60 days from when it’s made available.

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Registration for this event will close on 21 December 2022 at 1:00am (GMT). Late registrations will not be accepted. 

The agenda is subject to change at any time  

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations. 

We are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. This is at the presenter and the RSM’s discretion. 

This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels. 

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