Cardiology webinars

Chest pain:
How to tell if chest pain is serious

This webinar originally took place on 14 June 2017.  All information was correct at the time of recording.
You will be sent the recording, presentation slides and certificate once payment has been made.

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Audience: GPs (all grades)

Why is it important?

You will see lots of people with chest pain

  • 7% of GP consultations relate to chest pain

There is a wide differential diagnosis

  • 6 critical conditions you mustn’t miss
  • There are new investigations available
What will this session cover?

In this interactive session, our expert speaker, Dr Angus Nightingale, will give practical advice on how to manage patients presenting with chest pain and how to tell if the chest pain is serious. The case-based format to address:

  • What are the 6 key conditions I must not miss?
  • How do I manage chest pain presenting in 10 care?
  • Who needs investigation or referral?
  • What are the ECG changes I need to look out for?
Learning outcomes
  • Understand the differential diagnosis of chest pain in 10 care
  • Know how to spot the 6 potentially fatal conditions
  • Recognise which patients need referral to a chest pain clinic
  • Become more confident in managing non-cardiac chest pain

The webinar will include interactive case studies, Q&A and links to useful resources.


CPD Certificate of participation

 Booking this webinar will give you a 10% discount for BMJ Learning

 Flexible distance learning

 Watch in your own time

 1 CPD hour

 Includes speaker presentation slides

Dr Angus Nightingale

Dr Angus Nightingale

Consultant Cardiologist, Bristol Heart Institute, Bristol

Angus Nightingale is a Consultant Cardiologist at the Bristol Heart Institute where he leads the Heart Failure and Hypertension Service. After completing his training in Cambridge, Bristol, Cardiff and Oxford in 2003 he left the UK for a Consultant post in Adelaide, Australia; hurriedly returning to Bristol when his children wanted to play cricket for Australia! He is involved in research in hypertension and heart failure looking at novel ways to reduce sympathetic activation. He is passionate about teaching and is most proud of innovative illustrations (such as using washing up gloves to understanding the pathophysiology of heart failure)!

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