ACS management module 3: shared care to optimise outcome

Released 19 September 2017     Expires: 19 September 2019      Programme: ACS management 0.5 CPD/CME credits

Sponsorship Statement: AstraZeneca provided an arms-length grant to fund production of the supplement, on which this learning programme is based. AstraZeneca had no editorial input into the content other than a review for technical accuracy.

Designed to give healthcare professionals an understanding of how to optimally manage the post-acute coronary syndrome patient post-discharge, with an aftercare strategy co-ordinating primary care, secondary care and the local providers of rehabilitation.

Learning objectives

Upon completing this module, participants should have a better understanding of:

  • The effects of myocardial infarction of the overall health of patients
  • What should happen and what actually happens to post-ACS patients after hospital discharge
  • How to optimise (shared) care of the post-ACS patent
  • The role of cardiac rehabilitation programmes
  • How to reinforce preventative messages one-year after discharge


Dr Terry McCormack, Honorary Reader in Primary Care Medicine, Hull
York Medical School; General Practitioner, Whitby
Dr Joe Mills, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital; President, British Association for Cardiovascular
Prevention and Rehabilitation

With thanks to Dr Kevin Cheng, Core Medical Trainee, London, for assistance on the self-assessment aspect of the programme


0.5 CPD/CME credit, 0.5 hours
BJC Learning has assigned half an hour of CPD/CME credit to this module

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