Angina module 1: epidemiology

Released 9 April 2020     Expires: 09 April 2022      Programme: Angina 1 CPD/CME credit

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PP-CA-UK-0146 Date of preparation: March 2020


Designed to give healthcare professionals a current update on the epidemiology of angina and its impact on society. It is one of several modules in our angina programme, which will cover all aspects of the diagnosis and management of chronic stable angina.

Module first published: 10 July 2012
First revision of module published: 04 March 2015
Second revision of module published: 09 April 2020

1 CPD/CME credit

Learning objectives

After completing this module, participants should be better able to:
• Define angina pectoris
• Examine rates of new and established cases, in UK and other countries
• Look at the geographical and ethnic differences in disease prevalence
• Establish prognosis in patients with chronic stable angina and the cost of the disease


Dr Caroline Daly, Consultant Cardiologist, St James’ University Hospital, Dublin
Dr Luc Lorgis, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Cardiology, Service de Cardiologie, CHU Bocage, Dijon, France
Module revised by Dr Jonathan Bennett, Cardiology Trainee, King’s College Hospital, London; supervised by Dr Ranil De Silva, Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, Royal Brompton Hospital, London


1 CPD/CME credit, 1.0 hour
BJC Learning has assigned one hour of CPD/CME credit to this module

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