Angina module 3: pathophysiology

Released9 April 2020     Expires: 09 April 2022      Programme: Angina 1 CPD/CME credit

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PP-CA-UK-0150 Date of preparation: March 2020

 

Designed to give healthcare professionals a current update on the pathophysiology of angina, this is one of several modules in our angina programme.

Module first published: 06 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:
• Understand the basic pathophysiology of angina
• Review the process of atherosclerosis
• Describe inflammation in atherosclerosis and the vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque
• Understand how plaques lead to symptomatic coronary artery disease
• The role of biomarkers in cardiovascular disease

Faculty

Dr Mary Sheppard, Consultant Pathologist, Royal Brompton Hospital, London
Dr Barry Harrington, SpR, Medical School, University College Cork
Module revised by Dr Kevin Cheng, Honorary Clinical Research Fellow, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London; Royal Brompton 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

Accreditation

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

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