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Conduction disturbances and pacemakers

This topic is a part of the E-learning programme (ESCeL) on Acute Cardiovascular Care which offers a portfolio of 79 chapters among 11 sections.

Considering the incidence of bradyarrhythmias conduction disturbances, physicians who work in an emergency department and in the intensive care setting should be familiar with this kind of arrhythmia and its treatment.

The increase of pacemaker implantation in the general population makes it also necessary to be able to identify and manage pacemaker malfunctions. The 5 courses available on this topic will help the learner in the assessment and management of these patient.

The content provides the learner with a focused and interactive educational experience, written by experts in the field and based on the ESC Textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiovascular Care, 2nd edition 2015 by Profs. Carlo Lavalle, Renato Pietro Ricci and Massimo Santini.

What’s inside?

5 courses on:

  • Introduction
  • Anatomy, Physiology, Causes and General Management of Bradyarrhythmia
  • Sinus Node Dysfunction
  • Atrioventricular and Intraventicular Blocks
  • Acute Conduction Disturbances in Particular Settings
  • Acute Pacemaker Malfunction and Temporary and Permanent Pacing in Intense Cardiac Care

Each course ends with a MCQs test.

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Course Co-ordinator

  • Dr Susanna Price
  • Dr Sofie Gevaert

Course Contributors

  • Dr Kevin Domingues