Hospital presentations: palpitations

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About the course

After completing this module you should have the knowledge and confidence to:

  • Understand common presentations of patients with palpitations
  • Take a relevant and focused history from patients with palpitations
  • Formulate differential diagnoses for patients with palpitations
  • Diagnose arrhythmias from 12 lead ECGs and rhythm strips
  • Investigate palpitations appropriately
  • Initiate treatment for common and emergency conditions that present with palpitations
  • Understand more about commonly used anti-arrhythmic drugs
  • Understand when to involve senior and/or specialist colleagues.

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