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Heart Education Awareness Resource and Training through E-learning

4. Acute Coronary Syndrome

Learning outcomes

This module explores the guidelines and information to the initial and ongoing care of an individual presenting with Acute Coronary Syndrome.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Define the term Acute Coronary Syndrome.
  • Describe the assessment and diagnostic process in ACS patients.
  • Describe pharmacological management of ACS.
  • Explain the rationale for diagnostic tests and different cardiac interventions in ACS.
  • Understand secondary prevention of both pharmacological and non-pharmacological management following ACS.

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Last updated: 03/12/2013

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