Syncope

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 minutes

Learning Objectives

1. Evaluate patients who present with syncope to determine cardiac or non-cardiac causes.

2. Prepare diagnostic plans for patients who present with neurocardiogenic forms of syncope, which may include conducting a differential diagnosis of syncope.

3. Conduct appropriate tests, such as EKGs, exercise stress testing, tilt tests or blood screenings, to diagnose underlying conditions in patients whose EKGs and cardiac tests are normal.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
02/09/2018

Robert Dachs, MD, FAAFP, Vice-Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, New York; Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Research, Ellis Hospital Family Medicine

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
02/09/2018
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