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Case-Based Learning

Syncope

Module summary

This case-based module will guide you through the latest evidence in the diagnosis and management of syncope

Learning objectives

To update you on:

  1. The definition of syncope
  2. What to ask in the history
  3. What to look for in the examination
  4. What red flags should prompt an urgent referral
  5. Which patients with syncope can safely be managed in general practice.
Author

This module has been developed by Pulse Learning’s team of medical writers and editors, and peer reviewed by our GP advisers.

Date module published
19/01/2017
Module due for review
19/01/2019
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
2 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
4 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Very good module
Omar Al-Atragchi
23.04.2017.
Excellent module
Kapil Ojha
18.04.2017.
Excellent
Iheanyichukwu Oteh
11.04.2017.
Excellent
Peter Iddon
26.03.2017.
useful
Ronald Kok
26.03.2017.