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Atrial Fibrillation: Cause (ATFIC)

Certification Training Duration: 0.6 hours (the average time to complete the training program, including final assessments).
Credits Hours: 1
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
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BioPharma Institute LogoTraining Program: Atrial Fibrillation: Cause
Training Provided By: BioPharma Institute
Website: https://www.biopharmainstitute.com

Availability: Immediately available upon ordering.

Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. Atrial fibrillation (AF), also called a-fib, is the most common cardiac arrhythmia. The hallmarks of AF are irregular and rapid atrial activity, with an irregular ventricular response that results in compromised cardiac hemodynamics. AF is associated with serious morbidity and increased mortality risk, even in cases when symptoms are slight. AF is a risk for congestive heart failure (CHF), angina, cardiac remodeling, and embolic stroke. This course describes the pathophysiology and epidemiology of AF.
Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with >80% passing grade within a 90 day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.

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  • Flexible final assessments: Tests include multiple-choice questions and can be taken repeatedly until a passing score is achieved
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COURSE OUTLINE:


INTRODUCTION
1. Course Information
2. Interface Tour
3. Course Overview

PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
4. Objectives
5. Electrophysiology of the Heart
6. Normal Sinus Rhythm
7. Atrial Fibrillation
8. Types of Atrial Fibrillation
9. Action Potential
10. Mechanism of AF
11. Atrial Flutter
12. Mortality and AF
13. Ventricular Rate Control
14. Hemodynamic Factors
15. Triggers
16. Progress Check

EPIDEMIOLOGY
17. Objectives
18. Prevalence
19. Incidence
20. Gender Differential
21. Morbidity & Mortality
22. Risk Factors
23. Progress Check

CONCLUSION
24. Summary

COURSE OBJECTIVES:


Distinguish between normal sinus rhythm and atrial fibrillation (AF).
Identify the differences between atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter.
Discuss the risk factors related to AF.
List four triggers of AF.
Discuss the incidence of AF.
Explain how men and women differ in the presentation and outcome of AF.
Discuss the effects of AF on morbidity and mortality rates.


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