Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Disease Coronary Heart Disease and Acute Myocardial Infarction

This micro skills course will provide a brief introduction to coronary heart disease and acute myocardial infarction.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Royal College of Surgeons of England

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you should be able to:
  2. Describe the pathogenesis of coronary heart disease
  3. Identify the signs and symptoms of acute myocardial infarction
  4. Identify the modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors associated with coronary heart disease
  5. Describe how to manage the risk of peri-operative myocardial infarction in patients with coronary heart disease
  6. Explain how changes on an ECG can localise narrowing or occlusion of coronary arteries

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.