Exercise Stress Testing

Our new 2-week Mastercourse in Exercise Stress Testing is created for general practitioners who have an interest in cardiology and physicians working in medical assessment units (MAUs) faced with patients presenting with chest pain. It will provide 20 hours of CPD accredited by RCGP.

£200.00

Course Information

Learna, through our education platforms Diploma MSc and StudyPRN, is an award winning provider of online learning. We provide high-quality medical education globally. On successful completion of this course, you will receive a certificate stating that you have passed the Mastercourse in Exercise Stress testing with 20 hours of CPD accredited by RCGP.

The RCGP (Royal College of General Practitioners) accredited Mastercourse in Exercise Stress Testing has been created for GPs who have an interest in cardiology and for physicians working in medical assessment units (MAUs) faced with patients presenting with chest pain. The courses are delivered by eminent experts in cardiology: Dr. Liam Penny, Cardiologist; and Dr. Freya Lodge, Clinical Research Fellow specialising in Cardiology.

The aims of the course are:

  • To obtain theoretical knowledge for ECG stress testing
  • To gain knowledge in the effective pre-selection of patients
  • To correctly interpret results based on real life cases

Course Structure

The course is structured around five subjects followed by a final examination:

Week 1
  1. Indications for stress testing
  2. Patient selection and safety
  3. Technical aspects and conducting tests
Week 2
  1. Interpreting tests
  2. Different types of stress ECG indications for other types of monitoring e.g. stress echo (DSE); myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI)
  3. Exam covering all 5 subjects above
    1. Why study with us?

      • Online flexible learning allows you to study when it suits you
      • 2-week part-time course to fast-track your knowledge
      • High quality education
      • Respected faculty with expertise in Exercise Stress Testing
      • Innovative educational delivery
      • 20 hours of CPD accredited by RCGP
      • On successful completion of this course, you will attain a certificate to include in your CPD development portfolio