Atrial fibrillation

This CPD module takes a look at atrial fibrillation, how to detect and manage the condition to prevent further health issues. 

In CPD

This module aims to provide an overview of the current management of atrial fibrillation (AF).

Learning objectives

After reading this module, pharmacy technicians will be able to:

  • Describe the key symptoms of AF 
  • Explain the role of anticoagulation in preventing AF-related stroke 
  • Understand how both stroke and bleeding risk are determined in a patient with AF.

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