RCPE Manchester Evening Medical Update – Palpitations

Core Technology Facility Building, University of Manchester, Grafton Street, Manchester M13 9NT

Tuesday 27 November, 2018, 6.30pm - 8.15pm

Chair: Dr Andrew Chapman – Trainees & Members’ Committee

18.30How to approach palpitations
Dr Anne Scott, Consultant Cardiologist, Borders General Hospital, Melrose
19.00Palpitations and anti-arrhythmics: getting the combination right
Dr Christopher Lang, Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
19.30Update on anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation
Dr Ashley Nisbet, Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist, Bristol Royal Infirmary

The Evening Medical Updates (EMU) programme covers the ‘Top Medical Presentations’ and ‘Emergency Presentations’ as defined in the GIM training curriculum. The 26 topics are covered in a rolling programme, with monthly updates held between September and June of each academic year.


Although aimed particularly at core trainees, Evening Medical Updates are open to all hospital doctors, GPs, other healthcare professionals, and medical students. They are free of charge to all.

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