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Education in Heart

Educational material for established consultants and cardiologists in training

  • Education in Heart articles with accompanying MCQs hosted on BMJ Learning
  • Interactive case histories hosted on BMJ Learning

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Education in Heart articles

Each issue Heart publishes 2 Education in Heart articles; reviews by international experts with accompanying accredited multiple choice questions (MCQs). All MCQs are hosted on BMJ Learning - the best available learning website for medical professionals from the BMJ Group. Users should initially access the MCQs via heart.bmj.com.

 

 

Interactive case histories

BMJ Learning produces cardiology interactive case histories (ICHs) in association with Heart. These modules are relevant to everyday clinical practice designed to facilitate learning as you are guided through a real life consultation. All modules are hosted on BMJ Learning. See the Heart interactive case history collection below.

 

Interactive case history collection

A mother's heartache: peripartum cardiomyopathy
FT Leong, LO Hughes
[View introduction]

Systolic murmur in an asymptomatic 70 year old man
P Paramsothy, CM Otto
[View introduction]

Recurrent pleural effusions, resistant atrial arrhythmias, and abnormal liver function tests: general medicine or cardiology?
N Melikian, J Anderson, D Lefroy
[View introduction]

Aortic valve replacement in the elderly
Roger Hall, Mark Earley
[View introduction]

Infective endocarditis
Andrew Wragg, Peter Mills, Roger Hall
[View introduction]

Tachycardia and collapse in a bus driver
David Lefroy
[View introduction]

Acute chest pain
Christopher S R Baker
[View introduction]

Patent foramen ovale (PFO) and paradoxical embolism
Roby D Rakhit
[View introduction]

'Syncope and palpitation in a patient following aortic valve replacement
R Hall, M Earley
[View introduction]

 

Accreditation

European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC)
All Education in Heart articles published since January 2005 are submitted for accreditation by EBAC for 1 or 2 hours of external CME (expires 2 years from date of accreditation). A printable EBAC certificate is available on passing a module (pass mark 60%).
EBAC credits can now be converted to AMA PRA Category 1/2 CME Credits and are also recognised by all National Accreditation Authorities in Europe

Royal College of Physicians of London (RCP)
All articles are accredited for 1 hour of external CPD credit by RCP London (pass mark 80%). GMC members can log activity with the [Online CPD Diary]. Please note you may only claim up to SEVEN external credits per year for this activity; additional modules may be logged as personal.

 

Subscribers: what do I have access to?

Personal subscribers to Heart
Personal subscribers to Heart have access to ALL modules on BMJ Learning. Personal subscribers should initially login to Heart before navigating to the educational content [Heart login] to enable full access rights in the first instance.

Use the [Take this module on BMJ Learning] link
from the Education in Heart article (box on the top right)
Any BCS members experiencing difficulty in accessing Heart, should contact subscriptions{at}bmjgroup.com

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Personal subscribers to Education in Heart
Personal subscribers to Education in Heart have access to the Education in Heart MCQs on BMJ Learning. Personal subscribers should initially login to Heart before navigating to the educational content [Heart login]

Use the [Take this module on BMJ Learning] link
from the Education in Heart article (box on the top right)

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Institutional subscribers to Heart
Insitutional subscribers have access to the Education in Heart MCQs and cardiology interactive case histories on BMJ Learning. Athens users can authenticate with Athens and will be recognised as an institutional customer.

Use the [Take this module on BMJ Learning] link
from the Education in Heart article OR ICH introductory article (box on the top right)

PLEASE NOTE:

All users must register on BMJ Learning and subsequently log in on every visit

Feedback

Comments, suggestions, points of agreement, emphasis or disagreement are welcome and should be sent using the eLetters feature of each article or by email to heartjournal{at}bmjgroup.com

 

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