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Syncope and other blackouts (2 CPD hours)

There is a huge list of potential causes of a blackout - from a simple faint through to a cardiac arrhythmia.  This case-based learning module brings you right up to date with all the latest research, evidence-based clinical reviews and guidelines including the NICE TLoC guidance.


This module aims to provide an understanding of:

  • The definition and principal causes of syncope
  • The differential diagnosis of transient loss of consciousness
  • Key features of cardiac and epileptic causes
  • Management options for syncope

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