30 minutes

Hospital doctors,Foundation doctors

Simulation centre- Archived [?]

Covers recognition of an acutely ill patient and team working skills, with emergency chest pain and breathlessness scenarios.

Learning outcomes

After completing this module you should know how to:

  • Recognise an acutely ill patient
  • Manage a patient in respiratory distress
  • Start managing a patient with chest pain
  • Work effectively in a team in an emergency situation
  • Prioritise when caring for acutely ill patients.

Written by:

BMJ Learning and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

Last updated

13 Sep 2007

Release date

31 Dec 2006


Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
BMJ Learning 0.5 credits, 0:30 hours BMJ Learning has assigned half an hour of credit to this module
Bhutan Medical and Health Council 0.5 credits, 0:30 hours Bhutan Medical and Health Council has formally accredited all BMJ Learning online modules for continuous professional development. Bhutan Medical and Health Council will accept the CME credit provided by BMJ Learning to any registered members of Bhutan Medical and Health Council for renewal of their registration.
Dubai Health Authority 0.5 credits, 0:30 hours BMJ Learning is approved as a CME resource by the Dubai Health Authority (accreditation number 0013/18)
Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization 0.5 credits, 0:30 hours Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization (KIMS) of the Ministry of Health, State of Kuwait is the authority responsible for organising all aspects of postgraduate training of medical practitioners and other health professionals in Kuwait. Users within Kuwait can claim 30 minutes or 0.5 credit per half an hour of learning completed.
Oman Medical Specialty Board 0.5 credits The Oman Medical Specialty Board accredits this module for 0.5 credit points under Category II
Royal Australasian College of Physicians 0:30 hours The RACP does not accredit CPD activities, but MyCPD Program guidelines state that fellows can claim a maximum of 50 credits per year for online learning under 'Category 6 - Other Learning Activities'.
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