Cardiovascular Examination for the Primary Care Practitioner

Education & Events

Cardiovascular Examination for the Primary Care Practitioner

Event Summary

This informative session is suitable for practice nurses, community nurses and allied health professionals.

Wednesday, 9 October
09:30 - 12:30
Ann Sunderland Zoom, United Kingdom

Main Contact

LEaD Team
This training course is accessible for wheelchair users.
If you have any communication or mobility needs that the event organisers need to be aware of please contact them in advance of the course to let them know.

Event Speakers & Trainers

 Ann Sunderland
Ann Sunderland
Speaker & Trainer
ZOOM ONLINE EVENT This training will be run over Zoom from an account owned by the Trainer and NOT Wessex LMCs NB: This means we will need to provide the trainers with your email address and contact details - continuing with a booking on this basis will constitute your tacit agreement to this. To participate you will need to install Zoom on your device, ensure it has a microphone, speaker, and camera. Please Note: Some trainers will no longer allow you to stay on the call if you do not have your camera operating.

Log into Zoom 09:15 session runs 09:30 to 12:30 

To participate you will need a device capable of running Zoom, that also has a microphone and speaker, a camera is beneficial but not essential.


This informative session is suitable for practice nurses, community nurses and allied health professionals.


  • A refresher of the history taking process focusing on symptom analysis
  • Observation
  • Percussion
  • Palpation
  • Auscultation – bruits and heart sounds
  • Red flags


  • To be able to undertake a targeted patient history
  • To gain an understanding of the components of the cardiovascular examination
  • To be able to determine normal from abnormal findings
  • To be able to identify cardiovascular system red flag signs and symptoms
  • To undertake a virtual reality cardiovascular examination

Please note this session is NOT being recorded

Event Speakers & Trainers

 Ann Sunderland
Ann Sunderland
Consultant in Clinical Skills and Simulation

Ann Sunderland, qualified as a registered nurse in 1986. After working in a hospital setting for two years, Ann moved into general practice and was one of the first nurse practitioners in the Yorkshire and Humber region. After moving to a hybrid clinical and managerial role within a local clinical commissioning group, Ann moved into full time academia in 2006. In 2011, she was instrumental in designing the clinical skills and simulation suite at Leeds Beckett University and developed a special interest in simulation based education.

Price List



Price (Inc VAT)

All GPs and members of staff working within GP practices in the Wessex LMCs’ catchment area

This option is for everyone working in a Practice in the Wessex LMC catchment area that does not fit into one of the other options on offer.


Non Members

This is the cost if you are not working in a Practice in the Wessex LMCs catchment area. £130.00

Waiting List

Please be advised there are spaces available on this course unless it states otherwise. If a course is full you will be given the option to book on the waiting list. If you are on the waiting list and a place becomes available, you will be notified automatically you do NOT need to contact Wessex LMCs. 


All delegate fees are non-refundable, however, if it has been agreed that a refund is possible, it will be subject to an administration charge of £5 for fees of £100 or less, or £10 for fees more than £100.

Attendance Details

In certain circumstances, we will share details of attendance or non-attendance with the person who booked and/or funded this course for the delegate. If you have any objection to your attendance status being shared, please can you contact Louise Greenwood (Director of Education & Training, Wessex LMCs) at least 48 hours before the start of the training on

Pharmaceutical Sponsorship

This event may be sponsored by pharmaceutical company/ies having the opportunity for promotional product presentation at the start of the meeting. No pharmaceutical companies have been involved in the selection of speakers, agenda items, or any other matters relating to this training. Your name and Practice will be shared with the Rep but not your email address

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