Acute Coronary Syndromes

Goals and Objectives


  • Resident will be comfortable with initial evaluation and basic management of patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS)


Resident will be able to:

  • Define “acute coronary syndrome”
  • List and describe diagnoses that comprise acute coronary syndromes
  • Describe historical features suggestive of ACS
  • Describe the EKG and laboratory findings in ACS
  • Describe initial medical management indicated for patients with ACS
  • Describe typical ED course and disposition of patients with ACS
Page Author: Eric Shappell
Page Created: September 11, 2014
Peer Reviewer: James Ahn
Peer Review Date: Septermber 11, 2014
Last Modified: June 29, 2017