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What is an arrhythmia nurse specialist – and could you be one?

The role requires leadership skills and specialist training in a variety of cardiac conditions, to develop diagnostic, assessment and examination experience

The role requires leadership skills and specialist training in a variety of cardiac conditions, to develop diagnostic, assessment and examination experience

Arrhythmia specialist nurses are experienced cardiac nurses who provide support and advice for patients with arrhythmias, such as atrial fibrillation (AF) , tachycardias and bradycardias.

They have undertaken specialist training in the management of a variety of cardiac conditions and arrhythmias, and use their diagnostic, assessment, examination and complex reasoning skills to ensure patients receive quality care.

What does the role involve?

Arrhythmia specialist nurses have a varied and diverse role, depending on the needs of the local population.

At Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, we run nurse-led outpatient clinics for

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