0798-0000-18-225-H01-P (for Pharmacists); 0798-0000-18-225-H01-T (for Technicians) September (1.25 contact hours)

Angina pectoris is the term for chest pain or discomfort due to coronary heart disease. It is a symptom of a condition called myocardial ischemia. In this lesson (Part 1), and the next, we will discuss a number of factors related to treatment of angina pectoris. Background descriptions and classification of the disease are discussed in this lesson (“Part 1: Angina Pectoris–Review & Update”). Additionally, in this lesson, we provide a detailed synopsis of organic nitrate therapy.