Cardiovascular Disease in General Practice

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Course Summary

This course provides essential knowledge and skills for all healthcare professionals seeing and treating patients with hypertension and heart failure in general practice.

Who can Attend:

This course is suitable for community clinicians,  practice nurses and pharmacists. 

Pre Requisites

  • Work in general practice
  • Have a basic understanding of anatomy and physiology of the heart.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, you will:

  • Have an understanding of basic anatomy of the heart.
  • Recognise common cardiovascular diseases such as hypertension 
  • Provide an overview of hypertension
  • Explore current national guidelines.
  • Discuss importance of lifestyle interventions.
  • Explore management of hyperlipidaemia in general practice.
  • Provide and overview of heart failure and atrial fibrillation.
  • Overview of treatment options.

CPD Hours : 3

Lecturer: Gill Dunn

Cardiovascular Disease Handouts

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Cardiovascular Disease Multimedia Presentation

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