Postgraduate Programme Cardiovascular Disease

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This iheed seven-week programme on Cardiovascular Disease is a new blended learning programme, designed specifically to cater for busy healthcare professionals

The programme provides a highly engaging, informative and convenient learning experience that's ideal for healthcare professionals. The programme is completed online, which allows you to study, on any device, at anytime, anywhere.

  • Award title

    Postgraduate Course

  • Programme duration

    7 weeks

  • Accredited by

Entry requirements

  • Evidence of proficiency in the English language

  • Full employment in a medical practice throughout the duration of the programme

  • Medical or health-related science degree granted by a recognised institution

What will I study?

This 7-week online cardiovascular disease programme blends self-directed learning with Tutor-led team-based learning. Throughout the programme, you'll engage in:

  • Online group tutorials
  • Tutor-moderated discussion forums
  • Interactive case studies
  • A reflective exercise

The programme is broken down into 3 modules:

Week 1:  

  • Overview of modifiable risk factors for heart disease and stroke
  • Sources of guidance for treatments to reduce cardiovascular risk

Week 2:

  • Risk assessment tools, screening & detection
  • Multidisciplinary team approach to primary prevention

Week 3:

  • Lipid reduction, managing hypertension and managing diabetes

Week 4:

  • Managing atrial fibrillation and anticoagulation

Week 5:

  • Proven approaches to increasing exercise and promoting healthy eating

Week 6:

  • Promoting behavior change
  • Motivational interviewing

Programme benefits

  • Graduates will receive a course completion certificate from one of the World’s top ranking university 
  • No need to take time away from work or travel to a classroom
  • Accessible across multiple devices
  • CME accreditation awarded
  • No summative assessment

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