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Cardiovascular Disease Awareness

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This cardiovascular disease awareness course is suitable for those working in health and care settings, those who care for someone with a form of cardiovascular disease and individuals who have been diagnosed or have been identified as being at risk of cardiovascular disease who are wanting to gain a greater understanding of what cardiovascular disease is and how it develops and how to support someone living with cardiovascular disease.

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All about this Cardiovascular Disease Awareness Course

In this cardiovascular disease awareness course, you will cover what cardiovascular disease is and the illnesses it includes, you will then look at the symptoms of each of the conditions. You will cover the risk factors for cardiovascular disease, including those that are modifiable through lifestyle choices and those that are non-modifiable.

You will also learn about the methods of diagnosis for the main types of cardiovascular disease and what each test shows in terms of cardiovascular health and how this may differ, you will also cover the various treatments including medications, exercise and surgery.

You will also explore what it is like living with cardiovascular disease and how cardiovascular disease can impact people on a psychological and social level, including work, relationships and the individual personally. You will gain knowledge on what support is available to those with cardiovascular disease and how those around them can offer support.

Important terminology will be put in bold throughout the course.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

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  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Cardiovascular Disease – In the first unit of the cardiovascular disease course you will gain greater understanding of what cardiovascular disease is, UK statistics and why it is relevant to understand.
  • Unit 2 – Risk Factors – This unit will cover what increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and how important managing lifestyle factors is in risk reduction. You will also learn about the non-modifiable risk factors that cannot be managed by the individual.
  • Unit 3 – Diagnosis and Treatment – In this unit you will explore the different diagnosis processes of the main types of cardiovascular disease and the treatments given, including medication.
  • Unit 4 – Living with Cardiovascular Disease – In the final unit of this cardiovascular disease course you will look at the impacts of cardiovascular disease on an individual’s life and how support may be offered.

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Complete the final quiz

Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

If you don’t pass first time it is no problem. You can attempt the quiz as many times as you need until you pass so there is nothing to worry about.

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Cardiovascular Disease Awareness
Cardiovascular Disease Awareness
£20 + VAT