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Management of CVD conditions Part 2

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Management of CVD conditions Part 2

Cardiovascular morbidity is increasing as more people are surviving cardiovascular events and go on to live with long-term cardiovascular conditions. Appropriate management through pharmacology, lifestyle measures and other interventions will support patients to achieve better outcomes and improved quality of life.

This resource, consisting of five assessment questions at advanced level, tests your understanding of the management of CVD conditions and the role of cardiac rehabilitation. Complete the resource, including reading the featured articles and undertaking some or all of the activities, to obtain a certificate for one hour of continuing professional development to include in your annual portfolio.

Aims and Objectives

On completion of this resource you should have an understanding of:

  • The management of stable angina
  • Secondary prevention following myocardial infarction
  • The diagnosis and management of peripheral vascular disease
  • The role of cardiac rehabilitation in the management of CVD
  • The management of CKD

Recommended reading

British Heart Foundation. Coronary Heart Disease Statistics, 2012.

Department of Health, Cardiovascular disease outcomes strategy, improving outcomes for people with or at risk of cardiovascular disease, 2013.

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