29 September 2023 is World Heart Day. Created and run by the World Heart Federation, World Heart Day aims to raise awareness of cardiovascular disease, risk factors and prevention, and encourages people globally to take part in activities to take charge of their heart health.
To support this year’s campaign, we’ve joined forces with the Alliance for Heart Failure to explore how to optimise heart failure care within primary care. Take a listen to the recording below to hear what they had to say.
World Heart Day 2023 podcast – Optimising care in heart failure in primary care
Optimising care in heart failure in primary care.
Education for Health talks to Louise Clayton (Alliance for Heart Failure) and Jim Moore (Alliance for Heart Failure).
Our free resources:
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Non-pharmacological management of CVD – Trish Phillips, Matron for Specialist Nursing Services
delivers a presentation on Non-pharmacological intervention.
The burden of heart failure in the UK – Education for Health talks to Louise Clayton (Alliance for Heart Failure) and Jim Moore (Alliance for Heart Failure).
Maximising opportunities to improve heart failure – Education for Health talks to Louise Clayton (Alliance for Heart Failure) and Jim Moore (Alliance for Heart Failure).
Education and training:
We offer higher education courses accredited by the University of Hertfordshire, alongside CPD accredited bite sized training. Courses are designed for health and care professionals and range from short interactive refresher courses through to online postgraduate level modules.
Our full course portfolio can be viewed online. If you are looking for bespoke training opportunities for your team, then please contact our Partnerships Managers directly.
Essentials of CVD – 13 Feb 2024 – designed for practitioners who have recently begun to, or are preparing to support patients with conditions under the CVD umbrella. This may include newly qualified nursing staff, HCAs and HCSWs, social care staff, or experience healthcare professionals who have recently been redeployed in CVD.
Heart Failure Beyond the Basics – start date 22 Jan 2024 – this postgraduate level module is delivered by interactive blended online learning. Designed for healthcare professionals with a basic knowledge of pathophysiology and management of heart failure, the module explores the management of heart failure due to left ventricular systolic dysfunction, alongside other conditions which impact heart function including cor pulmonale.
Tackling the Complexity of Managing Heart Failure – start date 27 Nov 2023 – accredited by the University of Hertfordshire, this undergraduate degree level short course includes two pre-recorded lectures, a minimum of five live sessions and eLearning content. The course covers diagnosis, pharmacological and non-pharmacological disease management and strategic service development.