Description

The Cardiovascular Disease Level 6 module is aimed at any health care professional who participates in the risk assessment, delivery and management of care for people at risk or with CVD and in particular CHD.The module allows the acquisition of both practical skills and clinical knowledge necessary to manage the complex needs of patients and families from the risk assessment, primary prevention of CVD, and diagnosis of CVD and management options. It equips the student with a broader understanding of CVD and the multi-systems approach to management of CVD and service development.On completion of the course successful students will be able to suggest, initiate and vary treatment in response to individual needs. They will demonstrate a sound knowledge of the literature relevant to CVD in relation to the delivery of holistic, evidence based care to patients, their families and carers and will demonstrate an understanding of strategic service development and a multi-system collaborative approach to disease management.