APNA Online Learning
Learning on the go with APNA online learning
This course has been designed to summarise the key recommendations made in the guidelines, explore the concept of risk factors versus absolute risk and build your confidence in using the online absolute cardiovascular disease risk calculator. Reflective activities throughout the course will assist in your learning.
The course has been designed to help you better understand the lifestyle and medication management issues for people at risk of heart attack and stroke and provide them with appropriate support in the primary care setting.
The module features:
Approximately 2 hours
The module has been developed by APNA and the Heart Foundation through an educational grant provided by the DANKS Trust.
This course has been designed to:
Cardiovascular disease (CVD), for the purpose of this learning module, is defined as per the current NVDPA Guidelines for the management of absolute cardiovascular disease risk (2012, introduction):
“Cardiovascular disease includes coronary heart disease, stroke and other vascular disease including peripheral arterial disease and renovascular disease."
Suitable for all nurses working in primary health care including general practice.
Once you’ve finished the module, you’ll be able to download and save a certificate of completion.