LearningZone

Education is at the heart of what we do at HEART UK and we have developed aids to professional development for nurses, GPs, community pharmacists and dietitians.

Some courses provide formal qualifications and continuing professional development and assist towards fitness to practice and continuous learning. Wherever possible, training is made available to access for free.

Nurses 

Tailored training, education and support for nurses, both primary care and secondary care based. This section has been designed to assist with requirements of the NMC’s revalidation.

Training for nurses

 

GPs 

We are developing this section to include learning developed for GPs by GPs. The section will include accredited training relevant for general practice and assist towards requirement of the GMC’s revalidation.

Training for GPs

 

Pharmacists 

This section will include relevant guidance and support for community pharmacists on best practice, latest advice and medication.

Training for Pharmacists

Dietitians 

Tailored for the continuing education, support and training for dietitians and providing the latest guidance and advice.

Training for dietitians

Supported HEART UK training

Diploma/MSc in Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine

HEART UK are pleased to be working with Diploma MSc who produce an awarding-winning online postgraduate course for health professionals

Lipid Management in General Practice

This course helps GPs to update their knowledge on lipid metabolism and hyperlipidaemia. It covers basic pathophysiology and epidemiology, and interpretation of blood results and case studies.

The British Journal of Cardiology - Lipids Programme

A modular e-learning programme of multiple-choice questions, leading to an award of continuing professional development (CPD) credits.

PCCJ CPD Programmes

These resources are CPD point accredited and include topics covering what’s new in FH genetics, managing FH and lipid modification guidelines. The programme is managed by the Primary Care Cardiovascular Journal.

 Study PRN Cardiology Bundle

This bundle of various Cardiology CPD resources will provide you with a variety of high quality learning material throughout the year.

British Journal of Primary Care Nursing

This resource provides supporting advice for patients to quit smoking, increase physical activity, and make positive dietary and lifestyle changes to help better manage their heart health.

Assessing Chest Pain

This resource, composed of 5 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge on assessing chest pain. Successful completion of the resource provides 1 hour of CPD.

Assessment and Management of Familial Hyperlipidaemia Funded by Amgen

This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge and understanding on the assessment and management of Familial Hyperlipidaemia. Successful completion of the resource provides 1 hour of CPD.

Lipid Management Funded by MSD

This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge on the assessment and management of lipid disorders. Successful completion of the resource provides 1 hour of CPD delivered.

Management of Hypertension

This resource, composed of 10 clinical cases, assesses the user’s knowledge of the management of hypertension. Successful completion of the resource provides 1 hour of CPD.