Improve patient care while learning the latest required emergency care updates. Acquire best practices on relevant clinical topics, including smoking cessation strategies, sleep apnea and heart disease, peripheral arterial disease, and more.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
· Assess cardiovascular risk in patients, and formulate strategies to educate and counsel patients on behaviour modification to reduce the degree of risk.
· Construct evidence-based strategies to diagnose and manage common cardiovascular conditions, including: heart failure, coronary artery disease, hypertension and lipid disorders, cardiomyopathy, atrial fibrillation and other dysrhythmias, vascular disease, venous thromboembolic disease, and more.
· Communicate effectively to ensure patient understanding of diagnosis and treatment recommendations, including ongoing follow-up care as applicable.
· Recognize when to refer or consult with other specialists to provide optimal patient care.