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The CVD Prevention Guidelines Learning Tool

Interactive e-learning course based on the 2016 European Guidelines on CVD Prevention in Clinical Practice.

Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
Risk Factors and Prevention


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This e-learning course is accredited with 4 European CME credits (ECMEC®s)

Access is free!

Simply connect with your MyESC log-in:

Access the course

Why and how?

how-to-articles.jpgTo learn about Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Prevention as recommended by the European Guidelines on CVD Prevention in Clinical Practice (2016).

Through case-based studies and multiple choice questions (MCQs).

Learning objectives

  • Understand the need for a preventive strategy for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and the important issues in the epidemiology of CVD.
  • Understand the total CVD risk approach; know the priorities for CVD prevention in clinical practice and risk factors targets.
  • Know how to use SCORE, and understand the notions of relative risk / cardiovascular risk age.
  • Apply the guidelines when assessing patients in a clinical setting; use the guidelines to identify high-risk patients and make appropriate risk factor management decisions
    Be familiar with CVD Prevention audits.
  • Know how to facilitate more effective cardiovascular disease prevention.