Cardiovascular disease training (CVD) is aimed at healthcare professionals including doctors, nurses and therapists that are in contact with patients experiencing or at risk of the condition. Learners will usually gain an understanding of the condition covering epidemiology, management of the condition, risks, causes, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases such as heart disease and strokes.
The British Heart Foundation has produced a range of factsheets and statistics on the disease for those that want to find out more. NHS choices have provided a detailed page of the disease in their Health-AZ section.
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