Teesside Healthy Heart Check

Aims

This FREE course has been developed to increase the skills and knowledge of Healthcare Professionals working in General Practice wishing to deliver NHS Health Checks.

Objectives

• Current uptake of Health Checks in the area and how that fits into the local health agenda
• Aims and elements of a Health Check
• The epidemiology of Cardiovascular Disease/Dementia
• Assessing and managing risk; who to include; fixed and modifiable risk factors
• QRisk - 10 year risk of heart attack and stroke
• Cholesterol, blood pressure and BMI explained
• The National Picture & Local Picture
• Communicating risk and assessing a patient/clients thoughts re: lifestyle changes using evidence based behaviour techniques

Duration:

4 hours

Suitable For:

Healthcare professionals working in General Practice identified to deliver health checks in the Stockton, Middlesbrough, Hartlepool and Redcar & Cleveland areas only.

No Dates at present.
To be notified when dates become available call 0191 472 4711 or email training@firstcontactclinical.co.uk.