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Communicating CVD Risk 23.2.24

February 23, 2024 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am


Communicating CVD Risk

Often viewed as the most challenging part of the NHS Health Check programme, this session enables learners to understand CVD Risk complexity and how best to communicate.

Often viewed as the most challenging part of the programme, this session enables learners to understand CVD Risk complexity and how best to communicate. Starting with the basics of what is happening in our arteries, the impact of modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors and the difference between atheroma growth and plaque rupture causing a heart attack or stroke. Then how CVD risk algorithms work, QRISK for NHS Health Checks, limitations, and how to use and communicate results.

  • Identify non-modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
  • Identify modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
  • State how atheroma forms inside arteries.
  • Know the difference between atheroma growth and heart attack.
  • State how QRISK algorithm works.
  • Identify the different methods for CVD Risk communication.
  • Individuals can purchase tickets at the bottom of the page
  • Organisations can pay by invoice by completing the form HERE
  • Zoom details will be sent from info@smarthealthsolutions.co.uk
  • Bespoke training can be commissioned by organisations

23rd Feburary 2024

9.30am – 11.30am


The cost of this course is inclusive of 20% VAT

Course delivery: ONLINE

Platform: Zoom

CPD: 2 hours

Certificates of participation are available to all attendees on submission of evaluation and handouts for each course are available for future reference via the MedAll platform.

Using your NHS email to register with MedAll will expedite verification which will allow you unlimited access to your certificate and reflective notes for CPD and revalidation. If you have a different email provider or are new to MedAll, click here for a helpful guide on registration and verification.

Meet the trainer

Michaela Nuttall RGN MSc

Michaela Nuttall RGN MSc

Founder & Director


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Communicating CVD Risk


February 23, 2024
9:30 am - 11:30 am
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0203 714 3903