The aim of this e-learning programme is to provide you with a better understanding of vascular risk and the NHS health check programme.
It looks at the health policy surrounding the NHS health check programme and how it is commissioned. This learning defines cardiovascular risk and looks at some of the different assessment tools available and how these are used to estimate an individual’s cardiovascular risk.
It looks at the importance of communication with patients about their modifiable risk factors. Information on how to perform the NHS health check has been included and how to embed clinical governance into your NHS health check service.
On completion of this learning programme you should be able to:
On your computer: You can access this e-learning programme through your web browser on your computer. You will need to be connected to the internet while you work through it. You may be taken to another website to complete this programme.
On your tablet device: To access this programme on a mobile device or tablet you may need to download the free Articulate app or you can access this programme through your web browser. If you access this programme on a device with a smaller screen, functionality may be reduced.