Management of Heart Failure in primary care

Edgabston Campus
Medical and Dental Sciences
Monday 25th (09:00) - Thursday 28th January 2016 (17:00)
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Amy Partleton
Tel: 0121 414 2677

Course Summary

The course will provide you with skills and academic requirements for specialist clinical practice within the community. It uniquely combines academic and clinical aspects of community and primary care with practical sessions and summative assessment in practice by trained clinical assessors.

Learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate ability to deal with complex issues underpinning heart failure management in primary care
  • Evaluate critically the prevention of long term complications according to current guidelines
  • Understand the roles of the multidisciplinary team in heart failure to improve health outcomes
  • Understand the requirements of clinical governance for heart failure management

The programme includes; anatomy, physiology and function of the heart, echocardiogram, epidemiology and definition of heart failure, investigations, treatment, lifestyle, managing related clinical events, palliative care and the role of the specialist heart failure practitioner.

Who is the course for?

This course is suitable for GP’s, nurses and other health care professionals aiming to acquire specialised skills and qualifications in heart failure management with primary and community care.

Entry Requirements

Health Care Professional with first degree or equivalent

Course details

Four days

Edgbaston Campus 
University of Birmingham


How to apply 
Register for this course with a credit/debit at our online shop.

For more information please contact Amy Partleton
Tel: 0121 414 2677