60 min
100 AED

Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

For Doctors
Hard skills
Alshami Medhat
19 Apr Sunday
18:00 PM
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Cardiovascular disease (CVD) refers to several types of conditions that affect the heart and blood vessels. Many CVD risk factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, excess weight, poor diet, smoking, and diabetes can be prevented or treated through health behavior change and appropriate medication 


Target audience: Cardiologists, prevention specialists, internists


Learning objectives:

Review the purpose of CVD Primary Prevention.

Discuss the role of risk estimators and assessment of social determinants of health on treatment decisions.

Review new recommendations for aspirin use, tobacco use, and healthy lifestyles.

Describe the role of team-based care and shared-decision making in applying the guideline to various clinical practice settings.


About Heart Disease

Heart disease includes a range of conditions that affect the heart. The most common type occurs when plaque — made up of cholesterol, fat and other substances — builds up in the arteries. Clogged arteries can limit blood flow and cause chest pain, heart attack, stroke or even death.


What Increases Your Risk

Screening for Heart Disease

Heart-Healthy Lifestyle

Eat Heart-Healthy

Move More

Maintain a Healthy Weight

Don’t Smoke 

Manage Risk Factors

What about Aspirin?

Questions & answers session during the course: 

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