Online learning

Online learning

Access Heart Foundation and other online learning modules for health professionals.

We offer a number of modules focused on improving cardiovascular care.

You may be able to self-claim continuing professional development (CPD) points on completion of these modules. For enquiries about point allocation, please check with your professional body.

My heart, my life e-learning

This resource supports nurses and other health professionals in educating their cardiac patients on heart health.

The 6 modules give evidence-based clinical information and tips to help you have conversations with patients about the key things they need to know before leaving hospital after an acute coronary syndrome admission.

It can be used in conjunction with the My heart, my life patient resource. 

Access My heart, my life e-learning

BeAWARE of warning signs of heart attack and stroke

These 2 modules are designed to help non-clinical staff identify and educate people about warning signs of heart attack and stroke.

  • BeAWARE for non-clinical general practice staff: Helps you promptly identify patients who call or attend the practice with suspected warning signs of heart attack or stroke.
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  • BeAWARE for pharmacists and pharmacy assistants: Helps you identify and act on heart attack warning signs, and educate your customers with coronary heart disease about them.

Access the BeAWARE modules (Heart Foundation Learning website) 

Improving adherence in cardiovascular care: A toolkit for health professionals 

We are not accepting new enrolments in this course. If you are already enrolled in the course, you can continue to log in and complete the module.

The course will close in December 2015.

Access the Improving adherence module (Heart Foundation Learning website) 

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Cardiovascular disease risk - assessment and management 

This course from the Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) is based on the Guidelines for the management of absolute cardiovascular disease risk. It's available to all nurses, and free for APNA members.

It summarises the key recommendations, explores the concept of risk factors versus absolute risk and builds confidence in using the online absolute cardiovascular disease risk calculator.

The course also introduces Heart Foundation programs and resources to support assessment and management and inspire practice changes to improve systematic assessment and management of your patients.

Access the course on the APNA online learning website 

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