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Cardiovascular Rehabilitation & Prevention

Course Details
This course aims to provide health professionals with an understanding of cardiovascular rehabilitation and prevention, to prepare health professionals to provide an effective cardiac rehabilitation service, and to objectively evaluate their practice through research. It also aims to develop the health professionals' knowledge of current prevention strategies in the area of cardiovascular disease. The student will gain research experience and undertake a research dissertation.

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements
Applications will normally be considered from:
- Chartered physiotherapists or equivalent professional qualifications with relevant professional experience

- Nurses eligible for registration with Bord Altranais and professional experience

- Physicians with relevant professional experience.

Duration

1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.

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Subjects taught

The course will comprise the following modules:
Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiology, Exercise Prescription, Clinical Exercise Prescription, Research Methods and Statistics, Cardiology, Preventive Cardiology and Rehabilitation, Health Policy and Management, Research Dissertation.

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake Not for 2017/18

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