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Course code

GCCR700

Level

7

Credits

5.0

Estimated hours

50.0

To enable registered nurses to further develop the knowledge and skills related to cardiac rehabilitation in the acute and community setting

Learning outcomes

analyse the role and scope of nursing practice in cardiac rehabilitation

identify and discuss risk factors and their influence on the development of heart disease

review and critique best practice guidelines for cardiac rehabilitation

implement an appropriate, individualised plan to address patient education, rehabilitation and health promotion needs

identify potential barriers to patient education, rehabilitation and lifestyle changes

apply knowledge of actual and potential implications of 'living with heart disease' and the role of the nurse in acute and community focused rehabilitation.