Leadership in Prevention
The National Institute for Prevention and Cardiovascular Health (NIPC) is an independent medical research and education institute. The overarching goal of NIPC is to enhance the cardiovascular well-being of the Irish population through research, education, and communication of evidence-based health information. By doing so we also strive to position Ireland as an international leader in cardiovascular health. We work in strong partnership with the National University of Ireland, Galway and Croí, the Heart and Stroke Charity.
The National Institute for Prevention and Cardiovascular Health (NIPC), scooped 2 top awards at the Irish Healthcare Awards on November 20th at a special ceremony in Dublin. The Irish Healthcare Awards are Ireland’s leading Awards, now in their 18th year, and they...
MSc & PG.Dip Preventive Cardiology Graduation 2019 Last week we celebrated the graduation of the MSc & PG Dip. Preventive Cardiology Class of 2018-2019. A reception was held in Croí House after the conferring ceremony to mark the occasion and to celebrate the...
iASPIRE – NATIONWIDE STUDY OF IRISH HEART ATTACK SURVIVORS SHOWS PERSISTENT BEHAVIOURS WHICH DRASTICALLY INCREASE RISK OF FURTHER HEART ATTACK
39% of heart attack survivors are obese, 40% still have high blood pressure and 56% do not have their cholesterol controlled up to 24 months after attack 44% of survivors didn’t get flu vaccine last year, despite flu being a trigger for heart attacks 43% of smokers...
Education and Training
The NIPC provides a portfolio of educational and training programmes in the prevention and control of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, obesity, and active lifestyles. This portfolio includes programmes designed specifically to meet workforce development needs and support continuous professional development right through to a range of formal postgraduate qualifications.
Level 1 Certificate
Equipping you to confidently and successfully support patients with complex lifestyle behaviour change. This course is Certified by the National Institute for Prevention and Cardiovascular Health (NIPC) and delivered by a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT).
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The scientific evidence for cardiovascular disease is compelling but translating this evidence into effective patient care is a challenge.
This innovative programme in Preventive Cardiology is delivered in the NIPC Headquarters, the Croí Heart and Stroke Centre in Galway, and provides students with the knowledge and practice skills required to bridge this implementation gap and achieve the recommended lifestyle and therapeutic targets.
It is currently the only postgradute progamme in Preventive Cardiology worldwide. The MSc and PG Dip programmes aims to equip students with knowledge and skills required to make meaningful contributions to the discipline of preventive cardiology.
Join the NIPC Alliance
Bringing together Institutions, Healthcare Providers, and Industry in preventive action. In addition, the NIPC Alliance offers patients and members of the public a platform for information exchange and discovery with the aim of empowerment and self care.