Education and Training

NIPC delivers a range of education and training programmes for healthcare professionals in the areas of prevention and cardiovascular health promotion

NIPC Alliance

Bringing together healthcare professionals, institutions and industry in preventive action.

Research

The NIPC drives innovative and vital research in the areas of Heart, Stroke, Diabetes and Obesity.

Demystifying The ECG

This easy-to-understand and interactive virtual workshop will teach you all the ECG basics you need to know

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.

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Three in a Row: NIPC awarded Research Paper of the Year

Three in a Row: NIPC awarded Research Paper of the Year

The National Institute for Prevention and Cardiovascular Health (NIPC), based in Croí Centre, Galway, won Best Research Paper three years in a row at the Irish Healthcare Awards with The Ireland-ASPIRE Study: A Nationally Representative Epidemiologic Study of Coronary...

10 Reasons to Attend the 8th National Prevention Conference

10 Reasons to Attend the 8th National Prevention Conference

Free to Attend Providing all healthcare professionals equal access to world-class conference content and networking opportunities by providing the conference for free.On-Demand Sessions Not only will you gain access to the live-stream conference content, you will also...

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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.

Demystifying the ECG

This is an easy-to-understand and interactive virtual worskshop which will teach you all the ECG basics you need to know. This course addresses the needs of primary care nurses and doctors, hospital-based nurses, private and public, paramedics and other allied health professionals who encounter ECG. It aims to be as interactive as possible, with participants encouraged to bring along ECGs for discussion.

MSc Preventive Cardiology

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. 

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