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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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.
This course is designed for practitioners who already have an understanding and applied experience of MI technical and relational skills. Develop more advanced technical skills in eliciting behaviour change. Topics include; advanced skills in client engagement and evoking health behaviour change, managing change talk in more complex scenarios and dealing with ambivalence and successfully managing resistance.
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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.
Delivering Evidence-based Cardiac Rehabilitation
in Practice – free online courses
Saturday, 23rd May, 2020
Croí Heart & Stroke Centre
Moyola lane, Newcastle, Galway
Application Deadline: April 17th
FREE TO ATTEND
Delivering Evidence-based Cardiac Rehabilitation in Practice
NIPC, in collaboration with The Irish Association Of Cardiac Rehabilitation, is pleased to announce that we are inviting applications for ‘Delivering Evidence-based Cardiac Rehabilitation in Practice’. This unique free education and training programme aims to equip all health professionals with the core knowledge, skills and competences to deliver measurably effective evidence-based rehabilitation services in Ireland.
Delivered by leading academics and clinical specialists from the fields of cardiology, nursing, dietetics, physiotherapy and psychology, this course comprises of an initial face-to-face introductory day followed by completion of a detailed online component (7 modules) and closes with a final face-to-face consolidation day.
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.