The ‘What and ‘How’ of Supporting Behaviour Change in People living with Cardiovascular Disease

We welcome you to this short, self-directed course on supporting behaviour change in healthcare settings. This course was designed by Dr Michael Vallis, Dr Lisa Hynes and Dr Jenni Jones as part of a collaboration between the NIPC, the Behavior Change Institute (Canada) and the Health Behaviour Change Research Group (NUI Galway). After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognise the characteristics of a change-based relationship between health care providers and service users
  • Describe strategies for getting to a change-based relationship
  • Analyse barriers and enablers of health-related behaviours
  • Identify and formulate strategies for promoting behaviour change
  • Recognise and consider psychosocial factors in supporting behaviour change


Please follow the registration details below noting you need to input the code associated with your professional background in order to ensure your CPD points upon completion are awarded by the relevant professional body for you.

Course Registration

Please read carefully before registering:

1. If this is your first time attending one of our courses, you will need to create a new account with a username and password. Click ‘Create new account’ at the bottom of the registration page.

2. Once your account is verified via email, (or you already have an account with us) you can log on to the Health Behaviour Change course with your log-in details.



3. Enter a enrolment key below depending on what group you belong to, this will ensure you receive the appropriate CPD certificate.

  • GP/Doctor:
  • Nurse:
  • Other:



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