British Society for Heart Failure



For Healthcare Professionals

British Journal of Cardiology

Heart failure module – here

To help you get up-to-date in this important area, BJC Learning has revised its comprehensive modular e-learning programme with the latest studies and guidance covering all aspects of this growing problem. It has been independently written by leading UK physicians and endorsed by the British Society for Heart Failure. Each module has a series of multiple-choice questions. Its 10 hours of learning will lead to 10 continuing professional development (CPD) credits.

European Society of Cardiology 

Heart Failure Association educational resources – here


Glasgow Caledonian University

Chronic heart failure: optimising health and wellbeing from diagnosis onwards – here

This theory-based module aims to support participants to critically analyse and evaluate the principles and theories of optimal care management of persons living with and dying from chronic and/or advancing heart failure. A range of evidenced based topics/themes applicable at a national and international level will be utilised throughout. Participants will critically explore the causes and effects of heart failure and will have the opportunity to evaluate current diagnostic, assessment, planning and interventional strategies and frameworks to encourage gold standard care. Participants will regard patients and their significant others as genuine partners throughout this whole process and will work together in seeking the best outcome for each individual.

Supportive palliative care for patients with advancing heart failure – here

This module enables participants to blend key heart failure and palliative care concepts through analysis, synthesis and critical appraisal. It considers the wider organisational drivers as well as the challenges presented to professionals working with diversity.

Keele University

Heart Failure Management in Clinical Practice & MSc in Advancing professional practice (heart failure practice – here

The standalone module or full MSc programme is suitable for health care professionals working in the field of ambulatory heart failure, including General Practice Nurses and Advanced Practitioners who manage long term condition clinics and GPNs with a special interest; allied health professionals involved in heart failure rehabilitation and primary and secondary care heart failure specialist nurses. This programme will develop practitioners as HF specialists, fully equipped to meet the assessment and management challenges that patients with HF often present

British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation

Courses available  here

BMJ Masterclass

Launched in 2007, the BMJ Masterclasses are a series of one and two-day clinical and non-clinical update courses and live, interactive webinars to help busy doctors and nurses keep up to date with the latest evidence-based medicine, new guidelines and best practice in a range of important primary and secondary care topics.

Available here

British Cardiovascular Society (BCS)

Educational resources available for BCS members here

Education for Health

Resources available here

European Society of Cardiology

Resources available her

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