Unique, practical knowledge for nurses responsible for daily management of patients with cardiovascular disease, diabetes and related conditions.

  • Case study: Atrial fibrillation

    CPD Case study: Atrial fibrillation

    This case study describes the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation (AF) in a 70-year old obese male who was referred for cardiac assessment after developing shortness of breath, which had worsened progressively over the previous three months.  The case study highlights the role of thromboembolic risk reduction which is the cornerstone of AF management and which can only be achieved with proper anticoagulation.

  • Back to Basics: glucose metabolism

    Back to Basics: glucose metabolism

    This month’s Back to Basics feature is a useful wallchart focusing on the processes involved in glucose metabolism in the body, both in people with normal metabolism and those with types 1 and 2 diabetes. 

  • Practice Nursing Programme at Primary Care and Public Health Conference

    Practice Nursing Programme at Primary Care and Public Health Conference

    Free of charge CPD approved Practice and Community Nursing programme. Includes diabetes and cardiovascular disease, chronic asthma guidance, immunisation, sexual & reproductive health and travel health. Plus streams on women’s health, dermatology, CVD, allergy, weight management, nutrition, older people, end of life, wound care, 180 exhibitors and hands-on workshops.