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The role of nutrition in cardiovascular disease management

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150 SREstimated Price

SCHSSaudi Commission for Health Specialties

4 continuing medical education hours

ACA-20240001239

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Introduction

Welcome to "The Role of Nutrition in Cardiovascular Disease Management" course, where we delve into the pivotal connection between dietary choices and the well-being of our cardiovascular system. In this comprehensive program, we aim to provide you with a profound understanding of how nutrition plays a crucial role in preventing and managing cardiovascular diseases. Cardiovascular diseases are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, emphasizing the urgency of adopting effective preventive measures. This course is designed to empower you with the knowledge and skills necessary to make informed dietary choices that contribute to heart health. Throughout the course, we will explore the science behind the impact of nutrition on cardiovascular health. You will gain insights into the key nutrients, dietary patterns, and lifestyle factors that can influence the development and progression of cardiovascular diseases. From understanding the role of fats, carbohydrates, and proteins to exploring the benefits of specific vitamins and minerals, this course will provide a holistic view of cardiovascular nutrition. Our expert instructors will guide you through evidence-based strategies for creating heart-healthy diets, addressing risk factors, and implementing nutritional interventions to manage cardiovascular conditions. We will also cover practical tips and guidelines that you can easily incorporate into your daily life, promoting sustainable habits for a healthier heart. Whether you are a healthcare professional, a nutrition enthusiast, or an individual seeking to enhance your cardiovascular health, this course is tailored to meet your needs. 

Objectives

  • Apply advanced nutritional strategies for managing and preventing cardiovascular diseases by analyzing and implementing optimal dietary patterns and nutrient intake.
  • Analyze and navigate the controversies surrounding nutritional management in hypertension, while also developing insights into the future trends and advancements in nutritional approaches for prevention and management.
  • Describe the informed decisions and practical strategies based on a comprehensive understanding of the rationale and recommendations provided within the specified topic.

Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, participants will demonstrate enhanced proficiency in applying advanced nutritional strategies for the management and prevention of cardiovascular diseases. They will adeptly analyze optimal dietary patterns and effectively implement appropriate nutrient intake, addressing the identified learning gap and showcasing an elevated skill set in this critical domain.

Target Audience

  • Student/Intern
  • Resident/Fellow
  • Nutrition
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • Nutrition Health Education
  • Nutrition Public Health

Trainers

  • Samiah Atallah Kokandi

    Nutrition

    General Nutritionist