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Heart Education Awareness Resource and Training through E-learning

1. Healthy Heart and Common Cardiac Investigations

Supporting people living with coronary heart disease through education of health and social care professionals.

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2. Primary prevention of heart disease

Supporting people living with coronary heart disease through education of health and social care professionals.

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3. Stable coronary artery disease

Supporting people living with coronary heart disease through education of health and social care professionals.

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4. Acute coronary syndrome

Supporting people living with coronary heart disease through education of health and social care professionals.

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5. Cardiac rehabilitation

Supporting people living with coronary heart disease through education of health and social care professionals.

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6. Heart failure

Supporting people living with coronary heart disease through education of health and social care professionals.

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7. Palliative care

Supporting people living with coronary heart disease through education of health and social care professionals.

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8. Atrial fibrillation

Supporting people living with coronary heart disease through education of health and social care professionals.

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9. Cardiac Investigation

Supporting people living with coronary heart disease through education of health and social care professionals.

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10. Hypertension

Supporting people living with coronary heart disease through education of health and social care professionals.

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11. Inherited and Congenital Cardiac Disease

Supporting people living with coronary heart disease through education of health and social care professionals.

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12. Psychological Impact of Cardiac Disease

Supporting people living with coronary heart disease through education of health and social care professionals.

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13. Multiple Conditions

Supporting people living with coronary heart disease through education of health and social care professionals.

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Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest: a Resource for Responders

A resource for those trained to respond to an Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest (OHCA).

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Updating you on STARs & HEARTe 'Modules Makeover'

This message contains important information to keep you up to date on the progress of STARs (Core Competencies and Advancing) & HEARTe free online learning resources upgrade work. For the time being HEARTe resources will continue to be accessed at:

https://www.heartelearning.org

More information on the migration of HEARTe resources to the new site will follow.

The STARs Core Competencies & Advancing Modules will be ready to launch on 17th July which contains a new 'Hyperacute Stroke Treatments including Thrombolysis & Thrombectomy' module. Therefore please be advised that from the 17th July 2020, STARs e-Learning resources will be accessed at:

http://chss-elearning.org.uk

Remember:

  • If you have the current STARs URLs bookmarked, you will be redirected to the new location.
  • The page layout will be a little different, but you should find the resources easier to use and navigate whether you are using your PC, tablet or phone.
  • We recommend you revisit the resources regularly to keep up to date with latest clinical guidance, even if you have already completed modules assessments and certificates.
  • Please be aware that the STARs websites will not be available for a short period of time while this work is done. Notifications will be posted on the websites informing you when this is due to take place.

For more information on this important 'Modules Makeover' work please contact Katrina McCormick CHSS e-Learning Project Manager: katrina.mccormick@chss.org.uk

Heart Education Awareness Resource and Training through E-learning

HEARTe

Building on the success of the Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs) project, Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS) launched the Heart Education Awareness Resource and Training through E-learning (HEARTe) website November 29th 2013.

Phase II of HEARTe added 5 new core modules and was launched November 11th 2016 (N.B. module 13 was launched March 10th 2017).

The project has been funded through the National Advisory Committee for Heart Disease and is led by CHSS.

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Aims

The aim of the HEARTe project is to be a free heart disease educational resource that health and social care professionals across Scotland can access.

CHSS collaborated with key stakeholders and partners and developed an educational framework which aligned to cardiac specific areas. These areas were identified as priorities by the National Advisory Committee for Heart Disease (NACHD) and related actions as outlined as priorities by the Better Heart Disease and Stroke care Action Plan.

The educational framework underpins the cardiac specific content and has driven the learning outcomes for each module.

HEARTe can be used to enhance your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) or to enhance your overall cardiac knowledge.

Target Audience

This e-learning resource is aimed at health and social care staff who may:

  • be new to cardiac/heart disease - such as rotational staff or those new in post
  • wish to refresh / extend their existing cardiac knowledge and skills
  • be community based with a mixed pathology case load including cardiac patients
  • have limited access to other cardiac specific training

The website may also be accessed by patients, carers and other members of the general public.


Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest: a Resource for Responders

OHCA



A resource for those trained to respond to an Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest (OHCA).

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS) launched this resource on September 30th 2017.

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Aims

Increase awareness of the potential physical, psychological and social consequences of OHCA on those involved, in whatever capacity.

Facilitate those responding to an OHCA to recognise the aftercare and rehabilitation needs of those affected by the event,

Enable those responding to OHCA to support individuals, within their scope of responsibility, and to sign-post individuals to other, more specialised services, where appropriate.

Provide a one-stop directory of resources and organisations available to support those on whom OHCA has impacted.

Target Audience

An OHCA impacts on many people - not only the person who has had the cardiac arrest and family members, but also those individuals who respond to an OHCA.

This resource aims to provide support and guidance for those attending an OHCA in a trained capacity.


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