Reducing cardiovascular risk


Managing cardiovascular disease

This module aims to provide an overview of the current NICE guidelines for lipid modification in reducing cardiovascular (CV) risk.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, pharmacy technicians will be able to:    

  • Describe how CV risk is used to guide lipid modification treatment 
  • Explain what the 2019 NHS Long Term Plan says about cardiovascular disease
  • List the key points to discuss with a patient regarding lifestyle modification and/or prescribed statin therapy.

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