Cardiovascular Mastery Program
By: National University of Health Sciences

Course Description

Program Description:

OneinthreeUSadultshas someformofcardiovasculardisease (CVD).Lifetimerisk is50%,and CVD kills850,000peryear intheUSalone.Itisthe leadingcauseofdeathintheworld. Inthetime itwill takeyoutoreadthis(oneminute), 1.6peoplewilldieofCVDintheUS,usuallyfromaheart attackor stroke.

CVDisinalmost everycaseapreventableandreversiblelifestyle-basedconditionwithspecific causes. Becomeacardiovascular-proficientpractitioner,andyouwillbebetter abletohelpthosewhowishto avoidneedlesssufferingandprematuredeathbyimprovingtheir cardiovascular(CV)health using naturalfunctionalmedicine,includinglabtesting forriskassessment,dietaryinterventions,lifestyle counseling, mind-body practices, nutritional supplementation and botanical medicine.

TheCardiovascularMasteryProgram(CMP) isaself-pacedonlinecurriculumwhichgivesthe natural health professional everything needed to be well-prepared to work with patients who wish to improve theirCVhealth. Studentslearnhow toguidetheir patientstolasting changeandself-healing,and receivethelatest inclinicalunderstandingofwhatworks andwhatdoesn’t inpromotingheart and circulatoryhealth.

Program Goals and Objectives:

1. Reviewcardiovascularphysiologyandpathology

2. Explorecurrent epidemiologicalandeconomic statisticsrelatedtoCVDandotherleading causes ofdeath

3. Understandthemythsandtruthsabout cholesterol

4. Clinically relevant laboratoryevaluation

5. Diet, exercise, mind-body approaches, and lifestyle to support optimal cardiovascularhealth

6. Know how to use food-and plant-based supplements safely and effectively to support patientswith cardiovasculardisease, andthosewhowouldliketoprevent it

Course Details

  • Cardiovascular Mastery Program
  • By:    National University of Health Sciences
  • Instructor:    Mark Berger, MD; Michael Gaeta, DAOM; Duane Graveline, MD; James Lyons-Weiler, PhD; Uffe Ravsnkov, MD; Bernie Siegel, MD
  • Total CE Hours:    14.0
  • Course Format:     Online Distance Learning
  • Course Categories:     DC Continuing Education
  • Course Subjects | CE HOURS:
    • Anatomy  -3.0 CE Hours
    • Differential/Physical Diagnosis  -3.0 CE Hours
    • Evidence-Based Outcomes  -3.0 CE Hours
    • History and Exam  -1.0 CE Hours
    • Nutrition  -1.0 CE Hours
    • Wellness/Supportive Care  -3.0 CE Hours
  •    Course Outline