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For professionals: Online education and training

Online courses for health professionals focused on improving cardiovascular care. 

We offer healthcare professionals numerous clinical and non-clinical courses to increase knowledge and improve patient management for cardiovascular care.  

These online courses have been developed by healthcare professionals and industry experts in health services. 

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The Heart Foundation’s food and nutrition position statements have been developed to keep you informed about our position on a range of nutrition issues relating to heart health. ...

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