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Welcome to Week 3

Cardiovascular diseases include; Heart failure, Hypertension, Valvular disease, Arrhythmias. Watch Dr Natasha Barrett explain more.

Welcome to Week 3 of ‘Heart Health: A Beginner’s Guide to Cardiovascular Disease’. This week we will be concentrating on four types of cardiovascular diseases. We will also investigate the effects of a weak and overstretched heart in a practical exercise you can complete at home.

Learning objectives

By the end of this week you should be able to describe and understand the following four different cardiovascular diseases:

  • Heart failure
  • Hypertension
  • Valvular disease
  • Arrhythmias

Your Mentors

The mentors will be on hand to help support the discussions and answer your queries between 21 September – 18 October.

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