Introduction to Cardiology Diploma Course

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What Will You Learn?

Discover the captivating world of cardiology with our Introduction to Cardiology course. Get ready for an engaging and insightful journey through the intricacies of the cardiovascular system. The course is thoughtfully structured into ten modules, each designed to provide you with a foundational understanding of cardiology.

Our comprehensive course is designed to make learning about cardiology enjoyable and fascinating. 

You’ll explore cardiovascular anatomy, including the heart's components, nerve connections, and the electrical conduction system. Dive into specialised heart cells, the heart's development, and congenital defects.

This cardiology course also enhances your knowledge of blood circulation, blood vessel functions, major vessels throughout the body, capillary exchange, and the components of blood.

Understand the nuances of cardiovascular physiology, including cardiac metabolism and blood pressure regulation. You’ll also learn about diagnostic procedures such as blood tests, electrophysiology, and imaging.

Explore various cardiological conditions, irregular heart rhythms, heart muscle and membrane issues, valve conditions, artery-related problems, cardiac emergencies, heart failure, and more.

Learn about medications used to treat heart conditions, and develop your knowledge of the most common surgical procedures.

By studying this course, you’ll expand your knowledge of:

  • Cardiovascular anatomy and physiology
  • The heart’s electrical conduction system
  • The function of specialised heart cells 
  • Cardiac metabolism 
  • Blood pressure regulation 
  • Diagnostic procedures
  • The types of cardiological conditions 
  • Common medications and surgical procedures

Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • Part 1: The Structure of the Heart
  • Part 2: Layers of the Heart Wall
  • Part 3: Innervation of the Heart
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 1: Assessment
  • Part 1: Cells of the Heart
  • Part 2: The Development of the Heart
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 2: Assessment
  • Part 1: Arterial Circulation
  • Part 2: Veins
  • Part 3: Capillaries
  • Part 4: Blood Composition and Function
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 3: Assessment
  • Part 1: Electrical Activity of the Heart
  • Part 2: The Cardiac Cycle and Cardiac Metabolism
  • Part 3: Heart Rate
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 4: Assessment
  • Part 1: Blood Pressure
  • Part 2: Factors Affecting Blood Pressure
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 5: Assessment
  • Part 1: Blood Tests
  • Part 2: Electrophysiology Tests
  • Part 3: Imaging
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 6: Assessment
  • Part 1: Conditions of the Heart Muscle and Membranes
  • Part 2: Arrhythmias
  • Part 3: Conditions of the Valves
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 7: Assessment
  • Part 1: Conditions of the Arteries
  • Part 2: Cardiac Emergencies
  • Part 3: Other Conditions
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 8: Assessment
  • Part 1: Medications
  • Part 2: Pacemakers
  • Part 3: Preventative Care
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Module 9: Assessment
  • Part 1: Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
  • Part 2: Valve Replacement Surgery
  • Part 3: Heart Transplant
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10: Assessment
Who Would Benefit from This Course?

This cardiology course is ideal for individuals who are passionate about science, especially biology, or those interested in forging a future career in medicine. Additionally, healthcare professionals looking for a refresher will find this course extremely helpful. 

If you’re eager to deepen your understanding of the cardiovascular system, this course will provide you with an excellent level of foundational knowledge that will leave you feeling confident about the heart and how it functions.

A Cardiologist using a stethoscope to examine a patient’s heart
Accreditations

The Introduction to Cardiology Diploma Course will take up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course; it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Many Centre of Excellence courses are Fully Accredited by the world’s leading professional membership association for natural medicine – The Complementary Medical Association (The CMA).

You can apply to join The CMA as a Student Member while you are still studying, and if you do so you will be eligible to use the post nominal letters SCMA after your name.

Upon graduation from a CMA Registered course you will be eligible to apply for CMA Membership and this will give you numerous professional benefits including being able to use the letters MCMA after your name – Member of The Complementary Medical Association. This will demonstrate your commitment to excellence and professionalism in the natural healthcare field.

Register with The CMA as a Student or fully qualified Practitioner via The CMA website where you will be asked to submit your certificate of graduation, and proof of insurance.

The CMA’s recommended insurers are Westminster global.

This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. Therefore, upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £25).

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through their awarding organisations they have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Their knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

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