Heart valve disease module 6: organisation of care for valve disease

Released 1 March 2016     Expires: 01 March 2018      Programme: Heart valve disease 0.5 CPD/CME credits

Sponsorship Statement: This module has been sponsored by Edwards Lifesciences with an unrestricted educational grant

Designed to give healthcare professionals an understanding of the organisation of care for heart valve disease. It is one of several modules in our heart valve disease programme.

0.5 CPD/CME credits

Module originally published July 2013. Revised module released March 2016

Learning objectives

Upon completing this module, participants should be better able to:

  • The limitations of detection
  • The limitations in current surveillance systems
  • The limitations in non-specialist surgical centres
  • The advantages of a specialist valve clinic.


Professor John Chambers and Mrs Denise Parkin, St Thomas’ Hospital, London


0.5 CPD/CME credits, 0.5 hours
BJC Learning has assigned half an hour of CPD/CME credit to this module

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