Advanced Metabolic Cardiovascular Certification
The Advanced Metabolic Cardiovascular Certification consists of
Cardiovascular disease is a critically serious and ever-growing public health problem. With risk factors that range from metabolic syndromes like dyslipidemia, hypertension, obesity, insulin resistance and hyperglycemia, to behavioral factors such as physical inactivity, smoking and unhealthy diet, and genetic causes like family history, age and gender play a significant role, there is a pressing need for a focus on prevention. The costs of cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome are tremendous, and must be addressed through appropriate lifestyle modification and therapeutic programs.
The goal of this certification program is to provide medical professionals with a comprehensive review of cardiology, the biological basis of cardiovascular structure and function, and diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. The
modules will focus on discussions of topics that include vascular biology and disease, endothelial dysfunction, the roles of inflammation and oxidative stress, hypertension, causes of vascular aging, noninvasive and invasive testing, early detection
and treatment with nutrition and nutraceutical supplements, dyslipidemia, the analysis of cardiovascular risk factors, mediators and cardiovascular risk scoring, early identification of cardiovascular issues and the properties various treatment
This 5-part certification program offers the opportunity for healthcare practitioners involved in wellness delivery to begin to understand the broad spectrum of issues involved in cardiovascular disease. For practitioners that are currently involved in clinical care, this program provides the necessary education to successfully understand the multi-factorial causes of cardiovascular disease and its treatment.