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Cardiometabolic Health e-Learning

Cardiometabolic health encompasses cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, including type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Collectively, such conditions are the leading cause of preventable death worldwide. People with severe mental illness are more likely to experience poor cardiometabolic health.

This e-Learning covers the links between physical health and mental health, highlighting how assessment should be conducted, why assessment matters and the role that early identification plays in the protection of mental health patients’ physical wellbeing. Appropriate intervention strategies are included.

The risk factors prevalent in mental health which affect cardiometabolic health are discussed, such as medication, smoking, weight and substance misuse. The increased risk of other conditions such as diabetes, blood pressure and blood lipids is also explained.