Course Overview

CMHC’s Foundations of Cardiometabolic Health Certification Course will provide an introductory review of the core curriculum in cardiometabolic health.

This course is designed for any healthcare professional seeking to learn the fundamentals of the intersections of cardiometabolic risk factors, and the core principles in the management of obesity, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, cardiovascular disease, and chronic kidney disease. The course will lecture on basic concepts and guide participants through interactive learning scenarios that provide the knowledge and tools necessary to work effectively in their respective practices, in addition to preparing clinicians for the inevitable future of cardiometabolic-specific clinics.

The Foundations of Cardiometabolic Health Certification Course is appropriate for clinicians from a full spectrum of clinical experience including Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Pharmacists, Diabetologists, and Dietitians who are in any phase of training, or even experienced physicians who are looking to take a deeper dive into cardiometabolic health.

Course Objectives

1

Discuss the interrelationships between cardiometabolic risk factors and their impact on the development of cardiometabolic diseases, including obesity, diabetes, ASCVD, heart failure, type 2 diabetes, and chronic kidney disease.

2

Summarize the evidence and guidelines for the prevention, screening, and treatment of the complex patient with cardiometabolic risk or cardiometabolic disease.

3

Discuss key clinical trials and recent therapeutic updates across the interconnected domains of cardiometabolic medicine, including lifestyle, obesity, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and chronic kidney disease.

4

Outline strategies aimed at timely screening and prevention of cardiometabolic disease, including the importance of lifestyle modifications and evidence-based screening and diagnostic modalities.

5

Describe treatment approaches for cardiometabolic conditions in specific populations based on gender, ethnicity, and cultural considerations.

6

Develop individualized treatment regimens for patients with cardiometabolic disease according to evidence-based comprehensive treatment approaches, as well as patient comorbidities and preferences in order to optimize outcomes.

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Certification Course Overview

The course will be organized by 7 focus areas, each of which will host their own testing and evaluation methods in order for learners to self-direct their learning and complete the course at their own pace. A certificate of completion and/or CME/CE credit(s) will be provided after a learner completes each focus area.

Upon completion of all focus areas, learners will receive a certificate acknowledging their successful completion of the 75-hour intensive Foundations of Cardiometabolic Health Certification Course.

Learners will have 1 year after starting the Foundations of Cardiometabolic Health Certification Course to complete all focus areas and complete the course curriculum.

Course Focus Areas

75+ Hours (Online)

Certification Course Cost

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Certified Cardiometabolic Health Professional (CCHP)
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