- Identify patients at elevated risk for CVD and calculate their 10-year cardiovascular risk using the Framingham Risk Score.
- Propose a patient-centered initial management plan for primary prevention of CVD and which investigations should be used to do this.
- Describe an early post-ischemia/infarction management plan including lifestyle changes, medications, psychosocial support, cardiac rehabilitation, etc.
- Propose a surveillance and management plan for secondary prevention of cardiovascular events in patients with CVD.
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