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Disease knowledge

Welcome to the disease knowledge & education page designed specifically to share educational materials globally for use by nurses alone, or with their patients.

Cardiovascular Diseases

  • Take Down Cholesterol (Cholesterol Matters)

    Take Down Cholesterol (Cholesterol Matters) is a website delivering resources, information, advices and testimonies from patients with high cholesterol.

    Learn more about cholesterol and specially on high cholesterol, its causes and effects on heart and cardiovascular disease.

  • Heart UK

    Useful resources and materials on Cholesterol: HEART UK – The cholesterol charity website. HEART UK aims at providing support, guidance and education services to healthcare professionals and people and families with concerns about cholesterol.

  • PCNA

    Useful resources and materials on Cardiovascular disease: Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses association website (PCNA)



  • Heart Felt documentary

    Discover the family stories of Eddie, Geoff, Katrin and Cornelia, all having familial hypercholesterolemia and showing an admirable mindset towards the same common enemy: LDL cholesterol (LDL-C).

    Published on Take Down Cholesterol website, “Heart Felt” are short documentaries directed by Academy Award Winner Cynthia Wade and giving a human face to cholesterol. They capture the daily life of different people, showing their struggles, revealing their fears and telling true stories of courage

Diabetes

Nurse Practice & Education

  • Article on Nurses and Patient Education

    The article “Nurses and Patient Education” was written in December 2013 by Felicity Kelliher (registered nurse teacher, project manager, AFDET). Its purpose is to explore nurses’ roles in patient education, using a review of the literature.

  • StopInfluenza

    Useful resources and materials on Influenza: Stopinfluenza, a Sanofi Pasteur's website dedicated to HCPs that aims at increasing knowledge and vaccination rates against influenza.

Patient Nurse Dialogue

  • Self Injection tools

    Download the Self-injection toolkit for nurses and patients here


  • Ice Breaker FlashCards to talk about what matters

    Patient Empowerment conversation starter Icebreaker Flashcards co-created by patients and nurses.

  • Universal Nurses

    UniversalNurse Speaker is a new translation tool to facilitate multilingual healthcare communication between Nurses and Patients who don’t speak the same language.

Renal disease

Projects

  • Project: Care Challenge
  • Project: Weobservatory
  • Project: Connecting Midwives
 

Video Library