Did you know?
- Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women.
- About 600,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year–that’s 1 in every 4 deaths.
- 1 in 3 women die of heart disease and stroke.
- Every year about 720,000 Americans have a heart attack.
But it can be prevented.
Show your heart some love! You can make healthy changes to lower your risk of developing heart disease. Controlling and preventing risk factors is also important for people who already have heart disease. To lower your risk:
- Watch your weight.
- Quit smoking and stay away from secondhand smoke.
- Control your cholesterol and blood pressure.
- If you drink alcohol, drink only in moderation.
- Get active and eat healthy.
CEU360.com Celebrates American Heart Month
To prevent heart disease and increase awareness of its effects, CEU360.com is proudly participating in American Heart Month! During the month of February, we’re featuring our cardiovascular continuing education courses to promote increased competency for both prevention and treatment of heart disease among rehab professionals.
Cardiovascular Continuing Education Courses:
Rehabilitation for the Cardiac Impaired with an Adjunctive Look at the Vascular System
PT/PTA, OT/COTA, ATC/LAT
Cardiopulmonary Considerations for the Geriatric Patient
Resistive Exercise for Stroke Rehabilitation
Stroke Rehab for the 21st Century: Where Are We at and Where are We Going?
Clinical Pharmacology: Cardiovascular, Pain Management and Endocrine Pharmacology
PT/PTA, OT/COTA, SLP, ATC/LAT
For more information about CEU360.com’s corporate continuing education initiatives, schedule a short demo here.
References: http://www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/facts.htm  https://www.goredforwomen.org/  http://www.heart.org/
Originally published in 2015.