NIPC Cardiac Rehabilitation and Obesity Management courses

Please see below details of NIPC upcoming courses Delivering Evidence-based Cardiac Rehabilitation in Ireland and Delivering Evidence-based Obesity Management 

The deadline of 1st September is fast approaching for these courses.

Delivering Evidence-based Cardiac Rehabilitation in Ireland

This free, online 3-month course is specially designed to equip health care practitioners with the core knowledge and skills to deliver effective evidence-based rehabilitation services in practice.  


The course begins with an initial online Zoom introductory session on Friday 29th September 1 – 5pm. This is followed by 7 online modules that you can complete at your own pace over the 3-month period. 

Topics include: 

  • Expert sessions in how to assess smoking, diet, physical activity and psychosocial health 
  • Best practice approaches to tobacco cessation 
  • Theory and practice of health-behaviour change 
  • New frontiers in healthy eating and secondary prevention 
  • The foundations for effective exercise programming 
  • Management of BP, cholesterol and glucose to target, with optimisation of pharmacological therapies 
  • Places are limited and we would advise to book now to avoid disappointment. 

Applications are only accepted from Cardiac Rehabilitation Professionals practicing in Ireland or working within the Chronic Disease Hubs. 

To apply click on the ‘Apply Now’ button on the flyer or simply visit our website HERE 

Delivering Evidence-based Obesity Management

The course begins with a live online introductory session on Wednesday, 4th October from 6.00-8.00pm, followed by 8 self-paced online modules that are completed over 3 months, and culminates with a live online interactive consolidation session.  


Topics include: 

  • The upcoming ASOI Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines 
  • Understanding obesity and the current situation in Ireland 
  • Obesity Stigma & Patient perspectives 
  • Obesity assessment in primary care 
  • Obesity treatment in primary care 
  • Medical nutritional therapy 
  • Physical activity and movement 
  • Psychological and Behavioural Interventions 
  • Treatments in obesity management 
  • Common complications of obesity and their management 


This is a free online, 3-month course. Applications are welcome from current healthcare professionals practicing in Ireland working within Chronic Disease Hubs or in the area of chronic disease management within primary care. 

To apply click on the ‘Apply Now’ button on the flyer or simply visit our website HERE