Health Professional Materials
Health Professional Materials

Learn more about The Heart Truth® and help spread its message through resources designed especially for health professionals: 

Office on Women's Health Professional Education Materials
The Office on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), has collaborated with NHLBI to develop a wealth of education materials for clinicians and educators about the prevention and treatment of heart disease in women. Designed by a team of experts from the National Centers of Excellence in Women's Health and the National Community Centers of Excellence in Women's Health, these resources include:

  • Extensive lecture materials and slides
  • Problem-based learning cases
  • Standardized patient case
  • PDA downloads
  • Clinical tools, and
  • Self-study modules offering free CME/CEU credits

The materials are available on The Heart Truth Professional Education Web page:

NHLBI Health Professional Materials
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) offers a variety of online heart and vascular disease information for health care providers including Web applications, fact sheets, guidelines, and abstracts.

The Heart Truth Health Provider Exhibit
The Heart Truth exhibit, sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and Office on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), urges health professionals to talk to women about heart disease, assess their risk, and motivate them to take action to reduce their risk.  This exhibit travels to health professional conferences to spread The Heart Truth.

NHLBI Health Professional Network
The NHLBI Health Information Network (HIN) is NHLBI's digital link to health professionals. All public health and medical professionals with an interest in heart, lung, blood, and sleep disorders are encouraged to join. Members receive information periodically by email (and occasionally by mail, if you choose) from NHLBI about its latest key research findings, clinical advisories, programs, and educational materials.
Join the Health Information Network

Last Updated: February 29, 2012

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