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HONcode status
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:CardioVillage
Web address:http://www.cardiovillage.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct561492
Date of initial review: 31 Aug 2001
Validity of certificate11 Aug 2011 - Aug 2013
Date of last visit11 Aug 2011
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This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy

HONcode status
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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
University of Virginia
CardioVillage Project Team
  (11 Aug 2011) - Link

2. Presentation of the site

4i-ACS Performance Improvement Program
Sample images from the 3rd year curriculum. CardioVillage provides free continuing medical education (CME) credit in cardiovascular medicine.
  (11 Aug 2011) - Link

Its audience consists of cardiologists, medical students, primary care providers, referring physicians, allied health professionals, nurses, laboratory technicians, and patients.
  (11 Aug 2011) - Link

Purpose of the website
The information contained on the CardioVillage web site is not intended, nor is it implied, to be used in place of a visit, call, consultation, or advice of your physician(s) or other healthcare provider(s). A physician or other qualified healthcare provider should be consulted with any questions regarding a medical condition. Always seek medical advice prior to starting any new treatment.
  (11 Aug 2011) - Link

3. Confidentiality
  (11 Aug 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
  (11 Aug 2011) - Link

Last Revised March 15, 2010
  (11 Aug 2011) - Link

5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Emails are provided
  (11 Aug 2011) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
University of Virginia
CardioVillage Project Team
  (11 Aug 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
Advertising space cannot be sold at any level of the Web page.
  (11 Aug 2011) - Link

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