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191127 - ADVANCES IN APPROACHES TO HEART HEALTH

  • : Online

Inform GPs of modern interventions for heart health (cardiothoracic and cardiology) and their potential benefits for patients (improved recovery times and long term outcomes).

Relevance to General Practice

Patients are advised to seek a primary practitioners opinion when they have concerns about their heart health. It is prudent that a GP have the confidence and scope of practice to assess, identify and order preliminary investigations before seeking specialist input, and to have awareness of modern approaches to interventions as they are emerging.

Learning outcomes

  • Traditional open heart surgery versusminimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass(MIDCAB);Knowing how MIDCABwith stents leadsto quicker recovery to daily living and better long termhealth benefitsfor patients
  • Identifying the implications of natural history, and causes of aortic stenosis
  • Management options for aortic stenosis
  • To appreciate the association of cardiac risk factors with the occurrence and progression of atrial fibrillation
  • To identify patients likely to benefit from catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Adult health
    • Care of older people
    • General practice teaching
    This activity is also available on these dates

    20/02/2020

    https://www.canterburyinternational.com.au/

Delivery
Title
191127 - ADVANCES IN APPROACHES TO HEART HEALTH
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
2 HOURS
Start Date
18-Mar-2020
CPD Points
4 CPD
Price
0.00
Location
Online
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