149280 - Hot Topics Series Webcast - 05/02/19
- : Online
This webcast is designed to provide the most up-to-date information, latest research, and practical information regarding Australian Heart Failure Guidelines, Chronic Pancreatitis and Migraine Prevention and Management. This is a webcast of three lectures recorded from a day conference to make the material available to rural GPs.Relevance to General Practice
An Overview of the 2018 Australian Heart Failure Guidelines for GPs will discuss the causes and management of heart failure and draw from Canvas and EMPA-Reg study outcomes. Pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment options will be discussed, as well as recommendations for the prevention of heart failure.
Early Chronic Pancreatitis will outline the definition and spectrum of Chronic Pancreatitis, Identify the signs and symptoms that are associated with chronic pancreatitis and recognise patients who have a higher risk of developing chronic pancreatitis. We will also discuss optimal management including lifestyle changes and pharmacological therapies as well as future directions such as the Diagnostic tool for General Practice (APC study).
Current Migraine Prevention and Management Migraine is currently under-recognised and under-treated in the community. It will review the additional migraine issues in women related to hormonal factors and new treatments emerging.