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163343 - GP Updates in Cardiology Conference

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GP Updates in Cardiology Conference will deliver insightful updates and current procedures on topics covering atrial fibrillation, aortic and multi-valve disease, coronary artery disease, cryprogenic stroke, new advances in HFpEF, management of patients presenting with advanced HF with cardiorenal syndrome plus much more!

Relevance to General Practice

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a major cause of death in Australia, with 43,477 deaths attributed to CVD in Australia in 2017. Cardiovascular disease kills one Australian every 12 minutes. In addition, each year, around 57,000 Australians suffer a heart attack. This equates to one heart attack every 10 minutes. Optimal long term management is required to minimalise further complications, patient discomfort and the financial burden to Australia’s healthcare system.

Learning outcomes
  • Confidently discuss the role of CT-CA/CT-CA++ Score in the risk assessment for Coronary Artery Disease
  • Implement current investigations to correctly diagnose cryptogenic stroke
  • Systematically describe the significance of HFpEF when treating Heart Failure
  • Discuss considerations taken when managing patients with heart failure presenting with cardio-renal syndrome
  • Systematically list management options for treating syncope
  • Delivery
    163343 - GP Updates in Cardiology Conference
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    6 hours
    Start Date
    CPD Points
    6 hours
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