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185949 - Cardiology, Sleep & Respiratory Symposium

  • : Online

Hands on focused cardiovasular workshop covering updates of cardiovascular guidelines for both acute and chronic setting. Supporting sessions include a modern ECG workshop, assessment of cardiovascular risk, discussion on cardio-oncology and emerging treatments for Heart Failuren ECG and a presentation on connecting sleep complications with cardiovscular risks.

Relevance to General Practice

Around 57,000 Australians suffer a heart attack. This equates to one heart attack every 10 minutes. Cardiac ECG interpretation, updated guidelines in Heart Failure and Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring are all a focus including basic life support skills in CPR to assist medical specialists in bedside management, diagnosis and triage.

Learning outcomes
  • Identify tools available for investigating cardiovascular risk assessment
  • Systematically outline the guidelines for management of heart failure patients
  • Discuss the advantages of spirometry testing for patients with symptomatic respiratory disease
  • Describe the CV risks presenting in a patient that suffers from a compromised sleeping condition
  • Evaluate ECG results of a patient with Cardiovascular disease
  • 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
    Partnering organisations


    Activity sponsor

    Avanti Insurance , Astra Zeneca

    185949 - Cardiology, Sleep & Respiratory Symposium
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    6 hours
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    40 cpd
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