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193506 - Cardiovascular Update

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The aim of the activity to provide an update on both the assessment of patients with chronic arterial disease (claudication), critical ischaemia (rest pain/ulers) & diabetic foot. An update on best medical management will also be provided.

Relevance to General Practice

Recent advances have seen treatments successfully used on elderly & high risk patients with minimal morbidity. There will be a Q&A session with Prof Ian Spark & Assoc Prof Ajay Sinhal on the current management of vascular & cardiac conditions relevant to GP's.

Learning outcomes

  • By the end of the activity GP's will be able to summarise the options for immediate treatment & assess if referral pathways to specialist for review is necessary.
  • By the end of the activity GP's will be able to assess & identify patients who require further investigation including imaging, & intervention for patients with PAD & cardiac disease.
  • By the end of the activity GP's will be able to define treatment options available to patients. Be able to summarise surgical & endovascular approaches to cardiovascular disease.
  • By the end of the activity GP's will be able to determine which patients will do best with medical treatment & when specialist review is necessary.
  • 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
Delivery
Title
193506 - Cardiovascular Update
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
2 HOURS
Start Date
17-Mar-2020
CPD Points
4 CPD
Price
0.00
Location
Online
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