162670 - Cardiology - Heart to Heart

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Face to face
Duration
2 hours

The aim of this CPD is to inform and update General Practitioners in new treatment and management options for patients with a cardiac condition.

Relevance to General Practice

The aim of this CPD is to inform and update General Practitioners in new treatment and management options for patients with a cardiac condition. 
With the increase of patients presenting with a cardiac condition it is important for general practitioners to be kept well informed, educated and updated with all the current treatments available. 
GPs will have the opportunity to engage with specialists as they showcase new procedures and technologies in based on common clinical scenarios. 
Chronic heart failure (CHF) affects over 300 000 Australians with another 30 000 new cases diagnosed each year, and accounts for 43 000 hospitalisations and 2200 deaths annually.1 In every 1000 encounters, general practitioners will manage seven patients with CHF.2 United Kingdom data shows that half of all CHF patients are diagnosed in the primary care setting, and a third of all CHF patients are managed predominantly by GPs.3 (1) 

Learning outcomes
  • Learn to manage and refer patients with heart failure, hypertension, murmurs, atrial fibrillation, unusual ECGs and Chest pain .
  • Reinforce detection and understanding with simple strategies in the GP setting
  • Manage a patient with a high coronary calcium scoring
  • Type
    Online Learning
    Delivery
    Face to face
    Title
    162670 - Cardiology - Heart to Heart
    Speciality Classification
    General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
    Location
    Brisbane
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    2 hours
    Start Date
    30-Jul-2019
    CPD Points
    2 hours
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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