Heart failure training courses
Managing Heart Failure: From Hospital to Home Course
Education Centre, The Prince Charles Hospital
Monday 24th & Tuesday 25th August, 2020
CPD: Monday (6 hours) Tuesday (6 hours)
This two-day course provides an introduction to the epidemiology, aetiology and patho-physiology of heart failure. Participants will learn how to provide basic management for this chronic condition within the context of a multidisciplinary team. Complexities of presentation are explored in advanced topics including medication titration, sleep, renal function, pregnancy, pulmonary hypertension, atrial fibrillation, cardiac devices, depression and other comorbidities of heart failure.
Participants: Suitable for GPs, specialist nurses, pharmacists and allied health; and for all healthcare professionals who care for the elderly or those with chronic disease. Sessions are delivered by a multi-disciplinary team of experts.
Exercise Training and Heart Failure Workshop
Russell Strong Auditorium, The Princess Alexandra Hospital
Friday 16th October, 2020
CPD: 6 hours
This one day course offers clinicians evidence based information on current practices relating to exercise training and heart failure. The Statewide Heart Failure Services and Statewide Cardiac Rehabilitation group have joined forces to create a programme relevant to all clinicians who work with patients with cardiac conditions. Topics include physical activity, exercise considerations for complex conditions such as Pulmonary Hypertension and SCAD, evolving research practices and interpretation of cardiac investigations to guide exercise prescription.
Participants: Full day registration is suitable for physiotherapists, accredited exercise physiologists and nurses and other professionals with experience or an interest in cardiology. Sessions are delivered by a multi-disciplinary team of experienced academics and clinicians.