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Cardiac Community Network: The education interface program – event 9

Topic:
Secondary prevention
Speaker:
Andrew Black - Staff Specialist, Interventional Cardiologist Royal Hobart Hospital; Clinical Lead, Tasmanian STEMI Network
Date & Time:
Tuesday 2 November 2021 6.30pm - 8.00pm
Location:
Online (Zoom)
Audience:
GPs, Practice Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, General Practice Liaison Officers

Information:

The Cardiac Community Network has been set up with the aim to improve communication and collaboration between primary and secondary care services, focusing on the management of cardiac related conditions. The Education Interface Program will be delivered state-wide through a video conferencing forum.

The Education Interface Program will aim to achieve the following:

  • Improve interface between primary health and secondary acute care facilities
  • Enable primary health services to support and manage cardiac clients in the community setting, seeking timely secondary opinions through quality referral process
  • Enhance knowledge base of evidence-based models of care relating to specific cardiac conditions
  • Increase awareness of primary and secondary prevention
  • Improved identification of at-risk clients (Australian Absolute Cardiovascular Disease Risk Calculator)

Description:

This webinar will focus on secondary prevention and will discuss guideline based recommendations for minimising the incidence of subsequent adverse cardiovascular events following acute coronary syndrome.

This is the last webinar of this current nine forum series held from November 2020 to November 2021 covering the following topics:

  • Top 4 Quality Improvement Initiatives in Cardiology
  • ECG Workshop
  • Imaging Made Easy – ECHO Workshop
  • Heart Failure Management
  • Hypertension Management
  • Complications in Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Atrial Fibrillation Management
  • High Risk Primary Prevention
  • Secondary prevention

For further information contact Dr Paul MacIntyre via Amanda Conroy (Personal Assistant) – Amanda.conroy@ths.tas.gov.au  or Tanya Murray tanya.murray@ths.tas.gov.au (ADON – Service Development Program)

Speaker:

Andrew Black, Staff Specialist, Interventional Cardiologist Royal Hobart Hospital; Clinical Lead, Tasmanian STEMI Network