GP Extend: Matters of the Heart – update on heart failure and atrial fibrillation
Presenters: Dr Sam Sidharta
The GP Extend program includes delivery of Educational Services for the Country SA PHN program to deliver professional development for rural general practitioners and other primary care professionals across regional South Australia. For more information, please visit GP Extend.
Where: Standpipe Golf Motor Inn, 3/5 Daw St, Port Augusta West SA 5700
When: Tuesday 18 September 2018
Time: 6.30pm – 9.00pm (Dinner provided)
At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
- describe the changes in treatment guidelines for preventing stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation
- outline the role of the different imaging modalities in the investigation of coronary artery disease
- list the indications for dual anti-platelet therapy (DAPT) post coronary artery stenting, and describe the optimal duration of treatment, and
- outline a safe management plan for patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF).
For more information, please contact Lesley Webber, Manager of Continuing and Professional Development, on (08) 8490 0400.