On-demand recorded 4 Feb 2021
It is estimated that 30,000 new cases of Heart Failure are diagnosed each year in Australia. Join us for this webinar as we discuss diagnosis and referral pathways, as well as the management and treatment of Heart Failure, from prevention right through to end of life care.
This event attracts 2 CPD points
Honorary Clinical Associate Professor Ralph Audehm
Honorary Clinical Associate Professor Ralph Audehm is a general practitioner who graduated from Melbourne University in 1984 and has worked for over 25 years in general practice. He is experienced in managing all types of patients. He obtained a Diploma from the Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 1987 and is an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor at the Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne. He has had a long-standing interest in the management of chronic conditions in General Practice especially diabetes and heart disease. He enjoys teaching medical students, GP registrars and General Practitioners.
Dr Karin Chia
Dr Karin Chia graduated with first class honours from the University of Sydney where she later also obtained her PhD studying modulation of oxidative stress on the sodium pump in heart muscle cells. Her training in internal medicine and cardiology was at the centre of excellence, Royal North Shore. She subsequently completed a rigorous fellowship in clinical cardiac electrophysiology at the prestigious Stanford University Medical Centre in California, USA. She has had extensive experience in all aspects of management in cardiac rhythm disorders including as a senior consultant cardiologist and electrophysiologist at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital for several years before returning to Sydney where she is also on staff at Royal North Shore Hospital. Her expertise encompasses catheter ablation of complex arrhythmias and the implantation of management of all cardiac devices (pacemakers, defibrillators, CRT and S-ICD).