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Identifying and managing Heart Failure (QLD) Members login for free access About RACGP online events

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Type: On-demand
Recorded: 27 Apr 2021

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Identifying and managing Heart Failure (QLD)

On-demand recorded 27 Apr 2021

Heart Failure is a complex disease that impacts quality of life for the patient, and comes at a high cost to the healthcare system. This webinar will explore the impact of this disease in QLD and how to best identify and diagnose patients early on. It will also look at managing ongoing patient care supported by GPs and Heart Failure Specialists in partnership.

This event attracts 2 CPD points

This event attracts 2 CPD points

This event is part of Medtronic 12 part webinar series. Events in this series are:

Facilitator

Dr Anita Sharma

Dr Sharma is the Practice Principal at Platinum Medical Centre, and Senior Lecturer, Primary Care Unit, University of Queensland. She is a member of Education Committee, Royal College of General Practitioners(RACGP), co- author of the RACGP General Practice Management of type 2 diabetes handbook, and serves on the Editorial Board for Medicine Today. Dr Sharma’s professional interests include education of GPs registrars, medical students and fellow GPs and development of education modules in Heart Failure, Atrial Fibrillation, Venous Thromboembolism and Diabetes.

Presenter

Dr Scott McKenzie
Cardiologist and General Physician

Dr Scott McKenzie is a dual trained Cardiologist and General Physician. He is a staff specialist at the Prince Charles Hospital in the Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Unit and has been instrumental in establishing a Heart Failure service at Queensland Cardiovascular Group, encompassing education, in-home heart failure monitoring and advanced heart failure care. He has special interests in Heart Failure, cardiomyophathies, mechanical ciculatory support, heart transplant, venous thromboembolic disease, diabetes, telemedicine and remote monitoring technologies. Dr McKenzie established the first (and at the present time, only) remote heart failure monitoring and management service in the Asia Pacific Region using an implanted pulmonary artery pressure monitor and is involved in the development of new systems for monitoring and preventing heart failure in patients' homes. He is also actively involved in clinical research being the Principal Investigator in five current international trials for new heart failure therapies.

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