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


Type: On-demand
Recorded: 20 Apr 2021


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Identifying and managing Heart Failure (NSW)

On-demand recorded 20 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 NSW 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:


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 Kavitha Muthiah
Staff Specialist in Cardiology

Dr. Kavitha Muthiah is a Staff Specialist in Cardiology (Advanced Heart failure and Transplant) at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney. Following completion of her PhD in left ventricular assist devices, she undertook several clinical fellowships in the UK (St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, Kings College Hospital, London, Papworth Hospital, Cambridge). Prior to returning to St Vincent’s in 2017, she completed a further fellowship at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne in Advanced Heart Failure. She is a conjoint senior lecturer at the University of New South Wales and a researcher at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute. She has won several scholarships and grants including the National Heart Foundation Post-Doctoral Scholarship and Innovation Grant in 2018. She was the first female recipient of the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant MCS Award in Translational Research in 2018. She has over 30 scientific papers in high impact journals and has been invited speaker at major international and national conferences including at the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant. She served as the heart failure scientific programme stream lead for the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Scientific Meeting in 2020 and is currently serving as Council Member as cardiac representative for the Transplant Society of Australia and New Zealand.



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