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Cardiology CPD event

Posted Saturday 04 December 2021 | Northern Queensland Primary Health Network

Northern Queensland Primary Health Network (NQPHN), together with Mackay Hospital and Health Service (MHHS), invite general practitioners (GPs) to attend a cardiology GP training afternoon, presented by Mackay Base Hospital cardiologists. 

Presenters and topics: 

  • Dr Michael Zhang - advances in Mackay, cutting-edge techniques, technologies, and services
  • Dr Shanti Vaidya - key aspects of intervention for our GPs
  • Dr Chris Broyd - heart failure and the new 'game-changers' 
  • Dr Muntaser Musameh - hypertension and hypercholesterlaemia: moving targets and novel drugs
  • Dr Muneichi Shibata - valvular heart disease: new guidelines and options.


Learning outcomes:

  • identify current heart failure management strategies and novel pharmacotherapy options
  • describe recent changes in the guidelines for managing blood pressure cholesterol and new treatment options in this field
  • demonstrate contemporary management strategies for patients with valvular heart disease
  • identify current evidence-based and treatment strategies in coronary artery disease
  • demonstrate how to access advanced cardiac services and available options.


Lunch will be provided.

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