Event details:

Title: The Warnie Effect: Navigating Coronary Disease and Primary Prevention in 2022 and beyond
Event Sponsor: Epworth Medical Imaging

Topics/Presenters:

Topic 1: Diagnostic testing: Who / What / Where / How / Why
Speaker: Presented by Dr Ryan Spencer, Cardiologist 

Topic 2: Treatment and Primary prevention of coronary disease
Speaker: Presented by Dr Vishesh Turaga, Cardiologist

Topic 3: CT calcium scores and CT coronary angiography
Speaker: Presented by Matt Morey, Cardiology Radiologist from Epworth Medical Imaging

Date: Wednesday 27 July, 2022
Time: 6.30pm – 9.00pm
Where: Barwon Edge Boat House, 40 Windsor Rd, Newtown, VIC - 3220
Program: Presentations with Q&A 

Session Overview

Diagnostic testing: Who / What / Where / How / Why, presented by Dr Ryan Spencer, Cardiologist

  • Getting the correct test for each presentation (chest pain / Dyspnoea / palpitation / syncope)
  • Testing for symptomatic and silent ischaemia - Why and how -including ISCHAEMIA
  • MBS restrictions and requirements

Treatment and Primary prevention of coronary disease, presented by Dr Vishesh Turaga, Cardiologist

  • Calcium score and CTCA
  • What to do next with abnormal results 
  • Evidence in primary prevention
  • Treatment of established coronary disease (pivotal role of medical therapy)
  • GPs role in starting/maintaining therapy

Matt Morey, Cardiology Radiologist from Epworth Medical Imaging will discuss:

  • CT calcium scores and CT coronary angiography

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognise the relevant diagnostic testing appropriate for different patients and conditions
  • Recognise the GPs role in treatment and primary prevention of coronary disease

RACGP

  • 3 CPD Activity points

Event Registration

To register, please provide the following details and a confirmation ticket will be sent to your email. 

  • First name and surname
  • Email address
  • RACGP number or ACRRM number
  • Practice name
  • Practice suburb and postcode
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