Educational activities

On-demand webinar: Exploring diagnosis and management of heart failure in preserved ejection fraction

Hosted by Dr Shane Nanayakkara (interventional, structural and heart failure cardiologist) and A/Prof Ralph Audehm (General Practitioner), this on-demand webinar describes the diagnostic process in HFpEF and explores differences between the management of HFpEF and heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF).

On-demand webinar - Herpes zoster in older people: Opportunities for prevention

In this on-demand webinar, Dr Anita Sharma discusses the risk of shingles (herpes zoster) and its complications in individuals aged 50 years and over, with a focus on how that risk is influenced by advancing age and common chronic conditions. Current Australian recommendations for shingles vaccination will be discussed, alongside a review of the shingles vaccines available in Australia.1 GPs will be invited to consider how they might improve shingles vaccine uptake among patients 50 years and older in their practice.

On-demand webinar: Take to heart - The absolute risk reduction approach to preventing ASCVD

Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) is largely preventable with a number of modifiable clinical factors accounting for the majority of risk. The absolute risk approach is potentially more than twice as effective at reducing death from coronary heart disease as the individual risk factor approach. In this on-demand module, A/Prof Ralph Audehm outlines how you can implement the absolute risk approach in your practice, including use of Heart Health Checks.

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