Upcoming Events

AUSTRALIAN CENTRE FOR HEART HEALTH TRAINING

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The Australian Centre for Heart Health will be running their 5-day cardiovascular disease rehabilitation and secondary prevention course from 29th May- 2 June, 2017 in Melbourne.

This five-day program addresses both theoretical and practical aspects of cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention programs. It teaches practical
skills to assist metropolitan and rural practitioners to implement, conduct, and evaluate their rehabilitation and prevention programs.

Sessions are delivered by a multi-disciplinary team of expert facilitators including a cardiologist, nurse, physiotherapist, psychologist, dietitian and social worker.

Topics include

  • Cardiac disease and risk factors
  • Cardiac investigations and procedures
  • Planning and conducting exercise sessions
  • Practical aspects of diet
  • Psychosocial issues
  • Cardiac medications
  • Behaviour change
  • Principles of adult learning
  • Organisational issues
  • Program evaluation

For more information or to register click here

Inquiries to Emma Llewelyn emma.llewelyn@australianhearthealth.org.au


AUSTRALIAN CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH AND REHABILITATION ASSOCIATION-QUEENSLAND AND HEART FOUNDATION ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM 2017

We will also once again be running our popular one-day symposium (with off-site videoconferencing) on Friday the 20th October.

This event will feature a mixture of invited speakers, clinical and research topics, and plenty of networking opportunities. Once again we hope to offer concurrent sessions for special interest streams. New this year will also be our members forum: a 15-20 minutes session where you, the members, can take to the floor and share with the EMC and broader membership any issues you may currently have with the association, or cardiac rehabilitation practices.

Let us know the themes, content, and speakers you would like to see this year via email at qcra@acra.net.au.

Stay tuned for details about the new venue in our next newsletter.


ACRA 2017 ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING- REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

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The Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association (ACRA) will host the 27th Annual Scientific Meeting in Perth, from Monday 7th to Wednesday 9th August 2017 at the Rendezvous Hotel Scarborough.

The emphasis of the 2017 Meeting will focus on “Waves of Change, Oceans of Opportunity. Our theme: Waves of Change, Oceans of Opportunity recognises that the only constant is change and how in today’s fast-paced and highly competitive health care environment it is crucial for services to embrace new ways of delivery, be innovative, and above all be flexible enough to embrace the opportunities that come with change.

Conference registration is now open and you can take advantage of a great early bird discount offer as an ACRA-Qld member. Click here for more details.

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