Cardiac Rehabilitation in Clinical Practice: How to Manage Your Patients Safely and Effectively DATE: Saturday, 19 May 2012 TIME: 8:30am- 12:30pm LOCATION: The University of Canberra Building 6, Level C, Room 4 PRICE: ESSA Member- $50.00 Student - $30.00 Non-Member - $90.00 CE POINTS: 3 Register now for your chance to win a $30 gift voucher from GymQuip Refreshments provided Principle Sponsor FitShop, Canberra¶s largest supplier of Polar and Suunto heart rate monitors OVERVIEW: Presented by leading clinicians in the field of cardiothoracic medicine and cardiac rehabilitation, this half-day seminar is designed to equip you with the tools needed to appropriately rehabilitate high risk patients and those following common cardiac procedures. Topics will include the following: - Common Cardiac Conditions (physiology and pathology): signs and symptoms at rest and during exercise - Diagnostic Investigations (exercise and non-exercise): what, how, interpretation, sensitivity and specificity, predictive value of testing - Invasive Cardiac Procedures: CABG, angioplasty, coronary stents - Cardiac Rehabilitation: when, what, program phases, outcome measures and evaluation, potential medical complications, medications, self-management plans, referral into community care - Exercise Prescription: contraindications, phases of cardiac rehabilitation and long-term programming, FITT principles of cardiovascular and resistance training (how to monitor intensity, how to determine resistive workload, hemodynamic monitoring), precautions and special considerations (sternotomy, pacemakers, co-morbidities) - Assessing the Moderate to High Risk Patient in Clinical Practice: risk stratification and screening, cardiovascular testing in the clinic- what tests are safe?, normal vs. abnormal responses to exercise in your patient, basic monitoring strategies in clinical practice (heart rate, blood pressure, RPE, angina scales), strategies to assist with adherence and motivation PRESENTERS: Dr. Assad Jadeer Advanced Cardiology Trainee, The Canberra Hospital Tarryn Clarke Accredited Exercise Physiologist, The Canberra Hospital Tarryn Clarke is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist in the Exercise Physiology Department at The Canberra Hospital. Her primary area of clinical practice is chronic disease management within the Exercise Physiology Department and Chronic Disease Management Unit where she is responsible for patient clinical care, including exercise assessment, prescription and lifestyle management. During the past year, Tarryn has played a key role as Allied Health Co-ordinator in the Heart Failure Rehabilitation Program within the ACT and surrounding region. Tarryn has also been involved in a number of chronic disease forums and panels, including the µ)XWXUHRI&KURQLF'LVHDVH&DUHLQWKH$&7± ACT Chronic Disease Strategy 2012-¶3ULRUWRKHUDSSRLQWPHQWDW7KH&DQEHUUD+RVSLWDO7DUU\QJDLQHG experience in numerous clinical fields, including pain management, workers compensation and Pilates for chronic conditions. Tarryn also has research experience in the area of type 2 diabetes, completing an HRQRXUVWKHVLVWLWOHGµ(IIHFWRIDFXWHUHVLVWDQFHH[HUFLVHDQG/-carnitine supplementation on hormonal UHVSRQVHVLQW\SHGLDEHWHVPHOOLWXV¶ Margaret Flaherty Clinical Nurse Consultant (Cardiac Rehabilitation), The Canberra Hospital Margaret is a Clinical Nurse Consultant in the Cardiology Department at The Canberra Hospital with over twenty eight years experience in the area of cardiothoracic nursing and clinical care. She completed her Cardiothoracic Certificate at St Vincent's Hospital Sydney and Graduate Diploma in Advanced Nursing Practice at the University of Canberra. A Canberran since 1987, Margaret has been in charge of the Coronary Care Unit and worked in the unit as a Senior Nurse for thirteen years, and has worked in the Cardiology Department Research Unit conducting studies in statin therapy. Margaret was presented as a National Heart Foundation ACT Ambassador in 2006 and is the current Vice President and ACT/NSW Representative of the Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association. With a special interest in heart failure and primary/secondary prevention, Margaret is passionate about patient education and empowerment for effective, long-term self-management.
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