Cardiovascular

Nutrition - Cardiovascular Disease - Jennifer Crowley

Dr Jennifer Crowley talks about nutrition and advice in cardiovascular disease. Jennifers Doctorate in health sciences thesis topic was “New Zealand GPs and nutrition care: perceptions, perceived competence and barriers to provision”. Jennifer is a registered dietitian, registered sports dietitian and secondary teacher with extensive experience in teaching nutrition education.

Webinar: Recognition of vascular emergencies in primary care

Vascular surgeon Mr Venu Bhamidi will discuss vascular emergencies including  acute limb ischemia, abdominal vascular emergencies, aortic dissection, and vascular trauma.  He will focus on recognition and initial assessment of these conditions within a primary care setting. 

Nutrition: Brief advice to patients

This course contains some information that you will be familiar with as well as new information in light of emerging scientific evidence in nutrition and changing dietary guidelines for nutrition education.

Hypertension - Matt Dawes

Doctor Mathew Dawes talks about hypertension. Matt is an InternalMedicine Specialist and Clinical Pharmacologist at Auckland City Hospital. He has a background in cardiovascular physiology and hypertension research. He is a senior lecturer at the University of Auckland.

Simple hypertension. Beta blockers now 4th line

Doctor Mathew Dawes talks about simple hypertension and the role of beta-blockers. Matt is an internal medicine specialist and clinical pharmacologist at Auckland city hospital. He has a background in cardiovascular physiology and hypertension research. He is a senior lecturer at the University of Auckland.

Cardiovascular disease risk assessment

Cardiovascular disease is largely preventable and is associated with large inequalities. Early detection and management of risk factors can lead to a reduction in sickness and premature death. 

It is important to recognise who needs a cardiovascular risk assessment, how to perform a cardiovascular risk assessment, how to interpret and communicate the results and how to manage cardiovascular risk.

Heart Failure - Professor Rob Doughty

Professor Rob Doughty talks about the management of heart failure in general practice. Rob is a cardiologist at Auckland City Hospital where he leads the heart failure service. He holds the Heart Foundation Chair at the University of Auckland and has a special interest in heart failure.

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