Cardiovascular

Webinar: Statins; who, when, where and why

Join us on Tuesday 27 June at 7.30pm where Dr Tony Scott, cardiologist, will talk about the use of statins in primary care.

Exercise prescriptions

Physical activity is a highly effective treatment for many types of chronic disease.

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.

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