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The Baker Institute Health Symposium

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Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute

Level 7

75 Commercial Road

Melbourne, VIC 3004

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Following on from our highly successful Symposium in June, we will be running the same program again in October.

This one-day symposium is aimed at health professionals who have an interest in cardiovascular disease and diabetes management and care, including General Practitioners, trainees in Cardiology, Pharmacists, Nurses, Diabetes Educators, Practice Managers and Consultants.

The 2019 program will provide attendees with access to the latest in evidence based medicine and care, as well as training and support to help safely and confidently address the complex needs of patients today.


Program

8:30am - 8:55am Registration

8:55am – 9:00am Opening and Introduction to the day

Session 1 - Prevention

9:05am - 9:35am “No Second Chances” Secondary prevention of CVD, including cardiac rehabilitation

9:35am -10:05am Primary prevention of CVD

10:05am -10:35am “Cardiovascular Risk” Beyond the Traditional Risk Factors – measuring and evaluating the coronary calcium score with case studies

10:35am - 11:00am Morning Tea

Session 2 - Heart Failure

11:00am -11:30am Heart Failure: the new worldwide epidemic – update on the management and treatment of HF in General Practice

11:30am - 12:00pm Cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease and peripheral vascular disease in people with diabetes

12:00pm -12:30pm Gender and CVD with case studies

12:30pm -1:00pm How to manage AF

1:00pm - 1:10pm Clinic programs at the Baker Institute

1:10pm – 1:45pm Lunch

Session 3 - Diabetes management

1:45pm - 2:15am : Blood glucose lowering agents and the kidney with case studies

2:15pm - 2:45pm: Advances in obesity and weight management

2:45pm - 3:15pm Type 2 diabetes – new treatments and algorithms

3:15pm -3:45pm Diabetes and productivity

3:45pm – 4:05pm Afternoon Tea

Session 4 - Specialist roundtable discussions

4:05pm - 5:25pm Specialists take on the GPs!

Endocrinologist x2

Cardiologist

Obesity


The Symposium will be a RACGP QI&CPD accredited activity [Category 1=40 points] RACGP ID# 167460

For further information please contact 1300 728 900 or events@baker.edu.au


This event is proudly supported by the Boehringer Ingelheim & Eli Lilly Diabetes Alliance

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Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute

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75 Commercial Road

Melbourne, VIC 3004

Australia

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