Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association Inc.
Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association Inc.

Resources available on the Heart Foundation website to support the ACS guidelines

Dear ACRA Members, Please be advised that there are now resources available on the Heart Foundation website to support the ACS guidelines (for use by health professionals). Please feel free to use these resources and disseminate the link below among your networks: http://heartfoundation.org.au/for-professionals/clinical-information/acute-coronary-syndromes. Resources include: PowerPoint presentations for health professionals (Short and longer versions) Treatment…

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Toronto Cardiac Tumour Conference – Cardiac Neuroendocrine Tumours

CONFERENCE GOAL This programme will focus on the evaluation and treatment of primary tumours of the heart. Topics will cover imaging modalities used in diagnosis, surgical options and operations, chemotherapeutic treatments and options and pathological considerations of sarcomas of the heart. OBJECTIVES By the end of the conference, the participant will be able to: *…

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Google Impact Challenge

Dear All, I know many of you are aware of the ground-breaking TEXT-ME study which was published last year, led by Clara Chow. The researchers have now made the finals of the Google Impact Challenge – the only cardiac focused project to feature in there. Please see below for more info and links to voting.…

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The Heart Foundation: Mapping Out Australia’s Heart Health

The Heart Foundation launched Australian Heart Maps today – which is new data on heart-related hospital admissions that highlights the disturbing gaps between those living in the city and those in regional Australia. A concerning trend among the hotspots was the correlation between access to services, particularly for those considered disadvantaged, and the rates of…

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Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Week

Free screenings will be available at below locations: Gympie hospital QLD Nambour Hospital QLD Monash Heart Dandenong VIC Monash Heart Clayton VIC Austin Hospital VIC Bendigo Hospital VIC St John of God Frankston VIC Sunshine Hospital VIC Western Hospital VIC Wyong Hospital NSW Gosford Hospital NSW St George Hospital NSW John Hunter Campus – NSW…

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New St Vincent’s Hospital Heart Health website!

Dear ACRA Members, St Vincent’s Hospital Heart Health launched a new website back in February 2016 which is entirely funded by benefactors who saw a need to provide free, reliable and easy to access information for patients with heart disease! The aim of the website is to educate and assist patients, families and healthcare professionals…

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Webinar on sexual counselling of cardiac patients

Dear ACRA Members, We have been invited by the Council of Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Health Professionals to view Prof Tiny Jaarsma and Dr Molly Bryne presenting a Webinar held on Monday, 6th June which discussed ‘Sexual Counselling of Cardiac patients’. The recording is available on the ESC web page here: http://www.escardio.org/Guidelines-&-Education/E-learning/Webinar-recordings.

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Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Week

Hearts4heart are collaborating with the Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society and The National Stroke Foundation on an Atrial Fibrillation Screening event from the 4th to the 10th of July. We will be using the week to profile the importance of improved screening, diagnosis and treatment for those affected by Atrial Fibrillation. Atrial Fibrillation a prevalent…

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PhD Scholarship Opportunity available at The George Institute!

Dear ACRA Members, The George Institute offers a one year postgraduate scholarship for a suitably qualified student to undertake research studies as part of their PhD degree. To find out more about the scholarship, its eligibility criteria and the amount awarded, please click here or enter the below URL into your web browser: http://www.georgeinstitute.org.au/careers/phd-scholarship-opportunity-discovery-and-translation-of-evidence-for-new-strategies-to For…

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