Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association Inc.

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Concurrent Workshops

Workshop 1 Improving prevention and management of heart disease in women This workshop will review the gender specific and gender preponderant risk factors for women and heart disease. It will cover the implications for prevention and management, and discuss the importance of taking a life-course / gendered approach to achieve better health outcomes. Facilitators: Dr…

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Concurrent Workshops

Workshop 1 Exercise testing and prescription for heart failure patients The workshop will cover clinical applications of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in heart failure, including methods, implications for risk stratification, exercise prescription, and cardiac rehabilitation. Chair: Jonathan Rawstorn Facilitator: Prof Jonathan Myers VA Palo Alto Health Care, Stanford University, USA Room: Premier Room Workshop 2 Exploring…

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Clinical Excellence Showcase

Clinical Excellence Showcase Abstracts (5 mins each) Community Collaboration to Enhance Long Term Adherence to Exercise: Tracy Sparks The strength of story: Kathryn Tonini Measuring cardiac rehabilitation service effectiveness in Australia: A/Prof Carolyn Astley Moving cardiac rehabilitation to the sporting heart of a town to increase attendance: Roschelle Brown Returning to commercial driving after a…

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