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Bottlenecks in supporting cardiac recovery: Addressing Cardiac Rehabilitation waitlists


ACRA members Roschelle Brown, Linda Macaulay and Susie Cartledge will be featured in this clinical conversation. Join us to hear from our expert panel discussing the potential bottlenecks in commencement of cardiac rehabilitation after a cardiac event and what processes can be introduced to improve delays so those in need can receive timely access to…


From Hospital to Home: Empowering Recovery Through Cardiac Rehabilitation

William Angliss Conference Centre 555 La Trobe St, Melbourne, VIC

ACRA Vic/Tas Workshop  This afternoon workshop is designed for both acute and outpatient cardiac nurses and will dive deep into the link between Phase I (inpatient) cardiac rehabilitation and Phase II (outpatient) cardiac rehab; Patient education, including how to provide education in busy inpatient clinical environments, consideration of health literacy, use of the Teach Back…



Angliss Restaurant 550 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne, VIC

Guest Speaker: Prof Andrea Driscoll. Come and network with your colleagues and enjoy a delicious three course dinner! Prof Driscoll will talk to us about all things data, advocacy, cost effectiveness and how to use this information to prepare a business case to improve the care delivered to cardiac patients.    Consider coming to the workshop…


The psychosocial impacts of SCAD and implications for working in cardiac rehabilitation


Details: Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is an increasingly recognised form of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) that occurs due to coronary artery occlusion as a result of intramural hematoma. SCAD-induced AMI differs from traditional AMI in that it occurs in younger people without atherosclerosis, most commonly women. Given its unexpected occurrence, SCAD is a particularly…