The ACRA Annual General Meeting will be held on 21 July at 5pm AEST. AGM Notice AGM Agenda AGM Proxy ACRA Financial Reports for consideration To attend the AGM, click here to register. ACRA members were invited to participate in a national survey to assess the impact of COVID19 on the delivery of cardiac rehabilitation…

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The ACRA research and education committee has recently endorsed 3 research projects which are currently seeking volunteers to participate. Endorsement by ACRA demonstrates that the research has undergone review by our members, and aligns with our mission and values. The projects are seeking both CR patients and CR practitioners to participate. Please consider if you…

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The video section of the ACRA Members Lounge has recently had many new additions from state events including recordings about: selfcare and resilience for health professionals women and heart disease cardio-oncology experiences with telehealth COVID-19 impacts on service delivery These videos range from 20-90 mins and can be watched anytime by ACRA members simply by…

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ACRA is pleased to announce the following program of state-based professional development and educational events taking place between now and June. Some will be livestreamed for national attendance and most will be available for review in the ACRA members lounge after the event.

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The Heart Foundation is urging health services to prioritise the return of face-to-face cardiac rehabilitation programs to ensure heart attack sufferers complete all sessions of the life-saving program. A new Heart Foundation survey found that 73 percent of heart attack survivors who attended a cardiac rehabilitation program in-person in the past six months completed the…

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Strength exercises & stretches to support walking The Heart Foundation have developed stretch and strength posters to support older Australians to stay fit and active, whilst helping to enhance understanding of the benefits of regular physical activity. These are available to download for free and use at your own discretion. You can find copies of these posters…

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The ACRA community has been given the opportunity to watch a free recording of a 1-hour independent educational webinar held by In Vivo Academy, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to providing accredited and independent medical education to healthcare professionals. Upon completing the webinar, you will be able to: List recent changes to recommendations in the RACGP…

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The British and Canadian Associations of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, the International Council for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation and the British Association of Sport and Exercise Science have just published a useful guideline for the management of patients with diabetes mellitus during exercise. It’s now listed on our relevant guidelines page. Have a look at…

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