Up to 10 scholarships available for ACRA members to attend 2022 ASM

ACRA is proud to announce SOLVE-CHD as a Bronze Sponsor for the 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting. SOLVE-CHD is a 5 year grant aimed at solving the long-standing evidence-practice gap associated with cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention of coronary heart disease. SOLVE-CHD is made up of a multidisciplinary research team of researchers and clinicians with allied…

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New videos added to the Member’s Page

We’ve just made some of our recent Professional Development events available to all members in our Members Centre. Check out a full day’s worth of recordings from ACRA-Qld’s 2021 symposium including presentations on Motivational Interviewing, GP engagement and pharmacy updates. We also have our recent COVID-19 webinar from Rob Zecchin about delivering person centred care…

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Registration now open for the ACRA 2002 Annual Scientific Meeting

Registration is now open for ACRA’s 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting to be held in person at our face-to-face event at Sea World Conference Centre, on Queensland’s Gold Coast from Monday 8th to Wednesday 10th August. Through a combination of keynotes, plenaries, workshops, abstracts and poster sessions, the conference supports the exchange of ideas and challenges…

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New conference travel grant for regional members just announced

The Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association (ACRA) Annual Scientific Meeting Anna Storen Regional Travel Award Are you an ACRA member working outside a metropolitan centre? You might be eligible for our new grant to help attend this year’s annual scientific meeting. Applications are called for the ACRA Anna Storen Regional Travel Award to enable…

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New video for CR advocacy available

The Country Heart Attack Prevention (CHAP) Project is a partnership between consumers, policy makers, service providers, clinicians, and researchers to integrate research evidence into policy and practice for the delivery of rural and remote CR. A clear predictor of a patient’s positive attitude toward attending Cardiac Rehabilitation is clinician endorsement. That is why the RECOMMEND…

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Advice for resumption of Cardiac Rehab programs

We’ve been getting a few requests from clinicians lately about guidelines or recommendations for providing CR during the latest wave of the pandemic. While ACRA does not have specific guidelines for this purpose we recommend the following: check with local infection prevention control – every health organisation has different rules consult your local hospital/institution guidelines…

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ACRA 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting: Call for abstracts now open!

Submit now Call for Abstracts now open! ACRA 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting will be held on 8 – 10 August 2022 at Sea World Conference Centre, on Queensland’s Gold Coast. It will bring together world leaders in cardiac care, with a focus on “People, Purpose and Opportunity” within cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention.  We encourage…

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New Heart Failure research project endorsed by ACRA seeking volunteers

The ACRA research and education committee has recently endorsed a research project which is 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 project is seeking cardiac rehab and heart failure practitioners to participate. Please consider if you…

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