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CPD Event - Atrial fibrillation and primary stroke prevention (Orange)

Date: 04-03-2019 18:45:00 to 21:00

Date & Time:     

Monday, March 4, 2019 - 6:45pm-9:00pm 




PSA NSW Office - T: (02) 9431 1100 E:

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia is hosting an interactive workshop on Atrial fibrillation and primary stroke prevention.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the classifications of atrial fibrillation
  • Discuss AF as a risk factor for thromboembolic events, and determine risk using CHA2DS2-VA scoring system
  • Describe non-pharmacological and pharmacological cardioversion interventions in AF where spontaneous cardioversion does not occur
  • Explain the place of rate and rhythm control in persistent and permanent AF
  • Discuss anticoagulation in AF, notably the use of warfarin and NOACs to reduce stroke risk
  • Discuss methods of reversal in emergency situations, as well as the process for ceasing and restarting anticoagulation peri-operatively
  • Describe the process of transitioning patients from warfarin to NOACs.

For more information and to register, please click HERE