Atrial Fibrillation Management - Live Webinar

  • 03 Apr 2019
  • 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm
  • Live Webinar,
  • $69.00 incl. GST for members
  • $92.00 incl. GST for non-members
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About the event

This course is provided by College Education and Training, a business unit of Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand Inc.

Presented by:

Dr Martin Stiles

Dr Stiles is Director of Electrophysiology at Waikato Hospital and an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Waikato Clinical School, University of Auckland.

He completed his PhD on Atrial Fibrillation and Atrial Flutter at the University of Adelaide in 2008. He is a previous Chair of Heart Rhythm NZ and currently Chairs the International Document Writing Committee of the Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society.

His clinical work focuses on the treatment of arrhythmias with pacemakers and ICDs, and with cardiac ablation. He also does private work at Midland Cardiovascular Services, Braemar Hospital, Hamilton and at Waikato Heart.

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Course Information:

On completion of this course, pharmacists will be able to:

  • Explain what atrial fibrillation is
  • Describe the pharmacological treatment options for the management of atrial fibrillation
  • Describe the non-pharmacological management of atrial fibrillation including lifestyle modifications
  • Explain the importance of stroke prevention in the management of atrial fibrillation
  • Describe both pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment used in stroke prevention.

Assessment:

Pharmacists must achieve an 80% pass mark in order to complete the course.

One learning package must be purchased for each individual to complete the course.

Group 1: TBC points – for listening to the webinar but not doing the assessment, or

Group 2: TBC points – for completion and submission of assessment questions (80% pass mark required).

Pre reading is not assessed. Allocate Group 1 points based on one point per hour.

Non Member Registration

Non PSNZ members can register for this event. Please note you will need to register as a user on the PSNZ website before you can register to attend the event. Look for the "New user? Register now" option at the bottom of the Login screen.

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Payment must be received before your course materials will be made available to you. Confirmation and how to access the course materials will be forwarded to your preferred email address once your registration has been processed.

Registrations are subject to our terms of trade and privacy policy available at www.psnz.org.nz.

Cancellation more than seven days before the webinar:

A full refund is available. This amount may be refunded, or transferred to another course or another person.

Cancellation between two and seven days before the webinar:

A 50% refund is available. This amount may be refunded, or transferred to another course or another person.

Cancellation the day before, the day of, or after the webinar:

No refund available.

By submitting this application you agree to these terms and conditions.

Declaration:

By enrolling in this training, you are confirming that all work undertaken within this training programme and assessment answers are your own. If there are grounds to believe that cheating or plagiarism has occurred, we will investigate and your work may be disallowed and you will be unable to complete the training.