June 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Alfred Hospital Melbourne
A+ Education Centre
Seminar Room
The PHSANZ Academy Regional Masterclass Series is aimed at all clinicians who see breathless patients who want to elevate their competencies in diagnosing, treating and managing Pulmonary Hypertension.

The first course will be held in Melbourne on Saturday 29th June 2019, with a core-faculty of leading experts in PHT.

Course content

The course will comprise a mix of didactic, practical skills and case based interactive sessions. An assessment will be made before and after the course with certificates of completion provided to all attendees.

Topics include:

Epidemiology – delay to diagnosis, incidence and prevalence, new mortality thresholds

Causes of Breathlessness – making the correct diagnosis

Diagnostic testing – echo and right heart catheter ‘live’ cases in a box

Treatment and Management of PHT – options, pathways and prescribing

Drugs used in PH – issues and side effects, combination therapy

PHT Special Circumstances – connective tissue disease and congenital heart defects

Considerations in Intensive Care – anaesthesia and surgery

The PHSANZ is substantially subsidising the first 3 masterclasses and therefore can offer the following course fees:
Consultant $275 | Registrar $225 | Allied Health $175
Places for this important event are strictly limited, ensure your place here.