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Rheumatic Heart Disease 2 Day Workshop

Starting: 8:00am Thursday, 2nd May 2019

Finishing: 4:00pm Wednesday, 3rd April 2019

Where: Rydges Plaza, 50 Grafton Street Cairns

Organiser: Queensland Health

Drs, RNs and Allied Health: Learn all about acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) from top specialist in the field

About this event 

Subjects and speakers include:

  • Activities of the RHD Program QLD
  • Management of RHD in adults and during pregnancy - Dr Steven Sutcliffe, Cardiologist
  • Diagnosis and management of paediatric cases, Echocardiograms, RHD requiring surgery - Dr Ben Reeves, Paediatric Cardiologist
  • What triggers ARF - Professor Nathkunam Ketheesan
  • Dental care and RHD - Philip Boxsell, Dentist
  • Bicillin injections; reducing pain, increasing compliance - Miranda Campbell, OT
  • Bicillin injection techniques - RHD CNCs
  • Strep Vaccine development and trials - Professor Michael Good
  • Specialist outreach services - Dr Josh Hanson, physician

A complete agenda will be emailed prior

The Rydges Plaza Cairns offers discounted accommodation rates to the attendees. Just mention this workshop at the time of booking.

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