ThinkGP Live Brisbane 2019: Heart failure management ALM ― what do GPs need to know in 2019?


Saturday 1 June 2019


Brisbane Convention Centre


8:30 - 17:00


Heart failure management ALM ― what do GPs need to know in 2019?

Are you based in QLD? Get to the grips with heart failure management and join us for this case study based, 6 hour Active Learning Module (ALM) at ThinkGP Live Brisbane. This practice-focussed activity provides all the practical tools you need to deliver the best possible care for heart failure patients in your local community, in line with the new 2018 Australian Heart Failure Guidelines.


The ALM is hosted by ThinkGP and led by an expert cardiologist and general practitioner.

Dr Scott McKenzie

Dr McKenzie is a dual trained cardiologist with interests in Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation, Thrombosis and Haemostasis and vascular risk factors. He works at The Prince Charles Hospital and Holy Spirit Northside Hospital.

Dr Anita Sharma
MBBS FRACGP / Director Platinum Medical Centre

Dr Sharma is an accredited supervisor for first and second year registrars (GPTQ) and medical students from University of Queensland and Griffith University. She is a member of the National Faculty of Specific Interests RACGP, co-author of the RACGP General Practice Management of type 2 Diabetes handbook and member of the RACGP Education Committee


Benefits of attending:

  • Learn to work better as a team to keep your heart failure patients out of hospital and on track for better health and quality of life outcomes
  • Get to grips with best practice pharmacological and non-pharmacological management of heart failure, and initiate, switch and monitor medications with confidence
  • Tackle the compliance, health literacy and psychosocial issues that can have major impacts on patient outcomes
  • Cope with comorbidity and complexity in heart failure
  • Dissect the new 2018 Australian Heart Failure Guidelines
  • Take away some management planning wisdom that will set your team on course for more efficient and effective care of your heart failure patients
  • Earn 40 RACGP or 30 ACRRM points

Note: Points awarded are Category 1 QA (not QI) however we will provide guidance as to upgrading your points at the conclusion of the course.


Supported by: Novartis