Cardiovascular System (Stream 1 & 2)

Accreditation Information

This is both a Stream 1 and Stream 2 module. It is designed for doctors that have never successfully completed the Cardiovascular Stream 1 module and do not hold this accreditation.

If you are accredited as Stream 1 and are due for revision, book as a Stream 2 which does not have any assessment requirements.

You MUST also have successfully completed Core (Stream 1) to become an assessor in this module.

Successful completion of the module will actually lead to awarding of one accreditation:

  1. Cardiovascular System

If you have already successfully completed the Stream 1 module and you want to undertake continuing education, please go back to the homepage and enrol in Cardiovascular System Update (Stream 2).

Module Information

This module covers the criteria from Chapter 6 of the Guides which are used to evaluate permanent impairment of the cardiovascular system, including the heart, aorta and peripheral vascular system.

The module includes:

  • The approach to evaluating functions classification of cardiac disease in a compensation framework.
  • The differences between the usage of some terms in the context of the Guides and their usage in current clinical medicine.
  • The approach to disentangling multiple causes of functional classification when assessing impairment.
  • Reference to another part of the Guides to assess impairment associated with a permanent need for blood thinners.
  • Apportionment of Impairment: The approach required to disentangle what impairment may or may not be related to a compensable event.

Course Material:

You will need to review the course material before you attend the module session.  The course material must be downloaded from the learning management system. To access the soft copy of course material please log on Please remember to have a copy of the AMA4 Guides with you.

If you need support in navigating through our Learning Management system, please contact  03 9940 4893 for assistance.  Alternatively you can refer to the Learner Guide How to use the IAT Vic Portal portal here


  • Facilitator: AP Jeffrey Lefkovits & Dr Mark Westcott
  • Date: 8 Sep 22
  • Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Fee: $ 984.50
  • AMA Vic Fee: $ 935.28
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