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 of the Cardiovascular System Stream 1 & 2 will be posted to your designated address.  Please remember to have a copy of the AMA4 Guides with you. To access the soft copy of course material please log on

  • Facilitator: AP Jeffrey Lefkovits & Dr Mark Westcott
  • Date: 04/10/2021
  • Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Fee: $ 957
  • AMA Vic Fee: $ 909
  • Address:
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