Cardiovascular System Update (Stream 2)

Accreditation Information

This is a Stream 2 module and is designed for doctors that have already successfully completed the Stream 1 module and hold that accreditation.

Successful completion of the Stream 2 module will lead to awarding of one update to accreditation:

  1. Cardiovascular System Update

If you have not already successfully completed this module and you want to gain thisaccreditation, please go back to the homepage and enrol in Cardiovascular System (Stream 1).

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.

  • Facilitator: Dr Jeffery Lefkovits
  • Facilitator: Mr Peter Field
  • Date: 18/07/2018
  • Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Fee: $400
  • AMA Vic Fee: $380
  • Address:
    293 Royal Parade, Parkville VIC 3052
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