Event details:

Title: GP Education Cardiac Dinner


This GP education evening is hosted by Epworth Eastern and will cover the following: 

Topic 1: Syncope - when the lights go out’
Speaker: Presented by Assoc Prof. Michael Wong, Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist
Summary: Examine the burden of syncope in Australia, risk stratification and investigations to consider. 

Topic 2: Contemporary management of Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS)
Speaker: Presented by Dr Dharsh Fernando, General and interventional cardiologist
Summary: Features case studies and provides an overview of acute coronary syndromes (ACS):

  • Pathophysiology of ACS
  • ACS patient presentations – case studies
  • Unstable angina patient
  • NSTEMI patient
  • STEMI patient
  • Cardiogenic shock / out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patient
  • Revascularisation strategy - PCI vs CABG in ACS

Date: Wednesday 26 October, 2022
Time: 6.00pm – 9.00pm
Where: Ocha Japanese Restaurant, 3-5 Church St, Hawthorn, VIC - 3122
Catering: Dinner and drinks provided
Parking: Shared off-street parking behind restaurant enter via Barkers Rd.  Street parking from 6.00pm on Church St (restaurant side of road)
Program: Dinner, Presentations, Q&A

Detailed program

  • 6.00pm: Arrival & registration
  • 6.30pm: Introduction & welcome / Entrée
  • 6.45pm: Presentation 1
  • 7.15pm:  Main meal
  • 7.45pm: Presentation 2
  • 8.15pm:  Tea/Coffee with Petit four
  • 8.30pm: Panel Q&A
  • 8.55pm: Close of meeting

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the possible causes of syncope
  • Recognise investigations to consider based on the level of risk
  • Outline ACS pathophysiology and types of ACS presentations
  • Discuss the management of ACS acutely and post-hospital admission


  • 3 CPD Activity points

Event Registration

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  • First name and surname
  • Email address
  • RACGP number or ACRRM number
  • Practice name
  • Practice suburb and postcode
  • Special dietary requirements
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