Event details:

Title: Cardiac Echo, Flutters and Murmurs


Topic 1: Stress echocardiogram - a sorter of symptoms
Speaker: Presented by Dr Julian Castro, Cardiologist – Echocardiography and General Cardiology
Summary: Stress echocardiograms are known for the assessment of chest pain and ischaemic heart disease. Stress echocardiograms also have a role in the diagnosis of patients with shortness of breath, palpitations and decreased exercise tolerance.

Topic 2: Heart Flutters – tests and treatments
Speaker: Presented by A/Prof Michael Wong, Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist
Summary: A contemporary overview of investigation and management options for a common presenting symptom in general practice. Discussion will cover both traditional and newer technology options to consider for the General Practitioner.

Topic 3: Update on Aortic Stenosis
Speaker: Presented by Dr George Proimos, General and Interventional Cardiologist
Summary: Discussion on the work up of patients with Aortic Stenosis (AS) -tests and tools (Dobutamine stress, Simultaneous catchers, CT scanning).

The evening will include the opportunity for panel Q&A.

Date: Tuesday 04 April, 2023
Time: 6.00pm – 9.15pm (detailed program included in the linked event flyer below)
Where: Cotham Dining, 28 Cotham Rd Kew 3101
Catering: Dinner and beverages provided
Parking: Ample carparking behind restaurant enter via Fenton Ave
Host: This GP education evening is hosted by Epworth Eastern. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Review stress echocardiograms in the diagnosis of chest, coronary artery disease and chest pain
  • Outline how stress echocardiograms may help to diagnose the cause of breathlessness in a patient - ischaemia, valve disease or inducible arrhythmia such as atrial fibrillation
  • Outline both traditional and newer technologies useful to investigate heart flutters
  • Identify patients who should and who shouldn’t be referred for Aortic Stenosis
  • Outline what’s new in TAVR - Devices, Results, Durability


  • Approved for 2 CPD hrs – ‘Educational Activities’

Event Registration

To register, please provide the following details and a confirmation ticket will be sent to your email. 

  • First name and surname
  • Email address
  • RACGP number or ACRRM number
  • Practice name
  • Practice suburb and postcode
  • Download the flyer for complete information

Please direct your enquiries to [email protected]

Download the event flyer for complete information.


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