Heart Failure Online 2022 On-demand
Published: 09 May 2022
Heart Failure Online (HFO) is a new innovative virtual event, that brings together a leading international faculty to create a rich, interactive experience to best inform the global heart failure community of the latest developments and advances in clinical practice.
With patient management and outcomes at its core, Course Director Prof Andrew Coats (President of the Heart Failure Association and Professor of Cardiology, University of Warwick, UK) leads an interactive programme of discussion, opinion and case studies focusing on the patient journey.
Note, the live version of this session was CME accredited; this on-demand version is not.
Key Learning Objectives
Following the activities, participants will be able to:
- Select foundational and advanced management strategies in complex patients
- Discuss the validity of using ejection fraction to determine optimal treatment strategies
- Assess the likely impact of health technology on future practice
- Identify the underlying causes of heart failure
- Select appropriate interventional and device-based treatments for treating underlying causes of heart failure
- Assess the impact of the multidisciplinary team on heart failure outcomes
- Discuss the importance of using quality of life and patient self-assessed measures relative to hard clinical end points
- Heart Failure Specialists
- General Cardiologists
- General Practitioners (GPs)
- Nurses, Pharmacists, and other Allied Healthcare Professionals
More from this programme
Day One: Individualising Treatment
Day Two: Complex Phenotypes and Advanced Treatment
Day Three: Beyond Foundational Management
Andrew JS Coats
Director of the Monash Warwick Alliance and Academic Vice-President
Prof Andrew Coats is President of the Heart Failure Association and Professor of Cardiology, University of Warwick, UK. He is an Australian-British academic cardiologist and inventor. Prof Coats' main interest is heart failure.
From 2012 to 2017 he was Director of the Monash-Warwick Alliance, and before that served as Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Dean of Medicine of the University of Sydney.
He is an Australian-British academic cardiologist as well as a successful fundraiser, university administrator and inventor.
Prof Coats is Editor-in-Chief of the Cardiac Failure Review editorial board.
Prof Schilling has been a consultant cardiologist at St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London NHS trust since 2001. He was appointed as chair in cardiology and electrophysiology in 2009. His current practice involves all aspects of electrophysiology and management of cardiac arrhythmia including catheter ablation, implantation of pacemakers and cardiac defibrillators, and cardiac resynchronization therapy for heart failure patients.
Prof Schilling was part of the team that lead the merger of the Heart and Barts hospitals which is one of the largest heart centers in Europe. He is the Strategy Director for Barts Hospital, the Medical Director for the Arrhythmia Alliance and President-Elect for the British Heart Rhythm Society.
Prof Schilling is a member of the AER editorial board.
Professor and Head of Cardiology
Prof Cecilia Linde is a professor and consultant in cardiology at the Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden. Her research focuses on epidemiology and devices for use in heart failure.
Prof Linde is the author of more than 250 papers, reviews and editorials in a wide variety of fields including CRT, haemodynamic monitoring and HFpEF and she serves on the editorial board of several journals. She has been a board member of the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) for which she was scientific programme Chair 2013–2015 and has served on many guidelines writing committees of EHRA and Heart Failure Association.
Martin R Cowie
Prof Martin Cowie is Professor of Cardiology at King's College London, and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK. Prof Cowie chairs the Clinical Practice Committee of the British Cardiac Society and sits on the UK Department of Health’s Primary Care and Heart Failure Implementation Board.
Prof Cowie's research interests focus on health technology assessment and delivery of efficient and effective care for patients with heart failure, with a focus on diagnostics, drugs, and devices. He has had a longstanding interest in evaluating remote monitoring and other digital technologies in heart failure.
Prof Cowie’s studies and reviews have been published in a variety of peer-reviewed journals, including The Lancet, European Heart Journal, British Medical Journal, Heart and International Journal of Cardiology. He is a member of the editorial boards of Heart, The British Journal of Diabetes and…