Pharmacists in Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

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Healthy Heart Webinars: The role of pharmacists in CVD Prevention 16th August 2021 16:00 GMT

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For our 16th August 2021 webinar we are holding a webinar on ‘the role of pharmacists in CVD prevention’ from an international perspective. We shall be show-casing the various pharmacy professional roles and opportunities to tackle the CVD prevention agenda; drawing synergies and learnings from Canada, Germany and the UK.

These webinars are Webinars are free and hosted on Zoom usually at 4pm UK time on the 3rd Monday of each month. If you wish to make a donation to the Cardiovascular Research Trust you may do so on our EventBrite page.

These monthly webinars from healthy heart charity the Cardiovascular Research Trust provide updates for clinicians, patients and carers and the public on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of common and serious clinical disorders related to keeping the heart healthy and reducing the risk of other cardiovascular diseases.

The topics are of interest to a wide range of professionals interested in health, including clinical trainees, senior clinicians, policy makers, academics and other health professionals.

Find out more about this webinar and the speaker panel on our website

16:00 – 16:05 Webinar opening

Prof Donald Singer, Chair, Cardiovascular Research Trust

Anisha Soni, Trustee, Cardiovascular Research Trust

16:05 – 16:20 The role of pharmacists in CVD Prevention: A Canadian Perspective

Prof Ross Tsuyuki, Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta; Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Director, EPICORE Centre

16:20 – 16:35 The role of pharmacists in CVD Prevention: A German Perspective

Prof Martin Schulz, Adjunct Professor, Institute of Pharmacy, Free University, Berlin

16:35 – 16:50 The role of pharmacists in CVD Prevention: A UK Perspective

Helen Williams: Consultant Pharmacist for Cardiovascular Disease, South East London Clinical Commissioning Group; National Specialty Adviser for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, NHS England and NHS Improvement; Clinical Adviser for Cardiovascular Disease, UCL Partners

16:50 – 17:05 Q & A –from the audience

Moderator: Anisha Soni, Trustee, Cardiovascular Research Trust

17:05 – 17:15 Final remarks from the speakers

17:15 Close of webinar

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The Trust educates health professionals, policy makers and the public about effective ways to prevent and treat serious disorders of the heart and the circulation.

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