Scottish Heart Failure Nurse Forum (SHFNF) Education Conference

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Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel

Beardmore Street


G81 4SA

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This conference is for Health Professionals only. This years event welcomes all health staff from the multi-disciplinary team who want to increase their knowledge and understanding of heart failure. This annual event evaluates highly, attracting high-calibre speakers from across the UK.

If you plan to attend and you are not a SHFNF member then the cost is £40. Please follow this link to pay.

If you are a SHFNF full member the event is free but if you want to stay Friday night please pay £25 following this link

If you want to join the SHFNF as a full or affiliate member follow this link for the application form

9.00 to 10.00 Registration open, Coffee & meet the exhibitors

10.00 – 10.10 Welcome and Introduction

Ms Jill Nicholls, Chair SHFNF

10.10 – 10.40 Clinical decision making for anti-coagulation

Iain Speirits, HF Pharmacist Glasgow

10.40 – 11.10 Diabetes & Heart Failure

Prof Andy Collier, Consultant Physician. Ayr

11.10 – 12.00 Panel Discussion: Cardiac Devices – are we meeting needs?

Decision making, management, pt & clinician information and device deactivation

Device implanter, cardiac physiologist, GP, HF Nurse and Dr Katherine Thompson, P/ Care

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch and meet the exhibitors

13.00 – 13.40 Takotsubo cardiomyopathy case study

Dr Sowmya Venkatasubramanian, Cardiology Registrar RIE / GJNH

16.00 – 16.30 Structural inherited conditions and heart failure

Bethan Cowley – Lead Nurse ICC, Royal Brompton and Harefield

13.40 – 14.20 Hyperkalaemia in heart failure management

AZ sponsored session: Dr Paddy Mark, Nephrologist

14.20 – 15.00 Understanding cardio-renal disease - practical management

Drs Paddy Gibson Nephrologist and Dr Alan Japp Cardiologist, NHS Lothian

15.00 – 15.20 Coffee and meet the exhibitors

15.20 – 16.00 Scotland & Research: Current trials and how can we contribute?

Prof Mark Petrie, University of Glasgow

16.00 – 16.30 each and Treat: Post MI LVSD management outcomes

Dr Clare Murphy, Consultant Cardiologist 16.30 Closing Comments

The SHFNF meeting is supported by

Servier, Novartis, Bayer, Medtronic, Astra Zeneca, Vifor & Daiichi-Sankyo

SHFNF Members only dinner: 7.30 for 8pm

Saturday 9th September 2017 – SHFNF Members only

9.15 to 9.45 SHFNF Annual General Meeting

Ms Jill Nicholls and Mrs Betty Graham

9.45 – 10.30 Topic to be confirmed

Speaker tbc

10.30 – 11.00 Hypertension & Heart Failure

Speaker to be confirmed

11.00 – 11.20 Coffee

11.20- 11.50 HF Service redesign to the in-patient setting – NHS Lothian pilot

Shirley Robertson & Janet Reid

11.50 – 12.20 Sacubitril/Valsartan – audit review of practice in NHS Tayside

Suzanne James, 4th yr Medical Student

12.20 – 12.50 HFNLS database development & HF National Audit

Dr Clare Murphy / Janet Reid

12.50 – 13.00 Closing comments: SHFNF committee

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