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The Heart Research Centre has an established reputation in conducting research and in delivering training programs for health professionals working with cardiac patients, family members and others at high risk of cardiovascular disease, in a number of areas concerning heart disease.

This ensures that the advances gained through research are shared with the broader community. We are now a national leader in providing training programs and workshops for health professionals. The Centre has delivered more than 30 five day training programs and numerous workshops to well over 1000 health professionals who are responsible for the management of over 100,000 patients. Participants come from all areas of Australia and from overseas.

For further information, please contact the training program co-ordinator at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

2015 Calendar of Events

  • Thursday 19 March 2015 - Sleep Disorders and Cardiovascular Morbidities

NAB Health, Melbourne Book Now (cost $260)

  • 18-22 May 2015 - Cardiac disease, rehabilitation and secondary prevention
    Graduate House, 220 Leicester Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Australia - Book Now (cost $1210)
    • Thursday 11 June 2015 - Cardiac medications update
      NAB Health, Melbourne - Book Now (cost$260)
    • Thursday 23 July 2015 - Supporting patients' emotional adjustment after a cardiac event
      NAB Health, Melbourne - Book Now (cost $130)
    •   Friday 4 September 2015 - Encouraging physical activity and decreasing sedentary behaviour in patients with a chronic illness. NAB Health, Melbourne - Book Now (cost $130)
    • 18-20 November 2015 - Integrated disease management for patients with chronic heart failure
      Graduate House, 220 Leicester Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Australia - Book Now (cost $715)

    These courses are suitable for practice nurses, physiotherapists, nurses, dietitians, social workers, psychologists, Aboriginal health workers and allied health professionals who

    • have an interest in the management of patients with chronic disease
    • are experienced practitioners or new to the field
    • plan to offer a multidisciplinary approach to health care

    In order to maximise interaction, places are limited for the above training programs and workshops.

    Early registration is recommended.

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