Events

Hypertension Masterclass Series

The High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia is delighted to present a series of educational webinars covering multiple facets of hypertension, from screening and measurement to new therapies, technologies and guidelines. Accredited by RACGP as a category 2 activity, and developed in partnership with the High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia.

These meetings are accredited by the RACGP under skills and knowledge as a category 2 activity. General Practitioners wishing to apply for points should provide their QI&CPD number upon registration and we will manage your points for you.

CVD in Women – Managing different risk impact across the life course – 16th of June.

The first meeting in this series focused on CVD in Women – Managing different risk impact across the life course and was held in the evening on the 16th of June.

This exciting webinar was co-chaired by Dr. Anastasia Mihailidou and Dr. Audrey Adji and presenters include: Dr. Clare Arnott, A/Prof. Amanda Henry and Julie-Anne Mitchell.

To view the recording of this webinar click the link below:

AOBP and Pharmacotherapy – 14th of July

The second webinar in this series focused on AOBP and Pharmacotherapy and was held in the evening of the 14th of July. Speakers included: Dr. Om Narayan, Prof. Mark Nelson, Dr. Anastasia Mihailidou.

To view the recording of this webinar click the link below:

Lifestyle Modification and Home BP Monitoring – 18th of August

The third webinar in this series will focus on Lifestyle Modification and Home BP Monitoring and will be held in the evening of the 18th of August. Chaired by Dr. Martin Schultz and Dr. Quynh Nhu Dinh, Speakers include, Dr. Rachel Climie, Prof. Clare Collins, Prof. Garry Jennings, A/Prof. Adrienne Collins and Dr. Anastasia Mihailidou.

The recording will be made available soon.

Renal Denervation – 22nd of September

The fourth webinar in this series focused on Renal Denervation and was held in the evening of the 22nd of September. Chaired by Prof. Markus Schlaich, Speakers include, Dr. Sharad Shetty, Prof. Murray Esler, Pro. Atul Patak, Prof. Gavin Lambert and Prof. Joachim Weil.

Recording will be available soon. 

ABPM Masterclass – 30th of October

ABPM Masterclass Accredited for CPD points is now completely FREE OF CHARGE thanks to the generous support of our sponsors. Places are filling fast so register today!

This Masterclass covered ABPM and launch of MBS Item number for ABPM. The online Webinar was held virtually on the 30th October 2021 from 12.10 pm AEDT to 5.45 pm AEDT.

This meeting is an Accredited Activity by the RACGP 40 CPD Points. If you are a GP please provide your RACGP number so we can arrange the allocation of our CPD points upon completion of the pre-disposing, post-disposing and evaluation.

To read all about it, view the presenters and meeting agenda please click HERE

Clinical Practice – 24th of November

This meeting is the sixth and last in a series of educational webinars covering multiple facets of hypertension, from screening and measurement to new therapies, technologies and guidelines. Accredited by RACGP, and developed in partnership with the High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia.  We look forward to seeing you virtually there.

This inaugural meeting will be held virtually on the 24th November from 6.30pm – 8.30 pm AEDT.

More HBPRCA Events

Hypertension Winter School 2021

Hypertension Winter School

The Hypertension Winter School was back this year with a fully loaded program features some of Australia’s leading hypertension and cardiovascular experts who will provide an overview of the pathophysiology, management, treatment and research techniques used in high blood pressure research.

To view the recordings click HERE.

Blood Pressure Insights for Primary Care

Blood Pressure Insights for Primary Care

We were pleased to hold our online education event “Blood Pressure Insights for Primary Care” for General Practitioners and all involved in blood pressure measurement for primary care on the 2nd of December, 2020. This was an RACGP accredited activity and eligible participants could earn 5 Category 2 CPD Points.

Topics covered were of direct relevance to daily practice and common challenges faced. The program is available HERE.

 

 

 

 

Speakers and topics included:

Prof. Markus Schlaich – President, HBPRCA

Welcome and introduction for HBPRCA mission.

 

 

 

Prof. Mark Nelson – Clinical Liaison, HBPRCA

Why I don’t take BP anymore (AOBP and Home BP Monitoring).

 

 

 

 

Dr. Anastasia Mihailidou – Education, HBPRCA

How to use ABPM in Practice.

 

 

 

 

Prof. Christopher Reid – Curtin University and Monash Centre

Combination therapy – The latest evidence.

 

 

 

Prof. Michael Stowasser – Past President and Treasurer, HBPRCA

Difficult to manage high blood pressure – Secondary causes of hypertension.

 

 

 

 

Dr. Moe Thuzar – Princess Alexandra Hospital and University of Queensland

Difficult to manage high blood pressure – medication adherence/aversion.

 

 

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RACGP:

Provider Number: 595158
Activity ID number:227721

 

Hypertension Winter School 2020

The Hypertension Winter School is a free online event that aims to provide an educational overview on the pathophysiology, management and treatment of hypertension.

Internationally renowned speakers include: President of the HBPRCA, Prof. Markus Schlaich (The University of Western Australia), President of the International Society of Hypertension, Prof. Alta Schutte (University of New South Wales) and short Blitz presentations from HBPRCA students and ECRs.

For full program click HERE.

Click HERE to download a flyer for the event

To view the recordings click HERE.

APCH

15th Asian-Pacific Congress of Hypertension 2019

24 – 27 November 2019

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Click HERE to read more.

2021 Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting

The High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia are delighted to advise we will be running a fully virtual “Annual Scientific Meeting Experience” on the 8th-10th of December, 2021.

It will have all of the benefits of a regular Annual Scientific Meeting, including the opportunity for Students and Early Career Researchers to compete for the prestigious awards HBPRCA offers, without the hassle of travelling interstate and paying for flights and accommodation!

The entire event can be experienced right from the comfort of your own home and coupled with an impressive line-up of invited guest speakers, both international lecturers and home-grown experts this first of its kind virtual meeting is sure to be a success.

More information coming soon!

2018 Annual Scientific Meeting

The 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting was held in conjunction with the Australian Atherosclerosis Society(AAS) and the Australian Vascular Biology Society (AVBS) on November 27-30th in Glenelg, South Australia.

Read more about the guest speakers and award winners HERE

To read the abstracts from the meeting click HERE

2017 Annual Scientific Meeting

The 2017 ASM took place in Melbourne at Victoria University, Flinders Street, Melbourne, from 29 Nov to 1 Dec.

The program was created by our Joint Program Managers Francine Marques and Bradley Broughton, following receipt of over 70 abstracts. CLICK HERE to view the meeting report.

 

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