march, 2021

02mar6:30 pm8:00 pmCardiovascular disease and lifestyle medicine in practice.LIVE STREAM6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Cost: Cost: free Target Audience: Audience: General Practitioners and general practice staff


Event Details

How to influence patients to change their behaviour: cardiovascular disease and lifestyle medicine in practice
Tuesday 2 March 2021 6.30-8pm
Live streamed event

General Practitioners, nurses and general practice staff are welcome to view the live streamed education event via the link which will open at 6.30pm on 2 March 2021. Lifestyle medicine provides an interdisciplinary, holistic approach to prevention of chronic and lifestyle-related disease through the modification of the behavioural, social, and environmental drivers. In this workshop, you will learn how to integrate lifestyle medicine into clinical practice to support the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease and chronic diseases more broadly.

AUDIENCE: General Practitioners and general practice staff


• Dr Sam Manger: President, Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine FRACGP, FASLM, Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery, University of Queensland | Bachelor of Science, University of Queensland
• Associate Professor Anna Lewis: Manager Heart Health, Heart Foundation PhD, MPH, BSc(Hons), Grad Dip OHS
• Andrea Love: Senior Heart Health Coordinator (My health for life), Heart Foundation, BHlthSc (Nutr&Diet), MPH, APD


• Lifestyle Medicine
• Absolute CVD Risk Assessment and Heart Health Checks
• My health for life – a Queensland lifestyle modification program


• Understand the value of lifestyle medicine in your practice, it’s role within the traditional medical model and how it can effectively enact behaviour change.
• Understand the important role of absolute cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment and management in preventing CVD and the clinical and lifestyle management of patients according to their absolute CVD risk.
• Understand how the My health for life program can support patients at high risk of CVD and diabetes.

No location
Organiser – BSPHN


(Tuesday) 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Brisbane South PHN


Cost: free

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