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Closing soon! 2020 CSANZ Research Scholarships

Applications close soon for the 2020 CSANZ Research Scholarships. Applicants must be current financial members of CSANZ at the time of applying and enrolled full-time in a PhD (or equivalent research degree) based on the work of the scholarship. Click here for further details and how to apply. Closing date: 20 September, 2019

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Closing soon! 2020 CSANZ Research Scholarships

Applications close soon for the 2020 CSANZ Research Scholarships. Applicants must be current financial members of CSANZ at the time of applying and enrolled full-time in a PhD (or equivalent research degree) based on the work of the scholarship. Click here for further details and how to apply. Closing date: 20 September, 2019

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Pacific Health in Aotearoa Update

PHARMAC is holding a Pacific Health in Aotearoa Update on Diabetes and Cardiovascular Health in Pacific communities, with a focus on culturally appropriate practices. Attendees will be able to exchange ideas with some of the leading experts on what is working for Pacific peoples. Speakers will talk about diabetes and cardiovascular health of Pacific peoples in the New Zealand context; and […]

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Cardiac Nursing Education Day 19 October 2019, New Plymouth

Contact the Executive Officer to register for a cardiac nursing education day at the Education Centre, Taranaki Base Hospital, from 8.00-16.15 on Saturday 19 October 2019. The programme includes sessions on cardiac anatomy and physiology, ACS, heart failure, cardiac assessment and ECGs, atrial fibrillation, IHD and CVA management in residential care, CVD risk assessment and management in primary care, and […]

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Sonographer Study Day at North Shore Hospital

The organisers are inviting sonographers throughout New Zealand to attend a study day on 14th September 2019 in the Whenua Pupuke education centre at North Shore Hospital in Auckland. This promises to be an informative and fun day, aimed at increasing and sharing knowledge and experience, and networking. Everyone is welcome, so please share this news item and flyer: Echo […]

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Feedback from a Cardiac Nursing Education Day

Twenty-three nurses from Hawke’s Bay primary and secondary care roles met for a study day on 22 June at the Education Centre in Hastings. Nurse Representative on the NZ Committee, Jo-Ann Downie, works with cardiac clinical nurse specialists around the country to organise these CSANZ sponsored educational events to help improve the standard of care for patients. A typical schedule […]

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First A. H. Couch Research Scholarship Recipient

Dr Mayanna Lund, Chair of CSANZ NZ, warmly congratulated CSANZ associate member Dr Daniel Chan on receiving the inaugural A.H. Couch Research Scholarship. The intent of this scholarship is to support a cardiologist-in-training to accomplish a small research project. It is expected that this will be undertaken either before, during or at the end of cardiology advanced training. The project […]

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New Zealand Cardiac Medal awarded

A new peak award to honour a member of the New Zealand cardiac community was given to Professor Harvey White at this year’s Annual Scientific Meeting in Wellington. Dr Mayanna Lund, Chair of the New Zealand Region of the Society, said “The New Zealand Cardiac Medal was established to recognise significant contributions to cardiac care nationally and internationally by a […]

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Affiliate CPD Scholarship Report: TOE course in Leeds

By Steve White (Awarded a Scholarship in 2016) At the time of applying for the 2016 Affiliate Scholarship I was performing TOE’s as an operator and had been for eight years. Unusual in New Zealand where sonographers typically assist with the TOE’s being performed by (usually) a Cardiologist or Cardiology registrar, this is not an usual situation in the UK […]

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Wellington celebrates cardiology

From Thursday 13 to Saturday 15 June more than 400 cardiologists from Australia and New Zealand will gather in Wellington to reflect on recent advancements, the latest developments and what is on the horizon for cardiology locally and wordwide. Under the stewardship of the Capital Coast and Hutt District Health Boards, this year’s annual scientific meeting by the Cardiac Society […]

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Brave Hearts Exhibition On Now!

Get along to this fascinating exhibition: the NZ Cardiac Story! The Brave Hearts exhibition is ideally located for those attending the CSANZ NZ Annual Scientific Meeting in Wellington in June. Find the exhibition in Wellington: Kumutoto Ki Tai Winter Pop Up Village, Lady Elizabeth Lane, Wellington Waterfront Open 17 May to 26 July 2019 Wednesdays to Fridays 11am to 3pm […]

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