Monthly Updates - May 2022

Dear Colleague, 

Welcome to the May edition of the SOLVE-CHD monthly updates 2022. This monthly e-newsletter will keep you up to date with the key progress of the SOLVE-CHD projects and provide updates on our events and initiatives. Simply 
email if you wish to share/add anything from your area that is directly/indirectly related to the SOLVE-CHD program. We would also strongly encourage you to share your research highlights and successes that is relevant to cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention with us so that we can celebrate your achievements with our network. 

  Key Updates and highlights 

  • Congratulations to Dr Ling Zhang, Prof Robyn Gallagher and team who had two abstracts accepted, one by the ESC Congress as an oral presentation and the other by the ACNAP EuroHeartcare as an ePoster. Dr Ling Zhang, Dion Candelaria and Prof Robyn Gallagher are also co-authors on another accepted ePoster for ACNAP EuroHeartcare

  • Congratulations to Robert Zecchin who's abstract was accepted as an e-poster for the European Society Cardiology Conference in Barcelona, Spain in August 2022

                                               Well done to all! 
SOLVE-CHD Researcher Spotlight May
Professor Jeroen Hendriks
Dr Hendriks, RN, MSc, PhD holds the inaugural Leo J Mahar Cardiovascular Nursing Chair at the Caring Futures Institute, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Flinders University and the Department of Cardiology, Royal Adelaide Hospital. In this clinical academic role he aims to develop a collaborative of academic and clinical excellence to support joint research endeavours between Flinders University and the Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN).

He is an Academic Nurse and Health Scientist and undertook his PhD (2013) at the Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands. His Doctoral studies focussed on developing Integrated Care in terms of specialised atrial fibrillation (AF) clinics and proving improved outcomes as well as the role of specialised nurses to manage these clinics.
His program of research focusses on the development and implementation of novel models of care delivery for patients with cardiac arrhythmias and associated cardiovascular conditions, based on the concept of Integrated Care, as well as on the required practice redesign and health care reform. He is fortunate to hold a Future Leader Fellowship from the Australian Heart Foundation. He is a member of the CSANZ Cardiovascular Nursing Council Executive Committee, and an Expert Adviser on the Statewide Cardiology Clinical Network  - Commission on Excellence and Innovations in Health.
Internationally he is actively involved in the European Society of Cardiology’s Association of Cardiovascular Nurses and Allied Professions. He is Deputy Editor of the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing and member of the Science Committee. Also, he is an Editorial Board member of the International Journal of Care Coordination, Heart, and Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Review.

Check out CALHN recent video to find more about Prof Hendriks and his research of improving cardiac care. 

ACNAP - EuroHeart Care Congress 2022 

Serveral SOLVE-CHD colleagues and friends are at the #Euroheartcare2022 held in Madrid, Spain this week for symposium, presentations and posters. Well done everyone! Here are some highlights to share with you. So pleased to see we get together in person again! Looking forward to seeing you in the coming months in other in-person events in Australia and overseas! 
Another SOLVE-CHD Consumer Review Zoom Workshop to be held in late June for MRFF Funding Applications 
A number of SOLVE Consumer Representatives will be availabe to provide feedback regarding your proposals 
(5-min presentation with your study aim, objectives and design) 
A great opportunity to add consumer involvement in your application!
Please register your interest here!
SOLVE-CHD is proud to offer conference support
for EMCRs and HDR Students to attend the ACRA 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting
SOLVE-CHD is offering up to 10 full scholarships for ACRA members ($600 each) and students ($450 each) to attend the 2022 ASM at the Gold Coast. 

                              Applications close at 5pm on the 20th June 2022

Click to find out more
Zoom Webinar: Responding to Reviewers 
Prof Julie Redfern
Thursday 23rd June, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Online
Join to learn about how we can best respond to reviewers' comments whether it be for journals, grant applications or thesis examinations.
This event is hosted by the Digital Health ECR Community. Supported by the Digital Health & Informatics Network (DHIN)

Invitiation to co-design a community-based cardiac rehabilitation program for Chinese migrants

in Australia 

If you are a cardiologist, nurse, or allied health practitioner, working in Australia and have been involved directly in #cardiacrehab, you are invited to co-design a #cardiacrehab program for Chinese migrants in Australia. Read more here.
Interest in participating in this study? For more information, please contact NICM Health Research Institute Study Chief Investigator, Dr Guoyan Tang.
P: +61 2 9685 4732
M: +61 421 718 592

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