Start Date End Date Price Per Delegate No. Of Attendees Total Cost Availability
4 Dec 2021 09:30 4 Dec 2021 12:30 £15.00 £15.00

Cardiology in Primary Care: Atrial Fibrillation plus Heart Valve Disease and the GP

Saturday 4th December 2021
Start Time: 09:30
Finish Time: 12:30
Introducing your speakers
Professor Ahmet Fuat
GPwSI (Cardiology)
Dr Yassir Javaid
PGDip (Cardiology)
GPwSI Cardiology
Primary Care Cardiovascular lead East Midlands Clinical Network

All delegates will receive

  • A pdf of the slides available for download for delegates' personal use
  • A certifcate for your appraisal portfolio
Course Accredited for 3 hours CPD
Meet the Speakers
Professor Ahmet Fuat

Professor Ahmet Fuat has been a GP in Darlington, Co.Durham for
33 years.
He has been a GPSI Cardiology for 20 years having undertaken a
Postgraduate Diploma in Cardiology at Bradford University graduating
with distinction. He started the first one stop diagnostic and integrated
heart failure clinic in the UK 17 years ago with local colleagues.
His PhD by research in heart failure diagnosis and management including work on
natriuretic peptides generated several publications that have informed guidelines and
led to the award of an Honorary Professorial Chair at Durham University.
He holds various roles in CVD and research including the immediate past President of
the Primary Care Cardiovascular Society (PCCS) which he was instrumental in reforming,
CVD Clinical Adviser to the RCGP, CVD and Research Leads for Darlington Primary Care
Network (PCN) and Federation, Associate Lead for Industry Research at North East and
North Cumbria NIHR CRN. He has recently been elected onto the newly formed
Darlington PCN Governing body as a GP member and Chair.
He has a passion for medical education and remains an active lecturer, tutor and
researcher. He is on the editorial boards of the British Journal of Cardiology and Primary
Care Cardiovascular Journals and a peer reviewer for most high impact Cardiovascular
journals and research bodies. His work in community cardiology has been recognised
with Fellowships from the RCGP, RCP London and RCP Edinburgh.


Dr Yassir Javaid

Dr Javaid qualified from Cambridge University and completed his GP VTS training in Northampton.

He has an interest in cardiology and echocardiography and was a clinical lead in the Northamptonshire Community Cardiology service, which had a focus on patients with heart failure and valve disease.

He was named Pulse “GP of the Year” in 2015 for his work in reducing stroke emergency admissions in the East Midlands.

He is also a council member of the British Heart Valve Society, accredited member of the British Society of Echocardiography and on the editorial board for the British Journal of Cardiology.

Your Learning Agenda

“Atrial Fibrillation” - Prof Ahmet Fuat

  • Detection and investigation
  • Rate or Rhythm control?
  • Risk assessment for stroke
  • Protection with appropriate OAC use
  • Perfection of OAC use including Dose adjustments for DOACs

“Heart Valve disease and the GP” - Dr Yassir Javaid

  • Identifying murmurs- a practical guide (headphones required)
  • When to suspect endocarditis
  • Making sense of the echo report
  • Modern management of aortic and mitral valve disease
  • The role of TAVI – everything you need to know as a GP


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9.30am - 10.45am Session 1 "Atrial Fibrillation" Prof Ahmet Fuat
10.45am - 11.15am Sponsored Symposium: Appropriate transitioning to a DOAC
11.15am - 12.30pm Session 2 "Heart valve disease and the GP" Dr Yassir Javaid
12.30pm Webinar Ends

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What our delegates say

Delegate from Bayer Webinar: Brilliant informative presentation from both presenters. Thank you. Professor Ahmet Fuat - Cardiology
Delegate from Kegworth: Excellent and comprehensive with CLEAR take home messages Preventing AF
Delegate from Bayer Webinar: Brilliant webinar, excellent content and presentation! I learned a lot and existing knowledge was consolidated Bayer - Cardiology
Delegate from Norwich; The speakers were terrific, well informed, lots of new information to take back to practice. Cardiology Study Morning
Delegate from Leeds: Excellent workshops, helpful for my practice Preventing AF
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