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Venous Thromboembolism in Primary Care

Funding provided by pharmaceutical companies including a sponsored session over break time. Full details will be available on the website.

Prof Fuat’s sessions are completely independent of external sponsorship.

Saturday 9th November 2024
Start Time: 09:30
Finish Time: 11:30
Introducing your speaker
Professor Ahmet Fuat
PhD FRCGP FRCP (London) FRCP (Edinburgh) PGDiP (Cardiology)
Professor of Primary Care Cardiology, Durham University

All delegates will receive

  • A PDF of the main speaker’s slides available for download for delegates' personal use
  • A certifcate for your appraisal portfolio
Course Accredited for 2 hours CPD
Your Learning Agenda

• Why is VTE important?

• Guidelines for diagnosis and management of Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

• Community DVT pathway

• How to diagnose and manage DVT in Primary Care

• How to diagnose PE • How long should we anticoagulate for?

• Guidance for long term prophylaxis

• Cancer related thrombosis guidelines

Meet the Speaker
Professor Ahmet Fuat

Professor Ahmet Fuat was a GP in Darlington, County Durham for 37 years, where he was CVD and Research Leads for Darlington Primary Care Network and Darlington GP Federation. He joined Oberoi Consulting as Medical Director in September 2023, and is soon to start as an Honorary Consultant Lipidologist/GPSI within the diabetes and endocrinology team at County Durham and Darlington Foundation Trust.

He has been a GPSI Cardiology for over 25 years, having undertaken a Postgraduate Diploma in Cardiology at Bradford University, graduating with distinction. He went on to be a tutor on the course for many years, teaching on HF, HVD, AF and IHD. He started the first one stop diagnostic and integrated heart failure clinic in the UK in 2002, 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 has contributed to various NICE and ESC CVD and HF guidelines, and RCGP CKD/AKI toolkit.

He has held and 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 and current education and research lead, Lipid and Heart Failure primary care lead for North East and North Cumbria Academic Health Science Network. He sits on the NHSE CVD Prevention Clinical Leadership group and NHSE expert advisory group for Heart Failure and Heart Valve disease. He was a founder member of CaReMe UK representing the PCCS.

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 and the PCCS.

He has led many quality improvement initiatives over the years in HF, AF, Lipids, hypertension, diabetes and CKD. His work on HF was included in their BHF blueprint for HF. Much of this work was carried out using Oberoi digital audit platforms, as has been replicated by colleagues across the UK, benefiting patients and practices positively.

He oversees the clinical aspects of Oberoi Disease management digital platform developments in HF, AF, CKD, Diabetes and Lipids, ensuring they reflect current National/International guidelines, and enable primary care to achieve QOF, DES/IIF and CVDPrevent audit targets. He mentors and trains the team of HF specialist nurses and clinical pharmacists employed by Oberoi Consulting.

Professor Ahmet Fuat
Event Timings and Info
09:30 - 10:15 Session 1
10:15 - 10:45 Break and Promotional Presentation
10:45 - 11:30 Session 2
11:30 Webinar Ends

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Delegate from Webinar: Excellent presentation and knowledge on the subject. So helpful in consolidating and updating my cardiology. Professor Ahmet Fuat - Cardiology
Delegate from Webinar: Excellent presenter. Really concise and great flow to the lecture. Fantastic structured and informative lecture
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Delegate from Webinar: This was again great presentation and very relevant to my practice as a GP, gave me confidence in managing stable angina, to think about medical manamgent Professor Ahmet Fuat - Cardiology
Delegate from Webinar: Very easy to follow. I am new to primary care so was great to have simple explanations for hypertension and HF. Have learnt a lot to enhance my practice Professor Ahmet Fuat - Cardiology
Delegate from Bayer Webinar: Excellent meeting with plenty of practical useful advice Professor Ahmet Fuat - Cardiology
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