Where: Novotel, Clark quay, 177A River Valley Rd, River Valley, Singapore

Restrictions: All ages

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Following the success of the inaugural Singapore Prevention & Cardiac Rehabilitation Symposium (SPCRS) in 2015, this year’s edition has expanded to include pre-symposium group workshops that aim to provide hands-on learning in four separate clinical tracks.

Organised by the Singapore Heart Foundation, SPCRS 2017 brings together healthcare professionals and individuals in the multidisciplinary cardiac rehabilitation team under one roof. They will share insights on the latest information and strategies centered on this year’s theme, “Advances in Cardiac Rehabilitation for Improved Health: Special Focus on E-Health”.

The symposium aims to facilitate an exchange of knowledge and ideas across multidisciplinary teams through the pre-symposium workshops and lively discussions during the main symposium. Hear from keynote speaker, Professor Hugo Saner, Director of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, Swiss Cardiovascular Centre, and internationally renowned experts Professor David Thompson, Professor Nizal Sarrafzadegan and Professor John Buckley, who will share useful tips on counselling, exercise testing as well as healthy cooking.

Cardiologists, general physicians, nursing and allied healthcare professionals, researchers, healthcare students and senior management are encouraged to attend.

Topic highlights at the symposium:
- Impact of E-Health on cardiac rehabilitation
- Importance of Psychosocial Management in cardiac rehabilitation
- Barriers to cardiac rehabilitation and how to overcome them
- Standing or sitting at work – a revolution in the office
- How current and new pharmacotherapy affect cardiac rehabilitation

Registration for the symposium is now open! Log on to www.spcrs.sg to register yourself for the symposium and pre-symposium workshops. Limited slots for workshops are limited!

Abstracts submission

Calling all researchers and educators! If you would like to share your research outcome based on the following themes: telehealth, IT in cardiac rehabilitation, policy & strategy, nursing & allied health and exercise prescription, submit your scientific abstracts for inclusion in the scientific programme of the SPCRS 2017 by 22 September 2017. Selected abstracts will be invited for the poster presentation.