CPET Workshop & Prehabilitation Symposium

Date: December 7, 2017

Location: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Australia

7 – 8 December 2017

PSH Australia: CPET workshop & Prehabilitation Symposium: Incorporating POETTS (UK) accredited CPET course

This workshop will focus on using cardiopulmonary exercise testing (and other tests including 6-MWT, PFTs and frailty assessment) for preoperative risk stratification and prehabilitation (optimization) of the surgical patient.

Prehabilitation involves proactive patient management prior to surgery with exercise programs, smoking cessation, correction of anaemia and nutritional interventions to help cope with the stress of surgery.

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