Workshop on cardiac issues in clinical practice
On the morning of July 21, 2023, Binh Thuan Provincial Union of Scientific and Technical Associations, in collaboration with Binh Thuan Community College, organized a workshop titled "Updating cardiac and metabolic issues in clinical practice".
The scene of the workshop
The workshop was attended by representatives from Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, Thai Hoa International Hospital, the leaders of the Department of Health, leaders of medical associations, hospitals within the province, various departments, faculty members, and students specializing in healthcare from Community College, Phan Thiet University and media outlets.
Mr. Luong Thanh Son, Chairman of the Provincial Union of Scientific and Technical Associations, presided over the workshop.
Four presentations at the workshop including advancements and changes in the treatment of type 2 diabetes from the past to the present (advancements in pathophysiology, the development of safe cardiovascular drugs, treatment of heart failure and kidney disease, advancements in treatment monitoring, and new treatment models); the optimization of cardiovascular-kidney-metabolism management (comprehensive cardiovascular risk assessment, emphasis on primary prevention/individualized treatment, selection of cardiovascular-beneficial drugs in diabetic patients, early use of SGLT2 inhibitors based on treatment guidelines to optimize cardiovascular-kidney-metabolism management); the results of screening for diabetes in Binh Thuan from 2010 to 2022 and reports on treatment of acute ischemic stroke patients.
In addition to the presented reports, the delegates raised numerous questions to the presenters (doctors), and were also provided specific answers related to various issues.
This workshop has provided healthcare professionals in the province's hospitals with updated knowledge and new techniques related to cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and stroke. They can now consider applying this knowledge to improve patient care within the province.