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Saturday
21
APR

SA: Port Augusta Education Day

10:00
15:00
HeartKids
Event organized by HeartKids

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HeartKids is here to help you and your family navigate your congenital / childhood heart disease journey offering a comprehensive free information service for people of all ages.

HeartKids 2018 CHD Education Days will focus on two of the most requested topics from our community - Family Coping and Teen Transition. Come along to just one or stay for both! HeartKids Education Days are free to attend thanks to our national Education Day sponsor Admedus.

10am – 12pm
Speakers:
Medical/Health Professional and other Guest Speakers.

Family Coping sessions will cover:
Maintaining a healthy relationship with your partner, communicating with siblings and other loved ones. Staying Positive and managing stress and anxiety. Maintaining a healthy relationship with your medical and health professionals. Where to access support.

1pm-3pm
Speakers:
Medical/Health Professional and other Guest Speakers.

Teen Transition sessions will cover:
Helping heart kid teens and their parents navigate the journey from cardiac paediatric care to the adult health care system, and addressing many of the adolescent and parental issues and challenges that may occur throughout this phase. Where to access support.

These sessions will be led by experts in their fields and include opportunities for questions and answers. Parents are welcome, along with all heart kids 13 to 18 years of age.

These seminars are limited to 50 participants at each seminar so please ensure you RSVP by Monday 16/4/18 with no. of people attending and any dietary requirements that you or your family may have.
Email to tania.kelsey@heartkids.org.au or anne.ziegeler@heartkids.org.au or phone 08 8269 3122.
We will provide more information on speakers and topics once all registrants are confirmed.

Please note the information provided at HeartKids Education Days is general in nature and participants are encouraged to seek medical advice from their GP and or specialist.