ACHA announces its newest webinar, "Traveling with CHD: What the ACHD Patient Needs To Know," presented by Arwa Saidi, MD, on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, from 7-8 p.m. EST.
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This webinar was made possible in part by an unrestricted educational grant from Actelion.
About the webinar: As an adult living with congenital heart disease, have you ever considered traveling to visit a relative or friend and then reconsidered because of your health issues? Or even worse, have you traveled and run into trouble miles away from home or from your cardiologist? If so, you won’t want to miss this webinar. Dr. Arwa Saidi, noted ACHD cardiologist, will discuss the types of trips that you can enjoy safely and any specific precautions that you should take. You will also leave the webinar with a reminder checklist to help you plan any future trips.
About the speaker: Dr. Saidi directs the ACHD program at the University of Florida and is trained in both internal medicine and pediatrics with subspecialty training in pediatric cardiology and congenital heart disease. She is also interested in transitioning adolescent congenital heart disease patients. Dr. Saidi has recently completed her Master of Education and is actively involved in medical education and teaching a post-graduate certificate course on transition for health and education professionals as part of UF’s Education and Healthcare Transition program. She is on the Medical Advisory Board of the Adult Congenital Heart Association. In her spare time, Dr. Saidi enjoys running and traveling.