2017 ACT Health Professional Ambassador Program

2017 ACT Health Professional Ambassador Program


Would you like to improve the cardiovascular health of your patients? Become a 2017 Heart Foundation Health Professional Ambassador.

The Heart Foundation is seeking nursing, pharmacy, and allied health professionals who are passionate about improving care in primary and secondary care to join the Health Professional Ambassador program in 2017.  Now is your chance to join this exciting program.

Together we can support earlier detection and better management of cardiovascular disease.

Committed to supporting health professionals improve patient care and outcomes across the ACT, the Heart Foundation is offering this professional development program free of charge. 

Why participate in the Health Professional Ambassador Program?

  • Develop an understanding of the Heart Foundation’s work and messages that support cardiovascular health
  • Access to the most up to date Heart Foundation information and resources
  • Learn about the latest evidence on cardiovascular disease
  • Increase your knowledge and confidence in your professional role
  • Undertake an evidence based Workplace Activity Project to support your goals and improve patient care
  • Develop professional relationships and networks with health professionals from across the health care system
  • Receive a certificate of attendance for professional development records and CPD recording

To complete the Health Professional Ambassador Program participants will need to:

  1. Attend four (4) full day workshops in 2017 (27 February, 18 May, 15 August, 16 November)
  2. Have access to email and internet for ongoing communication in between workshops
  3. Commitment to the delivery of a workplace activity plan

How to apply:

  1. Discuss the program with your manager to ensure that you can attend the four (4) full day workshops and implement the Workplace Activity Project
  2. Complete the application form and attach a supporting email or letter from your manager

Applications close 20 January 2017.

Please email your application form and letter of support to sarah.boston@heartfoundation.org.au

For more information please contact: 

Sarah Boston, Heart Care Coordinator, Heart Foundation, ACT Division

Tel: (02) 6269 2641 or sarah.boston@heartfoundation.org.au

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