Heart failure therapy: from past to present

60 minutes to Watch
Dr Raewyn Fisher
24 August 2021
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Dr Fisher is a general cardiologist with experience in echocardiography and angiography. She has a special interest in heart failure, disease prevention and teaching and is passionate about developing equitable care for all heart failure patients. As clinical lead for Northland DHB cardiology, and the current chair of the Cardiac Society Heart Failure working group, she has had input into local heart failure care pathways.

Webinar outline

Presented by cardiologist Dr Raewyn Fisher, this recorded webinar explores:

  • How the development of various disease modifying therapies has significantly improved heart failure outcomes
  • An overview of how to practically use these medicines in your patients
  • How the funding changes to cilazapril might affect your patients, and alternative options
  • A case study: Switching a patient from cilazapril

More information on the changes to cilazapril funding and alternative treatment options is available at:

This video was recorded from a live webinar hosted by He Ako Hiringa on 12 August 2021. The video has been edited for clarity.


  • 00:00 - 01:02 Introduction
  • 01:02 - 33:47 Dr Raewyn Fisher
  • 33:47 - 48:04 Q&A
  • 48:04 - 57:14 Case study and discussion
  • 57:14 - 58:13 Closing

Professional college endorsements

This activity has been endorsed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and has been approved for up to 1 CME credit for continuing professional development purposes (1 credit per learning hour). To claim your CPD credits, log in to your Te Whanake dashboard and record these activities under the appropriate learning category.