Masterclass in chronic disease in general practice
Join us for a masterclass in chronic disease in general practice. The program has been designed for general practitioners to actively participate in roundtable discussions and case studies, hosted by local GP moderators and specialists.
The event’s organising committee, comprising Dr Mark Lee, Dr Glen Brand, Dr Lay Kho, Dr Helen Bell and Dr Mary Theophilus, is pleased to present a panel of highly qualified specialists to provide the latest information on a range of chronic diseases.
In addition to roundtable discussions, GPs will have an opportunity to “ask the expert” about a range of topics to assist with managing patient care.
- Colorectal surgery and breast surgery: “Chronic recurrent diverticulitis – when is the knife necessary?" presented by Dr Graeme Clarke, Dr Joel Stein, Dr Mary Theophilus and Dr Palan Thirunavukkarasu
- Endocrine/diabetes: “Medical management of type 2 diabetes – what’s new?” presented by Dr Sukesh Chandran and Dr Cameron Britton
- Haemotology: “Modern evaluation of the abnormal full blood count” presented by Dr Tony Calogero and Dr Sung Chiu
- Cardiology: “Updates on heart failure” presented by Dr Kalil Anvardeen and Dr Siang Ung
- Upper GI, hepatobiliary and general surgery: “Incidental gallstones/gall bladder polyps – what to do?” and “Obesity and its impact on chronic disease” presented by Dr Siva Gounder, Dr Tulsi Menon, Dr Suresh Navadgi, and Dr Ruwan Wijesuriya
- Neurology: “Acute stroke Mx update: Implications for long term GP management” presented by Dr Lay Kho, Dr Thomas Chemmanam and Dr Ali Afzal
- Gastroenterology: “Inflammatory bowel disease in general practice” presented by Dr Michael Ma and Dr Abhey Singh
- Oncology/respiratory “The journey of a patient with lung cancer” presented by Dr Sayed Ali, Dr Edward Fysh and Dr Francesco Piccolo
- Infectious diseases & general medicine: “Updates on antimicrobial resistance” presented by Dr Ohide Otome and Dr Kalindu Muthucumarana
Date: Saturday 19 May 2018
Time: 8.30am: registration and coffee, 4.30pm: end of session. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea included.
Venue: St John of God Midland Public & Private Hospitals, Level 1, Conference Centre
Parking: Free parking tickets will be provided upon confirmation of attendance.
This event entitles participants to receive 40 (CAT 1) CPD points as endorsed by the RACGP.
Please note: pre-disposing activity will be provided upon responding to this event.