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Adelaide Gastroenterology Update for General Practice

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Lyell McEwin Hospital

Lecture Theatre, Level 2

Haydown Road

Elizabeth Value, SA 5112

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For GPs & Practice Nurses

This session will provide an update on gastroenterology for general practice. The presenters will discuss the treatment and testing options available for fatty liver disease, changes to colorectal cancer screening and inflammatory bowel disease tests. The presenters will also cover treatment options for irritable bowel syndrome.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Discuss the treatment and testing options available for fatty liver disease.

  • Discuss the changes to colorectal cancer screening in 2018.

  • Identify when to refer and what tests are useful for diagnosing inflammatory bowel disease.

  • Discuss good treatment options for the growing epidemics of irritable bowel syndrome and eosinophilic oesophagitis.

  • Learn more about gastroenterology services at Northern Adelaide Local Health Network.

AGENDA

6.30pm – 7.00pm Registration and light dinner
7.00pm – 7.05pm Introduction, GI services at NALHN - Presentation by Professor Rajvinder Singh
7.05pm – 7.20pm Fatty Liver Disease: How to test, and can we treat? - Presentation by Dr Damian Harding
7.20pm – 7.35pm Colorectal cancer screening in 2018 - Presentation by Dr Biju George
7.35pm - 7.50pm Break & Dessert
7.50pm - 8.05pm Inflammatory Bowel Disease: When to refer, and what tests are useful? - Presentation by Dr Derrick Tee
8.05pm – 8.20pm Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Eosinophilic Oesophagitis: Good treatment for the growing epidemics - Presentation by Dr Hamish Philpott
8.20pm – 8.35pm Advanced Endoscopy in SA – Presentation by Professor Rajvinder Singh
8.35pm – 9.00pm Networking, evaluation and close

RACGP Category 2: 3 points

This event is funded by the Adelaide Primary Health Network - an Australian Government Initiative

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Lyell McEwin Hospital

Lecture Theatre, Level 2

Haydown Road

Elizabeth Value, SA 5112

Australia

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