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Back & Shoulder Pain Update: Presentation, Diagnosis & Management

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Nomadic Restaurant

74 High Street

Berwick, VIC 3806

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  • Do you have patients who have chronic back or shoulder pain?

  • Do you know your role as a GP in managing Workcover or TAC patients?

Join our educational dinner: “Back and Shoulder Pain Update: Presentation, Diagnosis and Management".

This activity has been approved by the RACGP QI&CPD Program in the 2017 – 19 triennium


Presenters:

Dr Neels Du Toit MBChB(UFS, RSA) DipSEM FACSP FIPP
Sport & Interventional Pain Physician, Metro Pain Group

Mr Austin Vo MBBS, FRACS (Orth), FAOrthA
MSK - Melbourne Shoulder & Knee

Daniel Vissenjoux LLB, LLM, BIR
Partner, Placencio Davies & Vissenjoux Lawyers


Program:

7:00 Welcome

7:05 Diagnostic Algorithm for Back Pain - Dr Neels Du Toit

7:40 How to Assess the Painful Shoulder - Mr Austin Vo

8:15 WorkCover & TAC Claims and the Role of the GP - Daniel Vissenjoux

8:50 Q&A

9:00 Close

Dinner will be served.


Learning Outcomes:

  1. Assess a patient with chronic pain to establish if they have any red flag conditions
  2. Outline the differential diagnosis of chronic back and shoulder pain
  3. Evaluate a number of alternative strategies to treat chronic back and shoulder pain conditions
  4. Implement a referral process for patients that require additional investigation and referral to a pain clinic or orthopaedic surgeon
  5. Develop a structure for a medical report and provide a medical opinion that is useful for patients via correct terminology used in relevant legislation

For more information, contact Louise Angel on langel@metropain.com.au or 0477 441 099.


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