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GP Update, RPH - ENT, Diabetes and Acute Medical Conditions

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Royal Perth Hospital

197 Wellington Street

Level 2 A Block

Perth, WA 6000

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GPs play an important role in assessing and managing patients, including those who then need to be referred to a hospital. This workshop aims to update GPs who refer to RPH on the latest assessment and management of a range of common conditions and new pathways for referral, using evidence based case studies and practical workshops.

TOPICS COVERED

  • GP management of common or complex ENT conditions

  • ENT Workshops: sinus flushing; ear wax removal; useful manoeuvres for BPPV

  • Optimising management of Diabetes – new therapies and case studies

  • Update in Diabetic Eye Disease Management

  • Acute medical conditions: current management for heart failure - reduced ejection fraction vs preserved ejection fraction; update in acute stroke/TIA management

  • Chest Pain and the rapid access chest pain clinic

  • Acute medical workshops: ECG/Arrhythmia; new inhalers for COPD; acute kidney injury

LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of this GP education event participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the benefits of HealthPathways guidelines for assessing, managing and referring patients.

  • Describe the treatment of ENT conditions in General Practice, and when to refer to a specialist.

  • Summarise new management options for Diabetes and when to use them

  • Outline the evidence-based management of Heart Failure with reduced or preserved ejection fractions.

  • Describe new management options for acute medical conditions including Acute Kidney Injury, Stroke/TIA and new inhalers for COPD.

*Please note these learning outcomes are subject to change.

Presenters: Dr Stephen Rodrigues, Head of Department ENT; Dr Seng Khee Gan, Head of Department Diabetes and Endocinology; Mr Fred Chen, Ophthalmologist: Dr Athula Karu, Cardiologist; Dr Khalil Patankar, Nephrologist and Acute Medical Physician; Dr Lay Kho, Neurologist: Dr Irene Dolan, HealthPathways Clinical Editor & GP; others to be announced closer to the date.

Presented by the Royal Perth Group (RPG) in partnership with the Western Australian Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA) and Health Pathways WA.

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