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Barossa Arts & Convention Centre

130 Magnolia Road

Tanunda, SA 5352

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For GPs, Nurse & Allied Health Professionals

Would you like to develop your knowledge and skills in providing care to your patients with a progressive, life limiting illness? This education session will cover the number of useful resources available to support GPs in providing end-of-life care to patients both in the community and in shared care arrangements with palliative care services. Including pain management, psychosocial complexities and clinical decision-making for the deteriorating patient.

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  • Develop knowledge of how a PET scan can detect early onset of lung cancer;

  • Determine how to image the bowel in the frail patients;

  • Explore updates on pelvic cancer imaging, in particular prostate and the rectum;

  • Develop an understanding of how to co-manage patients diagnosed with cancer;

  • Understand how to manage cancer-related patient pain and discuss the new directions in cancer management;

  • Outline the options for pain and symptom control when caring for dying patients.

6.00pm - 6.30pm Opportunity to explore Living & Dying Well Expo

6:30pm - 7.00pm Dinner & Registrations
Presentation by Annette Bannon, Mayne Pharma

7.00pm - 7.10pm Country SA PHN Overview
Presentation by Ms Emma Young, Country SA PHN

7.10pm - 7.30pm Living & Dying Well Program Overview
Presentation by Ms Andrea Gregory, Clinical Lead, Northern Health Network

7.30pm - 8.00pm Update on Ocologic Imaging
Presentation by Dr Jennifer Cowie, Radiology Consultant, SAHLN & Benson Radiology

8.00pm - 8.10pm Dessert

8.10pm - 8.40pm Co-Sharing Management of Patients with Cancer
Presentation by Dr Rohit Joshi, NALHN

8.40pm - 9.10pm Presentation by Dr Lawrie Palmer, Northern Adelaide Palliative Services

9.10pm - 9.30pm Q & A, Evaluation & Close

RACGP QI & CPD Category 2, 4

RSVP Tuesday 31 October 2017

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