Tuesday 13 April 2021, 6.30pm - 8.30pm
AZ Vaccine Update – Safety and Other Developments – A/Prof Nicholas Wood
As the information about clots and other risks develop, there are new guidelines, indications, and patient information that immunisers need to get up to speed on. The situation is very fluid and this lecture is the latest authoritative update available on this and other related issues.
Allergic and Systemic Skin Disease – Clinical A/Prof Kurt Gebauer
Allergic reactions are a common problem encountered in general practice, often without an obvious cause but nevertheless with a patient both worried and in significant discomfort. Prof Gebauer provides a systematic approach to assessing and managing this common presentation with extensive slides and a lot of practical, useful clinical practice tips.
Safe Sleep & Settling – The Latest, Including the Triple Risk Theory – Cindy Davenport
Research shows that safe sleeping practices are more often followed when parents and caregivers receive consistent and evidence-based information and resources from GP’s and other health professionals. Join us to understand SUDI (Sudden and Unexpected Death in Infancy); the Triple Risk Factor and the latest to assist parents to understand the risks and how to sleep their infant safely.
Contraception – Future Directions – Dr Terri Foran
Dr Foran will explore current trends, recent changes and upcoming developments in contraception, including how to properly advise patients about long acting reversible contraception, new depot injections, new vaginal rings, new IUDs such as “frameless” and indomethacin-containing IUDs. New forms of oral contraceptive pill will also be covered such as those containing estetrol/drospirenone, as well as progeogen-only.
Oral Cavity Cancer – Clinical A/Prof Carsten Palme
Oral cancer rates are climbing steadily, they are of the most common cancers in the world. The majority are linked to reversible risk factors and many, if discovered and referred earlier, can be better treated. The proportion associated with HPV also seems to be growing!
Participants will receive:
• RACGP: 4 CPD activity points OR ACRRM: 2 hours under the Educational Activities Category
• Certificate of Attendance
• Opportunity to receive free product samples and information