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The RACGP CPD accredited NALHN GP Education Day brings together a range of medical specialist presenters on topics of relevance to GPs working in the Northern Adelaide region. This free education event includes the following topics and presenters, and incorporates relevant referral pathways, Clinical Prioritisation Criteria and triaging processes.

NALHN GP Education Day

Saturday, March 2 2024
8:30AM - 3:30PM (ACDT)
Lyell McEwin Hospital Lecture Theatre
Level 2, Haydown Rd, Elizabeth Vale SA 5112
Free

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GP's and Nurse Practitioners/Practice Nurses practicing in the Northern Adelaide Region

About

The GP Education Day is facilitated by the NALHN GP Integration Unit and brings together a range of medical specialist presenters on topics of relevance to GPs working in the Northern Adelaide region.

RACGP CPD Accredited Activity – Pending Approval

Learning Outcomes

Understanding and managing common endocrine problems.
Identifying high risk groups for colorectal cancer, and when to refer for specialist review.
Management of early-stage renal disease in the primary care setting.
Screening for ADHD, and supporting children and their families whilst they are waiting for a specialist assessment.
Explaining the changes to the prescribing of MS-2 Step.
Explaining Clinical Prioritisation Criteria (CPC), Healthpathways, and E-Referral processes including key information required for the triaging of referrals.

Sessions

Education Day

8:30AM - 3:30PM

Morning Tea

10:45AM - 11:00AM

Lunch

1:00PM - 1:45PM

Acknowledgement of Country

Lectures will run for 1 hour with small groups exiting for CPR sessions. (7 x spots available per CPR session)

Presenter: Dr Anthony Zimmermann – Consultant Endocrinologist, NALHN (Head of Unit, Diabetes and Endocrinology)

Common endocrine conditions: hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism, osteoporosis.
Clinical Prioritisation Criteria (CPC) and E-Referral processes.

Hypothyroidism – Adult CPC | SA Health
Hyperthyroidism – Adult CPC | SA Health
Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease – Adult CPC | SA Health

Presenter: Dr Karolina Juszczyk – Consultant Surgeon, NALHN
When to screen, when to refer for colorectal cancer.

Colorectal cancer in the younger population.

Groups at high risk of colorectal cancer.

CPC and E-Referral processes including key referral information for triaging.

Colorectal Cancer Screening – Adult CPC | SA Health

Presenter: Associate Professor Dr Nitesh Rao – Head of Unit, Renal Medicine, NALHN

Management of early-stage renal disease in the community.

When to refer – Chronic Renal Failure referral criteria.

Guideline Update: CKD-Management-in-Primary-Care_handbook_2020.1.pdf (kidney.org.au)

CAMHS pilot project: transitioning clients with ADHD from paediatric to adult services and the prescribing of stimulants.

Presenter: Dr Michaela Baulderstone, GP and GP Integration Officer, CAMHS

Presenter: Dr Emily Kilner, Consultant Gynaecologist, NALHN

Explaining the changes to the prescribing of MS-2 Step – practical tips.

An area of high need in the community with a current lack of Northern GP prescribers.

Presenters: Dr Emily Gibson – GP & GP Integration Officer, NALHN; Dr Helen Parry – GP & GP Integration Officer, WCHN

Brief demonstration of the CPC and HealthPathways SA websites.

How to access and how to complete an E-Referral.

QR codes available to link to websites for more in-depth information.

Presenter: Dr Sian Goodson, Chairperson of RACGP SA

Payroll tax changes, new initiatives etc.

Speakers

Samuel Gluck
Dr
Dr Jaiveer Krishnan
GP & GP Integration Officer, NALHN
Dr Emily Gibson
GP & GP Integration Officer, NALHN
Dr Michaela Baulderstone
GP & GP Integration Officer, CAMHS
Dr Afdal Ibrahim
Consultant Paediatrician, NALHN
Dr Nitesh Rao
Head of Unit, Renal Medicine, NALHN
Dr Karolina Juszczyk
Consultant Surgeon, NALHN
Dr Anthony Zimmermann
Heat of Unit, Diabetes & Endocrinology, NALHN
Dr Sian Goodson
Chairperson of RACGP SA

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Dr Rosanne Skalicky

Rural Generalist in Critical Care, Royal Flying Doctors SA

Dr Skalicky (often referred to as ‘Dr Rose’), is a senior Emergency Physician with extensive national and international experience. Having worked as an emergency physician in Tasmania, Queensland, and South Australia (RAH), Dr Rose headed overseas in 2009. With a passion for equitable access to healthcare and international development in EM, Dr Rose has spent the last decade working overseas in a fulltime capacity – remote NW Tanzania and most recently in Myanmar. In Myanmar, Dr Rose worked under the Ministry of Health developing acute emergency services and training nationally, which included a full-time teaching and clinical load. Having returned to Australia in early 2021 Dr Rose is currently employed by the RFDS as a Rural Generalist in Critical Care, working primarily out of Port Augusta.

Dr Roses’ professional interests include:

·Improving equity in health access
·Health care development of EM in low-middle income countries
·Capacity building of Health staff

When not at work Dr Rose enjoys caring for her family, reading, craft, and obviously seeing new places, and engaging with people from different cultures.