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
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.