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Conference program


Conference program

Below is the program for the 63rd RACGP Queensland Clinical Update Weekend.

(As the program is being developed, sessions and speakers will be added with further session details, learning outcomes for session and speaker biographies). 

Time Boulevard Room Room B1 Room B2 Room B3
Day one – Saturday 6 May 2023
7:50 Registration
8:20
Conference welcome & Graham Bruce Roberts Memorial Lecture
Dr Sam Manger - Keynote Speaker 
9:10 Research in general practice presented by the RACGP Queensland Research Support Committee
Morning tea 10:10 - 10:30
10:30 Roundtable panel discussion: 
Non-medication interventions that reflect current evidence based best practice

Dr Sam Manger
CPD 2023 update Child neurodiversity
Speaker: Dr David Hartman
Teaching General Practice
Speaker: Dr John Buckley
11:30 CPD Peer Group Learning session Paediatric integrated care
Speaker: Dr Aaron Chambers
Dermatology
Speaker: Dr Brendan Triggs & Dr Bill Tritton
Lunch 12:30 - 13:15
13:15 Flying around Rural Practice; lessons learnt from rural colleagues during mass change
Speaker: Assoc Prof Michael Clements
Early intervention; Child and parental emotional wellbeing 
Speaker: Dr Rebecca Coote
Assessing and managing patients with alcohol and other substance use 
Speaker: Dr Gillian Eastgate
Clinical Skills Workshop
Orthopaedic skills

St Vincent's Hospital
14:15 Voluntary Assisted Dying; Legislation changes and what GPs need to know
Speaker: Assoc Prof Harry Jacobs
Oncology updates; Pancreatic cancer
Speaker: Prof Rachel Neale
Medical termination of pregnancy 
Speaker: Dr Wendy Burton
Afternoon tea 15:15 - 15:35 
15:35 Roundtable panel discussion: 
Imaging tests that reflect current evidence based best practice

Dr Rachael O'Rourke
Oncology updates; Women's cancer
Speaker: Dr Kathryn Middleton
CPR/BLS workshop
BLS First Aid
Clinical Skills Workshop
Orthopaedic skills

St Vincent's Hospital
16:35 Oncology updates; Managing prostate cancer risk
in the age of prostate MRI

Speaker: Dr Glen Wood
Evening networking activity – drinks, canapes, prizes and more on the Boulevard Terrace from 17:35

 

Time Boulevard Room Room B1 Room B2 Room B3
Day two - Sunday 7 May 2023
8:00 Registration
8:30 How GPs can help themselves and their patients navigate the mental health challenges of 'emerging into a new normal'
Speaker: Dr Vinh Tran
CPD Plan, Do, Study, Act session
 
CPR/BLS workshop
BLS First Aid
Clinical Skills Workshop
Emergency Dental Treatment

Australian Dental Association QLD
9:30 Historical Impacts and the effects on Indigenous Health
Speaker: Liam McIntosh-Boney Institute of Urban Indigenous Health
How to approach audits under CPD category Measuring Outcomes
Morning tea 10:30 - 10:50
10:50 Roundtable panel discussion: 
Pathology tests that reflect current evidence based best practice; 
Choosing Wisely recommendations

Assoc Prof Beverly Rowbotham AO
Obesity Management
Speaker: Dr David Carey and Suzanna Greenwood
 
CPR/BLS workshop
BLS First Aid
Clinical Skills Workshop
Emergency Dental Treatment

Australian Dental Association QLD
11:50 Diabetes update and pharmacology
Speaker: Dr Anita Sharma
Lunch 12:50 - 13:35
13:35
 
Managing infectious disease risk in General Practice settings
Speaker: Prof Paul Griffin
   
 
14:35 Close of conference and thank you delivered by RACGP QLD President and Education Committee
End 15:05

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