The international Preventing Overdiagnosis scientific conference aims to: be a platform for research dissemination on the problem of overdiagnosis and potential solutions; encourage development and evaluation of strategies to communicate about overdiagnosis; encourage the development of a community of clinicians, researchers, policy-makers, and citizen advocates coalescing around the problem of overdiagnosis.
Relevance to General Practice
- GPs will be able to describe the concept and scope of the problem of overdiagnosis, as well as potential solutions.
- GPs will be able to list conditions known to be susceptible to overdiagnosis, as defined by the evidence-base.
- GPs will be able to apply their new knowledge of overdiagnosis, including its potential to harm, to critically appraise their practice with a view to patient sa
- GPs will be able synthesise their new knowledge of overdiagnosis with their practice and understanding of the health system. They will be able to identify and a
- GPs will be able to apply their new knowledge of overdiagnosis to ensure that diagnoses are evidence-based and relevant to the needs of the patient.
Domains of General Practice
D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship
D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills
D3. Population health and the context of general practice
D4. Professional and ethical role
D5. Organisational and legal dimensions
Curriculum Contextual Units
- Adult health
- Care of older people
- Children and young people health
- Men's health
- Pregnancy care
- Women's health
- Musculoskeletal and sports medicine
- General practice research
ACGP, RACP, CHF, APA, ARA, Cochrane Australia, ANZMUS, PHAA, Cochrane MSK, Cancer Council Australia, AEA