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Activity description

150391 - HPMI Westlakes Cluster

The University of Newcastle (T/A The Hunter Postgraduate Medical Institute)

Monthly meetings to discuss various topics of interest to general practitioners

Relevance to General Practice

As GPs are faced with a variety of medical cases to diagnose and as the treatment and management of these are always being updated, doctors need access to the latest information. These meetings aim to meet this need in areas of interest to the participants

Learning outcomes

  1. Identify the aspects in common for the medical officer's approach to Driving and Capacity
  2. Clarify the Austroads restrictions on driving with a diagnosis of dementia
  3. Plan an approach to loss of capacity issues which avoids legal entanglements for the LMO
  4. Consider implementing systems or processes to follow-up patient's treatment plan

Domains of General Practice

D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship
  • Communication with family, carers and others involved in the care of the patient is appropriate and clear

D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills
  • Continuity of care promotes quality and safety

D3. Population health and the context of general practice
D4. Professional and ethical role
  • Professional knowledge and skills are reviewed and developed

D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

Curriculum Contextual Units

  • Adult health
  • Care of older people
  • Children and young people health
  • Men's health
  • Women's health
  • Addiction medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Ear and nose medicine
  • Musculoskeletal and sports medicine
  • Pain management
  • Psychological health
  • Sexual and reproductive health

Activity sponsor


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Session summary


Thursday 21 March 2019
7:30am - 8:30am


Toronto Library, cnr Brighton Ave & Pernell St, Toronto


Face to face




All attendees welcome

Target Audience

GPs and practice team

For more information contact...

Shelley Mills
T: 0249138173