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Neurovascular disease and the benefits of a multidisciplinary approach Members login for free access About RACGP online events

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Type: Webinar
27 Jul, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (AEST)

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Email: Samantha Milat
Call: 02 9886 4707

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RACGP Members: Free for Members
Non-Members: Free

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Neurovascular disease and the benefits of a multidisciplinary approach

Webinar 27 Jul, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (AEST)

Neurovascular disease are a complex group of conditions which encompass aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, carotid stenosis, stroke, intracranial hypertension, pulse synchronous tinnitus and spinal vascular lesions.

Specialists will provide an update on neurovascular disease and discuss the benefits of a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care.

Learning outcomes

  1. Identify when to refer your patient to a specialist.
  2. Discuss the role of the neurovascular surgeon.
  3. Discuss the role of the interventional neuroradiologist.
  4. Discuss the multidisciplinary approach and the benefit to patients.
This event attracts 2 CPD points

This event attracts 2 CPD points

Facilitator

Dr Tim Senior
MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Tim Senior is a GP at the Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation in South West Sydney. He is Medical Advisor to the RACGP in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and is a clinical senior lecturer in general practice and Indigenous Health at the University of Western Sydney.

Presenters

Dr Nazih N.A. Assaad
MBBS (Hons), FRACS

Dr Assaad is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and a Member of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia, AANS/CNS Cerebrovascular Section and the American Heart and Stroke Associations. Dr Assaad’s subspecialty interests include the treatment of complex aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, dural fistulas, cavernomas as well as stroke prevention surgery including brain bypass surgery and carotid surgery. He also has interests in brain tumours, spinal surgery and trigeminal neuralgia surgery.

Dr Brendan Steinfort

Dr Brendan Steinfort was the inaugural fellow in interventional neuroradiology at Royal North Shore Hospital in 2004, after which he completed another fellowship at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queens Square, London. Dr Steinfort is one of the few INR clinicians in Australia who works exclusively in the field of Interventional Neuroradiology. He continues to lecture nationally and internationally on advanced aspects in his field, in addition to serving on various federal and local committees.

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