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Women Ageing Well - GPs role in supporting healthy ageing in women Members login for free access About RACGP online events

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Type: On-demand
Recorded: 3 Aug 2021

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Women Ageing Well - GPs role in supporting healthy ageing in women

On-demand recorded 3 Aug 2021

Good health is powerful! Join us for webinar one in our Jean Hailes Women’s Health Week partnership series as we look at the role of GPs in supporting healthy ageing in women. Our presenters will focus on the topics of menopause, anxiety and mental health with the goal of women ageing well. This includes:

  • What menopause is, it's symptoms and management
  • A brief introdiction to MHT (Menopause Hormone Therapy)
  • Mid-life consults with women
  • Identify management tools in long-term chronic illnesses common for women in mid and older life, including Alzheimer's disease, cardiovascular disease, and osteoporosis.

Learning outcomes

  1. Describe what menopause is, including the short and long-term health issues facing women from mid-life and beyond
  2. Identify management tools in long-term chronic illness common for in women mid and older life, including Alzheimer’s disease, cardiovascular disease, and osteoporosis
  3. Apply management and health screening tools for mid-life women as part of an overall health care management plan
This event attracts 2 CPD points

This event attracts 2 CPD points

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Facilitator

Dr Sara Whitburn

Sara is a GP specialising in reproductive and sexual health care. She holds diplomas in obstetrics and gynaecology, child health, family planning and sexual health and is a qualified lactation consultant.

Presenters

Dr Sonia Davison
Endocrinologist with a special interest in Women's Health

Dr Sonia Davison MBBS FRACP PhD, is an Endocrinologist with a special interest in Women's Health. She is a Clinical Fellow at Jean Hailes for Women’s Health and has an adjunct appointment at the Women’s Health Research Program, Monash University, Victoria, Australia. Sonia is in private practice at the Melbourne Endocrine Clinic, Malvern, and at Jean Hailes for Women's Health. Her PhD and postdoctoral research examined sex steroid physiology in women, including measurement of androgens and their relationships with age, mood, sexual function and cognition. Sonia is President of the Australasian Menopause Society and former editor of its newsletter, ‘Changes’.

Dr Fatima Khan
BMS Accredited Menopause Specialist

Dr Fatima Khan MBBS, BSc, DRCOG, MRCGP, FRACGP, is a highly skilled Peri-Menopause and Menopause Specialist with a holistic approach to women’s physical, emotional and mental wellbeing. She completed her medical training in the United Kingdom from Imperial College London in 2007 achieving a Bachelor in Medicine and Bachelor in Surgery. She also achieved a Bachelor in Science in Pharmacology and Therapeutics with publication of her research. Dr Fatima has an Advanced Menopause Certification accredited from the British Menopause Society and Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists after training extensively at Kings College Hospital London. In addition to seeing patients at Agora Specialist Centre, Epworth Hospital Richmond, she is also involved in the regular teaching of University of Melbourne medical students at Epworth Clinical School.

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