Menopause Management Past, Present and Future - Iron Supplement Troubleshooter - Prevention of Preterm Birth in Australia - COVID Update

2021tue20jul7:00 pmtue9:00 pmMenopause Management Past, Present and Future - Iron Supplement Troubleshooter - Prevention of Preterm Birth in Australia - COVID Update

Event Details

Topics and Presenters:

  • COVID Update – A/Prof Nigel Crawford
    Recent outbreaks and clusters in Australia are primarily due to the Delta variant. A/Prof Crawford will provide a detailed practical understanding of this variant as well as the “Delta Plus” and other variants of concern that may end up in Australia. As we pivot toward the Pfizer vaccine, we may start to see cases of myocarditis. It is essential for everyone working in primary care to get up to speed on this. In addition, A/Prof Crawford will explore strategies to improve vaccine uptake and overcome vaccine anxiety and hesitancy, provide an update on clots, and cover any other important developments with significant implications for primary care and the broader community.
  • Menopause Management Past, Present and Future Expert Panel Facilitated by Dr Terri Foran
    Panelist: Dr Sonia Davison, Prof Rod Baber and Dr Sara Whitburn
    This presentation brings together a ‘brains-trust’ in the management of menopause who will take you through the management of menopause looking to the past, present and future.  The panel will attempt to provide a practical approach to treatment based on current available evidence but will also bring their own considerable personal and professional experience to the discussion.
  • Iron Supplement Troubleshooter – Dr Renee Eslick 
    Iron deficiency remains common in Australia, especially in women. In her talk, haematologist, Dr Renee Eslick will describe how the significance of iron deficiency is often not appreciated by patients which is why a dietary approach is frequently unsuccessful. She will also outline the recommended therapies for treating iron deficiency and the importance of close follow-up to check not only compliance but also effectiveness.
  • Prevention of Preterm Birth in Australia – Prof John Newnham AM
    Professor John Newnham AM and Senior Australian of the Year, leads the Australian Preterm Birth Prevention Alliance whose goal is to safely lower the rate of preterm birth in Australia. The seven major interventions will be discussed. The significance of recent research regarding the importance of maintaining pregnancies till 39 weeks will be counterpoised against a recent tendency towards elective early birth.

RACGP
4 CPD activity points applied for

ACRRM
2 hours under the Educational Activities Category applied for

Pharmacists
Currently seeking accreditation

Time

(Tuesday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST

Location

Online