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Program

The Hot Topics GP Update course covers the latest evidence on topics related to your everyday practice. Following is the programme for the day.

Cardiovascular

  • Atrial Fibrillation based on latest evidence & guidelines, including new NOAC evidence
  • Hypertension: controversies based around diagnosis, definitions, targets and combination therapy based on latest US Guidelines

Diabetes

  • What next after metformin?
  • Flash glucose monitoring systems (e.g. Freestyle Libre), evidence and implications
  • Diabetes reversal and remission, DiRECT study

MSK

  • Gout, latest guidance including evidence on treating all to a low serum uric acid target

Multimorbidity, Frailty & Medicine for the Elderly

  • Frailty

Women’s Health

  • Breast cancer survivorship and consequences e.g. bone protection, treatment of vasomotor and menopausal symptoms, lymphoedema, psychological consequences etc
  • Vaginal discharge and self-taken swabs

Gastroenterology

  • Reflux…could it be eosinophilic esophagitis?
  • How to manage abnormal LFTs

Mental health

  • Eating Disorders

Prescribing Hot Topics

  • Aspirin
  • Long-term PPIs
  • Gabapentinoids

Neurology

  • Migraine, latest evidence for prophylaxis options

Cancer

  • Earlier diagnosis of colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease in younger people
  • Thrombocytosis as potential cancer marker

Infections

  • Is it really penicillin allergy?
  • Minor illness update (latest evidence on sore throat, otitis media e.g. steroids for sore throat? Evidence for delayed prescribing of antibiotics?)
  • UTI, NSAIDs or antibiotics?

Paediatrics

  • Obstructive sleep apnoea
  • Abdominal Migraine
  • Faltering growth in children

Last 30 minute cases

  • Epilepsy and contraception
  • Renal colic and alpha blockers

The NB Medical / Medcast 'Hot Topics' course provides non-biased, 100% independent course material, prepared and presented by fellow GPs, and we accept NO Pharmaceutical sponsorship or exhibitors.

More about the course

Location

Stamford Plaza Adelaide 150 North Terrace Adelaide SA 5000