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Dermatology Academy this year will bring you information on skin conditions that are interesting, common and possibly among the most difficult to manage. Led by an independent steering committee of dermatologists, GPs and pharmacists, this meeting is sure to be of great value in your day-to-day general practice.

This seminar is accredited for general practitioners by the RACGP, and for pharmacists by the Australian College of Pharmacy

Date: 28 May, 2016

Location: Pullman on the Park 192 Wellington Parade, Melbourne

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Program Overview:

  • Difficult to treat eczema
  • Update on rosacea
  • Wound dressings or Biopsies and Skin Sampling
  • Urticaria
  • Rashes in children
  • Sponsored Session: Is it ever just a simple fungal infection?
  • Optional CPR

Speakers

Associate Professor Gayle Fischer

Dermatology at University of Sydney Medical School

Professor Rod Sinclair

Professor of Medicine, University of Melbourne

Associate Professor David Orchard

Head, Dermatology Department at Royal Children's Hospital

Associate Professor Geoff Sussman

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Monash University

Dr Samantha Eisman

Sinclair Dermatology, specialising in general dermatology and interest in Hair and Nail Disorders.

Dr Hugh Roberts

Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists; Principal Dermatologist at Peninsula Dermatology

Agenda

  • 8:15am - 8:50am

    Registration

  • 8:50am - 9:00am

    Introduction

  • 9.00am - 9.45am

    Difficult to treat eczema

    After participating in this session GPs & Pharmacists will be able to:
    • Discuss the natural history of eczema, its impact on patients’ quality of life and its common response to treatment
    • Recognise the most common reasons eczema fails to respond adequately to standard treatment or recurs frequently
    • Consider and test for possible alternative diagnoses when eczema proves resistant to common treatments

    Speakers:

    Associate Professor Gayle Fischer

  • 9.45am - 10.30am

    Update on rosacea

    After participating in this session GPs & Pharmacists will be able to:
    • Discuss the pathophysiology of rosacea
    • Identify common exacerbating and relieving factors for a patient’s rosacea
    • Recommend evidence-based treatments for rosacea -their risks and benefits

    Speakers:

    Dr Samantha Eisman

  • 10:30am - 11.00am

    Sponsored session: Is it ever just a simple fungal infection?

    After participating in this session GPs & Pharmacists will be able to:
    • Diagnose common fungal infections and know the prompts for other co-exiting conditions that may also be present
    • Recognise that topical anti-fungal treatments have different spectrum of activity against fungi
    • Understand when to use combination hydrocortisone products and antifungals

    Speakers:

    Professor Rod Sinclair

  • 11:00am - 11.30am

    MORNING TEA

  • 11.30am - 12.30pm

    Demonstration Workshops: Wound Dressings OR Skin Sampling & Biopsies

    (Please be advised that these 2 session run at the same time)

    11.30am - 12.30pm - workshop 1 - Wound Dressings
    After participating in this session GPs & Pharmacists will be able to:
    • Identify the different types of dressings currently available and where they are most effective
    • Systematically assess a wound in order to determine the most appropriate dressing
    • Effectively dress specific wounds eg venous ulcers, burns, wounds with excessive exudate, wounds in awkward-to-dress sites such as ears, fingers

    11.30am - 12.30pm - workshop 2 - Skin Sampling & Biopsies
    After participating in this session GPs & Pharmacists will be able to:
    • Know when a sample/biopsy of a lesion or rash is appropriate and from where this sample/biopsy should be taken
    • Recognise the various biopsy and sampling techniques and where they are most effective
    • Perform biopsy and skin sampling in a manner that ensures maximum usefulness of specimens as well as patient safety

    Speakers:

    Associate Professor Geoff Sussman

    Dr Hugh Roberts

  • 12.30pm - 1.15pm

    LUNCH

  • 1.15pm - 2.00pm

    Urticaria

    After participating in this session GPs & Pharmacists will be able to:
    • Recognise urticaria and distinguish it from other differential diagnoses
    • Discuss the pathophysiology of urticaria, in particular chronic urticaria
    • Have a systematic approach to managing chronic urticarial based on the best available evidence

    Speakers:

    Professor Rod Sinclair

  • 2.00pm - 3.00pm

    Rashes in Children

    After participating in this session GPs & Pharmacists will be able to:
    • Recognise the distinguishing features of common rashes in children including associated systemic signs
    • Identify rashes in children that suggest urgent treatment is necessary to avoid serious adverse outcomes (‘red flag’)
    • Have a systematic approach to managing rashes in children where the diagnosis is not clear cut

    Speakers:

    Associate Professor David Orchard

  • 3.00pm - 4.30pm

    Optional CPR

Purchase a single seminar or become a member.

SINGLE PRICE

  • CAT1 $350
  • CAT2 $300
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    • Plus savings on other offers throughout 2016

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Registration


Contact our Education Team directly

Francesca Lawrence
PH: 02 8484-0896

Alternatively, you can submit a registration form to us directly by downloading our registration form.

Simply complete the form and either email or fax it to us via the below details.

FAX:
02 8484 0777
E: Francesca.Lawrence@cirrusmedia.com.au

Seminar venue

  • Pullman on the Park 192 Wellington Parade, Melbourne.

    A discounted rate for accommodation is available at the hotel for delegates if required. Contact the hotel directly to make a reservation via phone on +61 (3) 9419 2000 or via email at H9875@accor.com.
    Please ensure delegates quote 'GP Education Conference' or Block ID number '64757'.

RACGP accreditation

This organisation is an authorised provider of Accredited Activities under the RACGP QI&CPD Program

ACRRM accreditation

This organisation is an authorised provider of Accredited Activities under the ACRRM Program