Melbourne General Practice Education Day 2018

Melbourne General Practice Education Day 2018
Saturday 20 October 2018, Melbourne Convention Centre


Confirmed Program:


  • CV Risk and Testosterone – Fact Vs Fiction Prof Mathis Grossmann, Physician-Scientist; Head of Andrology, Austin Health
  • An Overview of the 2018 Australian Heart Failure Guidelines for GPs

Respiratory & Sleep

  • A Practical Guide to Melatonin for Insomnia
  • COPD – Device Workshop Dr Michael Ho, Consultant Respiratory and Sleep Physician; Director, Monash Sleep Centre
  • COPD – Therapeutic Update

Infectious Diseases

  • Traveller’s Diarrhoea  – A Guide to Assessment, Management and Prevention Dr Bernard Hudson, Microbiologist and Infectious Diseases Physician; Head, Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Royal North Shore Hospital
  • Meningitis in Adolescents  – An Update on This Important Emerging Issue Dr James Newcombe, Microbiologist and Infectious Diseases Physician; NSW Health Pathology
  • Identifying and Managing the Impacts of a Post-Polio History Dr Stephen de Graaff, Rehabilitation Physician; Clinical Advisory Group Member- Polio Australia, Epworth HealthCare


  • Type 2 Diabetes and Renal Impairment  – How to Manage
  • SGLTs – First Option for Second Line Therapy?
  • Diabetic Eye  – Practical Advice for GPs Dr Peter van Wijngaarden, Ophthalmologist; University of Melbourne; Deputy Director, Centre for Eye Research Australia


  • Update of Clinical Aspects of Anaphylaxis Dr Kymble Spriggs, Allergist and Immunologist; Consultant Physician, Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Allergic Rhinitis – Optimising Management


  • Current Migraine Prevention and Management A/Prof Richard Stark, Neurologist; Deputy Head of Unit, Neurology Department, Alfred Hospital; Department of Medicine, Monash University
  • Low Grade Chronic Pancreatitis – Are You Missing It? Dr Andrew J Metz, Gastroenterologist and Interventional Endoscopist; Director of Endoscopy, Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Atypical Opioids – Practical Guide to Initiation, Dosing and Titration


  • Using Digital Technology to Improve Clinical Practice Outcomes A/Prof Jared Dart, GP and Adjunct Associate Professor, Bond University
  • Vit B, Vit D and Other Nutrients For Depression – Do They Help? Prof Michael Berk, Psychiatrist; NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow, Alfred Deakin Chair of Psychiatry, Deakin University and Barwon Health

 * Subject to change, please see for updates.


What are the benefits of attending Healthed seminars?

  • Attending this event will keep delegates up to date with some of the most exciting, current,
    & challenging health issues.
  • Attendance also contributes to your continuing professional development requirements
    for all health professionals.


16 Category 2 CPD points approved by RACGP.

OPTIONAL ALM: 40 Category 1 CPD points approved by RACGP.

8 Core PDP points approved by ACRRM.

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