Geriatric Management for General Practitioner

Join us for an evening session to explore Geriatric Management for General Practitioners.

St Vincent's Private Hospital Werribee invites all General Practitioners to attend this online and interactive educational webinar with Mr Siva Chandrasekaran (Orthopaedic Surgeon), Mr Henry To (General Surgeon), Mr Girish Nair (Neurosurgeon),  Mr Iain Skinner (Colorectal), & Mr Jalal Zamani (Interventional Cardiologist)

6:30PM - 8:40PM
Tuesday, 09 November 2021
Online (Zoom)

Event Information

Over the past few decades, life expectancy has increased dramatically around the globe. As older Australians are a rapidly growing proportion of the population, understanding and adopting to the shift of this cohort is crucial for General Practitioners to provide high-level patient care for the community.

The sessions will start at 6:30PM, and all attendees receive CPD activity points. Sessions are online (via Zoom) and are designed to be both interactive with plenty of opportunity for Q&A. We look forward to seeing you there!

Speakers and Topics:

Mr Girish Nair (Neurosurgeon),
Topic – Understanding lumbar back pain in the aging spine

Mr Siva Chandrasekaran (Orthopaedic Surgeon),
Topic – Management of joint pain in the elderly

Mr Jalal Zamani (Interventional Cardiologist),
Topic – Pre-operative medical assessment of surgical patients.

Mr Henry To (General Surgeon)
Topic – Post-operative care for major surgery

Mr Iain Skinner (Colorectal Surgeon)
Topic – Colorectal Cancer in the older patient – do we have to be cruel to be kind?