Let's talk prostate cancer - General Practitioner Educational Evening

Date: Thursday 29 August 2024
Time: 1745-2100
Venue: Goldfields Exhibition & Eureka Room, Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
Cost: This is a complimentary event for General Practitioners

This unique opportunity that brings together clinical urology, radiation oncology, pathology, medical oncology, nursing, pelvic floor physiotherapy, exercise physiology, psychology and general practice as well as prostate cancer clinical and research updates.

Topics for GP session
A practical guide for prostate cancer testing in 2024.
Review of guidelines for the early diagnosis of prostate cancer in Australia.
"Can't get it up!" - an expert panel on managing sexual dysfunction post prostate cancer treatment.

Includes case studies and expert panel discussion. 

Learning Outcomes
By the end of this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Interpret PSA results within the context of the male patient's life stage and situation.
2. Outline contributory conditions and causes of male sexual dysfunction.
3. List treatment options and resources for patients with sexual dysfunction available in the primary care setting.

Dr Jane Crowe, GP & Moderator.
Dr Peter Swindle, Urologist.
A/Prof David Smith, Epidemiologist & Health Service Researcher.
Dr Pras Sivam, Urologist & Uro-oncologist.
Ms Evie Mertens, Urology Nurse Practitioner.
Mr Max Rutherford, Psychologist.

2 CPD Educational Activity hours.
0.5 CPD Reviewing Performance hour (optional activity).
5 CPD Measuring Outcomes hours (optional activity)

1745Arrival & Registration
1745-1900Join us for drinks and canapes with an opportunity to view our prostate cancer industry exhibitors in the Conference Welcome Industry Reception
1900-1905Dr Jane Crowe - General Practitioner, Australian Prostate Centre
1905-1945Topic 1 - Prostate Cancer
Dr Peter Swindle, Urologist, QProstate - Queensland Prostate Clinic 
A practical guide for prostate cancer testing in 2024

A/Prof David Smith - Researcher, Daffodil Centre NSW
Review of Guidelines for the Early Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer in Australia

Q&A with Audience
1945-2000Light refreshments will be served
2000-2100Topic 2 - "Can't get it up" - an Expert Panel on Managing Sexual Dysfunction Post Prostate Cancer Treatment
Dr Jane Crowe, GP, Australian Prostate Centre; Dr Prassannah Satasivam, Urologist and Uro-Oncologist, Australian Prostate Centre & Northern Health; Ms Evie Mertens, Urology Nurse Practitioner, Australian Prostate Centre & Bendigo Health; Mr Max Rutherford, Psychologist, Australian Prostate Centre & Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Presentation by Dr Prassannah Satasivam, Urologist and Uro-Oncologist

Presentation by Ms Evie Mertens, Urology Nurse Practitioner

Tea and coffee will be served

Male sexual dysfunction case studies discussion with expert panel

Q&A with Audience

Session close

Please note this education event is for GPs only.  If you are a nurse or allied health practitioner, you may be interested in registering to attend the main prostate cancer conference.  The conference program details are available at www.prostatecancerconference.org.au  
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