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Course description

Masterclasses are an exciting new series of interactive online professional development for GPs, nurses and midwives with a clinical interest in reproductive and sexual health. Offered four times a year, each Masterclass provides a deep focus on a single topic of clinical interest with presentations, challenging case studies and Q&A by experts selected for their specialist knowledge of each subject area. Real time, online delivery enables you to participate in any location of your choice.

04 Aug 2021 | 6:00PM-8:00PM

Dr Giselle Crawford | An Update on Assisted Reproductive Technologies for GPs

Clinical Associate Professor Deborah Bateson | Introducing a New 24/4 Progestogen Only Pill with a 24-hour Missed Pill Window

This Masterclass will provide an update on the most up to date management approaches for infertility including everything you need to know about the latest assisted reproductive technologies by Dr Giselle Crawford. Dr Crawford is a Fertility Specialist with over 10 years of experience in obstetrics and gynaecology who is actively engaged in reproductive endocrinology and infertility research and has a passion for education and training.

This will be followed by a case-based presentation by Clinical A/Prof Deborah Bateson, Medical Director of Family Planning NSW, on a new drospirenone-only pill which acts as a reliable anovulant and has a long 24-hour missed pill window. This new pill is likely to become available in Australia from early August 2021 and will offer an additional contraceptive option for those who either can’t or prefer not to use an estrogen-containing method. These presentations will be followed by a lively and  interactive Q&A session facilitated by Dr Clare Boerma.

Presenters: Dr Giselle Crawford, Clinical Associate Professor Deborah Bateson, Dr Clare Boerma

20 Sept 2021 | 6:00PM-8:00PM

Dr Kuan-Chi Wang | Optimising Breast Health current screening modalities and management of breast symptoms.

Dr Sarah Callister and Clinical A/Prof Deborah Bateson  |  An Update on the Key Issues within the National Cervical Screening Program

This Masterclass will provide an essential update on the latest changes in the worlds of  breast and cervical screening as well as a case based approach to the management of common breast symptoms including breast lumps. Breast screening has come a long way  since the national program began in 1991 and we will review the role of screening mammography, its advantages and disadvantages including current controversies in breast density, and consider the place of newer technologies including digital breast tomosynthesis, ultrasound and MRI. It is also now nearly 5-years since the introduction of the renewed National Cervical Screening Program which is predicted deliver a reduction in cervical cancer incidence and mortality of up to 30%, and we will review important Program updates in relation the management of intermediate risk results, self-collection as well as the role of the co-test and the Provider Portal of the National Registry.

Who should attend?

GPs, nurses and midwives with a clinical interest in reproductive and sexual health. 

Course structure

Online webinar via Zoom

2 hours of presentation, case studies and interactive discussion

Eligibility / Prerequisite

Experience and knowledge in reproductive and sexual health.

Participants are required to have access to a suitable device with webcam, headset or speakers and microphone and adequate internet access.



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Recognition / Accreditation

 This education is a CPD Activity under the RACGP CPD Program for the 2020-2022 Triennium. The activity ID is 184305.
This course is equivalent to 2 hours to meet the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) requirements for CPD.

Further information

Contact: Course Administration Unit, Education Services

Phone: (02) 8752 4300 press 1 for Education Services

Email: education@fpnsw.org.au

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