On-Floor Education Program

New for 2018, the accredited On-Floor Education program offers Exhibition Pass holders a free taste of the rich diversity of the GPCE conference program for 2018, with a select number of 1 hour education sessions on offer. View the full program below and select your sessions when registering online.

Each Exhibition Pass includes the opportunity to earn 2 CPD points per session on the On-Floor program, entry to daily Keynotes, Saturday's MEDTalks and networking sessions on Friday and Saturday. CPR is available to book for $110pp. 

For any assistance, please contact our team via email on info@gpce.com.au or by phone on 1800 571 960.

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  • On-Floor Program Friday 18 May

    SESSION 1: 8.15AM - 9:45AM

    CPR in General Practice (Category 2, 5 CPD points) SOLD OUT

    MORNING TEA | 9.30AM - 10.00AM

    SESSION 2: 10.00AM - 11.00AM

    Welcome Address and Keynote Session with Dr Norman Swan: The Ageing Myth (Category 2, 2 CPD points)
    Join us for the official welcome address and opening keynote session with Dr Norman Swan, multi-award winning producer and broadcaster of the ABC’s Health Report. GPs are frequently brow-beaten about how our health system is unsustainable because of the ageing population. This is simply not true on both counts: our system is very sustainable and ….. we are NOT ageing. Ageing is NOT the problem. Has Dr Swan taken leave of his senses? Find out by attending this keynote.

    SESSION 3: 11:15AM - 12:45PM

    CPR in General Practice (repeated) SOLD OUT

    GPs and Mental Health Care – making it easier with internet based resources (Category 2, 2 CPD points)
    Follow up of patients who use online mental health resources appears to make a big difference to engagement and adherence, and consequently to patients.  In this session, Dr Jan Orman of Black Dog Institute discusses ways that GPs can use a wide range of reliable Australian internet based resources to improve the quality of the mental health care they deliver, without a big investment of time and energy.

    LUNCH | 12.30PM - 1.30PM

    SESSION 4: 1.30PM - 3.00PM

    CPR in General Practice (repeated) SOLD OUT

    Meeting the challenges of chronic pain management – the GP’s perspective (Category 2, 2 CPD points)
    A multimodal approach is key to the successful management of chronic pain, including lifestyle and supplementary therapies in addition to the appropriate use of medication. This case-based session discusses how to apply a psycho-biomedical approach to chronic pain assessment and management, the role of opioids, and offers practical guidance to chronic pain management in a post OTC-codeine world.

    AFTERNOON TEA | 2.30PM - 3.15PM

    SESSION 5: 3.15PM - 4.45PM

    CPR in General Practice (repeated) SOLD OUT

    Polycystic Kidney Disease (Category 2, 2 CPD points)
    Polycystic Kidney Disease is the most common inherited cystic kidney disease, accounting for 6% of all people diagnosed with kidney failure in Australia.  This case-study based activity covers the clinical features, differential diagnosis and management of PKD, and discusses some of the useful tools available to GPs.

     

    'GPCE KICK OFF' NETWORKING FUNCTION | 4.45PM - 6.00PM 

     

  • On-Floor Program Saturday 19 May

    SESSION 1: 8.15AM - 9:45AM

    CPR in General Practice (Category 2, 5 CPD points) SOLD OUT

    GPs and Mental Health Care – making it easier with internet based resources (Category 2, 2 CPD points)
    Follow up of patients who use online mental health resources appears to make a big difference to engagement and adherence, and consequently to patients.  In this session, Dr Jan Orman of Black Dog Institute discusses ways that GPs can use a wide range of reliable Australian internet based resources to improve the quality of the mental health care they deliver, without a big investment of time and energy.

    MORNING TEA | 9.30AM - 10.00AM

    SESSION 2: 10.00AM - 11.00AM

    Keynote: Innovative nursing in Primary Health Care – opportunities and challenges (Category 2, 2 CPD points)
    The increasing burden of chronic and complex disease has opened the way for development of innovative models of healthcare delivery in primary care. Nurse–led clinics are increasingly seen as the way forward, and several initiatives are now under way to evaluate this model in Australia. This session highlights some of the exciting opportunities and challenges of this new paradigm in healthcare. Discussion points include increasing the scope of practice for primary healthcare nurses, defining advanced nursing practice, workforce development priorities and potential barriers to nursing innovation by the Australian medico-centric funding system.

    SESSION 3: 11:15AM - 12:45PM

    CPR in General Practice (repeated)

    Polycystic Kidney Disease (Category 2, 2 CPD points)
    Polycystic Kidney Disease is the most common inherited cystic kidney disease, accounting for 6% of all people diagnosed with kidney failure in Australia.  This case-study based activity covers the clinical features, differential diagnosis and management of PKD, and discusses some of the useful tools available to GPs.

    LUNCH | 12.30PM - 1.30PM

    SESSION 4: 1.30PM - 3.00PM

    CPR in General Practice (repeated) SOLD OUT

    Meeting the challenges of chronic pain management – the GP’s perspective (Category 2, 2 CPD points)
    A multimodal approach is key to the successful management of chronic pain, including lifestyle and supplementary therapies in addition to the appropriate use of medication. This case-based session discusses how to apply a psycho-biomedical approach to chronic pain assessment and management, the role of opioids, and offers practical guidance to chronic pain management in a post OTC-codeine world.

    AFTERNOON TEA | 2.30PM - 3.15PM

    SESSION 5: 3.15PM - 4.45PM

    CPR in General Practice (repeated)

     

    MEDTALKS & SOCIAL NETWORKING FUNCTION | 4.45PM - 6.30PM 

     

  • On-Floor Program Sunday 20 May

    SESSION 1: 8.15AM - 9:45AM

    CPR in General Practice (Category 2, 5 CPD points) SOLD OUT
    This paramedic-led masterclass provides detailed hands-on instruction in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines.

    Meeting the challenges of chronic pain management – the GP’s perspective (Category 2, 2 CPD points)
    A multimodal approach is key to the successful management of chronic pain, including lifestyle and supplementary therapies in addition to the appropriate use of medication. This case-based session discusses how to apply a psycho-biomedical approach to chronic pain assessment and management, the role of opioids, and offers practical guidance to chronic pain management in a post OTC-codeine world.

    MORNING TEA | 9.30AM - 10.00AM

    SESSION 2: 10.00AM - 11.00AM

    Keynote: Too much Medicine? (Category 2, 2 CPD points)
    The concept of excessive medical testing and overdiagnosis has generated debate in clinical and media circles lately. Are GPs really performing tests that provide no benefit and may even cause harm? This session discusses the evidence.

    SESSION 3: 11:15AM - 12:45PM

    CPR in General Practice (repeated)

    Polycystic Kidney Disease (Category 2, 2 CPD points)
    Polycystic Kidney Disease is the most common inherited cystic kidney disease, accounting for 6% of all people diagnosed with kidney failure in Australia.  This case-study based activity covers the clinical features, differential diagnosis and management of PKD, and discusses some of the useful tools available to GPs.

    LUNCH | 12.30PM - 1.30PM

    SESSION 4: 1.30PM - 3.00PM

    CPR in General Practice (repeated)

    GPs and Mental Health Care – making it easier with internet based resources (Category 2, 2 CPD points)
    Follow up of patients who use online mental health resources appears to make a big difference to engagement and adherence, and consequently to patients.  In this session, Dr Jan Orman of Black Dog Institute discusses ways that GPs can use a wide range of reliable Australian internet based resources to improve the quality of the mental health care they deliver, without a big investment of time and energy.

    AFTERNOON TEA | 2.30PM - 3.15PM

    SESSION 5: 3.15PM - 4.45PM

    CPR in General Practice (repeated) SOLD OUT

     

    EVENT CLOSE: 5PM 

     

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