Chronic Diseases Symposium

50% of Australians have at least one of eight common chronic conditions (ABS 2015). People who are diagnosed with one or more chronic conditions often have complex health needs, can die prematurely or live a

CPD Points Nursing Allied Health Specialists
  • Date

    Saturday 22nd June 2019

  • Time

    8:00am - 5:00pm

  • Venue

    Melbourne

Event Details

50% of Australians have at least one of eight common chronic conditions (ABS 2015). People who are diagnosed with one or more chronic conditions often have complex health needs, can die prematurely or live a poorer quality of life overall. GPs, specialists, practice managers, nurses and allied health professionals are invited to our Chronic Diseases Symposium to explore this issue in a series of presentations and workshops. 

Program highlights 
  • Aged psychiatry and dementia 
  • Age, anxiety and depression 
  • Complex conversations with the patient who  can no longer stay at home 
  • Recognising and managing heart failure 
  • Reconditioning 
  • Sleep health in obesity and cardiac presentations
  • Clinical updates in osteoarthritis and joint replacement 
  • The triad of mental health, chronic pain and addiction 
  • The patient journey: Prehab, orthopaedic intervention and rehabilitation 
  • Management of chronic pain 
  • Voluntary assisted dying in the context of general practice 

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