Event details:

Title: 5 Fast-Track updates for GPs
Overview: GPs are invited to join 5 Epworth Specialists for a rotation of short presentations with case discussions / Q&A on common conditions in General Practice.

Date: Wednesday 8 May 2024
Time: 6.00pm - 9.15pm

  • Register and meet the specialists from 6.00pm
  • Entree and Presentations at 6.30pm
  • Close of evening 9.15pm

Where: Mount Erica Hotel - Private Dining Room: 420 High St, Prahran VIC 3181
Catering: Dinner and beverages provided
Host: Epworth Richmond

Specialists/Topic/Learning outcomes:

  1. New technologies for treating Knee Osteoarthritis: case-based discussions
    with Mr Matthew Alexander, Orthopaedic Surgeon (Hip, Knee, Sports, Trauma)
    Learning Outcome: Discuss the contemporary surgical options available for managing patients with knee osteoarthritis
  2. The 4 pillars of Heart Failure Management
    with Dr Chris Anthony, Advanced Cardiac Imaging and General Cardiologist
    Learning Outcome: Explain the aim to have HFrEF patients on the 4 pillars of GDMT: ARNI + BB + MRA + SGLT2I
  3. Arthritis of the Shoulder
    with Dr Pamela Boekel, Orthopaedic Surgeon (Shoulder, Elbow, Sports Trauma)
    Learning Outcome: Outline the types of shoulder arthritis and treatment options
  4. Bariatric Surgery Guidelines
    with Dr Daniel Foley, Upper GI, Bariatric & General Surgeon
    Learning Outcome: Identify key differences in old selection criteria vs new for bariatric surgery
  5. The new paradigm in managing cutaneous NMSCs
    with Dr Vachara Niumsawatt, Plastic Surgeon
    Learning Outcome: Discuss the clinical and surgical management of Non Melanoma Skin Cancers (NMACs).


  • Pending 1.5 CPD Hours (1 Hr Educational Activity & 0.5 hr Reviewing Performance)

Event Registration

To register, please provide the following details and a confirmation ticket will be sent to your email. 

  • First name and surname
  • RACGP number or ACRRM number
  • Practice name
  • Practice suburb and postcode

Please direct your enquiries to [email protected]

Download the event flyer for complete information.