Event details:

Title: Common Rheumatic Diseases in General Practice


Rheumatic diseases are uncommon yet commonly seen in primary care practice. This presentation aims to provide an update to General Practitioners on Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis, Inflammatory v/s non-inflammatory back pain, GCA, Osteoarthritis, Glucocorticoid injections and perioperative management of antirheumatic medications in patients with rheumatic diseases. The talk includes case presentations and discussion, as well as Q and A sessions.

Presenter: Dr Champa Nataraja, Rheumatologist Epworth Eastern & Monash Medical Centre
Chair: Dr Tim Bennett, Rheumatologist 

Date: Tuesday 26 March, 2024
Time: Register and meet the specialists from 6.00pm - Dinner and Presentations from 6.30pm – 9.00pm
Where: Mister Bianco - 26-28 Cotham Rd Kew, VIC 3102  
Catering: Dinner and beverages provided
Parking: Ample carparking available behind restaurant, enter via Fenton Ave

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify underlying rheumatic conditions
  • Initiate appropriate investigations prior to rheumatology referral in a timely manner


  • 2 CPD Hours (1 Hour Educational Activity & 1 hour Reviewing Performance)

Event Registration

To register, please provide the following details:

  • First name and surname
  • RACGP number or ACRRM number
  • Practice name
  • Practice suburb and postcode
  • Download the flyer for complete information

Please direct your enquiries to [email protected]

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