Title: Coordinating complex care – a case study approach
Date: Thursday 17 August, 2023
Time: 7.00pm – 8.30pm
Where: Webinar via Zoom. Dial in from your PC/laptop/mobile phone/tablet
Program: Case Study presentation with Q&A
Patients requiring complex care require synthesis of their overlapping issues and clear prioritisation of the approach. Epworth offers an ideal location for complex care with every speciality and procedure available, along with a strong multifaceted allied health team, to drive medical and functional outcomes.
Dr Ronan O'Donovan, General Medicine Physician
Dr George Heriot, Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases Physician
Outline case 1: (Dr Ronan O'Donovan) – raised inflammatory markers FI – goals of admission / selection of appropriate subspecialists and coordination of investigations/ ownership of patient/ discharge and follow up/ communication.
Outline case 2: (Dr Ronan O'Donovan) – discussion of management dilemma of young female with established gastroparesis, portacath and PEJ in situ, on morphine from a private physician for chronic pain syndrome, malnutrition, prev bacteraemia with environmental organisms.
Outline case 3 (Dr George Heriot) - a young woman with a plurality of diagnoses and specialists but a unitary explanation – the luxury and importance of inpatient assessment.
- Compare/ contrast internal medicine approach to complex care vs the GP model
- Outline a patient group in your practice who would benefit from internal medicine input
- Approved for Educational Activities (EA) 1.5 HRs
To register, please provide the following details and a confirmation ticket will be sent to your email.
- First name and surname
- Email address
- RACGP number or ACRRM number
- Practice name
- Practice suburb and postcode
Please direct your enquiries to [email protected]
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