Event details:

Title: PE and pulmonary hypertension for GPs
Speaker: Dr Anna Dunn, Respiratory Physician
Date: Wednesday 14 October 2020
Time: 1.00pm - 2.00pm
Where: Zoom Webinar- dial in from your PC/laptop/mobile phone/tablet
Program: Presentation with integrated Q&A

Session Overview

Dr Anna Dunn will provide an update on two respiratory conditions relevant in a general practice setting to highlight medical management and referral red flags.

Pulmonary embolism:

  • managing patients long term with PE including duration of anticoagulation, choice of anticoagulation and the role of long term prophylaxis.
  • when and how to investigate patients with unprovoked PE for underlying malignancy.
  • PE in pregnancy.
  • hormonal contraception causing PE.
  • post PE breathlessness and red flags for referral.

Pulmonary hypertension:

  • an overview of PH and how it manifests
  • the most common causes
  • basics of treatment of PH including complications of treatment that GPs should be aware of
  • red flags and when to refer

Event Registration

Spaces are limited

Please RSVP by providing the following details and a Zoom webinar link will be sent to your email.

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

Please direct your enquiries to [email protected]

Download the event flyer for complete information.