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167118 - The Role of the GP in managing Obesity & Orthopaedics

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The Sydney private Hospital Hospital, would like to invite you to a compelling evening of discussion on what orthopaedic services this hospital has to offer your patients. From Orthopaedics To managing the bariatric patient. These educational talks will provide you with a multidisciplinary approach that can be offered to your patients during their surgical experience. This hospital takes pride in the services it offers. Patients don't need to go from one place to another, this hospital has all services at the one destination. 
Topics include areas of orthopaedics such as shoulder, hip & knee replacement. Bariatric management. Mediations surrounding surgery & which patients require sleep studies. Presentations are presented by highly qualified medical staff that work at this hospital.

Relevance to General Practice

The presentation that will be delivered during this GP event will give the GP a broader knowledge from many different orthopaedic specialties. This event allows The Sydney Private Hospital to show case their services that the GP’s may find of benefits to their patients. 
General Practitioners have to see many patients from various specialties in their day to day activities. When referring patients to various specialties GP’s may lack knowledge in this area which effectives the quality of the referral.(1) 
The Sydney Private Hospital has a unique opportunity to offer rehabilitation within their facilities as well as Delmar offering the surgical experience for shoulder, knee & hip replacement surgeries. This rehabilitation approach both pre-operatively & post-operatively allows the patient to receive a specified patient plan which will encourage shorter hospitalisation within their stay in these hospitals. (2)

Learning outcomes

  • Recognise the importance of multidisciplinary care of patients within the hospital network
  • Application of diagnostic tools to the musculoskeletal patient within the general practitioners practice
  • Effectively identifies potential orthopaedic diagnosis & management options
  • Identifies the role of the general practitioner and the role of the hospital in Bariatric treatments
167118 - The Role of the GP in managing Obesity & Orthopaedics
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