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190926 - Parkinsons Disease and Urology Update 2020

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Start Date
Face to face
2 hours

Recognise and manage patients appropriate for newer technologies/interventions and treatments for Parkinson’s Disease, Prostrate cancer and other common urological conditions

Relevance to General Practice

GPs need to become familiar with device assisted therapies for Parkinson’s Disease so that they are able to recognise and manage appropriate patients for these. The urology talk is relevant to GPs as it will cover the latest developments in the investigation and treatment of the commonest urological conditions that patients present with to GPs.

Learning outcomes
  • Develop knowledge of current oral pharmacologic therapies for PD.
  • Demonstrate an appreciation of Psychiatric and Allied Health treatment strategies for PD.
  • Increase familiarity with Device Assisted Therapies for PD including apomorphine, Duo-dopa and Deep Brain Stimulation.
  • Outline current guidelines for prostate cancer screening and the medicare rebate for specialist referred prostate MRI
  • Discuss the latest agents for the management of overactive bladder, options for management of recurrent UTIs in women, emerging treatments for BPH and recent developments in medications for erectile dysfunction
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    • Communication with family, carers and others involved in the care of the patient is appropriate and clear

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    • Diagnosis and management is evidence-based and relevant to the needs of the patient

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    • The patterns and prevalence of disease are incorporated into screening and management practices

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    • Professional knowledge and skills are effectively shared with others

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Adult health
    • Care of older people
    • Men's health
    • Women's health
    • Oncology and palliative care
    Partnering organisations


    190926 - Parkinsons Disease and Urology Update 2020
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    2 hours
    Start Date
    CPD Points
    4 cpd
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