The Australian Diabetes Society as undertaken a commitment to provide ongoing education in diabetes management for general practitioners to enable them to provide better evidence based care for people with diabetes. The ADS will be conducting a series of day seminars and workshops for general practitioners. The focus of these sessions will be on providing GPs with information and skills to facilitate their day to day care of people with diabetes. The program will draw upon the key issues identified through our consultation with general practitioners. The seminars will be conducted by prominent local diabetologists, with an additional goal being to build relationships between GPs and their local diabetes services. The 2012 ADS GP Training Days will be held in city hotels on:-
Please register your interest in attending the ADS GP Training Day now to the ADS Secretariat at: firstname.lastname@example.org and please check the ADS website for the latest information.
The topics covered include:
- New diagnostic criteria for diabetes
- Initiating and adjusting insulin
- Management of diabetic foot disease
- New agents for treating diabetes
- Management of diabetic complications
- And others!
There will be interactive workshops to improve your diabetes management skills.
It is anticipated that the ADS GP Training Days in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane will carry out 40 Category 1 QI&CPD points accreditation with the RACGP.
Registration will be $198 and includes all materials and catering. Please register by visiting http://members.asnevents.com.au/register/event/1174. Numbers are limited at each GP Training Day so pre-registration is essential!
Please click on the city name to see the provisional program for the GP Training Day in that city:-
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For further enquiries about the GP Training Days conducted, please visit the official ADS GP Training Day website at: http://www.adsgpeducation.org or contact the meeting secretariat, ASN Events on telephone 03 5983 2400 or email: email@example.com.
This course has been organised by the Australian Diabetes Society – the peak medical and scientific professional body on diabetes in Australia. Funding has been assisted by the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS). The NDSS is an initiative of the Australian Government administered by Diabetes Australia.
GP Training Day Flyer:
Registered GPs can access presentations from the GP Training Days online.