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Epworth GP webinar: Update for GPs: Advances and New Technology in Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery
UPDATE FOR GPS: ADVANCES AND NEW TECHNOLOGY IN HIP AND KNEE REPLACEMENT SURGERY
Thursday 10th March, 7pm - 8.30pm
3 CPD Points.

SPEAKERS
Mr Matthew Alexander, Mr Dirk van Bavel, Mr Justin Wong – Orthopaedic Surgeons
Are speakers are based across Epworth Richmond and Epworth Eastern.

OVERVIEW
Topic 1: Hip replacements and the different approaches

Mr Matthew Alexander will discuss how to improve patient recovery and outcomes after Total Hip Replacement through advancements in approaches.

Topic 2: Achieving better outcomes after Knee Replacements

Mr Justin Wong will go onto to discuss the strategies that GPs and surgeons can use to improve outcomes after knee replacement surgery, including patient counselling, advancement of prosthesis technology, and the use of robotics.

Topic 3: Alignment theories in TKR

Lastly, Mr Dirk van Bavel will talk about the changes in the way surgeons align knees during knee replacements . This presentation will explain what that means, why we do it and how we do it.

LEARNING OUTCOMES
1. Understand the different approaches for THR and how they aid with patient recovery after surgery.
2. Learn the strategies that GPs and surgeons can implement to optimise patient outcomes after knee replacement surgery
3. Outline the new advancements in knee replacement surgery.

Hosted by Epworth Healthcare, this GP education webinar provides the opportunity for Q&A.

Epworth GP Liaison
P: 03 9483 3111
F: 03 9426 6791
E: gpliaison@epworth.org.au

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