Saturday 4 June 2022 - 1.30-5.00pm (Face-to-face only)
Face-to-face only - all delegates are requested to wear a mask and P2 masks will be available on registration.
The Victoria Hotel, 215 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria
This update on Menopause is aimed at GP's, gynaecologists, endocrinologists and other health professionals who are seeking a comprehensive review of the current issues that face them in the diagnosis and management of menopausal symptoms.
Presentations will include case studies and there will be time for questions.
- Menopause consultation: A structured approach to decision-making
- Prescribing MHT: Evidence base, tips, tricks and practice pearls
- Non-hormonal treatment for troublesome symptoms of menopause: what’s the evidence?
- MHT in difficult circumstances
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Dr Karen Magraith BMBS FRACGP
Karen is the President of the Australasian Menopause Society. She graduated from Flinders University and spent 6 years in Darwin before returning to Adelaide, where she worked until 2007. Karen currently works in general practice in Hobart, where she is involved in registrar training. She has had a longstanding interest in women's health and has been a member of AMS since 2004.
Karen recognises that most menopause medicine occurs in general practice, where the GP is in a unique position to manage the medical, gynaecological and psychosocial issues in an integrated way.
Karen is keen to promote the role of the AMS in educating and supporting a wide variety of GPs, to enable them to provide high quality health care to women.
Dr Sonia Davison MBBS FRACP PhD
Dr Sonia Davison is an Endocrinologist with a special interest in Women’s Health. She is a Clinical Fellow at Jean Hailes for Women’s Health and has an adjunct appointment at the Women’s Health Research Program, Monash University.
Sonia is in private practice in Victoria at the Melbourne Endocrine Clinic and at Jean Hailes for Women's Health. Her PhD and postdoctoral research examined sex steroid physiology in women, including measurement of androgens and their relationships with age, mood, sexual function and cognition.
Sonia is the immediate Past-President of the AMS and was the editor of AMS’s Changes magazine for nine years.
Dr Elizabeth Farrell AM MBBS HonLLD FRANZCOG FRCOG
Dr Elizabeth Farrell is a gynaecologist and Medical Director of Jean Hailes for Women's Health. She consults at the Jean Hailes Medical Centres in East Melbourne and Clayton, and also at a monthly clinic at the Foster and Toora Medical Centre, Foster.
Elizabeth enjoys being a role model for younger professional women, encouraging them to find a passion in their work and provide healthcare and education for our community. She finds working with women a profound privilege.
In 2009, Elizabeth was awarded the Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for service to medicine in the field of women's health, particularly obstetrics and gynaecology.
Clinical Associate Professor Amanda Vincent MBBS BMedSci(Hons) PhD FRACP
Clinical Associate Professor Amanda Vincent is a Consultant Endocrinologist with the Department of Endocrinology, Monash Health, Clayton, working in the Menopause Clinic and the Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism Unit.
She is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Monash University’s Centre for Health Research and Implementation, School of Public Health Preventive Medicine. She is a Past-President of the AMS, a current Board Member of the International Menopause Society and an Associate Editor of Climacteric.
AMS members: free
AMS non-members: $50 (GSTinc)
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RACGP 6 points
ACRRM 3 points
Thank you to Besins for the unrestricted education grant that has made this workshop possible.
Content updated April 2022