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Respiratory Update
Norwest Private Hospital invites General Practitioners and Allied Health professionals to attend this live, online and interactive meeting with Dr Benjamin Ng and Dr Subash Srikantha.

Activity ID: 263294

This webinar will discuss management of common lung conditions including Asthma & COPD. Discussion around investigating lung nodule detection & cancer pathways will also be covered. This will include looking at different investigations required for a diagnosis of each of the problems. Provide an overview of patient treatment and management plans & assist GP's in the diagnosis & management pathways for common respiratory presentations and provide pathways for referral.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Explain the management of asthma and COPD including the role of biologicals and puffers
2. Discuss conservative versus aggressive management in primary care of asthma and COPD
3. Develop a systematic approach to further assessing suspected lung nodules with history, examination and appropriate investigations
4. Describe role of diagnostic technology to clarify aetiology of lung nodules
5. Utilise appropriate referral pathways for management of lung nodules


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Jul 28, 2021 07:00 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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Speakers

Dr Benjamin Ng
Respiratory & Sleep Medicine Physician @Nepean Lung & Sleep & Ivy Medical Specialists
Dr Benjamin Ng is a Respiratory & Sleep Medicine Physician. His practices are located in Kingswood, Bella Vista. Special interests include: Bronchial valve therapy, Endoscopic Lung Volume Reduction (ELVR) Respiratory and Sleep Physician
Dr Subash Srikantha
Respiratory and Sleep Physician @Norwest Respiratory & Sleep
Dr. Subash Srikantha is a Respiratory and Sleep Physician with private consulting rooms at Bellavista. He is a VMO at the Norwest Private Hospital. He completed his medical degree at the University of Melbourne and underwent specialist training in Respiratory and Sleep medicine at Liverpool Hospital and Royal North Shore Hospital. His practice covers a wide range of respiratory and sleep conditions including Asthma, COPD, lung infections, lung cancer and sleep disorders (Sleep apnoea, Insomnia, Narcolepsy and Parasomnias). He is a Conjoint associate lecturer at the University of New South Wales and has been involved in the teaching of medical students and GP colleagues.