GP webinars

Infertility webinar series

Join the Genea Infertility for GPs Webinar Series over the next few months to build your fertility knowledge and receive world leading advice to share with your patients.

This series of webinars covers key information about assessing your patients presenting with difficulty conceiving and other fertility issues. Genea Fertility Specialists will explain common conditions, outline treatment approaches including which tests to order and give advice on who to refer and when.

Each webinar is RACGP accredited and will attract two CPD points.​

Note: The GP Webinar Series is for Medical Practitioners only. If you are a patient, please visit this webinar page.

SEP 23

Endometriosis & Infertility

Speaker: Dr Tween Low | Location: Zoom (AEST) | Date: 23 September 2020 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Experienced Fertility Specialist, Dr Tween Low will discuss the relationship between endometriosis and infertility including advice on how to manage young women with endometriosis in a primary care setting, the current recommended management of infertile patients with endometriosis and when to refer on to a Fertility Specialist.

This webinar is approved for 2 RACGP points.
OCT 14

Pregnancy Interrupted: Miscarriage - heartbreaking but surprisingly common

Speaker: Dr Derek Lok | Location: Zoom (AEST) | Date: 14 October 2020 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
GPs are often the first point of contact for people experiencing recurrent miscarriage, a condition which affects approximately 1 in 100 women. It has a significant impact and is chronic, requiring GP involvement. Dr Derek Lok discusses current research into recurrent miscarriage and provides GPs with comprehensive up to date knowledge that they can apply to their own practices

This webinar is approved for 2 RACGP points.
OCT 21

Fertility Preservation for Medical and Social Indications

Speaker: Dr Rachael Rodgers | Location: Zoom (AEST) | Date: 21 October 2020 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age is a key factor in a woman's ability to conceive, a fact increasingly being recognised by women. This growing understanding of the finite nature of fertility, means more women are investigating Egg Freezing and consulting their GP for advice. This educational event will help GPs become more knowledgeable on the dilemma facing many young women and give them an understanding of who egg freezing is suitable for and how to advise, counsel and refer patients. Dr Rachael Rodgers will explain the processes involved in egg freezing and outline expected patient outcomes. This meeting will also provide an overview of fertility preservation for medical indications.

This webinar is approved for 2 RACGP points.
OCT 27

Pre-pregnancy genetic screening: Mastering the art and science

Speaker: Professor Steve Robson | Location: Zoom (AEST) | Date: 27 October 2020 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Carrier screening for recessive and X-linked conditions before pregnancy is a recommendation of both the RACGP and RANZCOG.  However, the counselling required before testing - and handling of results - can challenge even the most experienced GP.  There is enormous scope for adverse medicolegal consequences of mishandling this important part of pre-pregnancy care. This seminar aims to provide a sound basis to help GPs master reproductive carrier screening for their patients.  Professor Steve Robson is the first obstetrician appointed to the Office of the Gene Technology Regulator, an NHMRC Principal Committee member, and part of Mackenzie's Mission.

This webinar is approved for 2 RACGP points.
NOV 04

Conceiving the Inconceivable: How genetic screening could benefit your patients

Speaker: Dr Sonal Karia | Location: Zoom (AEST) | Date: 04 November 2020 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
1 in 6 patients will struggle to fall pregnant and the majority of miscarriages are due to chromosomal abnormalities. Dr Sonal Karia discusses genetic screening options within IVF, how genetic testing using fertility treatment helps improve patient outcomes and advises GPs how to identify the key indicators of when a patient should be referred to a fertility specialist.

This webinar is approved for 2 RACGP points.
NOV 11

The Latest Advancements in Assisted Reproduction Technology

Speaker: Dr Cheryl Phua | Location: Zoom (AEST) | Date: 11 November 2020 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The GP plays an important role in the diagnosis, assessment and management of couples struggling the conceive including history taking, performing initial investigations and finally referral to a fertility specialist if appropriate. Therefore, there is a growing need for GPs to increase their awareness of advancements in ART and ensure they have the most up to date knowledge on how the latest advancements in technologies assist patients in achieving better outcomes.

This webinar is approved for 2 RACGP points.
NOV 18

Fertility Optimisation in general practice

Speaker: Dr Tim Chang | Location: Zoom (AEST) | Date: 18 November 2020 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Experienced Fertility Specialist Dr Tim Chang explains the myriad of fertility tests available to GPs, how to identify issues that warrant early referral to a fertility specialist as well as discussing modifiable factors that GPs can investigate and treat prior to a fertility specialist referral.

This webinar is approved for 2 RACGP points.
DEC 03

Complex Fertility patient’s: investigations and treatment options

Speaker: Dr Anthony Marren | Location: Zoom (AEST) | Date: 03 December 2020 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Unexplained infertility can be frustrating for patients, and challenging for the Health Care Professionals involved. Join Dr Anthony Marren in provision of insight into new pathways of investigation in finding possible contributory causes inhibiting conception, and treatment options when working with complex traits and diseases.

This webinar is approved for 2 RACGP points.