GP Webinar Series

Welcome to season two of Genea’s Infertility for GP’s webinar series.

You’re invited to join the webinar series to build your fertility knowledge and receive world leading advice to share with your patients. Practical sessions with Genea Fertility Specialists will explain common conditions, outline treatment approaches including which tests to order and give advice on who to refer and when.

Note: These GP events are for Medical Practitioners only. If you are a patient, please visit this event page.

SEP 28

Five things to consider when ordering non-invasive prenatal screening for your patients

Speaker: Kate Ellis | Location: Zoom (AEST) | Date: 28 September 2021 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Numerous companies now offer Non-invasive prenatal screening, many on different technology platforms. Healthcare Professionals face the new challenge of ensuring their patients are appropriately counselled on the limitations and benefits of NIPT, but this is complex as the specific technical differences of the platforms alter the counselling. Further, NIPT platforms are continuing to evolve providing increasing options for patients adding to the complexity of counselling. Our Senior Genetic Counsellor, Katie Ellis will discuss five things to consider before ordering non-invasive prenatal screening for your patient.

OCT 06

Fertility Preservation for Medical and Social Indications

Speaker: Dr Rachael Rodgers | Location: Zoom (AEST) | Date: 06 October 2021 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.
OCT 12

Managing Gynaecological Emergencies

Speaker: Dr Ying Li | Location: Zoom (AEST) | Date: 12 October 2021 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
General Practitioners play a vital role in responding to gynaecological emergencies and are often the first point of contact for patients experiencing unexpected symptoms. Genea Fertility Specialist Dr Ying Li will provide a thorough explanation of the most up to date review and treatment options for a range of gynaecological emergencies including ovarian torsion, abnormal uterine bleeding, ectopic pregnancies and bleeding in pregnancy. 
OCT 20

Infertility - assessment and management

Speaker: Dr Sonal Karia | Location: Zoom (AEST) | Date: 20 October 2021 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dr Sonal Karia explains the myriad of fertility tests available to GPs, how to identify and manage infertility issues as well as discussing modifiable factors that GPs can investigate and treat prior to a fertility specialist referral.
OCT 26

An update in the management of PCOS

Speaker: Dr Kate McIlwaine | Location: Zoom (AEST) | Date: 26 October 2021 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome has evolved in recent years and there is an array of treatment options for subfertility in the PCOS patient. As the most common endocrine disorder in women of reproductive age, developing a deeper understanding of the evidence-based guidelines for the assessment and management of PCOS is especially relevant for doctors on the frontline of general practice. Dr Kate McIlwaine will review the Rotterdam Diagnostic Criteria for PCOS with reference to an algorithm for use in clinical practice, outline key management areas for a patient presenting with PCOS and revise the referral guidance for patients with more complex PCOS.