Date
13 Nov 2017
06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Cost
Free
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Event location
Pelicans Landing
1 Syme St
WILLIAMSTOWN VIC 3016
Australia
Available to
General Practitioners
Pharmacists
Professional development points
4
Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTOP) information evening.
Women’s Health West, The Royal Women's Hospital and the North Western Melbourne PHN invite you to attend this Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTOP) information evening.

Tailored for General Practitioners and Pharmacists.​
4 Category 2 points apply.

 Key Outcomes
- An overview of training requirements for providing medical termination of pregnancy.
- An update on MTOP procedures, practice experiences, and support and referral pathways for GPs who provide MTOP
 
MTOP is the preferred method of termination of nearly 50 per cent of women worldwide who experience an unwanted pregnancy. The procedure is as simple and safe as a surgical termination. However, despite the legal status of abortion in Victoria there remains limited access to MTOP.

Speakers 
Dr. Paddy Moore is the clinical head of the Choices Clinic at the Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne. Dr Moore is a New Zealand medical school graduate who has completed post graduate Obstetrics and Gynaecology in NZ, Scotland and Melbourne. She is a member of RANZCOG. Dr. Moore’s main career interests are young women’s health, sexual health and family planning.

Tabitha Baca is the Operations and Projects Officer at MS Health and manages the MS2-Step registration process. Tabitha will present an overview on the site and certification process to become an MS2-Step prescriber.

Dinner provided.

Learning outcomes

  • Recall the training requirements for providing Medical Termination of Pregnancy.
  • Describe the Medical Termination of Pregnancy procedures.
  • Explain the benefits of the referral pathways for GPs who provide Medical Termination of Pregnancy for their patients.