Date
18 Oct 2017
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Cost
Free
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Event location
Lucy Jones Hall - The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital
426 Albert St
EAST MELBOURNE VIC 3002
Australia
Available to
General Practitioners
Professional development points
4
An education event for GPs to improve their knowledge and skills in the assessment and management of nasal and sinus symptoms and allergic eye disease.
An interactive 2 hour lecture style presentation for GPs and GP registrars.  There will be two specialist speakers that will present on :
1.    The assessment and management of nasal and sinus symptoms (including nasal obstruction, rhinitis, acute vs chronic sinusitis, facial/ frontal headache, nasal allergy and epistaxis).
2.    The assessment and management of itchy, burny eyes, with a focus on allergic eye disease.

Learning outcomes

Nasal & Sinus
Identify differential diagnosis of nasal and sinus symptoms including appropriate investigation and recognition of serious conditions.
Implement an approach for management of nasal and sinus symptoms and when to refer.

Allergic Eye Disease
Identify differential diagnosis of itchy and burny eyes with a focus on allergic eye disease and clinical pearls of assessment.
Implement an approach for management of eye disease symptoms and when to refer.

Dr Claire Iseli
Dr Iseli is an ENT Surgeon who did her core ENT training in Victoria then went on to complete a two-year Otology/Neuro-otology Fellowship with focus on skull-base tumors, general otology and cochlear implants in adults and children at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in United States. She has now returned to work at the RVEEH in the Cochlear Implant and General Otology Units. She has a Masters of Surgery in Meniere’s disease, an ear-related balance disorder, but has also been involved in extensive research on cochlear implants and tumors of the brainstem.
She is also currently on staff at the Royal Melbourne Hospital as part of the General ENT and Skull-Base Neuro-otology services, teaches medical students at Melbourne University, helps oversees the Melbourne University audiology service and is a visiting neuro-otologist at Austin Health.


Dr Georgia Cleary
Dr Cleary is a cornea specialist and general ophthalmologist at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. She trained in ophthalmology in London, UK, where she also completed a PhD in the field of cataract surgery and intraocular lens design. She has completed two advanced fellowships in cornea and external eye diseases, at Moorfield’s Eye Hospital, London and then the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital.