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30 May 2018

Emergency Care Medical Update for GPs

Speakers & Topics:

Topic: Imaging of Abdominal Pain
Speaker: Dr. Tarlinton MBBS (Hons), B.Sc (Med), EMBA, FRANZCR, FAANMS
Description: Emergency presentations of common abdominal pain are often first seen by GPs for diagnosis. Understand common and not-so-common presentations, indications for referral and imaging options undertaken in an Emergency Care environment.
Bio: Dr. Tarlinton is a dual qualified Radiologist and Nuclear Medicine Specialist and is Clinical Director- San Radiology. Dr. Tarlinton completed Radiology training at RPAH and Nuclear Medicine training at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney. She received the RANZCR 2012 Thomas Baker Prize to pursue fellowship training in Nuclear Medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She completed subspecialty fellowship training in Body Oncology Imaging at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and also undertook elective training in Oncology Neuroradiology and Oncology Head and Neck Imaging. She graduated with an EMBA from the University of Sydney in 2011 and is a Director on the Board of the Australasian Association of Nuclear Medicine Specialists.

Topic: 1st Trimester Emergencies
Description: 1st trimester emergencies occur commonly and initial management by referring doctors can lead to quicker diagnosis and treatment, and reduce patient confusion, delays and complications. You will learn new treatment approaches for bleeding, hyperemesis, pregnancy of unknown location and pelvic pain.
Bio: Specialising in complex obstetrics and advanced gynaecological treatments, Peter has worked at the San since 2009, where he is now head of department. He lectures and mentors students and O&G registrars and employs a practice midwife to provide support for his patients, before, during and after all procedures and pregnancies.

Topic: Life threatening emergencies in the early discharge baby
Dr Neil Ginsberg MBBCh FRACP MMed(Paeds) Consultant Paediatrician
Description: Neonates are a specific group of patients that present a great diagnostic challenge, often demonstrating non-specific symptoms that may or may not be significant. Common problems such as sepsis and congenital heart disease as well as metabolic and congenital endocrine emergencies, intestinal pathologies, feeding issues, seizures and the all-important possibility of non-accidental injuries.
Bio: Dr. Ginsberg graduated from the University of Witwatersrand and after a period in General Practice, he trained in Paediatrics. He completed his specialty training in 1991 and graduated as Master of Medicine in Paediatrics. He worked as a consultant at the Johannesburg Hospital in Paediatric ICU and General Paediatrics. He obtained his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 1996. Dr. Ginsberg was the Fellow in Neonatology at Royal North Shore Hospital in 1996, before becoming a consultant at Westmead Hospital in 1997. He began his private practice in 1997 in Wahroonga and Westmead. He is a visiting medical officer at Sydney Adventist Hospital and Westmead Private Hospital.

Date: Wednesday, 30th May 2018


  • 6.15pm Registration & buffet dinner
  • 7.00pm - 9.00pm Conference

Venue: Tulloch Conference Room, Level 2 Tulloch Building, Sydney Adventist Hospital, 185 Fox Valley Road, Wahroonga

Cost: Free

Parking: Free - parking tickets will be validated on the night

RSVP: Click here to RSVP online

If you have any further questions please call (02) 9487 9871 or email comrel@sah.org.au


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