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Webinar: Caring for refugees: are you confident?

Where do you buy camels milk in Adelaide? What is the first-line anti-hypersensitive for people in Africa? Does my patient have schizophrenia or PTSD?

These are just a few of the questions that will be addressed in this very interactive and informative webinar on caring for refugees in Australia.

Topics covered include:

  • cultural and refugee issues
  • questions helpful in uncovering history
  • examination issues
  • screening investigations

Presented by Senior Medical Educator Associate Professor Jill Benson AM and facilitated by Senior Medical Educator Dr Simon Hay, this webinar is aimed at senior registrars soon moving into practice as a registered GP.




GPEx Webinar Series: Refugee health: are you ready?
6:30-7:30pm, Monday, 16 October 2017


About the Presenter

Jill has been a GP for over 30 years. Her work has spanned many countries and locations, both academic and clinical, in the fields of refugee health, global health, Aboriginal health, mental health, infectious diseases and medical education. She was the Senior Medical Officer at the Migrant Health Service working with refugees for 15 years before joining GPEx as a Medical Educator. As well as working in mainstream General Practice, she currently works in rural and remote Aboriginal communities, at Doctors Health SA, the Department of General Practice at the University of Adelaide and GPEx. She is an active member of WONCA (World Organisation of Family Doctors) and ASHM (Australian Society of HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine).


About the Facilitator

Simon is a Senior Medical Educator at GPEx and part of his role is Senior Year Registrar Education. Simon is a practising GP and GP Supervisor at University Health, The University of Adelaide.


These webinars are optional education sessions and are designed to provide additional education on some of the more difficult topics in General Practice. They are specifically designed for senior year registrars – those that have completed 12 months in community training.

Whilst the webinars are not face to face education sessions, the webinar technology allows for interactivity and engagement of facilitators with the participants. Please note these webinars are recorded and if you have missed out on previous webinars, you can catch up on our online learning platform using your GP365 log-in (under video resources).

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