The UroGP 2018 preliminary program will be available closer to the Symposium mid 2018.

As per previous years it will include presentations by nationally and internationally recognised experts in the urology field. Over one day, the program will progressively explore the likely issues GPs face in different patient age, groups, and genders.

In the afternoon, the program will separate into two streams; GP stream and Nurse stream. The nurses stream will also include hands-on workshops.

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Please find below the successful 2017 program for your reference.

0700-0800 Registration and arrival coffee

Chairs: Mr Bradley Newell, Assoc. Prof Justin Tse
Meeting Room 105 & 106
0800 Welcome and outline of aims, Prof Damien Bolton
0805 Turning the tide of subspecialised of medical practice, Prof Brendan Murphy, Assoc. Prof Justin Tse
New medical therapies in BPH for the GP, Dr Joseph Ischia
Case based interactive discussion of treatment options
0830 Greenlight laser – including video demonstration, Mr Dennis Gyomber
PSA testing update: Who needs what test when, Prof Damien Bolton
Discussion re understanding of red book and associated guidelines
0910 Radiology quiz and discussion, Dr Joseph Ischia


Active surveillance in prostate cancer – the GP involvement and role, Assoc. Prof Nathan Lawrentschuk
Test: Aggressive vs non-aggressive management: which cancer and why: Question based panel discussion
0950 Case presentation & questions based on morning program
1005 Coffee and light refreshments with industry

Chairs: Prof Damien Bolton, Dr Joseph Ischia
Meeting Room 105 & 106
1015 Urological dermatology for the GP; A case by case evaluation scenario, Dr Mark Darling
1030 Imaging investigation for haematuria and other pathology: Case analyses with GP participation, Mr Bradley Newell
1045 Brachytherapy for GP’s: Understanding the basics, Dr Michael Chao
1100 Robot prostatectomy: Question and answer session, Prof Damien Bolton
1115 GP led case evaluation on optimal urinary stone treatment – General Practice cases presented, Mr Yee Chan
1130 Bladder cancer and the GP involvement: Case presentations and Interactive discussion, Assoc. Prof Nathan Lawrentschuk
Case scenarios and discussion – including interactive case discussion
Greenlight Laser Simulator and Robot Console training
1230 Coffee and lunch with industry interaction with Greenlight Laser simulator and robot
Chairs: Dr Jos Jayarajan, Assoc. Prof Nathan Lawrentschuk
Meeting Room 105 & 106
Chair: Dr Joseph Ischia, Cara Webb
Meeting Room 104
1245 Medical therapies you can prescribe for incontinence, Dr Jos Jayarajan 1245 Introduction, Paul McGivern
ABC of NeoBladders, Mr Shomik Sengupta
1300 Neuromodulation for incontinence – Case discussion, Dr Johan Gani 1300 TrueNTH, Dr Joseph Ischia
1315 Vasectomy and its reversal – the facts, Dr Andrew Troy
1330 Erectile dysfunction in General Practice: Case analyses with audience, Dr Michael Chamberlain 1330 Life after radical prostatectomy, Cara Webb
1345 Interactive case discussion and Q&A 1350 Nurse surveillance cystoscopies – What next?
Paul McGivern
1400 New Therapies for Renal Cancer: What a GP needs to know. Includes debate with questions, Assoc. Prof Andrew Weickhart
1410 Intermittent catheterisation, Julie Dicker
Anti-androgen administration workshop, Dr Joseph Ischia
1425 Panel Discussion: How should a GP manage these urgent case issues in urology, Mr Shomik Sengupta
1445 Final question and answer session plus case examples 1445 Close – Program Evaluation, Paul McGivern
1455 2017 Urologic Education Symposium Examination prize presentation

Summary and evaluation of symposium
Meeting Room 105 & 106
1500 CLOSE


CME Points

The symposium is expected to attract 40 Category 1 points as part of an Active Learning Module approved by the RACGP in accordance with the College’s continuing professional development (CPD) program. (Activity Number to be announced)