Education

PODCAST I

EXTENDED CARE PARAMEDICS AND RESUSCITATION UPDATE FOR GENERAL PRACTITIONERS

Host: Dr Russell Shute – GP Advisor to the SA Palliative Shared Care Program

Guest Speaker: Professor Hugh Grantham

Hugh Grantham ASM, MBBS, FRACGP, is Professor of Paramedics, Flinders University and Senior Medical Practitioner, South Australian Ambulance Service, Adelaide, South Australia.

Professor Hugh Grantham previously worked as the Medical Director, South Australian Ambulance Service until 2011. Professor Grantham has interests in clinical education, emergency medicine, disaster medicine and resuscitation. He is also the national educator for the advanced life support program (ALS) and senior instructor of ALS and early management of severe trauma (EMST) courses. Professor Grantham is currently an examiner for the RACGP and clinically active as a part-time senior medical officer at Flinders Medical Centre emergency department.

In this Podcast Professor Grantham describes the latest changes in resuscitation recommendations in the field of resuscitation and the Advanced Life Directives with an emphasis on issues of particular relevance to GPs.

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PODCAST 2

MANAGEMENT OF PALLIATIVE SYMPTOMS – PART 1

Host: Dr Russell Shute – GP Advisor to the SA Palliative Shared Care Program

Guest Speaker: Dr Lawrie Palmer

Dr Lawrie Palmer (MBBS; FRACGP; FAChPM, MPH, Board Certified by the American Board of Family Practice) Lawrie Palmer is a Palliative Medicine Specialist at Modbury Hospital, Medical Head of Unit for Northern Adelaide Palliative Service, is a Senior Consultant in Palliative Medicine at Southern Adelaide and a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Adelaide.

In this podcast, Lawrie presents an introduction for GPs talking about the management of nausea and vomiting in patients in a palliative care environment.

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PODCAST 3

MANAGEMENT OF PALLIATIVE SYMPTOMS – PART 2 – 20 Minutes

Host: Dr Russell Shute – GP Advisor to the SA Palliative Shared Care Program

Guest Speaker: Dr Lawrie Palmer

Dr Lawrie Palmer (MBBS; FRACGP; FAChPM, MPH, Board Certified by the American Board of Family Practice)
Lawrie Palmer is a Palliative Medicine Specialist at Modbury Hospital, Medical Head of Unit for Northern Adelaide Palliative Service, is a Senior Consultant in Palliative Medicine at Southern Adelaide and a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Adelaide.

In this podcast, Lawrie presents part 2 of our series for GPs to the management of patients symptoms in a palliative care environment.

 

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