Sunday 13 – Wednesday 16 October 2019 Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre | Saturday 12 – Sunday 13 October Pre-meeting Workshops

Breakfast Masterclasses

Start the day right with an informative and energising Breakfast Session.

From 6.45am on Monday 14 October through to Wednesday 16 October you will have a choice of sessions exploring important issues in O&G delivered by Industry Experts. Breakfast Sessions are included in both day and full ASM Registration, as is the delicious breakfast that will be served during the session. Spots are limited and ticketed and are filling fast so secure your seat today!.

Monday 14 October Masterclasses

Reproductive Carrier Screening (Sponsored By Sonic Genetic Melbourne Pathology)

Date:Monday 14 October
Time:6.45 am–7.45 am

This session will cover the variety of carrier screens available, the advantages and challenges of extended carrier screening and the practicalities of introducing this into standard reproductive care. To demonstrate this, this session will also discuss our experiences with offering expanded carrier screening in the Australian private setting.

Rethinking Cervical Cancer Prevention (Sponsored By The Victorian Cervical Screening Foundation)

Date:Monday 14 October
Time:6.45 am–7.45 am

O&G specialists will be familiar with many aspects of implementing the new National Guidelines (2016), which came in to effect on December 1st, 2017. This session provides expert and valuable insights in emerging areas relevant to specialist clinical practice for management of women participating in the renewed National Cervical Screening Program to ensure specialists are at the forefront of best practices and evidence-based research.

Tuesday 15 October Masterclasses

Optimise the Clinical and Financial Benefits of Digital Mental Health Screening to Support your Practice and your Patients (Sponsored By Centre of Perinatal Excellence (COPE)

Date:Tuesday 15 October
Time:6.45 am–7.45 am

The Australian Guideline recommends universal, routine mental health screening for all pregnant women and new mothers. This presentation demonstrates the health and practice benefits of digital screening, including the access of MBS rebates. Two case studies are presented – the first in a typical metropolitan private practice, the second in a culturally diverse public maternity setting.

Who is Suitable for LARC (Sponsored By Bayer)

Date:Tuesday 15 October
Time:6.45 am–7.45 am

The purpose of this session is to discuss the various LARC options which may be suitable at different stages of the woman’s reproductive cycle and considering her individual needs.

This will be a case-based review and will look at the contraceptive needs and options for every decade of the woman’s life.