Preliminary program

Sexuality and the third age/hormones and sexuality

  • Sexual function in the third age women – family physicians' approach
  • Sexual function in the third age men – family physicians' approach
  • Influence of hormones in regulating sexual function in the third age – endocrinologist
  • Diagnosing the sex hormones status – interpretation of findings – biochemist

Interventions and skills in the management of diabetic patients

  • Understanding glycaemia and making treatment decisions
  • Heterogeneity of clinical interventions in the follow up of diabetic patients
  • Psychosocial interventions, education and diabetic patient-centred care
  • Clinical inertia in glycaemic control and how to overcome it

Diagnosing and treatment of the most common infectious diseases in family medicine

  • Treatment skills in the management of the most common infectious diseases in family medicine
  • How we diagnose the most common infectious diseases in family medicine
  • Interpretative reading of the antibiogram: why is something always missing?
  • Antibiotic resistance in bacteria – where are we nowadays?

Interventions in the management of cardio-vascular diseases

  • Achieving and selecting better diagnosing in the management of patients with CV risks
  • Approaching the patients suffering from peripheral artery diseases and cerebro-vascular diseases – differences in comparison to cardio-vascular diseases
  • Pharmacological interventions in the primary and secondary prevention of cardio-vascular diseases
  • What we need to know about the management of arrhythmias

Family physician in the management of malignant diseases

  • Family physician in the primary prevention of malignant diseases
  • Diagnostic procedures in suspected colon, breast and lung cancer
  • Multidisciplinary approach to patients with malignant diseases - the role of family physicians
  • Enteral nutrition of patients suffering from malignant diseases

Family medicine practice management

  • Practice management
  • Communication skills
  • Cooperation in patient care: colleagues, community nurse, home care nursing, non-medical institutions, media
  • Time management
  • Rules and regulations

Interventions in the management of patients suffering from musculoskeletal diseases

  • Spinal pain syndromes
  • Osteoarthritis of the large joints
  • What we need to know about autoimmune diseases with predominant manifestations on the locomotor
  • Metabolic diseases (osteoporosis and gout)
  • Fibrositis (muscular rheumatism)

Expertise of the family physician in the care of families and chronic patients

  • Family physician's expertise in working with families
  • Domestic abuse
  • Management of patients suffering from chronic diseases
  • Rational pharmacotherapy for chronic patients

Interventions and skills in the management of patients suffering from pulmonary diseases

  • Diagnosing and follow up of the patient suffering from COPD
  • Challenges in diagnosing and follow up of the patients suffering from asthma
  • Choosing the right inhaler for the patient suffering from obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Pneumonia: choosing diagnostic procedures and treatments

Interventions and skills in the management of patients with mental disorders in family medicine

  • All colours of stress – causes, treatment, outcomes
  • Patient centred expertise in psychological counselling about life skills in family medicine
  • Psychological tests in diagnosing and treatment of patients suffering from mental disorders in family medicine: types, advantages and deficiencies
  • Mental disease in the family?

Interventions in the management of gastrointestinal diseases

Workshops

  • Diagnosing and treatment of sexual dysfunctions in family medicine
  • Balancing between guidelines and specific needs of patients: guidelines - mindlines in family medicine practice
  • ECG
  • ABPM
  • Spirometry
  • Ophthalmoscopy in family medicine
  • Ankle-brachial pressure index measurement
  • Enteral nutrition
  • Minor surgical procedures
  • Chronic wounds
  • Family physicians' communication skills
  • Rational choice of medicines for chronic patients
  • Psychosocial assessment and counselling in family medicine