GP Forum Alice Springs: Stroke in Central Australia
NT PHN invites GPs to join us at the Hilton Hotel for an educational evening with Dr. Anna Holwell, followed by a networking dinner .
Anna is a Specialist General Physician at Alice Springs Hospital and has lived and worked in Alice Springs for ten years providing inpatient care as well as outreach clinic.
Since 2022 she has been the Head of the Department of Medicine at Alice Springs Hospital. She is also the Clinical Lead for Outpatients Department, as well as the Stroke/Neurology Clinical Lead at Alice Springs Hospital. Anna is part of the Australian Stroke Alliance as a member of the Pre-Hospital Stroke Council and representing the Northern Territory within the Alliance’s Champion Network; she is also a Clinical Councillor with the Australian Stroke Academy.
She has a particular interest in Indigenous Health, the cultural impact of chronic disease and providing culturally safe health care. Anna is passionate about improving healthcare access to rural and remote populations and ensuring that a patient’s postcode does not affect their access to life saving treatments.
- Update on management of acute stroke presentations (including remote presentations)
- Thrombolysis and clot retrieval pathways in Central Australia and the Barkly
- The future of stroke in rural and remote Australia – Australian Stroke Alliance
- Updated knowledge of the management of acute stroke presentations
- Pathways for thrombolysis and clot retrieval in Central Australia and the Barkly
- Understanding of the role of the Australian Stroke Alliance in the future of stroke in rural and remote settings.
NT HealthPathways Resources
CPD certificates will be provided for this event. As a general guide, one (1) hour of active learning equates to one (1) hour of CPD. The hours of active learning estimated for this session is 1 hour which should act as a guide to CPD hours.