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POSTPONED -Mudgee - GP Masterclass - Health and Wellbeing of a NSW Coal Mine Worker

Date: 29-04-2020 18:30:00 to 20:30


Where & When

Wednesday 29 April, 2020
6:30 - 8:30pm

Mudgee Golf Club
21 Roberston St

RSVP: 20 April 2020

The health and wellbeing of NSW Coal Mine worker has recently been under the spotlight due to the identification of “Black Lung”. This presentation will examine current features of dust disease and techniques for identification as well as reviewing other important health issues affecting NSW Coal Mine workers. There will be a case study discussion of managing of an injured worker in the Coal Mines Insurance scheme.

Presented by: Dr David Meredith

This is a GP, GP Registrar and Medical Student focussed event

6.30pm - Registration/Light Refreshments (provided)

6.55pm - Welcome

7.00pm - Education Presentation & Case Study Discussion

8.00pm - Interactive Discussion/Q&A

8.30pm - Evaluation and Close

  • Identify pneumoconiosis of interest to coal mining
  • Comprehend the pathogenesis of Coal Mine Dust Lung Disease (CMDLD) including symptoms and clinical findings
  • Discuss the concept of ‘risk of harm formula’ in medical standards
  • Explore the impact of medical conditions on ability to perform coal mining tasks safely
  • Recognise the elevated cardiovascular and obesity occupational risk factors in Coal Mine Workers

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