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Lifestyle Medicine and the Person-Centred Approach: Preventing, managing and reversing chronic disease in professional practice

Tue 30th April 2019 @ 6:30 pm


Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) invites local GPs, Practice Nurses and Allied Health Professionals to a workshop on Lifestyle Medicine and the application of environmental, behavioural, medical and motivational principles to the management of lifestyle-related health problems within the clinical setting.


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Tue 30th April 2019

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Kolling Building (next to RNS Hospital), Cnr Westbourne & Reserve Rds, St Leonards

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This activity has been allocated 4 Category 2 points under the 2017-2019 RACGP QI&CPD program.


Dr Chris Ganora BMedSci MBBS MPH FRACGP

Chris is a GP who is passionate about preventive and holistic health practice. He has a broad range of clinical experiences spanning rural and urban communities; Aboriginal, addiction and adolescent health. He lectures in general practice for the University of Sydney medical school, and is a board member of the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine

Prof Garry Egger AM, MPH, PhD, Director, Centre for Health Promotion & Research; Vice President, Australasian Society for Lifestyle Medicine (ASLM); Adjunct Professor, Health Sciences, Southern Cross University

Professor Garry Egger is considered one of Australia’s leading authorities on lifestyle and chronic disease. He provides counsel to the Australian medical community, Federal Government and the World Health Organisation. Prof Egger has written 30 books, and over 160 peer-reviewed scientific publications despite working as a consultant and running his own company for 20 of the last 30 years.


GPs, Practice Nurses, Allied Health Professionals.

  • Identify the behavioural determinants of health and how they can lead to chronic disease and poor health outcomes.
  • Explain the application of environmental, behavioural, medical and motivational principles to the management (including self-care and self-management) of lifestyle-related health problems in a clinical setting.
  • Recognise the benefits of interaction and collaboration between healthcare practitioners in a multi-disciplinary approach to the delivery of care and how this leads to better outcomes for patients.
There is no cost for GPs, PNs or allied health professionals working within the SNHN region.


Judy or Robi, Education Coordinators – 9432 8250 or events@snhn.org.au.


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