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Clinical Forum: The Syphilis Surge in South Australia

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Rates of syphilis continue to rise in South Australia. While syphilis is preventable, when left untreated it can lead to serious health complications.

Health professionals play an essential role in encouraging the screening, testing and treatment of syphilis.

Presented by SHINE SA GP, Dr Nicola Chynoweth, this forum will discuss the latest information on syphilis and its implications for South Australian health professionals.

This session will cover:

  • Signs and symptoms of syphilis
  • Syphilis testing, and treatment
  • How to interpret syphilis results
  • Understanding priority populations in syphilis screening.

We encourage the following professionals to attend: doctors, nurses, midwives, Aboriginal Health Practitioners and allied health professionals.

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64c Woodville Road, Woodville

Date Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Duration   2h 30m