- Discuss real cases of endometriosis and understand real-life impacts
- How menstrual pain affects women and how it can be treated
- Do contraceptive pills help manage symptoms and prevent endometriosis?
- Pregnancy and endometriosis - can it prevent it?
- Sex life and endometriosis - understand the emotional impacts on patients and their partner
- Understand how nurses can provide support and educate women for a better quality of life
Dr Terri Foran is a Sexual Health Physician and has a special interest in contraception, menopause issues and the management of sexually transmitted infections. She was previously the Medical Director of Family Planning NSW and is now in clinical practice in Darlinghurst. She is also engaged in both clinical and research work at the Royal Hospital for Women in Sydney.
Dr Jason Abbott is a Professor of Gynaecological Surgery at the University of New South Wales. He is an associate editor for ANZJOG and the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynaecology and has more than 140 publications. He has helped shape the National Action Plan for Endometriosis launched by Minister Hunt in July 2018.
Dr Jason Chow is a pain physician, minimally invasive gynaecologist and obstetrician. He is the first gynaecologist to gain his pain specialisation to the Faculty of Pain Medicine by examination. His interests are in interdisciplinary management of pelvic pain particularly persistent post-surgical pain and obstetric related pain.
Dr Jim Tsaltas is head of Gynaecological Endoscopy and Endometriosis Surgery at Monash Health and Monash University. He is also past President of AGES (Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy and Surgery Society). He is a Clinical Director and Senior IVF Specialist at Melbourne IVF.