Session 1: Registration 8:30am, 9:00am - 12:30pm -
Session 2: Registration 12:30pm, 1:00pm - 4:30pm - Limited spots available
Topic: Half-day interactive practical training session on basic life support, emergency assessment and management of anaphylaxis refresher.
Open to: General Practitioners, GP Registrars, Practice Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Immunisers, Maternal & Child Health Nurses, Aboriginal Health Workers
Venue: Western Victoria PHN, Bayside Plaza
Please select your session preference on registration page
|Event Date||8:30 am, 08/02/2019|
|Event End Date||4:30 pm, 08/02/2019|
|Cut off date||4:00 pm, 01/02/2019|
Topic: The program explores how to perform a basic foot care assessment, determine foot care requirements and use basic equipment and topical medications where the services of a professional podiatrist are not required.
|Event Date||8:45 am, 19/02/2019|
|Event End Date||4:30 pm, 19/02/2019|
Session 1: Musculoskeletal Imaging Presented by Lake Imaging
• Bone scan v CT/MRI
• Which imaging for what musculoskeletal pain
• U/S v CT
• Cost considerations v yield consideration
• GP's & GP Registrars
Ground Floor , St John of God Hospital, 80 Myers Street, Geelong
View flyer or click details for further information
|Event Date||6:30 pm, 19/02/2019|
|Event End Date||8:30 pm, 19/02/2019|
Presentation, followed by interactive session aimed at identifying local service gaps.
Local youth service representatives will be present.
‘The Issues’ will include a presentation by Dr Steve McConnell, psychiatrist, on the role of ADM in young people with depression, and an update on youth suicide, nationally and regionally.
Open to: GPs and other health professionals, allied health, school welfare and others working in the youth sector
Western Victoria PHN
131 Myers Street, Geelong
|Event Date||6:15 pm, 21/02/2019|
|Event End Date||9:00 pm, 21/02/2019|
|Cut off date||5:00 pm, 15/02/2019|
• Provide information on the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act (2017) that will take effect in Victoria from June 19th 2019.
• Discuss criteria for patients in Victoria with advanced, progressive incurable illness
• Discuss the major features of the legislation
Dr Greg Mewett, a member of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Implementation Taskforce appointed by the state Minister of Health and DHHS to oversee the introduction of the VAD legislation in Victoria.
RACGP Category Two points
RSVP: 19 February
For further information contact Tamara Sproull or phone 03 5331 6303
|Event Date||6:00 pm, 27/02/2019|
|Event End Date||7:30 pm, 27/02/2019|
Topic: Nutrition Support Program
Venue: Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Second Floor, Bayside City Plaza, 24 -36 Fairy Street, Warrnambool, Vic 3280
Contact: The Bench Marque Group via Email
See Flyer for event details and registration
|Event Date||8:45 am, 05/03/2019|
|Event End Date||4:30 pm, 05/03/2019|
Topic: Participation in the National Screening Program to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Women
Speaker: The Bench Marque Group
Venue: Dhauwurd-Wurrung Elderly & Community Health Service, 18 Wellington Road, Portland Vic 3305
Contact: For further Information please visit www.benchmarquegroup.com.au or call 1300 855 568
See Flyer for event details
|Event Date||9:00 am, 05/03/2019|
|Event End Date||1:00 pm, 05/03/2019|
Annual GP Refresher - March 2019
Supporting GP Specialists: Keeping patients in general practice
• Amazing range of speakers and presentations
• GMHBA Stadium, Kardinia Park Geelong
• To celebrate our 10 year anniversary of this conference we will be hosting a networking cocktail event on Saturday evening from 5pm - 6:30pm.
40 RACGP Category 1 points
Invitations will be sent out electronically in the coming weeks along with registration details
Contact CPD Geelong for further information or phone 5222 0800
|Event Date||11:45 am, 16/03/2019|
|Event End Date||4:00 pm, 17/03/2019|
- Physiology of wound healing
- Troubleshooting wounds failing to follow normal healing
- Identifying appropriate wound dressings
- Treatment pathways for wounds in general practice
Speaker: Jan Rice - Director, WoundCare Services
View flyer: here
RSVP: 15 March
For further information contact Mebin Baby or phone direct line (03) 5304 5605
|Event Date||5:30 pm, 20/03/2019|
|Event End Date||9:00 pm, 20/03/2019|
|Cut off date||15 03 2019|
RACGP Victoria offers MATOD education for GPs helping their patients safely manage their opioid dependence. Training enables attendees to prescribe pharmacotherapy to more than 5 patients and methadone.
To be eligible for training, attendees must practicing in Victoria, be supporting patients within six months of training, complete MATOD Module 1 online and be registered with AHPRA.
This activity is funded by the Victorian Government.
This education is an interactive session presented by MATOD specialist GPs accredited for 40 Category 1 QI&CPD points for the 2017-2019 triennium.
Please note by registering you consent for your details to be provided to the Department of Health and Human Services and the Pharmacotherapy Area Based Networks in Victoria.
Contact: RACGP Victoria Events
Tel: 03 8699 0488
For further information following link to RACG website for further information on MATODk:
|Event Date||8:40 am, 24/03/2019|
|Event End Date||5:00 pm, 24/03/2019|