Events

Topic: Effective Management of Employee Performance

Speaker: Sue Kelly - Director and Principal Consultant of HR4Business

Cost: $100 

Registration is required when registering to confirm your place as numbers are limted. Please make a direct deposit for the amount of $100pp to the below bank details. Preferred method of payment is direct deposit, however cheques are accepted and can be sent to: Western Victoria Primary Health Network, 131 Myers Street, Geelong Vic 3220

Account Name: Western Victoria PHN
BSB: 063512
Account: 10200443
Payment reference: SURNAME/WBOOLPM

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For futher information please contact Rachael Bond

Event Date 10:00 am, 22/02/2018
Event End Date 1:00 pm, 22/02/2018
Cut off date 15 02 2018

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

 

Topics:

• Prescribed Drugs of Dependence – overview of program to be rolled out in the Wimmera region
• My Health Record – upcoming changes to the My Health Record
• Health Law – subpoenas, medical records, Health Records Act, privacy and confidentiality
• Health Pathways – how this tool is being adapted for use in the  Wimmera

Speakers:

• Katrina Martin – Prescribed Drugs of Dependence Program Officer, Western Victoria PHN
• Shane Lowe – My Health Record Expansion Lead, Australian Digital Health Agency
• Rachel Schutze – Lawyer, Maurice Blackburn
• Dr Kate Graham – GP Editor, Health Pathways Team, Western Victoria PHN

Open to:

• Practice Managers (General Practice & Allied Health)

Lunch provided

Registrations close Friday 16 February

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For further information contact Tanya Hahne

 

Event Date 11:00 am, 22/02/2018
Event End Date 2:30 pm, 22/02/2018
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 16/02/2018

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Pain, Distress & Palliation

Topics:
• Mental Health - Pain management strategies & challenges
• Diabetes - Lower limb care, Neuropathic pain
• Rheumatology - Rheumatological emergencies in the GP setting
• Orthopedic - Orthopedic conditions in young people
• Cardiology - Medical management of chest pain syndromes
• End of life distress - Palliation pain management
• COPD - Distressing symptom manageement
• Geriatric Dilemmas - De prescribing & maintaining quality of life
• Paediatric emergencies
• Orthopedic emergencies
• Obstetric emergencies
• Eye emergencies
• Airway skills workshop

Venue:
Reach Building, Deakin Universtiy
Waurn Ponds Campus, 75 Pigdon's Road Waurn Ponds

RACGP approved for Category 1 points
Stream 3 approved for Rural Emergency procedural grant
ACCRM points applied for

Registrations close Monday 19 February 5pm

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Please note: CPR Update is included in Stream 3
CPR Update has now reached capacity
Steam 3 has now reached capacity names are now being placed on waiting list

For further information contact CPD Geelong

Event Date 1:00 pm, 24/02/2018
Event End Date 4:15 pm, 25/02/2018
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 19/02/2018

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Topic: Best Practice in Chronic Pain and Codeine Management

Speaker: Dr Christina Manu, FAFRM, RACP, St John of God

Contact: Rachael Bond, CPD Consultant, Western Victoria Primary Health Network. Phone (03) 5564 5888 or Email

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This Event is available in Person or Via Webinar

Event Date 6:00 pm, 26/02/2018
Event End Date 7:15 pm, 26/02/2018

Topics:

This session will help you prepare for this change. Includes practical session on

• Changes to My Health Records including diagnostics reports, advanced care plans
• Medico legal and privacy issues
• Viewing health information from other health professionals i.e. Pharmacist dispensing records
• Uploading shared health summaries
• Incorporating My Health Records into your work flow

Speakers:
• Shane Lowe, Australian Digital Health Agency
• Western Victoria PHN, My Health Record Support team

Open to:
• Practice Nurses
• Nurse Practitioners

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For further information contact Margaret Dempsey or ph (03) 5222 0800

Event Date 6:00 pm, 26/02/2018
Event End Date 8:30 pm, 26/02/2018

Topic: When Cancer Joins You In The Bedroom

Speaker: Gay Corbett - Prostate Cancer Specialist Nurse

Open to:

  • General Practitioners
  • Practice Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Medical Students

Venue: Education Resource Centre, Ballarat Health Services, Drummond Street, Ballarat

Time: 12:30pm Light refreshments, Lecture 1:00pm - 2:00pm

For further information contact Debra Harris

Event Date 12:30 pm, 27/02/2018
Event End Date 2:00 pm, 27/02/2018

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Understand the importance and use of respectful and appropriate language
• List LGBTI appropriate services for AoD issues
• Improve the quality of AoD services provided to LGBTI people
• Discuss how to treat and/or manage LGBTIQ consumers with alcohol and drug use issues

Speaker:
• Jeremy Wiggins – Victorian Aids Council

Registrations close Thursday 22 February 2018

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Afternoon Tea provided

For further information contact mail to Vernetta Taylor

Event Date 2:45 pm, 01/03/2018
Event End Date 5:00 pm, 01/03/2018
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 22/02/2018

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Topic : My Health Record (MyHR) Information Session

Speaker: Stephen Hoy, My Health Record Support Officer

Venue: Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Bayside City Plaza 24-36 Fairy Street, Warrnambool, Vic 3280

Contact: Rachael Bond, CPD Consultant, Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Phone (03) 5564 5888 or Email

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Ths Event is available in Person or Via Webinar

Event Date 6:15 pm, 01/03/2018
Event End Date 7:15 pm, 01/03/2018

Topics Covered:

  • LGBTI Sensitivity and Cultural Safety
  •  Trans and Gender Diverse Sensitivity and Cultural Safety
  •  Alcohol and Drug Use in LGBTI Communities

 Speaker: 

  • Jeremy Wiggins – Victorian Aids Council 

 This activity has been accredited for 2 (Category 2) points, as part of the RACGP QI&CPD Program in the 2017-19 Triennium. Activity Number: 81748

Open to:

GPs and GP Registrars
Nurses
Nurse Practitioners
Allied Health Professionals
Medical Students

 Registrations close Friday 23 February 2018

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Finger Food provided

For further information contact Vernetta Taylor

 

Event Date 6:30 pm, 01/03/2018
Event End Date 9:00 pm, 01/03/2018

Topic: Preconception Care and Fertility - Latest Research

Speaker: Dr Karin Hammarberg - Senior Research Fellow, Jean Hailes Research Unit, School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine

Open to:

  • General Practitioners
  • Practice Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Medical Students

Venue: Education Resource Centre, Ballarat Health Services, Drummond Street, Ballarat

Time: 12:30pm Light refreshments, Lecture 1:00pm - 2:00pm

For further information contact Debra Harris

Event Date 12:30 pm, 06/03/2018
Event End Date 2:00 pm, 06/03/2018

Topic: Sports Injuries of the Lower Limb

Speaker: Dr Nick Russell - Orhtopaedic Surgeon, Southwest Orthopaedics

Venue:  Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Bayside City Plaza 24-36 Fairy Street, Warrnambol Vic 3280

Contact: Rachael Bond, CPD Consultant, Western Victora Primary Health Network, Phone (03) 5564 5888 or Email

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This Event is available in Person or Via Webinar

 

Event Date 6:30 pm, 06/03/2018
Event End Date 7:30 pm, 06/03/2018

Topics:

• Medical Cannabis
• What Cancer looks like 2018 and beyond
• Supportive Care program offerings at Cancer Council Victoria
• Local program focus: Telehealth for Supportive Survivorship Care – cancer exercise and education program
• Health Pathways - localised clinical and referral pathways

Speakers:

• Dr Vishal Boolell – Medical Oncologist, Ballarat Health Services
• Clare Sutton – Coordinator Supportive Care Projects, Cancer Council Victoria
• Dr Kate Graham - Health Pathways GP Editor Horsham/Wimmera Western Victoria PHN

Open to:

• GPs and GP Registrars
• Nurses
• Nurse Practitioners
• Hospital Medical Officers
• Medical Students 

Two course meal provided

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For further information contact Vernetta Taylor

Event Date 6:30 pm, 06/03/2018
Event End Date 8:30 pm, 06/03/2018
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 27/02/2018

Topics:
•  An introduction to Western Victoria Primary Health Network programs and activities to support GPs
•  Local hospital presentations from: 
-  University Hospital Geelong 
-  St John of God Hospital 
-  Epworth Geelong 
-  Geelong Private Hospital and The Geelong Clinic 
- Colac Area Health

Open to: 
• General Practictioners - who are new to the Geelong Otway region
• GP Registrars
• Any GP or Practice Managers or who would benefit from an update of local services

Light lunch provided

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Further information contact Margaret Dempsey or phone (03) 5222 0800

Event Date 8:30 am, 08/03/2018
Event End Date 1:00 pm, 08/03/2018

Topic: Motivational Learning

Speaker: Kate Hall BA (hons) and DPsych (Clin), Deakin University

Venue: Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Bayside City Paza, 24-36 Fairy Street, Warrnambool Vic 3280

Contact: Sylvia Melville, AOD Lead,  Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Phone (03) 5222 0833 or Email

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This Event is available in Person or Via Webinar

Event Date 6:30 pm, 08/03/2018
Event End Date 8:00 pm, 08/03/2018

Topic: Indigenous Health Cultural Awareness Training

Open to:

  • GPs & Registrars
  • Practice Nurses
  • Allied Health
  • Practice Managers

Venue: Western Victoria Primary Health Network, 101 Drummond Street North, Ballarat

Points: This event has been accredited for 40 Category 1 points, as part of the RACGP QI&CPD Program in the 2017-19 Triennium, Activity number 93393. 

Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm

Cost: No Cost

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Further information: For more information please contact Bonnie Chew or call 03 5304 5619

Event Date 9:00 am, 09/03/2018
Event End Date 4:30 pm, 09/03/2018
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 02/03/2018

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Topic: Dental/Oral Health - Open Wide!

Speaker: Mr Peter Apostolopoulos

Open to:

  • General Practitioners
  • Practice Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Medical Students

Venue: Education Resource Centre, Ballarat Health Services, Drummond Street, Ballarat

Time: 12:30pm Light refreshments, Lecture 1:00pm - 2:00pm

For further information contact Debra Harris

Event Date 12:30 pm, 13/03/2018
Event End Date 2:00 pm, 13/03/2018

Topic: Chronic Disease MBS & Care Plans

Speaker: Kim Poyner - Consulting Health and Wellness Coach

Open to:

  • Practice Nurses
  • Practice Managers
  • Practice Staff
  • GP's and Registrars

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Lunch provided

For further information please contact Sophie bond by email or phone 03 5304 5623

Thank you to Viatek for sponsoring this event

Event Date 10:45 am, 14/03/2018
Event End Date 2:30 pm, 14/03/2018
Cut off date 07 03 2018

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Topic: Practice Nurse Network Meeting - Paediatris Asthma

Speaker: Sarah Irving - Paediatric Asthma Care Coodinator, SOuth West Healthcare, Warrnambool

Venue: Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Bayside City Plaza, 24-36 Fairy Street, Warrnambool, Vic 3280

Contact: Rachael Bond, CPD Consultant, Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Phone (03)5561-5830 or Email

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This Event is available in Person or Via Webinar

Event Date 6:30 pm, 15/03/2018
Event End Date 8:30 pm, 15/03/2018

Topic: Indigenous Health Cultural Awareness Training

Open to:

  • GPs & Registrars
  • Practice Nurses
  • Allied Health
  • Practice Managers

Venue: Western Victoria Primary Health Network, 131 Myers Street, Geelong

Points: This event has been accredited for 40 Category 1 points, as part of the RACGP QI&CPD Program in the 2017-19 Triennium, Activity number 93393. 

Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm

Cost: No Cost

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Further information: For more information please contact Bonnie Chew or call 03 5304 5619

Event Date 9:00 am, 16/03/2018
Event End Date 4:30 pm, 16/03/2018
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 09/03/2018

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Learning Outcomes:
Cultural Awareness training will enable you to gain a greater understanding of our local Aboriginal culture and to ensure service provision meets the Health needs of our Indigenous community.

Learning Objectives:
•    Explore links between Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander peoples history and the impact it has on today's health outcomes
•    Identify barriers to care for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Peoples
•    Discuss chronic disease management of the Indigenous client and strategies to 'Close the Gap'
•    Explore Indigenous Health Practice Incentive Program
•    Indigenous Health MBS items

Open to:
•    GP's & Registrar's
•    Practice Nurses
•    Allied Health
•    Practice Managers

Venue:
Budja Budja Neighbourhood House (Meeting Room)
20 – 22 Grampians Rd, Halls Gap (back building behind Co-op)

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Registrations close Friday 9 March 2018

For Further Information contact Gail Harradine , Indigenous Health Consultant or phone (03) 53811 756

Event Date 9:00 am, 17/03/2018
Event End Date 4:30 pm, 17/03/2018
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 09/03/2018