Topic: Acne Management

Speaker: Dr Werner Sinclair, MBChB MMed (Derm) FACD, WPRS Warrnambool

Venue: Portland District Health, Board Room, Benticnk Street, Portland 3305

Contact: Rachael Bond, CPD Counsultant, Western Victoria Primary Health Netowrk,Phone (03) 5564 5830 or email

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This Event is available in Person or Via Webinar

Event Date 6:00 pm, 26/04/2018
Event End Date 7:00 pm, 26/04/2018

Young People with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Topics:
• Diagnosis (characteristics that might make us think ASD)
• Why girls with ASD can fall through the gap
• Common co morbidities
• Tools GPs can use to screen
• Formal assessment process and options
• Management goals and options

Speaker:
• Alison Girvan – Autism Spectrum Disorder Coordinator/child and Youth  Triage

Open to:
• General Practitioners
• Practice Nurses
• GP Registrars
• Nurse Practitioners
• Social workers
• Psychologists
• Aboriginal Health Workers
• Paediatricians

Venue:
Western Victoria PHN
131 Myers Street, Geelong

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For further information, contact Helene Gilmore

Event Date 7:45 am, 27/04/2018
Event End Date 9:00 am, 27/04/2018

Topics:
• Early recognition of AOD use and withdrawal pathways
• Brief intervention and referral pathways
• Support from the PHN and Naloxone with high risk opioid using clients

Speakers:
• Hannah Buttigieg - Pharmacotherapy Clinical Consultant
• Raquel Wright - Project Lead- Brief Intervention
• Christine Rampling - non-residential withdrawal nurse

Open to:
• Pharmacists

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For further information contact Hannah Buttigieg or ph 5222 0800

Event Date 5:00 pm, 30/04/2018
Event End Date 7:00 pm, 30/04/2018

Topic: Acne Management

Speaker: Dr Werner Sinclair, MBChB MMed (Derm) FACD, WPRS Warrnambool

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

Contact: Rachael Bond, CPD Counsultant, Western Victoria Primary Health Netowrk,Phone (03) 5564 5830 or email

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This Event is available in Person or Via Webinar

Event Date 6:30 pm, 30/04/2018
Event End Date 7:30 pm, 30/04/2018

Speaker:
 • Jacqueline Drew - Osteoporosis Nurse Educator

Topics:
• Impact of Osteoporosis and minimal trauma fracture
• Role of practice nurse in osteoporosis
• Calcium and Vitamin D
• Exercise
• Falls prevention

Open to:
• Practice Nurses
• Nurse Practitioners

Program:
• 6:00 - 6:30pm -  Registrations and light food
• 6:30 - 8:30 pm - Presentation

This event is being hosted in our Geelong office and video streamed to our regional offices in Ballarat, Horsham and Warrnambool as an interactive workshop, it is also being offered via webinar.

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for further information contact CPD Geelong

Event Date 6:00 pm, 01/05/2018
Event End Date 8:30 pm, 01/05/2018

Topics:
• Impact of Osteoporosis and minimal trauma fracture
• Role of practice nurse in osteoporosis
• Calcium and Vitamin D
• Exercise
• Falls prevention

Speaker:
 • Jacqueline Drew - Osteoporosis Nurse Educator

Open to:
• Practice Nurses
• Nurse Practitioners

This event is being hosted in our Geelong office and video streamed to our regional offices in Ballarat, Horsham and Warrnambool as an interactive workshop, it is also being offered via webinar.

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For further information contact CPD Geelong

Event Date 6:00 pm, 01/05/2018
Event End Date 8:30 pm, 01/05/2018

Learning outcomes:
• Identify screening opportunities in general practice
• Identify management and treatment options to support follow up care in general practice
• Access current clinical information and local referral options

Speaker:
• Dr Adam Hutchison, Cardiologist - Heart Health Geelong
• Dr David Lun - Barwon Medical Imaging

Open to:
• General Practitioners
GP Registrars
Practice Nurses
Nurse Practitioners
• Exercise Physiologists
Physiotherapists

Venue:
Western Victoria PHN
131 Myers Street, Geelong

This event is available in person or via webinar

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For further information contact CPD Geelong

Event Date 6:30 pm, 02/05/2018
Event End Date 8:30 pm, 02/05/2018

Topic: Sports Injuries of the Lower Limb

Speaker: Dr Nick Russelll, Orhtopaedic Surgeon

Venue: Portland District Health, Dr Taylor Lounge, Bentinck Street, Portland Vic 3305

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 5:45 pm, 03/05/2018
Event End Date 7:00 pm, 03/05/2018

At the successful completion of this program the clinician should:

• Have knowledge and understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the ear
• Be able to perform a comprehensive ear health assessment
• Recognise abnormalities of the auditory system
• Recognise the need for refer to medical staff or specialist
• Give the patient a comprehensive explanation of examination findings
• Document the examination findings and outcome in the patient’s
  history.

Open to:
•Registered and Enrolled Nurses
•GeneralPractitioners
•Audiometrists
•Indigenous Health Care Workers
•Allied Health Care Workers

Registrations close: Monday 30 April 

Register here:

For further information contact: The Benchmarque Group 1300 855 568 www.benchmarqueiq.com.au

 

 

Event Date 8:45 am, 07/05/2018
Event End Date 4:30 pm, 07/05/2018
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 30/04/2018

Topic: Advanced Care Planning and End of Life Care Implications for General Practice

Speaker: Jane Odgers - Manager Grampians Regional Palliative Care Team - Ballarat Health Services

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, 08/05/2018
Event End Date 2:00 pm, 08/05/2018

Topic : Emergency Medicine Without Medicines or Equipment

Speaker: Associate Professor Tim Baker, MBBS(hons), MClinEd,FACEM

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

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

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Event Date 6:00 pm, 08/05/2018
Event End Date 8:15 pm, 08/05/2018

Impact & changes of new legislation

Speaker:
• Lisa Mitchell - Geriatrician
• Jill Mann - Program Coordinator Advance Care Planning, Barwon Health

Open to:
• All primary care health professionals
• Practice managers and  practice staff

Venue:
Western Victoria PHN
131 Myers Street, Geelong

This event is available in person or via webinar

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For further information contact CPD Geelong

Event Date 6:30 pm, 09/05/2018
Event End Date 8:30 pm, 09/05/2018

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, 11/05/2018
Event End Date 4:30 pm, 11/05/2018
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 04/05/2018

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Topics:
 Understand the effects of ice and identify users
•  Find out how to work safely to protect themselves and others
•  Learn how to respond effectively to ice-affected people
•  Understand what works in treatment

Trainer:
 • Sandra Simpson

Open to:
This training is for anyone who may come in contact with people who use methamphetamine (‘ice’ or ‘speed’). The training is optional and may be eligible for up to 4 hours of CPD points

Sessions:  2 Sessions are available.
Friday 11 May  9:00am - 12:15pm Health Workers register
Friday 11 May  1pm - 4:30pm  Welfare, Housing & Homelessness Workers register

This training is funded by The Victorian Government and delivered by 360 Edge.

For further information contact Anna Wilkins

Event Date 9:00 am, 11/05/2018
Event End Date 4:30 pm, 11/05/2018

Topics: Managing Difficult Bleeding

Speaker: Rosemary Buchanan, Greenwell Specialist Clinic

Venue: WDHS Learning & Development Centre , Seminar Rm 1 & 2, Kitchener Street, Hamilton Vic 3300

Contact: Rachael Bond, CPD Counsultant, Western Victoria Primary Health Network,Phone (03) 5564 5830 or email

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This Event is available in Person or Via Webinar

Event Date 6:00 pm, 14/05/2018
Event End Date 7:15 pm, 14/05/2018
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

Speakers: 
• Dr Vishal Boolell - Medical Oncologist, Ballarat Health Services
• Jane Auchettl - Cancer Education Programs Manager, Cancer Council Victoria

Open to: 
• General Practitioners
• GP Registrars
• Practice Nurses
• Nurse Practitioners
• Practice Managers
• Practice Staff
• Hospital Medical Officers &  Medical Students

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For further information contact Vernetta Taylor or Telephone 5381 1756
Event Date 7:00 pm, 14/05/2018
Event End Date 9:00 pm, 14/05/2018
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 07/05/2018

Topic: I am Not an Alcoholic

Speaker: Dr Greg Stewart

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, 15/05/2018
Event End Date 2:00 pm, 15/05/2018

Topics:
 Managing opioid prescribing within your practice
• Reducing clinical risk and improving practice incorporating quality improvement activities

Speaker:
• Pene Wood, Opioid Management Clinical Advisor, Western Victoria PHN

Open to:
• Practice Managers

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For further information contact CPD Geelong or phone 03 5222 0800

Event Date 12:00 pm, 16/05/2018
Event End Date 2:00 pm, 16/05/2018

Topic: Health Law

Speaker: Rachel Schutze - Principal Lawyer, Gordon Legal

Open to:

  • Practice Managers

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Lunch provided

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

Event Date 12:30 pm, 16/05/2018
Event End Date 2:00 pm, 16/05/2018
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 09/05/2018
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Topics:

Through evidence-based course content, scenarios and films specific to the pharmacy environment, you will learn practical skills to give initial support to a customer or colleague developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis.

The Mental Health First Aid for Pharmacists Course is delivered via blended learning, a combination of 5-6 hours eLearning and 3.5-hours follow-on face-to-face training.

The eLearning component covers developing mental health problems and mental health crises.

Currently available at $150 www.mhfa.com.au  ENROL & COMPLETE PRIOR TO ATTENDING FACE-TO-FACE COMPONENT

The face-to-face component focuses on revision and application of knowledge and skills learnt in the eLearning component. 

Attendance is required at the TWO SESSIONS.   No charge.

For further information contact  Pene Wood

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Event Date 6:30 pm, 16/05/2018
Event End Date 9:00 pm, 17/05/2018
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